On the Calendar
Mid-Week Announcements (week of March 29, 2023)
Stations of the Cross - Hosted by The Mother’s Union each Wednesday evenings in Lent at 7:30pm. Conference call in number - (978-990-5000); access code (553883#).
Spring Cleaning - Saturday, April 1st – Spring cleaning of Sanctuary supply room and both Sacristies, starting at 10am. Encouraging as many parishioners as possible to show up and help with cleaning efforts.
Palm Sunday – weather permitting, we will start the procession from Bunker Hill; if not, we will process from the Fr. Brown Room, thru the parking lot and up the front steps leading into the sanctuary.
Mother’s Union – monthly meeting on Sunday @ 5pm via zoom. Invite will be posted on MU forum. All members urged to attend.
Easter lilies – last day to submit your order is Palm Sunday. Cost is $25 per lily.
Lenten Discipline – Reminder to keep up your Lenten Discipline contributions and bring them to be presented on Easter Sunday.
Social Hour - is a way for all parishioners to fellowship with one another through sharing a meal. All parishioners are added to groups and each group take turns to provide the Social Hour meal. For Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, the groups responsible are as follows:
Palm Sunday social hour – Groups that provided social hour meal on Christmas Day, will be responsible for Palm Sunday’s social hour.
Easter Social Hour - Groups that provided social hour meal on New Year’s Sunday, will be responsible for Easter social hour.
Hour of Prayer continues from Monday thru Friday, starting at noon-1pm. If you are available during this hour, call (978-990-5000); access code (553883#) and join the prayer line.
In Memoriam - we remember Mr. Chuku Johnson, father of Joko Johnson, who gained his wings last Thursday. May his soul rest in perfect peace. Joko can be reached at 240-605-5177.
Upcoming Events at St. John’s
Annual Good Friday Evening Performance – Friday, April 7th @ 6:30pm
St. John’s Town Hall Meeting – Sunday, April 16th, following the close of service.
Thought for the Day
“I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values — and follow my own moral compass — then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”
~ Michelle Obama