Guided by faith, prayer, knowledge and concern, the Women’s Guilds helps build St. Ann's community through friendship, spiritual reflection, mutual support and support to those in need.
Apple Annie cannot happen without our wonderful volunteers.
Please sign up to give your time or make soup through Volunteer Spot. CLICK HERE
Donate Drinks: drop off (well marked “APPLE ANNIE”) to the kitchen in Nolan Hall by Wednesday Nov 29 2017:
(1)case of 24 - 16 oz. bottles of water, (2) pack of 12 - 12 oz. cans of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite.
Please join us in honoring our newest Woman of the Year. June is a tremendous example of grace and humility and never takes credit for all the work she has done for St. Ann’s Catholic Church and the community.
Here is a list of June’s involvement as a 23 year “professional volunteer!”
-SACCW: President of Women’s Guild 2015-2016 and First Vice President 2014-2015. June led a strong volunteer base with outstanding leadership yet always kept her sense of humor which made her approachable and well-liked by her peers
-Parish Pastoral Council – 4 year term. Secretary for one year
-Little Rock Scripture Bible Study: 15 years and served as Hospitality Chair for five years;
-Extraordinary Minister of Communion
-St. Vincent de Paul Society – five years
-Garage Sale Department Head for 3-4 years and many years as a volunteer
-Music Ministry Choir for 21 years
-Adult Missions Ministry: Participated in 5 trips to New Orleans, North Georgia, and South Carolina
Apple Annie: Volunteered for several years as a Hostess
-Religious Education volunteer teacher
-Formed a Youth Guitar Group at previous parish
-USO Group: Works with Knights of Columbus to support our US military as they arrive/depart ATL airport (prepare meals, greeter and server)
-Strong supporter of women’s education through the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) as past President she supported women’s education for those less fortunate, raising funds for international and national college scholarships.
Past Women of the Year Recipients:
Joanne Balen, Mickey Boyle, Carol Braun, Carol Brown, Karen Buckbarg, Ann Collins, Sally Crow, Sue Deering, Ellen DeHihns, Eleanor Dudek, Carolyn Eckert, Ann Falchero, Mary Ann Fischer, Ivy Foo, Jeanice Glennon, Carole Grabowy, Jo Anne Green, Colleen Jefferies, Carol Kelly, Mary Lang, Kathy Mawn, Karen Miller, Karla Osman, Dorothy Pape, Julie Pardo, Connie Perry, Claire Pringle, Monica Raus, Sarah Regitz, Kathy Robenalt, Joanne Simpson, Catherine Tommasello, Joan Tuite, Jane Whitehead
At the end of every school year, the Women’s Council honors high school graduates from our parish with a Recognition Award and a $1,000 monetary gift. Thanks to the hard work of the Council at both the Apple Annie and Garage Sale fundraisers, donations to this award, our church and other deserving causes are possible. The following outstanding high school seniors received this award at the Senior Mass on May 7 2017
These outstanding teens exemplify what it means to live one’s faith through service to the parish and the community. Congratulations! God bless all of our graduating high school seniors as they begin their new endeavors.
The second Tuesday of each month Guild members who have signed up and paid about $35 meet in the lower Church parking lot across Bishop Lake Road from the Church Offices and carpool to a chosen event for the day.
The membership dues are $15 per year. This small amount goes to off set the cost of our gracious hospitality, food and decorations, at each meeting; Christmas Gala Luncheon, Day of Reflection extras, Evening of Reflection and Installation Luncheon extras. The member registration form can be found to the left under "documents" or click here: default Women's Guild Registration
Board Meetings - The Women’s Guild elected officers and appointed committee chairpersons meet the third Tuesday of each month in Room 30 from 9:30 to 11:00am to discuss and plan the activities of the Guild
Mothers' Guild– Second Friday, September through May, 9:00 am Mass and meeting in Nolan Hall. Mothers bring their children and babysitting is provided. Play Groups, Moms’ Night Out, spiritual book studies, service projects, a retreat, and Bunco are some of the opportunities available.
Spanish Guild – Evening of the first Tuesday, September through May. Great programs, socializing, food, and "to die for" desserts. The Spanish Guild sponsors the St. Ann’s Epiphany Celebration in January, the Oasis Santa Rafaela in Athens, adopts a family for Thanksgiving, and spearheads many other projects.