Summer Mass Schedule
Our summer Mass schedule will begin on Sunday, June 3. Masses on Sunday will be at 9:00 a.m. at St. Michael and 10:30 a.m. at St. Ambrose. The Saturday Vigil Mass at St. Ambrose remains at 5:00 p.m.
There are sign-up sheets available in the vestibule. Please be sure to print your name and telephone number. Someone from the Festival Committee will be contacting you to discuss what time might work best for you to work the festival. As you know, it takes many volunteers to make our Chicken Dinner Festival a success. Please volunteer to help out!!!
The fifth of six sessions will be held Wednesday, May 16, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the church hall.
Bloodmobile - American Red Cross
On Thursday, May 17, the American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at St. Ambrose in the church hall from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Please consider giving the gift-of-life...donate blood.
It’s Not Too Late!!!
Any women still wanting to attend this year’s 2018 CRHP Women’s Renewal at Camp Asbury on May 19-20, can still turn in completed invitations in the following ways: during the Sunday collections, via email (email@example.com), or by contacting Megan Gibbs at 330-978-8420 or Chistina Dorrance at 216-534-1310. Come and see!
The Musleh Family will be at St. Ambrose and St. Michael the weekend of May 26-27, representing over one hundred Christian families who make their livelihood through the selling of their hand-carved olive wood religious articles. After all the Masses next weekend there will be a display of these handcarved items for sale. Thank you for supporting this project!
We Love Bowling!!!
The Parish Social Life Committee is hosting a Family & Friends Bowling on Sunday, May 27, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free bowling, pizza, pop, water and prizes. Let’s fill all the lanes at Sky Lanes in Garrettsville. We are great at socializing and eating, not sure about bowling, but it’s always a good time!! Call Kathryn at 330-569-3454 or Dolores at 216-990-3588 to reserve a spot.
Anointing of the Sick
We will celebrate the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick on Saturday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. at St. Ambrose Church. At this time we will anoint with the Church’s Holy Oil of the Infirm those of our parishes who are sick, chronically ill, infirmed by age or facing surgery.
The Office of Marriage and Family Ministry, Diocese of Youngstown, will be sponsoring two Wedding Anniversary Celebrations honoring couples who will observe their 25th, 40th, 50th and over, wedding anniversary in 2018. The first celebration will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, at St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown. The celebration will be offered again at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at St. John the Baptist Church, Canton.
2018 Garrettsville Christmas Walk
St. Ambrose is once again participating in the Garrettsville Christmas walk and is asking for your talents and help. As before, we will be decorating inside the Church and maybe some of the outside grounds for this event. We also will be serving lunches for both of the three day weekends; November 2, 3 & 4 and November 9, 10 & 11. Mr. Ron Stoner will be chairing this committee and would appreciate anyone interested in helping and bringing your talents. The first committee meeting will be held on Thursday, May 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the church hall. This is another great event for us to show off our beautiful village parish.
PSR & Youth Ministry
Youth Ministry Car Wash and Picnic Lunch
St. Ambrose / St. Michael Youth Ministry will be holding a fund-raiser car wash with picnic lunch beginning at 10:00 a.m. at St. Ambrose next Sunday, May 20, (weather permitting.) Parishioners are encouraged to bring every vehicle they own to the back parking lot where it will be cleaned by our Youth Ministry members. A picnic lunch will be provided. Donations will be gratefully accepted.
PSR and Youth Ministry Registration
Any student wishing to attend PSR (preschool to grade 8) or Youth Ministry (grades 9 to12) and is not currently attending must fill out a pink registration form found in the church vestibule. Place the registration form in the collection basket, drop it off at the rectory, or mail it to the church. Please include a copy of the student’s baptismal certificate. Preschoolers must be age four by September 30.
PSR is in need of two catechists/co-catechists or aides for the coming school year. We need two catechists for grade one. Volunteers must be fingerprinted and take a two hour child protection class. For more information please call Jackie at 330-527-4105.
Knights of Columbus
K of C Meeting Times
St. Ambrose Council 11801 - Meets the second (business) and fourth (social) Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the St. Ambrose hall.
Windham K of C - The Windham K of C meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm in the St. Michael hall.
Please check the weekly bulletin for schedule changes.
The St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus is hosting a charity fundraiser through Cal's restaurant in Garrettsville that benefits the K of C/Charles Abraham Scholarship fund and Garrettsville-Nelson Food Shelf. Download and print a copy of the Cal's flyer, dine at Cal's and present the flyer on the listed dates. Flyers are also available in the church vestibule. Download and print the Cals Flyer
Labels For Education
St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus are teaming up with J. A. Garfield Schools for a "Box Tops for Education"/"Labels for Education" drive. The school receives money for every UPC label and box top submitted. There is a collection box in the back of the Church for you to deposit your labels. Please help the kids and JAG Schools. Thank you!