Sanctuary Rehabilitation – Dominion Traditional Building Group will began work Tuesday, August 2 on the Sanctuary. If the weather holds out for them, they should be done by early-October. There will be opportunities to help monitor progress during their work.

CAPS annual fundraiser – CAPS will hold their annual fundraiser on September 18. They are selling tickets for Captain Bob’s BBQ for $13/ticket. Meals include barbecue, fried chicken, cole slaw, hushpuppies, and mac ‘n cheese. Tickets are available in the Parish office, by contacting the CAPS office, or through the CAPS website at Please help this worthy cause.

Rector Vacation – The Rector will be on vacation from August 8 – 21. On the two Sundays he is away, we will have Morning Prayer.

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.
August 7, 2022, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 14)

First Lesson:  Isaiah 1:1, 10-20
Response:  Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24
Second Lesson:  Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16
Gospel:  Luke 12:32-40

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

Video of worship from July 31:
Sermon from July 31:
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.

Worship modification – The Vestry voted during their July meeting to hold worship services on the 1st and 5th Sundays of the month in the Parish Hall. This will allow members who have difficulty accessing the sanctuary to join us for worship. We will begin the practice on the 1st Sunday in September.

Parish Hall roof repairs – The remainder of the shingles for the Parish House roof are expected mid-August. The Contractor hopes to have the work completed by the beginning of September.

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 week Prophet: To fail to understand that we are called to be prophets who speak truth to power is to fail to understand what it means to be made in the image and likeness of God.

– Br. James Koester, SSJE
Society of St. John the Evangelist
Upcoming Events:
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Online events listing:
Mon. Aug. 8th          * Rector Vacation through Aug. 21st
Sat. Aug. 13th           * James River Rug Hookers – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Parish Hall)
Sun. Aug. 28th          * Brat and “Pulled protein” sandwich Potluck – 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Sun. Sep. 4th             * Worship in the Parish Hall
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; Spencer and Veronique; and Margaret.

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

Parish Cycle of Prayer: Jacob
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Rev. Julia Tucker; The Rev. Timothy & Jill Jones.
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the Church the Province of West Indies

Flowers on the altar
are given to the glory of God and in honor of those who live a Christian life by the Altar Guild.

Anniversaries in August
John & Ann 10

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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