Red Cross Blood Drive Rescheduled – Our Blood Drive was rescheduled until Wednesday, July 6 from 2:00 – 7:00 pm in the Parish Hall.

Parish Delegate and Alternate – We need to elect a delegate and alternate for Diocesan representation. The term of service is from July 1 – June 30. The responsibility of the delegate is to represent the Parish at annual Council and any other official gathering that may be called. Please contact the Rector to volunteer.

Parish Trustees – We are looking for a volunteer to serve as a Parish Trustee. If you are willing to serve or need more information about the requirements for serving, please contact the Rector.

Worship Service video – A post-production video of worship will be on our YouTube channel on Sunday afternoon. A link to the video will be provided separately. Our channel URL is at this link.
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July 3, 2022, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 9)

First Lesson:  2 Kings 6:1-14
Response:  Psalm 30
Second Lesson:  Galatians 6:1-16
Gospel:  Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

Lay Participants
Chalicist/Prayers of the People:  Jim
Lector:  Margaret
Usher:  Margaret

Video of worship from June 26: https://youtu.be/IvbdI0IzKUo
Sermon from June 26: https://chirb.it/6NhGG8
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September 11 Worship – Bishop Susan will celebrate and preach at a combined worship service for Suffolk churches. The service will be at St. Paul’s on Main Street. More information to follow.

Sanctuary Rehabilitation – Dominion Traditional Building Group has delayed deployment to complete work on the sanctuary. There has been a delay in receiving mortar for the exterior work.

Parish Hall roof repairs – The contractors have been delayed in returning to complete the work on the Parish Hall roof shingles when their schedule is known it will be shared with everyone.

Ukrainian Relief – The Episcopal Relief and Development is gathering and sending relief assistance to the Ukraine. Donations to Episcopal Relief & Development’s Ukraine Crisis Response Fund will help the organization and its partners continue to provide assistance to people displaced by the crisis in Ukraine. Please consider assisting with this call to minister.

Sponsoring Altar Flower – There is a signup sheet to sponsor flowers during 2022 in the Sanctuary. Please signup to help enhance the appearance of the Sanctuary during worship. Contact Lynn if you have any questions.

Thought for the weekFreedom: Some days, being a follower of Jesus comes at great cost. But we know that the promise of God is not ease, but salvation. We know we must lose our life in order to gain it. Real freedom comes only when we freely return our lives to the One who created them.

– 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/
Fri. Jul. 1st                 * Patriotic music program – 7:30 pm (Wesley Chapel)
Mon. Jul. 4th             * Independence Day holiday – office closed
Wed. Jul. 6th             * Blood Drive – 2:00 – 7:00 pm (Parish House)
Sat. Jul. 9th                * James River Rug Hookers – 10:00 am – 3:00 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; Jimmye; Diane; Ann; Kim and family; Carroll; Cynthia; Richard and family; Linda; Vicky-Ann; Cathy; Dotty; George; David; Brendan; Spencer and Veronique; and Margaret.

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

Deceased: Richard – Lynn’s uncle

Parish Cycle of Prayer: John & Ann
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Rev. Wilson Carter
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the Anglican Church of Tanzania

Flowers on the altar
are given to the glory of God and in honor and memory of all the supporters who have kept St. John’s Episcopal Church alive for 380 years by Lynn.

Birthdays in July
Cross 08                 Elsie 12
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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