Sunday Worship – We will conduct a hybrid worship this Sunday in the Parish Hall for worship and have taken steps to provide social distancing and safe worship. We have also set up to live-stream worship on our YouTube channel at:
            Please consider assisting with in-person worship by reading a lesson or the Prayers of the People. Lessons will be read from the podium and the Prayers of the People may be read from your seat in church.

Suffolk United Thanksgiving Dinner – Suffolk United hosts a Thanksgiving dinner for people in Suffolk. They are requesting one representative from the church who will be able to drop off our requested item on Saturday November 21 at the Lake Mead Park in Suffolk. Setup time for this year is 6:30-7:30 am. There is a flyer with more information.

Rector’s return – This Sunday, the Rector will be back celebrating Eucharist. There will be some minor limitations due to the recovery process with his shoulder, but he will be back and preaching.

2021 Pledge Cards – Please drop by the office to pick up your pledge card for 2021. It is an important part of the St. John’s budget process. Please submit your completed pledge card as soon as possible.
November 15, 2020, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28)

First Lesson:  Judges 4:1-7
Psalm 123
Second Lesson:  1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Gospel:  Matthew 25:14-30

Lay Participants
To be determined

Video from October 4:
Sermon from October 4:
Treasurer Resignation – Susan has served as Treasurer for number of years. She has tendered her resignation effective January 2021 (although she will assist with the audit). To prepare for the transition, she will train an assistant for the remainder of 2020 in the procedures for the position. If you are interested in serving, please contact the Rector.

St. John’s YouTube Channel – As part of our practice during the COVID-19 Social Distancing time we created a YouTube Channel. For the moment, we share worship videos (both live stream and pre-recorded), but in the future we will connect classes and other offerings on the Channel. Our channel URL is:

Soles-for-Souls – There is a collection box to help this worthy cause in the parish hall. Consider giving gently used or new shoes for those in need. For more information see their website:

Thought for the weekSalvation: Jesus was sent into the world “to seek out and save the lost.” And this is why we are sent into the world – to bring God’s healing and salvation to others, to let them know that there is love and blessing in God.

– Br. David Vryhof, SSJE
Society of Saint John the Evangelist
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Mon. Nov. 16th        * Vestry meeting – 7:00 – 9:00 pm (Parlor)
Sat. Nov. 21st           * Suffolk United Thanksgiving Dinner – Lake Mead Park
For Michael, our presiding bishop; Susan our bishop; Jay our assisting bishop; and for Les, our priest.

Meriwether, Allen, Lon, Virginia, Jimmye, Richard, Carolyn, Diane, Ann, Patti, Bob, Lawrence, Kim and family, Catherine, John, Vicky-Ann, Casey, Tim, Marvin, the Frohman family, the Terry and family, David, David, Carolyn, Ann, Leone, Fr. Les, and Carroll.

Serving in the Armed Forces and Overseas: Alexander, Leon, Alan, Sheldon & Elizabeth, and Bryan.

Parish Cycle of Prayer: Don & Marcella
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of Ceylon (Extra-Provincial to the Archbishop of Canterbury). The Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey – Bishop of Colombo and The Rt. Rev. Keerthisiri Fernando – Bishop of Kurunegala.

Flower Dedication:  To the Glory of God and in memory of Elvira M. Flynn, Jr, by Suze.

Birthdays in November
Steven 16                  Kathy 28
Dotty 29

If you are in need of Pastoral Care

Please call Father Ferguson.
Home:  757-484-8409

Minister of Music: Roger Peyton

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