NeverTheLess - April 22, 2018

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NeverTheLess – April 22, 2018

TODAY AND COMING SOON

Welcome To All, especially if you are visiting us today. We are delighted to have you here.  If you are visiting, we invite you to fill out a pew card and put it in the plate.

ADDITIONAL ADULT FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES!  

The Work of the People   Sundays at 9 am, in the classroom in Brydon Hall, we bring you an Adult Formation class called The Work of the People.  This is a video curriculum about how we live into our faith in our daily lives.  It is a drop-in class, each session stands alone.  All are welcome.

Screwtape Letters   Wednesday evenings, beginning on April 18, at 7 pm, Beth Harrison and Ian Sutton will facilitate a 6-week conversation on C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters.  Course materials are available on our website.   UPDATE:  There will be no class on April 25; we’ll start again with Lesson 1 on May 2

Bible Study   … also continues on Sundays at 8:45 am in the Rectory! Come join in the lively discussion there. 

STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY

SJTL and Shiloh Baptist   Father Rock and Pastor Randell invite you to a joint worship service on Thursday, May 10 at 7 pm – an Episcopal style service at Shiloh Baptist.  Please make plans to attend this special friend-building community time.  Everyone is welcome!

High School Youth Group – Tri-Cities Workcamp Chaperone Needed!   St. James the Less family and friends, the High School Youth Group is in great need of a co-chaperone for the Tri-Cities Workcamp scheduled for July 22-28.  A guy would be ideal for our boys, but another adult (21 or better) would be so helpful to drive a church van.  Not only are you needed, this could be what you need as well!  You can learn more at the Tri-Cities Workcamp website, www.tcworkcamps.org, or contact Danah Massey at masseycrew@comcast.net OR 550.7420.

Soul of the Redeemed Benefit Concert for Haiti   our friends at Christ Church Episcopal are hosting a benefit concert for Haiti, featuring the Choirs of Christ Church plus special guest musicians under the direction of Keith Tan.  Admission is free, the concert is open to the public, and nursery care will be provided.  Donations gratefully accepted.

Second Bishop Suffragan   the Diocese of Virginia invites your nominations for the candidate of Second Bishop Suffragan.  Information and applications are available at www.thdiocese.net.  Deadline for nominations is Friday, April 27.

SJTL Social Gatherings   ROMEO’s meet Tuesday, April 24, at 11:30, at Trackside; Red Hats also meet Tuesday, April 24, at 11:30, at Mario’s 3337 King’s Charter Dr.  And Adventurers get together Friday, April 27 at 4 pm, at the home of Katherine Tinker.

PRAYER LIST – April 22, 2018

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:  Pray for the clergy and congregations of St. Anne's, Reston; St. John's, Centreville; St. George's, Fredericksburg; Good Shepherd, Burke

Anglican Cycle of Prayer:  PRAY for The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (The Anglican Communion in Japan) The Most Revd Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai & Bishop of Hokkaido

Metro Richmond Cycle of Prayer:  We pray for the Spirit of the Resurrection in Metropolitan Richmond: For a spirit of love, cooperation, peace, community, and commitment to all people in God’s name.

For our parishioners requesting our prayers:  GUS Miller, PAT Funk, DICK Harman, HENRY Mayer, ERIN Yagla, STEWART Dishman, DON Jones, CHARLIE Thompson, NED Stiles, JOANIE Burgoyne, GAYELLEN Wagner, STEVE Pace, ANNA Stiles, BOB Brown, MARY ANN Kinser; WILEY Hughes

For those serving in the diplomatic corps, the military, and as missionaries: KEMPER Jones, GREG Ericksen, ROBERT Ham, MATTHEW Thomas, PHILIP Morison, JAMES Ashley, ANDREW Brunson, AUSTIN Price

Relatives & Friends: (people added this week are in italics) ANNE MARIE Fisher (friend of the Jones family); WILL Holman (friend of the SJTL Parish); JOHN Murphy (father of Erin Murphy); LYNN Forehand (cousin of Joyce Blunt); VICKI Snelgrave (cousin of Joyce Blunt); HAMILTON family (friends of the Roberts family); BETTY FAY Thomas (sister of Mary Lou Brown); CAROL Brown (sister of Bob Brown); JANET Cobb (sister of Jim Cobb); KATHERINE Anderson (friend of Katherine Tinker); WIL Lawrence (son of Ann & Wilbur Lawrence); DONNA Hoffman (friend of Karl and Ginny Meyer); PAM Whittaker (friend of Beth Markwood); SUSAN Adams (sister of Steve Pace); MARK Longaker; SHARON Hooper (friend of Dawn Davis); BILL Russell (friend of Margaret and Chris Belyea); RUTH Syman-May (friend of the SJTL parish); SAM Hulsey and Family (friends of Lula Hopkins); DAVID & TRACEY (family of Ricki & Jim Carson); SAVANNAH Wood (friend of Beth Markwood); SHELBY; BETSY (sister of Jim Carson); ANDY Roberts (friend of Mary Lou & Bob Brown); STEVE (family of Fran McConnell); JP Temple (nephew of Alice & Jim Cobb); MELANIE V. (friend of Ruth Savino); DUFF Green (brother of Melissa Hoar); AUBREY Fletcher (friend of Ann and Wilbur Lawrence); TOM Slaughter (brother of Ann Lawrence); LEROY and JOSEPHINE (friends of Pat Jordan); KAREN Fetty (friend of Doris and Harry Hassell); BILL Turpin (friend of Teva Rittenhouse); DAVID Willis (friend of the parish and the Ashland community); CAMILLE Loya (friend of Aleta Meyer); DENISE Buxton (sister of Sylvia Spagna), MOLLY Harrison (daughter of Beth and Bill Harrison); KATHY Luten (family of Keith Redington); JACKIE Redington (family of Keith Redington); KIM Redington (family of Keith Redington); JAKLYN Redington (family of Keith Redington); KEN Perry (friend of Teva Rittenhouse); the Rev. JEANNE Pupke (friend of Margaret Rush); FLO Speidell (friend of the parish); FRAN Shareck (mother of Stephanie Shareck Werner); the Rev. JEN Kimball (friend of the Spagnas); JAMIE Hopkins (brother of Ron Hopkins); KEVIN Johnson (friend of Keith Redington); MELANIE Watkins (niece of Bobbie Street); CANDICE Worley (friend of Joanne & Lou Flanagan); STEPHEN Woods (friend of the Kinser and Meyer families);  GARY Michael Sanders (family of Tracy and Bob Hughes); JERRY Lee Pruitt, Jr. (friend of Rock Higgins), JANE MacManus (family of Barbara Olin); JONATHAN Smith (brother of Matt Smith); KATHERINE Ogburn (friend of Neale Smith); SCOTT Kern (friend of Neale Smith); RUTHIE Skinner (friend of Neale Smith); JAXIN “Judy” Wu (friend of Lyde Longaker), TIM Newman (neighbor of Pat Jordan), MARYEA McIntosh (friend of Stephanie Shareck Werner); NITA Taylor and OLETA Ledbetter (family of Richard and Janet Taylor); ALEX Damrath (son of Margaret Rush); SUSAN Falbo (friend of Ginny and Karl Meyer)

 

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