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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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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Sermon on the Last Sunday After the Epiphany 2011

And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his garments became white as light.[i] We find ourselves this morning at the last Sunday after the Epiphany.  We find ourselves on the threshold of Great and Holy Lent.  This Wednesday is Ash Wednesday…the first day of Lent.  And with each…

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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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2011 Honduras Medical Mission Update

Thanks be to God for the work of the 2011 Honduras Medical Mission~ We want to first thank everyone for their prayers last week while we were out of the country. Secondly, we want to report the work completed by our team. The team suffered from a few things out of our control: we went…

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