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St. John’s e-News for 9/23/18

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CAPS Fundraiser and Parish luncheon – Again this year the CAPS fundraiser will be a Fried Chicken & BBQ from Captain Bob’s. The event will be held Sunday, Oct. 14 and the cost is $12/plate. The Vestry has proposed we, as a Parish, purchase tickets and have lunch on that Sunday in lieu of refreshments. […]

St. John’s e-News for 9/16/18 – Hurricane Florence announcement

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Hurricane Florence preparations and safety – As Hurricane Florence approaches the North Carolina Coast as a Category 4 Hurricane, please make all necessary preparations for heavy rains and flooding. Hampton Roads may be spared from the worst part of the winds but there are predictions for up to 6 inches of rain.            Most of our […]

The Sermon on the Mount –

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The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 6:19-34 Based on Making Sense of the Sermon on the Mount John Y. H. Yieh Hypothesis: Our piety bridges the requirements of God’s law and human practice.I. Possessions and Trust (Matt. 6:19-34)1. Yieh asks “How do we [Christians] respond to these two sayings?” [“Do not store up for yourselves […]

St. John’s e-News for Sep. 9, 2018

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Emergency Response – Thank you to all who helped respond to our emergency during worship. Everyone was helpful with their assistance.  Your prayers are appreciated for all involved.The Boy Scouts return – On Tuesday, September 11, the Boy Scouts will resume weekly meetings from 7:00 – 9:00 pm in the Parish Hall. They will be […]

Reflection questions for Matthew 6:19-34

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The Sermon on the MountMatthew Chapter 6Matthew 6:19-34 Hypothesis: Our piety bridges the requirements of God’s law and human practice. Teaching about Money and Possessions (Matt. 6:19-24)1. How might this passage address the age-old issue of discipleship in the secular world?2. How does this passage amplify the dual functions of God’s law: (1) exposing sin […]