"And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net."
Mike and Scott led a lovely Morning Prayer service this Sunday ( Fr. Scott and Maryl are recovering from Covid). Scott did share Fr. Scott's sermon for this Sunday. The sermon focused on the Gospel Lesson from Luke 5 describing the beginning of Jesus's ministry and the start of Peter's following of Jesus. Please find the complete sermon and service on our YouTube channel:
In addition to Fr. Scott and Maryl, Diane, her husband Jim, and Carole are also recovering from Covid. Please keep them all in your prayers as they recover.
This past Sunday, Sue led the first of three book readings from "Your Healing Is Within You" by the Anglican Bishop Jim Glennon. Thank you Sue for introducing us to this very interesting book! We will continue to meet before Holy Communion services between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 24 and Sunday, July 31. This is not a "new age" book, but rather presents an Anglican view and teaching about praying for divine healing. The book itself is out of print, but used copies are available on the internet (Amazon, etc). Sue has several copies, but depending on how many people come, we may need a few more - so please let Sue know if you are planning to attend so she can work out the number of books needed. Please contact Sue if you have any questions or need more information. Thank you Sue for leading this study!
It has been a busy few weeks since the last email! Let's catch up on events!
We celebrated The Feast Day of St. Peter and St. Paul on Wednesday, June 29. Fr. Scott led a Holy Communion service at 6 pm. at the church.
My son, Greg, and his beautiful wife, Samantha, celebrated their marriage on July 2. May God bless and guide them both!
Mike and Scott led Morning Prayer services on Sunday July 3 as Fr. Scott and family were on a well earned vacation at the beach!
Teresa sent this beautiful picture of the fireworks display put on by the church across the street from her house on the evening of July 3!
Fr. Scott returned and led Holy Communion services on Sunday, July 10 .
We had our monthly pot luck luncheon.... and the pie was really good!
And a picture of a very happy Diane!
Part of the drop ceiling in the Parish Hall gave way on Wednesday this past week. Thank you so much to Mike and Earl for all the repairs!
I think I covered everything! Thank you to everyone for taking and sharing all the pictures!
Sue continues to lead our weekly online prayer group on Wednesday at 11:30. We are returning to the Discord platform for these meetings. 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 Rosalind if you would like to join us on Discord.
On Wednesday, July 27 at 3 pm Teresa is hosting an Altar Guild training session for anyone interested in learning about and joining the Altar Guild. Lay Readers and cleaning team members are encouraged to attend if possible.
Our congregational meeting has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 13. During this meeting we will consider ideas and visions for the future of our Parish, our building, Sunday School and Worship times, etc. We will have breakfast in the Parish Hall for those who would like to come a little early at 8:00am. The meeting will start at 9:00am and finish no later than 11:30am. Please try to come or send a member of your family. If you cannot be there, please send Br. Scott any ideas or suggestions you would like discussed.
Wed., July 20 11:30 Online Prayer Group
Sun., July 24 9:30 study from "Your Healing Is Within You"
11 am Holy Communion, Fr. Scott
Wed., July 27 11:30 Online Prayer Group
3 pm Altar Guild training
Sun., July 31 9:30 study from "Your Healing Is Within You"