Posts from April 2017

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St. John’s e-News for April 23, 2017

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Save the Date – We will have a special Eucharist celebration in honor of our 375th Anniversary. The Rt. Rev. Wayne Wright will be the celebrant and preacher at our Pentecost Sunday service on June 4, 2017. There will be a reception following the service. News from the Vestry – This past Tuesday the Vestry […]

Peter Addresses the Crowd – Bible discussion of Acts 2:14a, 22-32

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Apr 23 – 2 Easter Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Peter Addresses the Crowd Background: The Acts of the Apostles is the second portion of Luke’s account of Jesus’ life and ministry and details the formation and growth of Christianity. This account begins immediately following Jesus’ resurrection and ends with Paul’s demise in Rome. The beginning portion […]

Reflection and Sermon for the Chuckatuck/Oakland Community Good Friday service

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May God’s grace be with you on Good Friday. It was a special celebration among friends and neighbors at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church along with Oakland Christian United Church of Christ. The readings and music help set the tone for our reflection on the Passion of Jesus. This evening, we explored our discomfort with […]

St. John’s e-News for Apr. 16, 2017 – Easter Sunday

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Spring Work Day – Thank you to all who assisted with the spring cleanup day on April 8. We had a good turnout and accomplished a lot of needed work. Holy Week Community Services – Maundy Thursday service will be held at Oakland Christian UCC starting at 7:00 pm on Thursday evening; Pastor Brandon Nichols […]

The sense of the Passion – reflection and sermon for Palm Sunday

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Grace and consolation to you as we begin our Holy Week journey this Palm Sunday. It was a bright sun-filled celebration beginning with a procession across the church yard. Warm and inviting to help us settle in for our commemoration of the Passion. It is a reminder for us as we begin the journey to […]