Pastor Transition at Wesley Chapel UMC – This Sunday, July 1, Wesley Chapel UMC welcomes their new Pastor and her husband. Pastor Devon M. K. Blair begins her ministry and is joined by her husband Eric in Chuckatuck. They are residing in the newly renovated parsonage on Chuckatuck Lane. Please offer them a warm, Chuckatuck welcome when you see them.

Enriching Our Worship 1 – Having recited the Confession of Sin in June, we will introduce the Nicene Creed from Enriching Our Worship 1 in July during our weekly worship.
July 1, 2018, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II

Lessons for Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

First Lesson:  2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27

Psalm 130

Second Lesson:  2 Corinthians 8:7-15

Gospel: Mark 5:21-42

Lay Participants for July 1, 2018 – 10:30 am service

Acolyte:  Leone

Lector:  Kathy

Prayers:  Leone

Ushers:  Anne & Bert

Refreshments:  Marcella

Sermon from June 24:
Kroger Rewards Program – We earned $40.76 for the quarter ending May 31 from the Kroger Rewards program. There are five households involved and if you or a friend wants to assist, please link your Kroger Rewards card to our account: NPO #89481.

Formation Classes – We will continue our discussion of “My Servants the Prophets,” chapter 12, Zechariah this week. Check you Wednesday Christian Education e-mail for the chapter as some chapters will take more than one Sunday to get through. All are invited to join the conversation in the Parish Hall from 9:15 to 10:15 am.

Sunday’s Psalm – This Sunday we sing the portion of the Psalter together using a metrical version of the Psalter from A New Metrical Psalter by Christopher Webber as we sing Psalm 130 together. The Psalm will be set to Hymn 660, “O Master, let me walk with thee,” (Maryton) from the Hymnal. The words and music will be found on a bulletin insert.

Church Quiz – Over the coming weeks we will have a “Church Quiz” as part of our announcements and e-News. All are invited to think about and answer the week’s question. Answers will be provided the following week.
Last week’s question and answer: Question Concerning the book of John: which testament is it in? What division is it in? How many chapters does it have? Answer: The book of John is found in the Gospels and Acts of the Apostles division of the New Testament; it has 21 chapters.
This week’s question: Concerning the books of 1, 2, and 3 John: which testament is it in? What division is it in? How many chapters does it have? Look for the answer next week.

2018 Flower Chart – The schedule for 2018 is posted in the Narthex. Please sign-up for your special days. If you have any questions, contact Lynn.

Hospitality hour Sign-up – The sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board; please sign-up for an upcoming Sunday. If you would like to help but cannot provide all the items for coffee hour/lemonade on the lawn any assistance, even a single item, will be graciously accepted.

Upcoming Parish Events – June 30 – 5th Saturday Luncheon at Salvation Army; July 4 – Independence Day holiday; July 10 – Vestry meeting; July 14 – James River Rug Hookers.

Thought for the weekWonder: You don’t have to go anywhere to claim the wonder of life. Just take it in, and with gratitude: each breath you’re given, what you can see and sense, touch and create. Life is an absolute wonder. It is wonder-full. The gift of wonder has been seeded into your soul, and that seedling wants to burst through the ground of your being.

– Br. Curtis Almquist, SSJE
Society of Saint John the Evangelist


Upcoming Events:

Online calendar:

Online events listing:

Sat. Jun. 30th            * Fifth Saturday Luncheon – Salvation Army

Wed. Jul. 4th             * Office Closed – Independence Day

Tue. Jul. 10th            * Vestry Meeting – 7:00 – 9:00 pm (Parlor)

Sat. Jul. 14th             * James River Rug Hookers – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Parish House)

Mon. Jul. 23rd          * G. F. W. C. Junto Women’s Group Pizza Night



For Michael, our presiding bishop; Holly, our bishop; Jay our assistant bishop; and for Les, our priest.

Meriwether, Allen, Lon, Steve, Marvin, Leone, Virginia, Jimmye, Kevin, Margaret, Richard, Mike and Gail, Opal, Carolyn, Diane, Tanya, Charles, Ann, Lee, Bernice, Virginia, Jean, Patti, John David, and Clemmie.

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

Parish Cycle of Prayer: Don & Marcella

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: All Saints’ Church, Virginia Beach; Eastern Shore Chapel, Virginia Beach; Hickory Neck, Toano. Louisa Taylor Letcher-The Saint of Local Remembrance; The Rev. John Eidam, Jr.

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: The Church of North India (United). The Most Rev. Dr. Prem Chand Singh – The Moderator of CNI & Bishop of Jabalpur.

Flower dedication: To the Glory of God and memory of Arthur & Marie Kirk and in honor of our anniversary by Joe & Ann.

Birthdays in July

Cross 08                    Elsie 12

Diane 24                    Ann 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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