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Witnessing for God – reflection and sermon from 4/28/19 (Thomas’ Sunday)

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Greetings from Chuckatuck on the Second Sunday in Easter, often (sadly) referred to as Thomas’ Sunday. Thankfully, the vestiges of the storm from late in the week have passed and, for the most part, our Parish grounds escaped unscathed (some branches down but nothing extreme). Our attendance today was (not surprisingly) a little lower than […]

St. John’s e-News for 4/28/19

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Easter Sunday Preparation and Services – Thank you to all who helped prepare the church for Easter and for those who attended services during Holy Week. We had about 50 at Easter Sunrise service and a good reception following. 2020 Holy Land Pilgrimage – Bishop Jay Magness will be hosting another pilgrimage to the Holy […]

Christ is Risen! – reflection and sermon from Easter 2019

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Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Happy Easter to all from Chuckatuck. It is nice when Easter is “late” in the season – towards the end of April. It is especially nice for the community Easter Sunrise service; it was in the middle 50s this morning – nearly 20 degrees warmer than last year. Our pond-side celebration […]

Welcomed to God’s table – reflection and sermon for Maundy Thursday 2019

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It was a beautiful and touching service at Oakland Christian United Church of Christ. As has been our practice since before I arrived at St. John’s, we gather as a community for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunrise. We gathered as a community to remember that night where Jesus and his Disciples celebrated the […]

St. John’s e-News for 4/21/19 – Easter Sunday

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Holy Week Services – The Chuckatuck and Oakland Holy Week services will be held as follows: Maundy Thursday (Apr. 18) at Oakland Christian UCC, beginning at 7:00 pm; Good Friday (Apr. 19) at Wesley Chapel UMC, beginning at 7:00 pm; and Easter Sunrise service (Apr. 21) at St. John’s, beginning at 6:30 am. City-wide Revival […]