Sunday Worship – We will simulcast Holy Communion at 10:30 for those who will continue to participate remotely. Please contact the Rector to pick up pre-consecrate elements for at-home Communion if you would like. The link to worship on our YouTube channel at: https://youtu.be/Z-LceT0FEwg.

Zoom Coffee Hour – Our next virtual coffee hour will be this Sunday. Joining instructions will be provided by separate correspondence.

Worship Volunteers – Thank you to Jim for reading last week during worship.

Upcoming Red Cross Blood Drive – We are hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on May 18 from 2:00 – 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall. We trying to get 25 donations during the drive. There will be opportunities to assist during the blood drive (and give blood). Please invite folks to give and sign up at this website: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=StJohnSuffolk.
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April 11, 2021, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for the Second Sunday of Easter

First Lesson:  Acts 4:32-35
Psalm 133
Second Lesson:  1 John 1:1-2:2
Gospel:  John 20:19-31

Lay Participants
Volunteer needed

Video from April 4: https://youtu.be/dJPba_XN1RU
Sermon from April 4: https://chirb.it/Pe45kb
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Flowers on the Altar – While we may not be worshipping in person, there are flowers on the altar during the worship service. Please volunteer to sponsor flowers by contacting the office. The first available dates are: Apr 18-25.

Returning to the Sanctuary – As the Coronavirus pandemic requirements evolve, we will return to the Sanctuary soon. There are some logistics we need to address regarding internet connectivity and remote worship. There will be future announcements as the day gets closer.

St. John’s YouTube Channel – As part of our practice during the COVID-19 Social Distancing time we created a YouTube Channel. For the moment, we share worship videos (both live stream and pre-recorded), but in the future we will connect classes and other offerings on the Channel. Our channel URL is: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2QWNHHKVPYpp8mKcveYd5A

Soles-for-Souls – There is a collection box to help this worthy cause in the parish hall. Consider giving gently used or new shoes for those in need. For more information see their website: www.soles4souls.org.

Thought for the weekHope: Hope and forgiveness and love are not the idle tales of a gossip. They are the signs of resurrection and new life. They are signs of God. Where you see hope in your life and in the world, there is the Risen Lord, there is God. Where you see forgiveness in your life and in the world, there is the Risen Lord, there is God. Where you see love in your life and in the world, there is the Risen Lord, there is God.

– Br. James Koester, SSJE
Society of St. John the Evangelist
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Upcoming Events:
Online calendar: http://stjohnsepiscopal-suffolk.org/parish-calendar/
Online events listing: http://stjohnsepiscopal-suffolk.org/events/
Sun. Apr. 11th          * Zoom Coffee Hour – 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Thu. Apr. 15th          * Vestry meeting – 1:00 – 3:00 pm (Parlor)
Mon. Apr. 19th        * Parish House repairs begin (tentative)
Tue. May 18th          * Red Cross Blood Drive – 2:00 – 7:00 pm (Parish Hall)
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PASTORAL CARE
For Michael, our presiding bishop; Susan our bishop; and for Les, our priest.

Meriwether; Allen; Lon; Virginia; Jimmye; Richard; Diane; Ann; Patti; Bob; Lawrence; Kim and family; Catherine; John; Vicky-Ann; Marvin; David; David; Ann; Leone; Carroll; Cynthia; Lynn; Richard and family; Dotty and family; and Linda.

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

Parish Cycle of Prayer: Jim & Margaret
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean.

Flower dedication
: Easter lilies are given in honor and memory of our Parish loved ones by Bette and daughters, Don & Marcella; and Fr. Les & Kathy.

Birthdays in April
John 06                  Bernice 30

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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