NeverTheLess - May 13, 2018

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NeverTheLess – May 13, 2018



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.

Contemporary Music Service   today at 10 am church, our music will be contemporary, and accompanied in part by the St. Cecilia Choir.

Outreach Spotlight   today, at 11:15 in Brydon Hall, come hear a brief spotlight on the wonderful and supportive work of the SJTL and Hanover Free Clinics.

Bluegrass Mass   tonight at 5 pm, please join us to enjoy the Bluegrass Mass: lots of beautiful music and just a little preachin’.  Bring a friend!  All are welcome.



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   Let’s try this again, shall we?  Wednesday evenings at 7 pm, in the classroom in Brydon Hall, Beth Harrison and Ian Sutton will facilitate a multi-week drop-in conversation on C. S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters.

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


Hanover County Spirit of Volunteerism Awards   our own Yancey Jones has been nominated for his work in our community.  You are invited to the ceremony where the recipients are announced, Tuesday evening, May 15, 7 pm, at Hanover High School (10307 Chamberlayne Rd, Mechanicsville).  Yancey, we are grateful for all that you do in this community!

Circles Ashland   if you worry about the effects of poverty on our neighbors and our community, you are invited to an informational session about Circles Ashland, a relationship-based community-driven solution to poverty.  Tuesday, May 15, 7 pm at the Ashland Library

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,, or contact Danah Massey at OR 550.7420.


PRAYER LIST – May 13, 2018

Diocesan Cycle of Prayer:  Pray for the clergy and congregations of Grace, Kilmarnock; St. Mary's, Goochland

Anglican Cycle of Prayer:  PRAY for Anglican Centre in Rome Christchurch - (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia)

Metro Richmond Cycle of Prayer:  We pray for the Churches and religious institutions of Metropolitan Richmond: For all religious communities, abbeys, orders, brotherhoods, sisterhoods, religious societies, and para-church organizations.

In Thanksgiving:  for the birth of Yancey Stafford Jones III, son of Yancey and Mai Anh Jones, and grandson of Yancey and Jane Jones

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); 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); 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), 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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