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.

Parish potluck and meeting – We will hold a parish potluck and meeting this Sunday following church.

Vestry member – There has been a resignation from the Vestry, and we need a volunteer to agree to serve. If you are willing to serve, please contact the Rector or any Vestry member.
June 4, 2023, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
Lessons for Trinity Sunday
First Lesson:  Genesis 1:1-2:4a
Response:  Canticle 13
Second Lesson: 2 Corinthians 13:11-13
Gospel:  Matthew 28:16-20

Lay Participants
Chalicist/Prayers of the People:  Anne
Lector:  Anne
Usher:  Bert

Video of worship from May 28: https://youtu.be/VF4fiC_SQfw
Sermon from May 28: Pentecost Sermon
UTO Book of Prayers
– Every three years the United Thank Offering assembles a small book of gratitude-related prayers for distribution at General Convention and beyond. Prayers come from all members of the Episcopal Church. For more information follow this link or submit your original, unpublished prayers at this link.

Delegate and Alternate – We need to elect a Delegate and Alternate for Diocesan events in the coming fiscal year. If you are willing to serve, please contact the Rector.

Communion reminder – Gluten free wafers are available during Eucharist. If you prefer a gluten free wafer, please inform the Rector or an usher.

Hope for Suffolk CSA – There are half- and full-shares in the Hope for Suffolk CSA available for purchase. The CSA shares are available May – Sept. and more information can be found on their website.

Ladies Luncheon Outing – The ladies of the Parish luncheons will be on the 2nd Thursday of the month. We will try different restaurants. Please watch for announcements.

Sponsoring Altar Flowers – There is a signup sheet to sponsor flowers during 2023 in the Sanctuary. Please signup to help enhance the appearance of the Sanctuary during worship. Contact Lynn if you have any questions.

Ukrainian Relief – The Episcopal Relief and Development is gathering and sending relief assistance to the Ukraine. Donations to the Ukraine Crisis Response Fund will help the organization and its partners assist where needed.

Thought for the weekChange: The loss of control that accompanies the variables of life can be truly terrifying. But when the constancy of faithfulness rises up to meet the unforeseen variable, genuine change is born – and with it, unprecedented Life.

– Br. Keith Nelson, SSJE
Society of St. John the Evangelist
Upcoming Events:
Online calendar: http://stjohnsepiscopal-suffolk.org/parish-calendar/
Online events listing: http://stjohnsepiscopal-suffolk.org/events/
Sun. Jun. 4th             * Parish Potluck and meeting – following worship
Fri. Jun. 9th               * Vigil Memorial Service – 12:00 pm
Sat. Jun. 10th            * Seaman Interment – 11:00 am (Arlington National Cemetery)
                                    * James River Rug Hookers – 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
For Michael, our presiding bishop; Susan our bishop; and for Les, our priest.

Meriwether; Allen; Lon; Carroll; Richard and family; Linda; Cathy; Dotty; Cindy; Spencer and Veronique; Carol; Terry; Toni; Charles; and Brenda.

Serving in the Armed Forces and Overseas: Alan; Sheldon & Elizabeth; and Bryan.

Parish Cycle of Prayer: Fr. Les & Kathy
Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: The Very Rev. Robert & Jo Anne Coniglio
Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Pray for the Episcopal/Anglican Province of Alexandria.

Flowers on the Altar the flowers are given to the glory of God and in memory of Patty Kegg, by Diane.

Birthdays in June
Sarah 01                   Jacob 19
Toni 29

Anniversaries in June
Bert & Anne 21                   Jim & Margaret Tankovich 26

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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