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Embraced by a Mighty Wind

“Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting.” Acts2:2 He showed up in a way that assured me of His tender love for me in a way as never before. Late one March afternoon almost ten years ago, I was sitting alone in my family room with my back to the main part of the house. My mind was spinning with all the controversy that took…

St John’s Shoppe Fashion Show 2019

By the time you received this issue of Parish Life our Fashion Show on March 23, 2019, for St, John’s Shoppe will be over. This year’s Fashion Show was only accomplished by the hard work from our board members, St. John’s Shoppe volunteers and all of the church members that pitched in to make it a success as well as nonmembers that return every year to help. As we look to next year, I believe we will go down a…

April 2019 From the Treasurer

Each year, a portion (10%) each Episcopal Church’s revenues are paid to the Dio­cese to provide for their expenses over the course of the year. Of that amount, a fraction (15%} of the apportionment is paid, by the Diocese, to Episcopal Church USA, commonly referred to as ECUSA. Through the years, a number of parishioners have designated, by a note on their contribution checks, that no portion of their gift should be included in the funds that are paid by…

OSL Training

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday {March 11, 12, 13) the Order of St. Luke held a training class for all those who wished for a deeper knowledge of prayer and healing. Fr. Joe led this class with his mastery of word and divine intervention. There were 22 people from 11 different churches and denominations that at­tended the three days. The classes covered 26 miracles of Jesus from the Bible. Each of these heal­ings were read through and discussed because each time…

Year-Round Sunday School For All!

Summer will soon be here. Some will head up north. Some will take a vacation or two to see new sights or connect with distant family. But many of us will spend most of the summer right here in beautiful Naples–enjoying less traffic, terrific restaurant deals, and the same great opportunities to worship, fellowship and serve at St. John’s. We traditionally offer adult co-ed classes throughout the summer. [You’ll want to watch for announcements about this summer’s exciting offerings!] BUT…