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:

Zoom Coffee Hour – Our next virtual coffee hour will be this Sunday. Join us to see who else might drop in and say hi. Joining instructions will be provided by separate correspondence.

Worship Volunteers – Thank you to Lynn 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. Our goal is 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:
April 25, 2021, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for the Fourth Sunday of Easter

First Lesson:  Acts 4:5-12
Psalm 23
Second Lesson:  1 John 3:16-24
Gospel:  John 10:11-18

Lay Participants

Video from April 18:
Sermon from April 18:
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: June 27 & July 4.

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:

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:

Thought for the weekPerfection: The paradox, the crux of our faith, is God’s power being made perfect in weakness. When we can face the sober reality of our helplessness, our powerlessness over sin and separation from the source of life, that’s when Jesus can step in to lift us up.

– Br. Todd Blackham, SSJE
Society of St. John the Evangelist
Upcoming Events:
Online calendar:
Online events listing:
Sun. Apr. 25th          * Zoom Coffee Hour – 12:30 – 1:00 pm
Sun. May 9th            * Mothers’ Day
Tue. May 18th          * Red Cross Blood Drive – 2:00 – 7:00 pm (Parish Hall)
Thu. May 20th          * Vestry meeting – 1:00 – 3:00 pm (Parlor)
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; Linda; and Bert.

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

Parish Cycle of Prayer: John & Beth
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Rev. Cathy & David Boyd; The Rev. Henri A. Baillargeon, Jr.; The Rev. Morgan & Elizabeth Gardner; The Rev. Warren Hicks.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (the Anglican Church in Japan).

Flower dedication
: To the glory of God and in memory of the single child that has died from the flu during this flu season in the entire USA, by Don & Marcella.

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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