News for the week of 3.30.2011

I pray you are all well and keeping your devotions. There have been a lot of people keeping very busy around the parish these last few weeks getting ready for Empty Bowls (a few tickets remain, see article below). A lot of hard work has gone into this ministry- and we stand to raise $9,000…

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Altar Guild Workshop this Sunday- 3/27

If you are an Altar Guild Member or are interested in joining, Saint John’s is hosting her spring Altar Guild Workshop this Sunday, March 27th immediately following the 10:30 Choral Mass service.  The workshop will begin with a light lunch, guild meeting and brief lecture, followed by hands-on instruction and the chance to become familiar…

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Help with Japan

Of your charity prayers are asked for the people of Japan, there has been the loss of many lives, extensive damage and destruction.   If you desire to assist in a tangible way, Episcopal Relief and Development is supporting rescue and relief efforts by Nippon Sei Ko Kei (NSKK – the Anglican Church in Japan).  Gifts…

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Vote for Claudia’s T-Shirt Design!

Our own Claudia Vial is one of the finalists to win the T-shirt design contest for Camp Bratton-Green (the Episcopal Church Camp of our Diocese).  If Claudia’s design gets enough votes, hers will be the official T-shirt for camp this summer!  So, be sure to click here and vote for her design!  (it’s design number…

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Wednesday Nights during Lent

Every Wednesday night during Lent, the parish will gather together for devotion, fellowship and education. Beginning at 5:30pm, Stations of the Cross will be offered in the main church.  Stations of the Cross is an ancient devotion that follows Jesus from His arrest to His being placed in the tomb.  Originally, the Stations of the…

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First Communion Classes

First Communion Classes for children during Lent In the last years, there has been a good bit of confusion over when a child should start taking communion. Up until the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, a person was not allowed to receive Holy Communion until they were confirmed. With the advent of the ‘new’ prayerbook,…

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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Tuesday Evening, March 8th 5:30-7:00pm Donations accepted at the door. Join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner benefiting the E.Y.C.’s fundraising efforts for their summer mission trip to the Ozark mountains to build and repair housing for the elderly and poor. The dinner is a tremendous amount of fun….

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Parish Dinner tonight 2/16

Join us this tonight night for our February parish dinner. At the dinner we will look at the real Saint Valentine and be serenaded with a few romantic classics. A nursery will be provided and there will be activities for the kids. Come on out, share a meal, and learn more about your faith. Menu:…

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