THIS WEEK AT
ST JOHN'S
EASTER DAY
SCRIPTURE READINGS
Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15:19-26; John 20:1-18
TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK IN PRAYER
Our Clergy
Beth, Caroline, John, Gary, Dennis, Michael

Our Diocese 
Bishop John Chapman and Bishop Michael Bird; Trinity, Ottawa South, The Reverend Arran Thorpe; Director of Financial Ministry, Sanjay Grover; the Licensed Lay Readers’ Association, and their warden, The Reverend Canon Patricia Martin.

The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC)
Archbishop Anne Germond, clergy, and people of the Diocese of Algoma.

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Canada (ELCIC)
The dean, council, and congregations of the Manitoba South Area of the Manitoba-Northwestern Ontario Synod.

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?
ETERNAL LIGHT
A REQUIEM
Friday, April 19th
7.30 pm, Kanata United Church

Did you miss this amazing concert on Sunday? It is offered again on Friday evening.

St John's Choir will present this new Requiem entitled "Eternal Light" by the British composer Howard Goodall. This beautiful, reflective music sets a mood that allows listeners to bring to memory those loved ones who have passed on. Organ, piano and harp accompaniment. For further information or to purchase tickets,  www.eternallight.ca .
THE OFFICE
WILL BE CLOSED
Monday, April 22nd through Friday, April 26th

As our staff take a well-deserved Easter break! The Rector will be checking her office email and voicemail, in case of emergency. And there will be no publication of TWSJ this week.
NEIGHBOURHOOD SENIORS LUNCH
Friday, April 26th – Noon,
St Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church
(corner of Somerset and Cartier)

The 2019 season of Socials is beginning! Join your neighbours on the last Friday of each month. We look forward to seeing our regulars and their friends in our neighbourhood for another year. Please use the elevator entrance on Cartier.
ART CREDO VERNISSAGE
Friday, April 26th
7 to 9 pm, Nave

The opening night of our amazing Art Credo Art Exhibition and Sale at St John's! Come and enjoy beverages and nibblies and be the first wave through to see over 100 pieces that will be on site and for sale from April 26th through May 12th. You will not want to miss this! For more info, www.artcredo.ca.

CAN YOU HELP?
Sitters are needed to keep the doors open for Art Credo. Please Sign up for a shift or two or three!
REPORT OF THE OUTREACH MINISTRIES REVIEW TASK GROUP
Sunday, May 5th
9 am, Parish Hall

Remember the online survey about our outreach ministries? Interviews were also held with group leaders, so come and hear what we learned!
WINE TASTING
Saturday, May 11th
7 to 10 pm, Nave

Our refugee sponsorship ministry will be featured and it will be an informative evening of red and white tastings, including snacks, with sommelier Robbie MacLeod.

Get your tickets to this event! $40 per person at Eventbrite - Wine Tasting. Please invite your friends and share this event on your facebook page! wine_event_facebook.

For more information or donations, contact Adrian.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
  • May 9th, 10.30 am - Diocesan Confirmation Service at Christ Church Cathedral (please pray for Brandon, Barton, Kimberly, Evelyne and George from our parish)
  • May 27th, 6.30 pm - Rector's Pub Night at the Army Officers' Mess
MORE NEWS AND EVENTS!
THE BISHOP'S GALA DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION
Wednesday, May 8th
6 pm, Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

This annual fundraising event is held in support of the Bishop’s Discretionary Fund - monies which enables Bishop John Chapman to respond quickly and compassionately to compelling and often unexpected situations locally, nationally, and internationally, that are beyond the Diocesan budget. Tickets are still available; www.ottawa.anglican.ca/bishops-gala/.
Many other events are happening in our dynamic Diocese!

Check-out these events and more in the Diocesan e-news:
  • Welcoming Homes: A Diocesan Forum on Affordable Housing May 11th
  • Today 4 Tomorrow Annual Campaign
  • Kairos Blanket Excercise and Listening Circle May 4th https://KairosMay4.eventbrite.ca
Check this out!
St John's is featured on front page of the Anglican Foundation Update this month.
Thank you, Anglican Foundation, for your support during our Open Doors Project!
NEXT SUNDAY
SCRIPTURE READINGS
Second Sunday of Easter
Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 118:14-29; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31
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
The Right Reverend Dennis Drainville, Bishop in Residence
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