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

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February 11, 2019

Dear Beloved God,

I will be away February 13-28.  Nancy will be monitoring the church phone while I am gone.  If you have a pastoral need, contact her or Father John.

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Minutes from our parish meeting will be sent under separate cover.  In the meantime, here are some highlights:

  • Frederick Pride is June 22 – if you wish to be part of the planning committee, contact Nancy
  • The budget passed!

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Grace is sufficient, so we can say in confidence “Here I am, send me.”  Click here to read or listen to the sermon.


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Please share sermons as you feel led.  You may do so by sharing the link to the sermon page.

Grace and Peace, 

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

CALENDAR

February 10 – Parish quarterly meeting after our monthly potluck
February 13-28 – Mother Linda away.  Contact Nancy or Father John if you have a pastoral care need.
March 6 – Ash Wednesday Imposition of ashes and Eucharist at 9:00a.m.
March 17 – parish potluck
April 14 – Palm Sunday & Sunday of the Passion
April 18 – Holy Thursday Foot washing and Eucharist, 7:30pm at Katie’s
April 19 – Good Friday service of prayers and silence at noon at the Farmhouse
April 21 – Sunday of the Resurrection and Easter feast after mass

 

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
Sundays after the Epiphany; Feb 17

Jeremiah 17:5-10
Psalm 1
1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26

PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE

GRATITUDES

  • Care and loving support that Nancy has received in the wake of a car accident
  • Care and loving support that Jahn has received in the wake of surgery

CONCERNS
New this week:

  • Vick
  • Lourdes
  • Those of our community who have been absent

Please continue to pray for:

  • Nancy
  • Julia
  • Bishop Rosemary
  • John J
  • Kathy M
  • Bob B
  • Eileen B
  • Violet J
  • Charlie H
  • Rick
  • Michael F
  • Suzie B
  • Curtis P and family, and the judicial process
  • Virginia Mae
  • Local, state, and federal elected public servants of the people
  • People without access to clean drinking water
  • 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
  • Father John, St. Isidore OCC, and future parishes of our diocese
  • The people we have not yet met on the road to Emmaus Faith Community
  • 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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