Weekly Dispatch, January 8th, 2020
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St. John's Weekly Dispatch, v. 2

Special Dates to Remember

  • Friday, 1/17 - Parents Night Out from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, 1/19 - Education hour for children and adults resumes at 9:00 a.m.
  • Monday, 1/20 - Eagle & Child, location T.B.A.
  • Friday, 1/24 - St. John's Game Night, time and location T.B.A.
  • Sunday, 2/16 - Potluck & Business Meeting after church.
  • Sunday, 4/19 - Confirmations and Visitation from Archbishop Foley Beach

January Birthdays

  • January 1: Jodi Archibald
  • January 4: Ren Tennant
  • January 6: Daniel Semelsberger
  • January 7: George Sisak
  • January 11: Joe Russell
  • January 18: Luke Bittaker
  • January 20: Janelle Phinney
  • January 23: Maira Liliestedt
Dear friends in Christ,

We entered the season of Epiphany this past Monday, so you will notice new liturgical colors when you arrive at church on Sunday. We will also begin a new sermon series on the "I Am" statements from the gospel of John, and that series will continue until the beginning of Lent.

Don't forget that catechesis for children and adults begins again on Sunday, January 19th. Maggie and Suzanne will be prepared with a curriculum and activities for the kids, and I will wrap-up our study from the fall with a final lecture on the End Times. In subsequent weeks, we will go through some key points in the Anglican Catechism and have a chance to discuss some Anglican distinctives.

Please mark your calendars for Sunday, February 16th, since we are going to have a church potluck and business meeting after church on that day. Our agenda will include a summary of the church's finances, a discussion of the meaning of membership at St. John's, and preparation for a reorganization of the mission council, which will take place in the Summer.

Also, please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 19th since we will have confirmations with Archbishop Foley Beach.

I look forward to worshiping with you on Sunday!

The Peace of Christ,


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How You Can Pray This Week

If you were not in church on Sunday and would like to see the weekly prayer requests, please send an email to frbryan@stjohnscanton.org.

Pray the Daily Office
Interested in a simple way to pray the daily office from the Book of Common Prayer? Follow this link for text and audio versions of morning, noon, and evening prayer. The site is hosted by our friend, Fr. Michael Jarrett.


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