The Twenty First Sunday
October 25, 2020
CLICK HERE to worship together as a congregation at 10:00 a.m.
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Because of the high demand for YouTube premier, YouTube would not allow us to set a 10:00 start time. The video below will now premier at 10:15.
October 25, 2020
Join the Daily Office Via Zoom
A Monday - Friday virtual gathering to frame our days around a regular life of prayer. Each day will offer three of the Daily Offices from our Book of Common Prayer:
Morning Prayer at 7:30 a.m.
Evening Prayer at 5:00 p.m.
Compline at 9:00 p.m.
Click the button on this page to go to the password protected section of our website to get the correct zoom link.
Please contact the church office or email a staff member if you don't know the password.
To receive updated information on the Daily Office services, please contact The Reverend Dr. Brad Smith or join these new Spirituality Groups via REALM.
Offerings for Children and Families
During the month of October, Sunday School will focus on learning about prayer, why prayer is important, and ways to pray. In the Virtual Sunday School Resources posted, you will find the steps families can take to participate in Sunday School virtually.
Virtual Sunday School Resources:
St. John's Virtual Sunday School
October 25, 2020
Sunday School Lesson
Sunday School Activity - Kitchen
A Quick Lesson for Kids
Pop into Proverbs (Episode 11)
Family Faith Building Resources
Mealtime Conversation Starters
Parental Cheat Sheet for Children Dealing with Fear.
Offerings for Adults
We will be offering opportunities to join us online in a video conference style setting.
Check your email and this site for more information coming soon.
Prayer Resources for Individual Devotion
Resources for Prayer
The Book of Common Prayer: This is a complete online version of the Book of Common Prayer.
The Daily office Online. This is an online version of the daily office. Click the Picture when the page opens.
CLICK HERE to listen to the daily office from Nashotah House Theological Seminary.
Neighborhood Prayer Walk: Individuals are invited to take prayer walks in their neighborhood. This is a time of intentional prayer for our neighbors. This resource invites people to visit, stop, and pray for those places and people who we encounter on a regular basis. Jesus is in your neighborhood so join him.
A Morning at the Office podcast: An Episcopal Morning Prayer Podcast
D365: The online d365, with its format of Pause, Listen, Think, Pray, Go, provides daily scripture readings, reflection, and prayer for young people (although adults will find it inspiring as well). Users can subscribe through email or download the app. The format is succinct and engaging, start-to-finish requiring approximately five minutes.
Pray As You Go: An online portal (or app) to pray the scriptures. Pray As You Go is a daily prayer session, designed to go with you wherever you go, to help you pray whenever you find time. A new prayer session is produced every day of the working week and one session for the weekend. Lasting between ten and thirteen minutes, it combines music, scripture and some questions for reflection. It’s aim is to help you to become more aware of God’s presence in your life, listen to and reflect on God’s word, and grow in your relationship with God.
Daily Prayer: This site offers the daily selections from Forward Day by Day, a liturgical calendar, and more resources to strengthen your faith and heart.
Episcopal Church Prayer Wall: Pray with us. Pray along with our community… or submit your own.
Formation Resources for Faithful Community
Faith Formation Resources:
ChurchNext: ChurchNext provides engaging and convenient online learning from Episcopal experts on liturgy, evangelism, welcome, discipleship, stewardship, and other important topics. To help individuals and congregations stay rooted and grounded in Jesus during the Corona Virus pandemic ChurchNext has launched Prayer and Worship in Our Homes, a free five-course class open to anyone who would like to take it.
Good Book Club: This Forward Movement initiative invites organizations of all kinds to read a particular book of the Bible throughout a liturgical season.
The Bible Project is a website full of videos that help you understand the bible and basic Christian Theology.