THIS WEEK AT
ST JOHN'S
SPECIAL EDITION
JOIN US FOR EASTER SUNDAY
EASTER SUNDAY
Sunday, April 4, 2021
9:30am Online


The Lord is risen! Join us to celebrate Easter Sunday online from St John's.

Plan to have a flower present where you can see it during the service.


Download the Bulletin by clicking here.
HOLY WEEK TENEBRAE:
A HOME BASED DEVOTIONAL

Don't miss out on Holy Week! Download this devotional in either pdf e-reader format or printable format (printing instructions available). A wonderful way for us to be connected in prayer and liturgy during this special time of the church year!
WHAT'S HAPPENING
WEDNESDAY COFFEE HOUR

Join Gary and your fellow parishioners with your favourite mug of coffee/tea to engage in fellowship.

Mark your calendars and on the day "zoom in" at this link at 10 am to catch up with parish friends both new and old.

ps: If you don't have computer access and would like to join this coffee hour call the Church Office and we can provide you with instructions on how to access via telephone.
WALK WITH GARY
Saturday, April 10 at 11am

Join Gary for a leisurely walk around the neighbourhood on Saturday, April 10 at 11am. The walk will begin with a visit to a local coffee shop to pick up your favourite beverage followed by a fun exploration of the neighbourhood.

Let's meet at the St John's Bell Tower.
REUNION FOR 8AM PARISHIONERS
Sunday, April 18 at 8am

There will be a reunion of the 8am Parishioners on Sunday, April 18 at...you guessed it...8am!

More information will be posted in the next newsletter!
JERUSALEMA DANCE CHALLENGE
Save the Dates!

To support the Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem on Jerusalem Sunday (The Seventh Sunday of Easter) we invite all of St John's parishioners to dance together in the parking lot across from the church. Bring your dancing shoes and participate in any way you can. More information will be provided in the next newsletter.

Sunday, May 9 at 2pm - PRACTICE
Sunday, May 16 at 2pm - THE REAL THING
TAKE NOTE
JOB POSTING - PARISH ADMINISTRATOR

We are searching for a candidate to fill a part-time position (20 hours per week) as Parish Administrator of St John's. Please see the Administrator position description in the document linked below or visit our website at this link.

Candidates with the appropriate skills and experience are invited to send their resume and a cover letter describing their skills and how they meet the requirements of the position to office@stjohnsottawa.ca before Wednesday 21 April, 2021.  

Please click the link below to view the complete posting announcement.
THE SHOP - CLOSED ON TUESDAY

The Shop will be closed on Tuesday, April 6th when we will change our stock from fall/winter clothing to spring/summer clothing. The Shop will re-open on Thursday, April 8th and continue to be open three days a week.

The Shop is open following Covid-19 restrictions.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, noon-4pm.

Following careful planning and in compliance with COVID-19 safety protocols, the Shop will be open three days a week, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm. There will be a maximum of 5 customers in the Shop at any time. Shop volunteers will monitor access, assist customers and manage the payment and voucher desks. The Shop has been re-configured to provide more space for customers to physically distance. All customers and volunteers will wear masks. Come and browse the ever changing array of quality goods at great prices, and chat with the volunteers. As a valuable ministry of St John's outreach, vouchers from local service agencies are honoured to help those in need. Come visit this vibrant part of the Centretown community, accessible from Elgin Street, just near the main entrance to St John's. 

Thanks to donations from many people the Shop has a good selection of goods, especially clothing for winter weather. If you have goods to donate please email communityshop@stjohnsottawa.ca  to arrange a drop-off time.
SCRIPTURE READINGS FOR NEXT SUNDAY
SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER - APRIL 11
Acts 4:32-35; Psalms 133; 1 John 1:1—2:2; John 20:19-31
ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
ANGLICAN CHURCH

 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 0H8
613-232-4500
office@stjohnsottawa.ca

The Reverend Gary van der Meer, Rector
The Reverend Dr Caroline Ducros, Deacon 
The Reverend Michael Hicks, Honourary Assistant Emeritus
Dr Gordon Johnston, FRCCO, Organist and Choirmaster  
Detlef Dransch, Rector’s Warden 
Stephen Giles, People's Warden
David MacIntyre, Deputy People's Warden