On the Calendar
Mid-Week Announcements (week of May 25, 2022)
Positive Covid test – A parishioner who was at church this past Sunday, tested positive for covid two days later. They have no symptoms at the moment but isolating out of caution. Let us continue to keep each other lifted up in prayers for healing and restoration. As a result of this, the Building & Grounds team along with our cleaner, will be doing a thorough cleaning and disinfecting of the entire church. While we are not reinstating a mask mandate, I am encouraging every parishioner who wishes to do so, get tested and wear a mask while at church.
Guyana Independence – May 26 is the 56th Independence Anniversary of Guyana. Congratulations on 56 years and we pray that God continues to bless the land and its people. We will join our Guyanese community in celebration of their Independence on Sunday May 29th during the 10am service.
Mental Health Awareness 2-part Series – hosted by Simone Bramble, LCSW-C, LICSW. Second session – Adult Session – Sunday May 29th from 3p-5p via zoom.
Meeting ID: 836 9855 1592
Mr. George Ernest Cole – Mr. David Cole and family is inviting Parishioners to a celebration of life Memorial and Communion Service on Saturday, May 28th at 1pm, for his dear beloved Dad, followed by a reception in the Father Brown room.
Hour of Prayer and Meditation continues daily, Monday thru Saturday from 12p-1p. If you are available during this hour, call (978-990-5000); access code
(553883#) and join the prayer line.
Wednesday evening bible study - Hosted by The Mother’s Union each week at 7pm. To call in, participate, and share your thoughts: Conference call in number - (978-990-5000); access code (553883#).
2022 Diocesan Confirmation – Saturday, October 15th from 10a-12p at the Washington National Cathedral.
Confirmation Classes at St. John’s will start on Sunday, June 26th. (Please note the date change). Adults and parents of children wishing to be confirmed; please contact Diana Edwards at 301.537.1746 to get registered, and for more details.
Remember Uvalde, TX - Today, we lift up the lives lost in another mass shooting. We pray for the 19 children and 3 adults who lost their lives Tuesday in a mass shooting in Uvalde, TX. We pray that God receives them in eternity and console all their loved ones who are devastated by this terrible loss. May all their souls rest in perfect peace.
The Women of St. John’s will be having a luncheon food sale on Saturday, June 4th in the Father Brown Room.
Food items can be pre-ordered as well as purchased on the day of. Come out and support the Women of St. John’s as we strive in our efforts to help with the Parish’s fundraising efforts.
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Thought for the day
“Let the children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these…”