Maundy Thursday

April 21 6:00pm Solemn Mass Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday begins the Triduum Sacrum, the sacred three days, of the Passion and Resurrection.  The feast itself remembers  several things in the life of Jesus Christ. The first remembrance of the day is the love of Jesus for His people.  In our tradition this day is…

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday April 17 8:00 Low Mass 10:30am High Solemn Mass Palm Sunday begins Holy Week.  The 10:30 service begins on the Courtyard lawn (the 8:00am service begins in the Church and will not use incense, at the 10:30 incense will be used with the church being vented).  Once gathered on the lawn the priest…

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Sermon Lent IV MMXI

The Sermon preached on the fourth Sunday of Lent at Saint Johns. [audio:http://stjohnslaurel.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Sermon-Lent-IV.mp3|titles=Sermon Lent IV]

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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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