March
3
2019

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

Adult Forum: “Paul, Jesus and James” On the one hand, there are broad ranging similarities between Jesus and Paul that you would expect from two 1st century apocalyptic Jews. On the other hand, there are also a number of striking differences between the two.  We have seen a good deal of diversity in early Christianity. The different Gospels have different portrayals of Jesus and there appears to be discrepancies among them.  Join us following the 8:00 a.m. service in Saint Mary’s Chapel.

Christian Education for All Ages: Saint John’s offers Christian Education for children and adults on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m. Classes for children ages 4 through high school meet in the classrooms above Trimble Hall.  New participants are always welcome.  Adults gather in Saint Mary's chapel at 9 a.m., for a thought-provoking discussion of topics relevant to understanding our faith.

TEC 101: For those new to Christianity, the Episcopal Church, or Saint John’s, Father Todd will offer an introductory course that examines all of the above. All sessions will meet at the Parish House in the second floor conference room through April 14th.

Make Choral Evensong part of your Lenten Journey, next Sunday, March 10 at 5:00 p.m. Father Todd will be the officiant. In addition to congregational hymns, the Parish Choir will provide music. A reception coordinated by Bruce Massey and Jerry Bock will follow the service.

Greece Trip: You are invited to a special travel presentation of “Greece: In the footsteps of Paul the Apostle” featuring a 3-night Greek Island and Turkey cruise.  Tour dates October 30th through November 9th, 2019.  Presentation to be held in Trimble Hall on March 12th at 6:30 p.m. for more information contact Bob Speelman at 540-247-2482.

Hospital Visitations: When you are in the hospital it is your responsibility to contact the church office.  The hospital cannot call the church.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Bester School and Donations – We are no longer collect clothing for the school. However, the school still needs to replenish its underwear supply for young children – both boys and girls, sizes 4, 6, and 8.  Please contact Lou Lamb to provide underwear for Bester’s young and needy students.

Van Drivers and/or Supervisor: We are in need of van drivers and/or a Supervisor. This ministry provides transportation to who cannot get to Saint John’s without assistance. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Charles Chaney at 540-247-2482.

Micah’s Backpack Shopping List: We are currently in need of the following items:

Mac n Cheese boxes

Chef Boyardee cans

Hot chocolate packets

Fruit snacks

Raisin individual boxes

Pop Tarts

We have plenty of crackers, soup, and oatmeal packets.  

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