St. Johns Parish Church Johns Island SC

E-News July 16th 2020

E-News July 16th

A Light for the Sea Islands since 1734

St. John's Parish Church

DECLARING our love for God through Anglican worship
PREPARING disciples for Jesus Christ for global ministry
SHARING the healing power of the Holy Spirit
CARING for our community
DECLARING our love for God through Anglican worship
PREPARING disciples for Jesus Christ for global ministry
SHARING the healing power of the Holy Spirit
CARING for our community

ON-LINE SERVICES

Connect to Live Stream Here
Live Stream on Facebook
8:00am Monday - Friday
9:00am Sunday Service.

@stjohnsparishjohnsisland Facebook Page. Send us your prayers.
Link to Facebook Page
Link to this Sunday's Liturgy Sheet
Letter Regarding use of Walton Hall

NEWS and EVENTS

**EMAIL NOTIFICATION**

If you receive an email from Fr. Greg, please make certain it is from: frgreg@stjohnsparish.net. This is the ONLY email address for Fr. Greg.

New Website

St. John's will shortly be launching a new website. The URL is the same, nothing for you to do at your end. You will see a different layout with a new look and easier navigation.
  • The Menu streamlines finding information
    • Home Page - Current information
    • What's New - Presents information on news, events, missions, ministries, bible study groups, forms etc - categorized for easy viewing in a blog format.
    • Media Page - Videos and sermons
    • Support Page - How to find help.
    • Give - on-line
DIOCESAN HAPPENINGS
Kneeling in the Breach (Isaiah 58:12)

Zoom and On-Site Retreat, Saturday, July 18



The Rev. Sandi Kerner, Chaplain at St. Christopher, who will be leading the retreat, writes, "My hope is that through this retreat each of us enters into the work of healing our families, our cities, our nations, and our world in a more intentional way. For me, it is a step in repairing the world through the healing power of Jesus Christ. Join me, will you?"

Kneeling in the Breach seeks to create a healing space where retreat participants offer trauma, brokenness, and blessing to God in prayer as we intercede for our families, communities, and a world turned upside down in the wake of a pandemic, pain, protests, and a growing awareness of privilege.
For More Information Click Here

St. Christopher Offering Weekly Day Camps

In lieu of traditional camp sessions, Camp Saint Christopher is offering a Day Camp this summer.
The sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday starting on June 22. Campers who have completed 2nd-8th grade have the option to register for the entire week or half a week (Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday). Each week will have a different theme with varying activities. Most weeks will include sailing, kayking, crabbing, camp games, a visit to St. Christopher's Herpetarium, mud pit, chapel, and much, much more! Campers are welcome to register for multiple sessions.
Contact Justin Johnson, Director of Summer Camp, with any questions you have regarding Day Camp.
Find out about Summer Camp at St. Christopher

Anglican Campus Ministries Foundations Annual Summer Retreat

The Anglican campus ministries at Clemson and the University of South Carolina want you to start well. Join us for our free annual summer retreat called Foundations. You'll have fun on the lake, make new connections, and hear how our churches want to support you in your time in college. Due to the Coronavirus, we will announce on July 1 if we will continue as planned or have a virtual gathering on July 18.
Questions? Contact: Justin Hare (Clemson) or Jonathan Furst (Carolina).
Register for Foundations Retreat
MISSION NEWS
Dear St. of St. John's,

Because of your generous giving, we have been blessed to remain faithful to the commitments we made to give to the needs of our local community and the world.

These commitments include: locally, Our Lady of Mercy, The Anglican Diocese of SC, St. Aidan's, Camp St. Christopher, The Low Country Pregnancy Center & Mary Ann Point Road. Our global commitments are to Northern Uganda, the Children's Scholarships of Northern Uganda and Peru.

Thank you all!

ST. JOHN'S SEMINARIANS
To read an update on our seminarian, David Rowe, please click HERE.
ST. AIDAN'S OF THE SEA ISLANDS

Prayers

For Persecuted Churches - Sri Lanka

We pray for persecuted churches around the world.
For the month of July we pray for the nation of Sri Lanka.

Heavenly Father, in your great goodness, we ask for protection and provision for Christians in Sri Lanka. In a nation where Christians are subject to religious nationalism as well as food shortages due to Covid-19, we ask for your mercy. Grant to the faithful your wisdom and by the power of the Holy Spirit may your presence reign.
Lord, in your mercy. Hear our prayer.

Prayers for Healing

May we who are merely inconvenienced

Remember those whose lives are at stake.

May we who have no risk factors

Remember those most vulnerable.

May we who have the luxury of working from home

Remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent.

May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close

Remember those who have no options.

May we who have to cancel our trips

Remember those that have no safe place to go.

May we who are losing our margin money in the tumult of the economic market

Remember those who have no margin at all.

May we who settle in for a quarantine at home

Remember those who have no home.

As fear grips our country,

let us choose love.

During this time when we cannot physically wrap our arms around each other,

Let us yet find ways to be the loving embrace of God to our neighbors.

Amen


Increase, O God, the spirit of neighborliness among us,
that in peril we may uphold one another,
in suffering tend to one another,
and in homelessness, loneliness, or exile befriend one another.
Grant us brave and enduring hearts that we may strengthen
one another,
until the disciplines and testing of these days are ended,
and you again give peace in our time;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Amen.

At St. John's

The Diocesan Cycle of Prayer

Christ Church, Mt. Pleasant
Rev. Ted Duvall, Rev. Jady Koch,
The Rev. Cn. Jim Lewis, Deacon Joyce Harder.

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer

The Anglican Province of Nigeria
The Rt. Rev. Henry Ndukuba,
Primate of all Nigeria and his wife, Angela.

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3673 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, South Carolina 29455
Post Office Box 125, Johns Island, South Carolina 29457
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