Posts from November 2017

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St. John’s e-News for December 3, 2017

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Vestry Election – This Sunday, following worship, we will hold our Vestry election for the 2018-2020 term. David has agreed to run and serve if elected. If there is anyone else who might want to serve, please contact the Rector. Pledges – This Sunday will be the ingathering and offering of pledges for the coming […]

A Prayer of Penitence – discussion of Isaiah 64:1-9 on Dec. 3, 2017

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Dec 3 – 1 Advent Isaiah 64:1-9 A Prayer of Penitence Background: This passage is taken from a portion of the book of Isaiah often referred to as Third Isaiah. The author of this portion was likely a disciple of the prophet Isaiah and spoke to a mixed audience in Jerusalem of residents and returning […]

Seeing God in others – reflection and sermon for Nov. 26, 2017

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Giving thanks at the end of our Thanksgiving weekend. We are thankful for those who continue to worship at St. John’s and help us see God’s presence in our midst. Even when some of the faithful are under the weather we continue to celebrate our bounty and to have others help us proclaim the wonder […]

St. John’s e-News for November 26, 2017

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Pledges – Pledge cards and letters are available in the Narthex. Please pick your package up to help save a few dollars in postage. Please return your pledges by December 3 to allow the Vestry to complete their budget planning for 2018. Greening of the Church – Because the Fourth Sunday of Advent is also […]

All Lands Summoned to Praise God – discussion of Psalm 100 on 11/26/2017

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Nov 26 – Last Pentecost Psalm 100 All Lands Summoned to Praise God Background: This Psalm carries the superscription: A Psalm of thanksgiving or alternatively a psalm of praise. This Psalm is found in the 4th Book of Psalms (Psalms 90 – 106) and has no attribution to an author. Scholars assign this Psalm as […]