THIS WEEK AT
ST JOHN'S
THE FEAST OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
SCRIPTURE READINGS
Acts 9:1-6; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-19
TO REMEMBER THIS WEEK IN PRAYER
Our Clergy
Beth, Caroline, John, Gary, Dennis, Michael

Our Diocese 
Bishop John Chapman and Bishop Michael Bird; St Mark the Evangelist, Ottawa, The Venerable Robert Davis; The Parish of Pakenham, The Reverend Peggy Kuzmicz;
The Chaplain of the Ottawa Fire Department, The Reverend Canon John Bridges.

The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC)
Archbishop Anne Germond, Assisting Bishop Thomas Corston, the clergy and people of the Missionary Area of Moosonee.

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

Sunday's Flowers
The flowers this Sunday are given to the glory of God and in loving memory of Dally and Phyllis by Sabine Modder, also in memory of Daniel Allard given by Kenneth Waterman.

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?
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!
ART OF THE HEART
Saturday, May 11th
9.30 am to 3.30 pm,
St Luke's (760 Somerset Street West)

“Water, Wind, Earth and Fire: Embraced By the Elements” - walk the Labyrinth, explore the expressive arts, discover ways in which the elements embrace, nourish and inspire. $40, includes supplies, light refreshments. Please bring a lunch and wear comfortable clothes. More information and register:
WINE TASTING
Saturday, May 11th
7 to 10 pm, Nave

Tickets on sale until May 8th *only*

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.
THURSDAY A.M.
"SOCIAL MEDIA DEMYSTIFIED"
Thursday, May 16th
10.30 am, Hall

Thursday AM is a gathering of folks on the 3rd Thursday of each month, at which lively conversation is enjoyed over coffee, tea and cookies. 

Are you hesitant about using Social Media? On May 16th Laura Macdonald will join us to share a short presentation, provide tips and answer your questions about social media.
THE RECTORS'
(of St John's & St Luke's)
PUB NIGHT
Monday, May 27th
6.30 to 9.30 pm, Army Officers' Mess
(149 Somerset Street West)

After a successful joint Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper and Easter Vigil Service, Beth and Victoria invite you to come and socialize together! Enjoy a drink (alcoholic or non), snack on some chips or pretzels, and meet new friends in the beautiful Army Officers' Mess. There is parking, as well as an accessible entrance from the lot, and the Mess has a dress code - so please wear something other than jeans, sweatpants or shorts. There will be a donation jar if you wish to help cover the rental cost. Looking forward to seeing you there!
MARK YOUR CALENDAR!
  • May 25th and 26th is Race Weekend! plan your travel to church

  • June 9th, 10.30 am - Diocesan Confirmation Service at Christ Church Cathedral (please pray for Brandon, Barton, Kimberly, Evelyne and George from our parish)
MORE NEWS AND EVENTS!
Many other events are happening in our dynamic Diocese!

Check-out these events and more in the Diocesan e-news:
  • Suicide Intervention Training
  • How to support Cornerstone on Race Weekend
  • Welcoming Homes: A Diocesan Forum on Affordable Housing May 11th
NEXT SUNDAY
SCRIPTURE READINGS
Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 9:36–43; Psalm 23; Revelation 7:9–17; John 10:22–30
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