Annette Mayer Ordination to the Priesthood
The Rt. Rev. J. Scott Mayer, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, will ordain Deacon Annette Mayer at 7 pm Thursday, March 1, at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Join us to witness and celebrate this important step in Annette’s ministry! A reception in our school building will follow the ordination.
Annette’s roots at St. Martin’s run deep. She and her husband Don were St. Martin’s members for 25 years. Annette served on our vestry, as a Sunday school teacher, worship leader, lay Eucharistic minister, lay Eucharistic visitor, choir director, stewardship chair, and Stephen Ministries leader. She was ordained as a deacon on October 22, 2015 at St. Martin’s, served as our deacon until August 14, 2016. Since then, she has served St. Stephen’s as a deacon, assisting in worship and providing pastoral care. Don serves 4Saints Episcopal Food Pantry as volunteer coordinator.
New call to Chicago area
Annette has accepted a call to serve as rector at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Palos Park, IL, in the Diocese of Chicago. Please hold Annette and Don in prayer as together they step forward in faith.
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You can give in in an envelope you mark with “Annette Mayer ordination gift,” give a check to St. Martin-in-the-Fields with memo “Annette Mayer ordination gift,” or safely donate online with a credit or debit card here:
Almighty God, we thank you for raising up among us faithful servants for the ministry of your word and sacraments. We pray that Annette may continue to be an effective example in word and action, in love and patience, and in holiness of life. Grant that she and Don, and we, and all your people may serve you well, and always rejoice in your glory. Amen