The Week of April 21, 2019
The Triduum
Maundy Thursday, April 18
  • 6:00 pm - Agape Meal
  • 7:00 pm - Holy Eucharist II & Stripping of the Altar and Washing of the Feet
9:00 pm - 2 am Friday - Nightwatch in the Ladies’ Chape l
Good Friday, April 19
  • Noon - Good Friday Liturgy and Stations of the Cross
Holy Saturday, April 20
7:30 pm - Stamford Churches - The Great Vigil of Easter - Hosted by St. John's Church

Easter Day
Sunday, April 21, The Feast of the Resurrection
  • 8:00 am - Easter Holy Eucharist I 
  • 10:15 am - Festal Eucharist 
  • 12:00 pm - Easter Brunch 
  • 12:30 pm - Iglesia Betania Easter Liturgy
  • 6:00 pm - L’Église de L’Épiphanie Easter Liturgy

For the full calendar from April 21-27, please scroll down to the end of the newsletter.
This Evening: Maundy Thursday Offerings
Agape Meal Potluck Dinner
Night Watch
Join us this evening for the Agape Meal Potluck Dinner. If you have not already RSVP'd, please call our Interim Parish Administrator, Jane Holt, at 203-348-2619 x10.
The Agape Meal will be followed by Holy Eucharist Rite II with Stripping of the Altar and Washing of the Feet. NOTE: The Night Watch begins at 9 pm and will end at 2 am, Friday morning, in the Ladies' Chapel.
Easter Sunday is Potluck Sunday!
Everyone please bring a favorite main dish, side dish and dessert to share. Please bring all dishes ready to serve.
We are looking for volunteers to set-up and help with cleaning up. There will be a sign-up sheet going around on Sunday during coffee hour.

Come let us share this bounteous blessings on Easter Sunday together as One in Christ.

Blessings,

Hospitality Committee
Flower Guild Requests for 
Easter Arranging
Volunteers are needed to help assist the Flower Arranging Guild members with the upcoming activities.

Tuesday Afternoon Bible Study
Please note that on Tuesday April 23rd there will be no Bible Study as it is a “low” week after Easter and the staff will be in some quiet time. Also, the following week, beginning April 30th, the group will begin the study of the Acts of the Apostles, led by Fr. Sandy.
Note: Gregory Boyle, author of Tatoos on the Heart which we read as a group in the past, will be speaking at Christ Church Greenwich on May 4. Details to follow.

Have you seen these photos?
Here are some pics from Palm Sunday at St. John's. Click on left to enlarge the pic of the children preparing Easter baskets or on the right to see gallery photos of the procession.
If anyone ever needs a document notarized, Vicki Zacharewicz has recently been certified as a Notary Public in Connecticut. Notaries are $5 each. Her cell is: 203-962-3438.
When you're bringing food to others, you are also feeding God.

Did you know that each week St. John’s has a 1/2 hour healing service at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday?  Click here to learn all about it!>>
Coffee Hour Sign-Ups:

 Everyone delights in Coffee Hour and the wonderful hospitality we enjoy on a weekly basis.
Haiti Outreach Partnership

Lunch program and
child sponsorship.

Weekly Calendar
Sunday, April 21
8:00 a.m. - Eucharist (Chapel)
10:15 a.m. - Festal Easter Eucharist
11:30 a.m. - Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
11:30 a.m. - Easter Potluck Brunch (Dining Room)
12:30 p.m. - Iglesia Betania Service
6:00 p.m. - L’Eglise De L’Epiphanie Service

Monday, April 22 Office Closed for Easter Monday

Tuesday, April 23 (No events scheduled today)

Wednesday, April 24 (No events scheduled today)
Thursday, April 25
12:10 p.m. - Eucharist (Library)
1:00 p.m. - Executive Committee Meeting (Library)
7:15 p.m. - Choir Practice

Friday, April 26 
5:00 p.m. - Dinners at Inspirica

Saturday, April 27
9:00 a.m. - 7th Annual Spring Training and Gathering (Meriden, CT)
Announcements
St. John's Office Hours 
 The Church office is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Prayer List  
Please send all prayer list requests for the bulletin to the Interim Parish Administrator, Jane Holt, at  office@stjohns-stamford.org .
  
St. John's Wireless Network
Internet Access is here! - It is available in the Conference Room, Dining Room, basement, Eagle's Loft, library, near classrooms and the sanctuary. The password for Internet Access at St. John's is  STJOHNS628 which is case sensitive.
 
Please sign up for Coffee Hour
If you would like to share food as well as fellowship, please sign up to lead coffee hour for one of the next several weeks in the Dining Room. "Light snacks on throw away plates or pack and go containers is a great way to make clean up super easy!"
  
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