WEEKLY E-NEWSLETTER
April 23, 2021
Christ as the Good Shepherd
Sculpture in Söderåkra Church, Sweden
CALENDAR
This Week's Schedule

Friday, April 23
5:30 pm Evening Prayer-ZOOM

Sunday, April 25
9:30 am Sunday School for all-ZOOM
10:30 am CCI: Holy Eucharist, in person and online (live stream) followed by the CCI Annual Meeting.

11:30 am The CCI Annual Meeting will also be on Zoom beginning at about 11:30 am (after the in-person service is over). Join the Zoom meeting at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83126986400?pwd=SVBwT1NCWURiRVRBV2VENHdTdDlJUT09

Meeting ID: 831 2698 6400
Passcode: 510833
Find your local number:
https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kdwf5yTpMz

Monday, April 26
10:00 am–1:00 pm CCI and SMC: Sanctuary Time
10:00 am–1:30 pm CCI and SMC: Office Hours

Tuesday, April 27
10:00 am–1:00 pm CCI and SMC: Sanctuary Time
10:00 am–1:30 pm CCI and SMC: Office Hours
1:00 pm Bible Discussion-ZOOM
7:30 pm Book Club

Wednesday, April 28
10:00 am–1:00 pm CCI and SMC: Sanctuary Time
10:00 am–1:30 pm CCI and SMC: Office Hours
12:00 pm Noonday Prayer-ZOOM

Thursday, April 29
10:00 am–1:00 pm CCI and SMC: Sanctuary Time
10:00 am–1:30 pm CCI and SMC: Office Hours

Friday, April 30
10:00 am–1:00 pm CCI and SMC: Sanctuary Time
10:00 am–1:30 pm CCI and SMC: Office Hours
5:30 pm Evening Prayer-ZOOM
Easter Season Worship Schedule

In person worship is being held according to Diocesan Protocol.

Sunday, May 2nd Onward
8:30 am CCI: Outdoor service, in person
9:30 am CCI: Holy Eucharist with music, in person and online (live stream)
9:30 am Sunday School for all-ZOOM
11:00 am SMC: Holy Eucharist with music, in person
CCI: Christ Church Ithan, 536 Conestoga Road, Villanova, PA 19085
SMC: St. Martin's Church Radnor, 400 King of Prussia Road, Radnor, PA 19087
Both churches are handicap accessible

CCI Live Stream link for all live stream services https://www.christchurchithan.org/live
SMC YouTube Channel to watch services, hear sermons, and to see music videos

If multiple services are scheduled during the week on the CCI live stream, only the most current service will show. Later services will show when the previous service is complete.
ANNUAL MEETINGS
Annual meetings are canonically required. The purpose of this meeting is to elect officers for the vestries and as delegates to the Annual Diocesan Convention. Budgets will be presented. The meetings will also include a report from Pastor Veronika and reports on other parish activities.

Reservations are not needed.
CCI Annual Meeting in Ithan Hall on Sunday April 25th, immediately following the 10:30 worship service. This meeting will also be on Zoom.

Vestry: out-going Christina Herring
Vestry: candidate Ron Spinelli
Convention Delegates:  Christina Herring and Nina Gauthron
ST. MARTIN'S ANNUAL MEETING WAS ON APRIL 18TH
PASTOR VERONIKA'S SERMON SERIES
This new feature of the newsletter will include links to listen to the sermon from the previous Sunday, and an archive of preaching from past weeks. Below are the three links, so you never miss a sermon.

Listen via podcast:

The Rev. Veronika Travis' Sermon on April 18:

A link to the sermons playlist archive on the St. Martin's YouTube Channel:
BOOK CLUB
Join us Tuesday April 27th at 7:30pm for our next Zoom Book Club meeting!
 
We will discuss the book, Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu. The group will meet approximately monthly for one hour on Tuesday evenings. Interested in joining? please contact Nancy Breitling for more information, or visit christchurchithan.org.

All are welcome.
ZOOM SUNDAY SCHOOL
Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year B)

Christ is the Good Shepherd. In Sunday School we will look both at the passage from John's Gospel, and share Psalm 23. The children and teens will continue the discussion on the Holy Eucharist, too.

Zoom Sunday School is for all ages, and begins at 9:30 am Eastern Time.

Join Zoom Meeting Details
Meeting ID: 977 8051 9998
Passcode: HHRMatt
BIBLE DISCUSSION
Jonah: The Runaway Prophet

Chapter two of the Book of Jonah includes one of the great prayers of the Old Testament. Here Jonah is in the belly of the large fish, praying for three days and three nights. This Bible discussion not only offers opportunities to look more closely at the text in scripture, but is a way to connect with your life experiences. Join us each Tuesday at 1 pm. Every week stands alone, so newcomers are welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting Details

Meeting ID: 977 8051 9998
Passcode: HHRMatt
Or call using your phone
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
MUSIC NEWS
The Favorite Hymns Series

We will continue to share our favorite hymns on YouTube on Sunday, April 25th. This week's newest premiere is "Let Us Break Bread Together," with Emily Barth on the piano and Derek Anthony Wilson as the soloist. Listen on Sunday at 10:15 am—
GRADUATIONS
Once again this spring we would like to acknowledge and celebrate all our young adults graduating from high school, college, or any post-secondary program.

If you know of someone affiliated with either church, please send the graduate's name, digital picture, school name, degree or program, as well as a short description of their degree or where they are going next, to Deb Parker (stmartinsradnor@gmail.com). We need all details by May 10th so we can feature graduates in the May 14th newsletter.
NAME THE NEWSLETTER
St. Martin's and Christ Church have combined the weekly newsletter that is sent via Constant Contact every Friday at 2 pm to parishioners at both churches.

Now we are looking for a new name for the joint newsletter! Please send any suggested names to Deb Parker (stmartinsradnor@gmail.com). Submissions are due by May 6th.
NEWSLETTER ARTICLES
You are invited to submit articles for this weekly electronic newsletter.

Please have final copy to Deb Parker (stmartinsradnor@gmail.com) each Tuesday afternoon. If you would like assistance with your article or have suggestions for the upcoming newsletters, please notify Deb the previous week. We need time to work out the details. Feedback is welcome!
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