St. Johns Parish Church Johns Island SC

E-News August 13th 2020

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
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ON-LINE SERVICES

Holy Communion Pick-up at Walton Hall


Wednesday, 5-7 pm or Saturday, 9-11 am
We invite you to pick-up Communion Wafers this week in order to receive Holy Communion with us this Sunday. Pre-Consecrated Communion Wafers will be in sealed plastic containers (either 4 or 2 to a container, as well as individual gluten-free wafers) in a basket outside of the main entrance to Walton Hall. You can pick them up either Wednesday from 5-7 pm, or Saturday from 9-11 am. We will then receive Communion together by consuming these wafers this Sunday at the 9 am worship service online.

Sunday August 16th

Link to this Sunday's Liturgy Sheet

Readings

Isaiah 56:1-8
Psalm 67
Romans 11:13-24
Matthew 14:22-33
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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.

Letter Regarding use of Walton Hall

Congratulations to our New Associate Rector

Fr. Greg+ has elevated Fr. Jeremy+ from Curate to this new position, which will include further leadership responsibilities in the parish.
Fr. Jeremy was called to St. John's Parish Church in June 2018. He is joined together in mission and ministry with his wife Jessica and sons, Will (13), Ben (10), and Hayes (3). Fr. Jeremy holds an MDiv from Trinity School for Ministry and did his undergraduate studies in Sociology and History at Southern Wesleyan University and Thomas More College, respectively. He is involved with missions both locally and internationally. Locally with Angel Oak Elementary, Haut Gap Middle School, and Barrier Island Little League. Internationally in Lima, Peru. Fr. Jeremy's calling to St. John's Parish Church includes pastoral care, family ministry, men's ministry, local and international missions, teaching, preaching, study, and liturgy. In his spare time Fr. Jeremy enjoys baseball with his sons, playing with his yellow lab Molly, golf, fishing, hiking, reading, and travel.

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CLICK HERE for ways to help children read and understand the Bible
as well as Prayer Cards they will LOVE
LOOKING FOR FUN THINGS TO DO AS A FAMILY?

Susan Alexander Yates "Camp at Home" resource has 100 things to do with kids of different ages from toddlers through teens. It's a great resource for parents and grandparents during this time.
CLICK HERE
DIOCESAN HAPPENINGS
Anglican Diocese of SC Convention Live on Facebook October 3rd.
Healing 101: Foundations for the Ministry of Christian Healing Prayer will be led by Jean and Johnnie Corbett and the Rev. Dr. Sandi Kerner, Chaplain of The Prayer Center October 1st-4th.
Do you wonder how healing prayer works? Do you seek to become a better listener?
More Information and to Register Here
This year Susan Yates will be our speaker and Chelsea Hamshaw our worship leader. The retreat begins at 4 p.m. on Friday,
Oct. 23rd with supper served at 6:30 p.m. and ends Sunday morning, Oct. 25th, following a service of Holy Eucharist.
More Information Here.
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 - Vietnam

We pray for persecuted churches around the world.
For the month of August, we pray for the nation of Vietnam.

Heavenly Father, we ask for your mercy upon Christian brothers and sisters who face great need in the Covid-19 crisis. Amongst persecution from the government, Christians are also not receiving necessary aid. Please provide for and protect Christians in Vietnam.
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

Trinity Church Myrtle Beach

The Rev. Paul Feuner, Interim Rector

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer

Diocese of the North East and Mid-Atlantic
Bishop R. Charles Gillin, his wife, Debbie


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St. John's Parish Church
3673 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, South Carolina 29455
Post Office Box 125, Johns Island, South Carolina 29457
Telephone: 843.559.9560 Fax: 843.559.9612

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