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Emmaus Faith Community
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A parish of The Old Catholic Church, Province of the United States

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eNews June 18, 2018
Dear Beloved of God,

Frederick Pride THIS week!  Share the event from the Emmaus Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/2060932410829081/.

Have you signed up for a time slot?  Contact Nancy.

Have you answered the question: Why Emmaus? and sent it off the Mary Kay?

If you have not, please do so by Tuesday.  THANK YOU!

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Grace and Peace, 

Mother Linda 
The Reverend Linda S. Harrison
pastor, Emmaus Faith Community
 

CALENDAR
June 23 – Frederick Pride – Sign up for time slots and tasks.  Contact Nancy.
June 30 – July 11 – Pastor’s vacation
July 15 – Parish potluck
August 19 – Quarterly Parish Meeting after our monthly potluck
August 20-27 – Pastor’s vacation
RECURRING EVENTS
Anointing of the sick is offered the second Sunday of each month.  You may also request anointing of the sick at other times.

Community potluck dinner is every third Sunday of the month after mass.  You are ALWAYS invited to potluck, whether you can make it to mass or not.  Food and fellowship are always a holy thing.

GATHERING FOR MASS
Sundays, 5:00 PM

11301 Neelsville Church Road,
Germantown, MD 20876

(The Dayspring Farmhouse)

Parish phone
301-509-5932

THE LECTIONARY TEXTS
Second Sunday after Pentecost
Prop 7 (12); June 24

Job 38:1-11
Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32
2 Corinthians 6:1-13
Mark 4:35-41

Alternate semi-continuous readings:
1 Samuel 17:(1a, 4-11, 19-23), 32-49 and Psalm 9:9-20
OR
1 Samuel 17:57-18:5, 18:10-16 and Psalm 133

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

GRATITUDES

  • Dads
  • Great vacation
  • People who understand human complexity

CONCERNS
New this week:

  • John C R
  • Families struggling with cancer diagnoses
  • Prisoners and prison ministers
  • Barbara’s father
  • Cynthia

Please continue to pray for:

  • Immigrant parents and children seeking asylum and separated by US officials
  • The Reclaiming Jesus movement and its leaders
  • Jon
  • Marilyn
  • Bishop Robert
  • Wilma and Steve
  • Charlie H
  • Rick
  • Michael Fox
  • Suzie Buck
  • John Marino
  • Father John
  • Mother Linda
  • Curtis Pasch and family, and the judicial process
  • Virginia Mae
  • Eileen Baughman and family
  • Local, state, and federal elected public servants of the people
  • People without access to clean drinking water
  • All who resist and persist
  • People in such despair that they turn to suicide, and their families and loved ones
  • All who are affected by gun violence
  • Refugees and those providing humanitarian aid
  • The healing of nations, cities, territories, and neighborhoods ravaged by war and terrorism
  • Reconciliation of global sectarian, racial, and ethnic violence
  • People trying to survive on the streets
  • Dayspring Church
  • The TAME coalition and the work of Margaret S
  • The people we have not yet met on the road to Emmaus Faith Community
  • St. Isidore OCC and future parishes of our diocese
  • The mission, ministry, laity, and clergy of The Old Catholic Church, Province of the United States
Please let Mother Linda know of any additions or changes to the prayer list.

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