SUPPLY PRIESTS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
The Rev. Jon Davis & The Rev. Karen Egerton will be serving as our Supply Priests for the month of March. Father Davis will be serving March 12th. Rev. Egerton will be serving March 5th, 19th and 26th.
SUPPLY PRIESTS FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL
The Rev. Jon Davis & The Rev. Karen Egerton will be serving as our Supply Priests for the month of April. Father Davis will serve on Palm Sunday (April 9th) and Easter Sunday (April 16th). Additionally, Father Davis will preside over all of our Holy Week services. Rev. Egerton will serve as Supply Priest on April 2nd. Supply for April 23rd and April 30th is still to be determined.
WEDNESDAY STATIONS OF THE CROSS SERVICES
Please join us each Wednesday during Lent for Stations of the Cross. As is tradition, a guest speaker will give a homily at each Service. Wednesday Lenten Services begin at 6:30 PM.
ECW LENTEN WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY – SUNDAYS @ 9:00 AM
The Episcopal Church Women will be sponsoring a special Lenten Bible Study for women throughout the season of Lent (Men are invited too!). Our own, Dr. Brenda Person will be leading the Bible Study, which will be focused on women of the Bible. The Study will begin at 9:00 AM each Sunday in the Parish Hall. All you need to participate is your Bible.
MEN’S CLUB FISH FRY – EVERY FRIDAY DURING LENT
The Men’s Club will be selling seafood dinners each Friday during Lent (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 April 7). Please come out and support the men of our church in this effort!
2017 HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
PALM SUNDAY – Sunday, April 9, 2017
Liturgy of Palms -7:30 AM
Liturgy of the Palms – 10:00 AM
(With Outside Procession and Reading of the Passion)
HOLY WEDNESDAY – Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Tenebrae – 6:30 PM
HOLY THURSDAY – Thursday, April 13, 2017
Maundy Thursday Service – 6:30 PM
GOOD FRIDAY – Friday, April 14, 2017
Good Friday Liturgy – 12:00 Noon
HOLY SATURDAY – Saturday, April 15, 2017
Prayer Service – 10:00 AM
THE RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD – Sunday, April 16, 2017
The Great Vigil of Easter (Sunrise) – 6:30 AM
Easter Day Festival Eucharist – 10:00 AM
Easter Egg Hunt – 11:45 AM
2017 JOINT SERVICE CALENDAR
The following is a tentative list of Joint Services for 2017. This list is subject to change. Please remember that all Joint Services begin at 9:00 AM (unless otherwise noted).
January 29, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), April 30, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), May 14, 2017 (Mother’s Day), June 18, 2017 (Father’s Day), July 30, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), October 22, 2017 (Women’s Day), October 29, 2017 (Fifth Sunday), and December 31, 2017 (Fifth Sunday)
ANNOUNCEMENTS IN CHURCH BULLETIN AND PHONE TREE
In order to ensure that your organization’s announcement is printed in the church bulletin or included in the weekly Telephone Tree message they should be submitted to the church office by Wednesday at 3:00 PM.
PARISH HALL RENTAL PROCEDURES
You must complete an “Application for use of the Pinder Parish Hall” for all special events. This application can be found in the church office or above the display table in the Parish Hall. Applications must be submitted at least one month prior to the event. Thank you for your cooperation!
LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist is now on Facebook. Post your photos and share our news and events. Join us as we prepare the Way of the Lord to those on Facebook. Visit us on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/OrlandoForerunner
If you have news of personal achievements, a new job, school awards, etc. please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave it in the Church Office.
Business ads are now being solicited. Publicize your business, group event in color ad or classified listing. See Krisita Jackson for information about ad rates.
IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO MAKE YOUR PLEDGE
Please see an Usher if you need a pledge card to make you commitment. Our goal is still 100% participation. No matter how large or small your contribution is important. If you have questions about your pledge, please see Janet Pinder, treasurer.
FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS NEEDED
The Food Pantry is bare. Remember each week to drop a can or other non-perishable food item in the basket in the Narthex to help your Social Concerns Committee help feed those who are in need in our own neighborhood. ONE CAN DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
Volunteers are needed to serve as ushers for the 10:00 AM Service. If you are interested in joining this very important ministry, please contact Mr. Roopchand Chandoo.
UNION OF BLACK EPISCOPALIANS
The Central Florida Chapter of The Union of Black Episcopalians meets monthly on the second Saturday of each month at 10:00 AM in the Pinder Parish Hall. For more information about how you can participate, please contact Dr. John Robertson, UBE President or any UBE member.
If you or someone you know is in need of a pastoral visit, call or hospital visit, please contact the church office at 407-295-1923.