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REV. CHRISTOPHER POTTER’S MISSIVE FOR SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020

Sixth Sunday of Easter May 17, 2020 Christopher Potter+ St. John’s Vicar I didn’t grow up on a farm. I can count probably on one hand the number of live chickens I’ve encountered in my life. One recollection about chickens comes from an industrial egg-laying farm where monthly my father would take me when I […]

UPDATE! OUR EXTREMELY ADAPTABLE YOUTH GROUP

You may not know this but the St. John’s Youth Group, and its leaders, are EXTREMELY adaptable. In January — before the Coronavirus disruption — the YG launched a new approach to ministry. Did you read about it in the newsletter? We’re loading the article below. In essence, the new approach offered multiple opportunities to […]

OUR YOUTH, LEARNING FROM LIFE: YOUTH GROUP UPDATE

What do dogs and Covid-19 have in common? It turns out we can learn a lot from both of them. At least that’s what our middle school and high school youth groups discovered Wednesday during their Zoom meetings with Mrs. Patti and the adult leaders. The Middle Schoolers enjoyed this hysterical video about dogs caught […]

EVENING PRAYER VIDEO WITH REV. CHRISTOPHER, TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2020

Grant, O Lord, that the course of this world may be peaceably governed by your providence; and that your Church may joyfully serve you in confidence and serenity; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

FROM OUR CLERGY: WEEKLY WORSHIP SCHEDULE AND A BISHOP CURRY MESSAGE

May 3, 2020 May the comfort of knowing we are loved and guided by Jesus, The Good Shepherd surround and protect you. We have endured together a Shelter-in-place order for a month and a-half already. I say ‘already,’ but much has transpired, and we have been forever changed by the events of the last 45 […]

HERE’S WHAT DRIVES YOUTH GROUP MEMBERS FORWARD IN THEIR LIVES AND MINISTRY . . .

Mrs. Patti and the church’s adult leaders bring their A game to Wednesday night Youth Group meetings! Middle School and High School Youth Groups each have a Zoom meeting on Wednesday nights for 45 minutes. Middle schoolers at tonight’s April 29 meeting each shared a favorite quote and talked about why it inspired them. Adults […]

THE STREETS ARE QUIET BUT YOUTH GROUP IS CHARGING AHEAD — THE UPDATE

At first glance online Youth Group meetings look just like other online meetings, but then the audio goes live to laughter, gentle hazing, prayers, and — what’s that in the background? — just one of the kids bouncing background slides from a nature shot to a goofy picture of a sibling, and an up close […]