Thursday, December 27, 2012

Events and News from St. John's




DECEMBER 27, 2012



Sunday, December 30, 2012

Feast of St. John

8:00 and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John


By all your saints still striving; Praise God for John;

I want to walk as a child of the light; O holy city


Psalm 892:1-4, 11-14; Exodus 33:18-23; Revelation 1:9-19; John 21:19b-24


Celebrant: The Rev. Tim Fleck

Usher:  Fred Benson

First Lesson/Psalm: Ann Benson

Second Lesson: Elaine Theriault

Prayers: Elise Felton

Chalice: Chloe Hatcher

Acolyte: Ted Fletcher (8:00); Chloe Hatcher

Altar Guild: Jayne Ashworth

Flowers: Chloe Hatcher


Parish Brunch to follow 10:00 service



12:30 p.m. – Holy Communion



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Office Hours:

8:30-2:30, Monday, Thursday (the office will be closed on Tuesday)

Michele Daley, Parish Administrator

Fr. Timothy Fleck will be at St. John’s (244-3229) on Tuesdays and Thursdays

and at  St. Saviour’s (288-4215) on Mondays and Wednesdays

He can be reached at 812-8362 or 

Sr. Warden, Ted Fletcher (244-3115); Jr. Warden, Mary Mitchell (244-9951)






St. John:

Prayer Group Formation: There will be a meeting following the January 6th 10:00 a.m. service to discuss the formation of a St. John prayer group. If you would like to be a part of this wonderful ministry, please join us. Rita Redfield (244-4025); Gen MacKenzie (244-7313).

Annual Meeting: Sunday, January 20th, following the 9:00 service (note only one service that morning). Reports are due by the 13th.


St. Saviour:

Morning Prayer: 8:30 am Monday, Wednesday, Friday in the Rectory Library


St. Mary and St. Jude:

Contemplative Evening Prayer, Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chapel.


Church of Our Father:

The Rev. Chuck Bradshaw has resigned as rector effective December 31.  Chuck and his wife, Beth, will begin a three-year term of service as missionaries in the Diocese of Mityana, Uganda, under the auspices of the Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders (SAMS-USA). A Farewell Luncheon will be held for Fr. Chuck and Beth on Sunday, December 30 at 1 pm.  You must RSVP if you would like to come!!  Please call Sue Olson at 667-2954 or email her at ASAP! 

Holy Eucharist and Breakfast, Wednesdays at 8:00 a.m.; Healing Service on the fourth Wednesday.


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Keep in your prayers this week: John Chryssavgis, Paul Haertel, Sarah Vekasi, Keith Storm, Ruth Cary, Jonathan Appleyard, Tina Baker, Christina Baker Kline, Brenda Merritt, Julie Russell, Emmet and Betty Whittlesey, and Joel Sipes. Pray for the safe return of Shawn Reed and Adam Holt, who are among our armed forces serving overseas, and their families.


Military Casualties (December 13-15)

Afghanistan: Job Price, Enrique Mondragon



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Hooker’s Eucharistic theology in 30 seconds: It’s about us becoming the Body of Christ, the presence of Christ in the assembled community. For real.

The Rev. Deborah Galante Seles, Diocese of Chicago


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