Posts from January 2017

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St. John’s e-News for January 22, 2017

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Parish Annual Meeting and Potluck – Thank you to all who participated in last week’s Annual Meeting and potluck. The food was great, the fellowship was great, and the presentations were informative. Inclement Weather Policy – Safety is first and foremost at St. John’s. We will follow the Suffolk School District with respect to closures. […]

Bible discussion 1/22/17 – Isaiah 9:1-4; The Righteous Reign of the Coming King

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Jan 22 – 3 Epiphany Isaiah 9:1-4 The Righteous Reign of the Coming King Background: This passage is taken from the portion of the Prophet Isaiah often referred to as First Isaiah (Chapters 1-39). This passage can be tentatively dated to the Syro-Eprhaimite war (735-732 BCE). This passage borrows from other Ancient Near-east eulogies for […]

What are we looking for? Sermon outline

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St. John’s Episcopal Church Suffolk, Virginia The Second Sunday after the Epiphany The Rev. Leslie Ferguson, Rector Isaiah 49:1-7; Psalm 40:1-12; 1 Corinthians 1;1-9; John 1:29-42 Editor’s note: this sermon is more conceptual than the one delivered             What are we looking for? The answer to that question is complicated because it’s hard to truly […]

What are you looking for? – Reflection and Sermon for January 15, 2017

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It was a beautiful morning after last Sunday’s snowstorm and snow pack. We gathered together to celebrate our first Eucharist on the New Year and have our Annual Parish Meeting. There was a lot of “business” following service and lots of good food and conversation. We heard about the budget, a reflection from the Senior […]

St. John’s e-News for Jan. 15, 2017 – Annual Meeting

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Parish Annual Meeting and Potluck – We will hold our Parish Annual Meeting on Sunday January 15th. We will present the Budget for 2017 and have a conversation about the “state of the Parish”. Please come and participate to learn about the path for the Church in the coming year. Inclement Weather Policy – Safety […]