Notes from Patmos 8/3/2011

A blessed feast of Saint Nicodemus to all: It has been a hot few days in Laurel, but that hasn’t slowed us down around the parish.  We have been cleaning all the nooks & crannies, waxing the floors, and getting the parish ship-shape for Fall. We buried Calvin Holifield on Monday, beloved husband of Gene. …

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Choral Evensong and Leavetaking for Paul Lee

Join us for a Choral Evensong on Sunday evening August 14th at 5:00 pm to celebrate Paul Lee’s leave taking.  Friends of the parish from all over are coming to help send Paul Lee off in style.  There will be fantastic voices and a stellar organist coming together one last time.  If you enjoy sacred…

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Notes From Patmos 7/27

A happy Wednesday to one and all! I hope all who are traveling are safe and all who aren’t are happy.  Our youth group is at the mid-point of their summer mission trip, and they are having a great time!  If you want to keep up with them, go to the Facebook Fan page and…

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Youth Sunday August 28th

On Sunday, August 28th, Saint John’s will celebrate our annual Youth Sunday.  On this day, our Youth Group will take over many of the responsibilities of our education and worship.   The adult Sunday School, which is normally led by Fr. Jeff and Christy Liverett  will be youth led, which will provide a new and…

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Notes from Patmos 7/20/2011

Good morning everyone! I pray you are all well. This Sunday our youth begins their summer mission trip. They will be attending the 8:00 service and leaving immediately afterwards. They are traveling to the Ozarks to rebuild and renovate houses for poor and elderly in that area. While they are going to be working hard…they…

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Notes from Patmos 6/16/2011

Happy Wednesday to the good people of Saint John’s:   We had a lovely celebration of Pentecost this past Sunday.  Our own Randy Jackson put in a good bit of time bringing the Church to ‘life’, putting in a good bit of greenery to symbolize the new life of the Church given by the Holy…

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Altar Guild Workshop

Are you an Altar Guild member? Are you interested in becoming a member of the Altar Guild? Are you interested in caring for the sacred items used in our worship?  Want to offer your time and talent to help with the worship of our Church? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then…

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Tornado Relief Efforts continue

This evening Saint John’s was contacted by the Webster County American Red Cross, who witnessed our collective efforts last weekend in Smithville. There is a desperate need that is not being met in Webster County MS, particularly the town of Maben. The officials from the Red Cross said ‘they do not even have water yet.’…

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Tornado Relief mission

We have all been heartbroken by the recent storms that ripped through MS, AL, and GA…and many have asked how they can help. The first effort of this parish is to try and get immediate and essential items to the areas most affected by this weeks tornadoes. So, today 4/28 through Sunday 5/1 the parish…

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