Newsletter:
February 26, 2020, 8:00 AM

St. John’s Episcopal Church - Sunday, March 1, 2020

 

FROM FR. RAY+

Please check the dates and times listed below for a schedule of the good things happening this week at St. John’s. 

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAK SUPPER 5-7 P.M.

February 25

Our traditional Pancake Supper will include homemade buttermilk pancakes with a choice of blueberries or pecans, along with link and patty sausage, milk, orange juice and coffee. There is no charge, but donations will be accepted.

 

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICE AT 5:30 P.M. IN THE CHAPEL

February 26

 

LENTEN MINI-RETREAT WITH BROTHER JIM WOODRUM

Friday, February 28 @ 6 p.m. with Soup and Sandwich Supper

Saturday, February 29 @ 9:30 a.m. with Breakfast

 

*Please let the church office know if you will need childcare on Saturday morning.

Blessings, Fr. Ray+

 


WORSHIP AND EDUCATION NEWS:

Adult Sunday School:  Sunday at 9:15 am

Worship:  March 1, the Holy Eucharist, Rite II, Bro. Jim Woodrum, Preacher & Fr. Ray Brown, Celebrant

Readings for First Sunday in Lent:  Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

Hymns:  142, 448, 688

 


PASTORAL NEWS:

Please keep the following in your prayers:   Debra Richardson, David Henderson, Kathy Sullivan, Larry Bryant, Lynn Jordan, Ray Worley, Jim Howe, Nancy Howe, Parker Pace, Heather Treat,  Courtney Turner,  Rita Merritt, Mary Helen Lagarde, Jo Boone Wild, Gloria Higginbotham,  Vivian Wright, Al Martin, William Brandon, Orville Jiles, Cedric Franks, Jr, Jeannie McCabe, Karen Foster, Kathleen Gibson, Susan Worrell, Jeffery Mink, Cole Jefferies,  Pat Wheeler, Carol Spencer, Pat Jeffries,  Tommy & Carrie Galloway, Bonnie & Charles Rowland, Rickey Johnston, Joe Tom Cunningham,  Pat Delk, Duncan Highet, Gibson Turley, Lee McCarty Boyd, Jo Liddy, and Maureen Jones

 


OUTREACH NEWS:

ECW is conducting a drive for TICONDEROGA #2 PENCILS & REGULAR RULE NOTEBOOK PAPER.  A basket is provided on the table at the rear of the church. Donations will be given to new teachers in the county.  The drive will end March 1st.

Angels of Grace and Anchor Mission ministries: Choose any items from their wish list which includes:  paper towels, toilet paper, paper plates, laundry detergent, bleach, dish soap, and cleaning supplies.

Humane Society of the Delta:  Donations needed include puppy & dog food, cat & kitten food

Please place all of these donations in the red wagon at the back of the church to be blessed.

Grace Food Pantry: plastic bags go in the labeled container in the narthex.

Thank you for your donations.  They are all greatly appreciated and needed.

 


CHURCH OFFICE NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Feb 25, Tues  5:00 – 7:00 pm: SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER

Feb 26, Wed at 12 Noon: HUMC Lenten Listening, Rev. Debbie Head, Speaker & Elizabeth Stephens, Music

Feb 26, Wed at 5:30 pm: ASH WEDNESDAY in the chapel

Feb 28, Friday 6 PM:   LENTEN MINI RETREAT SUPPER & PROGRAM with Bro. Jim Woodrum 

Feb 29, Saturday 9:30 – 12:3: LENTEN MINI RETREAT BREAKFAST & PROGRAM

MAR 1, SUNDAY at 10:30: Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Acolyte – Drew Fielder

Eucharist Minister – Susan Carter

Reader – Ben Pittman

Altar Guild – Susan Carter

Altar Flowers – Altar Guild

Baptism of Bennett Thomas Cole

Mar 4, Wed at 5:30 pm: Midweek Eucharist in the chapel.

 

March 22 and March 29  are open dates for altar flowers.