FATHER MARK’S ANNOUNCEMENTS
1) Prayer Requests: Please email your prayer requests to Gina at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you do not have email, just call the church and leave a message. The requests must received by Tuesday for them to be included in the Sunday Bulletin for that week. If the request is received after Tuesday, they will be added to the next Sunday Bulletin. We will follow the same process and keep the names on for two weeks.
2) ALL IN-PERSON SERVICES SUSPENDED FOR NOW SUNDAY’S 10 A.M. SERVICES WILL BE LIVE STREAMED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE – Saint Francis Episcopal Church (Saint must be spelled out, do not abbreviate)
If you do not have Facebook, you can go to our website www.saintf.org
Jim Petitt June 4 Frank Marquez June 20
Ashley Haack June 5 Jill Wozniak June 20
Kristi Weiss June 9 Jerry Leonard June 23
Joyce Hillman-Kortum June 10 Jane Sayre June 23
Elliot Selzer June 11 Jane Hunter June 25
Carolyn Pevey June 12 Harper Largo June 25
Jenny Bohl June 14 Rick Anderson June 26
Kevin Lehr June 15 Lisa Ledbetter June 28
Hudson McKeehan June 16 Mary Kay Versen June 30
Dana Samson June 17 Dan Witko June 30
Mindy Baird June 18
Scott & Alyssa Harvey June 2 John & Cricket Simmons June 20
Stan & Diane Eskam June 7 Al & Barb Williams June 21
Glen & Dixie Amateis June 9 Justin & Jacklyn Cawiezel June 21
Don & Nancy Kepler June 10 Robert & Lisa Brenner June 25
Brett & Demuri Parrish June 11 Cory & Gretchen Foster June 26
Jared & Tiffany Mackrill June 12
The Forward Day by Day Meditation for June 4, 2020
THURSDAY, June 4 John XXIII
Luke 12:6-7 Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten in God’s sight. But even the hairs of your head are all counted. Do not be afraid; you are of more value than many sparrows.
From the Archives: May 23, 1946
Some shadows are welcome and pleasant.
Other shadows are anything but. When travelers struggle through the forest jungle, they sense possible danger lurking in every dark shadow.
So in our spiritual pilgrimage our way often seems beset by fear. Fear of what? Well, we don’t know—and that makes it all the more fearsome. If we know the danger or difficulty that we have to face, we can sum up our courage and face it bravely. But sometimes the unknown future inspires us with fear—just because it is unknown.
Our Christian faith is the great fear killer. “Why are you anxious? Why are you so fearful?” asks Jesus. “Be not afraid.”
MOVING FORWARD: What is something that makes you anxious or fearful? Remind yourself that God has already conquered it.
PRAY for the Dioceses of Lojoka (Nigeria) and St. Mark the Evangelist (South Africa)
Ps 50 * [59, 60] or 8, 84 | Ecclesiastes 3:16—4:3 | Galatians 3:1-14 | Matthew 14:13-21
Gina’s Office Hours
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (at the church)
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (work from home)
Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (work from home)
Rev. Erin Rath
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