Rev. Reuben Garang of St. Andrew’s asks us all who are able to sign an online petition to the government of South Sudan pressuring and encouraging them to work for peace: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdUOLW0jqtOI2hCltMcxeRG46vBiaFq-VluWUooMdRlSAp5OQ/viewform
Rev. Bob Webster will be with St. Matthew’s for the Sunday morning service August 12. Rev. Lorna will be coordinating response of Bob and the pastoral care team for pastoral concerns. Her home number is 204.694.3856 and cell is 204.918.8064 . Thanks to everyone for sharing in ministry while Gwen is away, and when Gwen is here as well!
Centering (meditative) Prayer: Wednesdays at 5 pm in the sanctuary; and a shorter version Sundays at 9:45 am in the church upstairs.
Readings for August 12 [12th after Pentecost]: Rev. Bob Webster preaching and presiding
2 Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4: 25-5: 2; John 6: 35, 41-51
Note: On Sunday morning if you need the elevator, enter in the doors off St. Matthews Avenue and enter 641 into the key pad. [If no response, call 204-470-2646]
Healing Prayers are on the first and third Sundays of the month, during Communion.