Fourth Sunday After Easter - Starting to Look and Feel Like Summer!
We even turned the A/C on during services this past Sunday!
Fr. Dennis joined us this past Sunday for Holy Communion services. We were delighted to see him again and see him looking so well! His sermon focused on the part of The Gospel lesson from John 16 in which Jesus tells the disciples that "It is expedient for you that I go away...". He reviewed three reasons why this statement was true:
1. The disciples' faith would be tested and strengthened by facing the world on their own.
2. The disciples insight and understanding of Jesus's ministry would be increased - they would have many "Oh, so that's what He meant moments".
3. The disciples would no longer be tied to a physical location near the earthly Jesus Christ but would have Christ with them where ever they went.
Thank you Fr. Dennis for the wonderful sermon! Also, thank you so much for making the drive over the mountains to be with us again!
After services, we had a pot luck luncheon downstairs!
Thank you to everyone for bringing all the delicious food!
Audree, Fr. Scott and Maryl's youngest daughter is home from the hospital after her recent hip surgery. May God grant her a full, complete, and quick recovery! Thank you to Mike & Claudia, Teresa & Agnes, Rose Marie & Carole, and Lynn & Daryl for providing meals to the Greene family during the days immediately after the surgery. Also, thank you to everyone who brought extra food this past Sunday which was also delivered to the Greene's.
On Rogation Sunday, May 22, Fr. Scott will read The Great Litany starting at 10 am in the sanctuary (outside if the weather is nice). Holy Communion services will be held at the regularly scheduled time of 11 am.
Please join us on Ascension Day, Thursday, May 26 at 6 pm for Holy Communion Services.
Sue continues to lead our weekly online prayer group on Tuesday at 11:30. Thank you so much Sue for taking the time each week to lead our prayers! If you have a special prayer request but cannot join us, please send your request to Sue. Please contact me (Rosalind) if you would like to join us on Discord.
Tues., May 17 11:30 Online Prayer Group
Sun., May 22 10 am The Great Litany, Fr. Scott
11 am Holy Communion, Fr. Scott
(cash plate to Fr. Scott's Discretionary Fund)
Tues., May 24 11:30 Online Prayer Group
Thurs., May 26 6 pm Ascension Day Service, Fr. Scott