THIS WEEK AT
ST JOHN'S
FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT
SCRIPTURE READINGS
Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11
TO REMEMBER IN PRAYER
Parish
Our clergy, volunteers, and all who minister, worship, and visit here.

Diocese of Ottawa
The Anglican Fellowship of Prayer, Paul Dumbrille, Ottawa Representative; Parish Administrators, especially Laura Macdonald.

Anglican Church of Canada (ACC)
Bishop John Organ, the clergy and people of the Diocese of Western Newfoundland.

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada (ELCIC)
The dean, council and congregations of the Georgian, Huronia and Bay Areas of the Eastern Synod; Martin Luther Church, Pastor Friedrich Demke.

Election of a New Bishop
Those who have been nominated to serve as Bishop in our Diocese (Peter John Hobbs, Brian Kauk, Kathryn Otley, Shane Parker, Mark Whittall), as they prepare for the Regional Meetings this week.

Parish Prayer Group
If you wish to have someone prayed for, please call (613) 232-4500 ext 21 or send an email to  prayer-request@stjohnsottawa.ca .
WHAT'S HAPPENING!
STATIONS OF THE CROSS AND OPEN DOORS
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursday
11.45 am to 1.15 pm

During Lent, the Stations of the Cross will be displayed in the church. There will be a booklet available for individuals or small groups to use as a resource for meditation on the Stations. During Open Doors is a perfect time to enjoy this Lenten spiritual practice.
SAVE THESE DATES!
Sunday, March 15th, 2 pm - Funeral for Isobel Cameron

Saturday, March 28th, 1 to 4 pm - Bishop John's Retirement Reception

Sunday, April 5th, 2 pm - Requiem Concert

April 17th to May 3rd - Art Credo
RESOURCES
40ACTS
40 days, 40 reflections, 40 challenges to make a difference! Join forces with a global, generous community of over one hundred thousand people who have completed the 40acts challenge during Lent.

LISTEN
TO THE LENTEN GOSPELS
This Lent, PWRDF invites you to join us on an audio journey through the Gospels of Lent. Beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing each Sunday to Easter, you will receive an email with an audio recording of the day’s Gospel and an audio reflection responding to the Gospel by Archbishop Linda Nicholls and six other friends of PWRDF.

HABITS OF DEVOTION
An article observing the season of Lent in a healthy, restorative, and biblical way.

THE HEART OF
RECONCILIATION
Take 30 minutes and watch this wise and beautiful conversation between Dean Shane Parker and Albert Dumont "South Wind" that reflects the heart of friendship, respect, faith, and reconciliation.

MORE NEWS AND EVENTS!
Many other events are happening in our Diocese!
Check-out these events and more in the Diocesan e-news .
EPISCOPAL ELECTION
NOMINEES AND
REGIONAL MEETINGS
Please visit the website to see the nominees' photos, nomination forms, and question responses: Episcopal Election Nominees.

All members of the Diocese are welcome to attend the Electoral Synod Regional Meetings to hear from and meet the nominees. They are this week, and the schedule may be found on the website: Regional Meetings.

Please keep each of the nominees in your prayers, along with the members of synod who will vote on Saturday, March 14th.
SCRIPTURE READINGS
NEXT SUNDAY
Second Sunday in Lent
Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17
ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
ANGLICAN CHURCH

 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 0H8
613-232-4500
office@stjohnsottawa.ca
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 The Reverend Canon Beth Bretzlaff, Rector 
The Reverend Dr Caroline Ducros, Deacon
BGen (Ret’d) The Venerable John Fletcher, Honourary Assistant 
The Reverend Canon Dr Gary Hauch, Honourary Assistant
The Reverend Michael Hicks, Honourary Assistant Emeritus
Dr Gordon Johnston, FRCCO, Organist and Choirmaster 
Laura Macdonald, Church Administrator 
Detlef Dransch, Rector’s Warden 
Kathleen Arsenault, Peoples' Warden
Bev Humphries, Deputy Warden