St. John's Anglican Church
6722 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro NC 27410
Sundays 10:00 am Holy Eucharist
Visit Our Sunday 10:00am Live Stream Services on Facebook.
Wednesdays 5:45 pm Holy Eucharist
In worship, we use the 1928 Book of Common Prayer
In the week ahead we encounter the season of Lent. It will begin with Ash Wednesday and the journey ends 40 days later (not including Sundays) with the Queen of Festivals, Easter. Forty days of reflection, prayer, almsgiving, are meant to link us to Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness being tempted and overcoming the Tempter. This is a season for a full checkup of our spiritual lives and connection to God. No healthy person wants to be in relationships that are empty or where we are insignificant to another. The same is true in our relationship to Jesus, and we need to be intentional in nurturing it.
The pre-Lenten time closes this Sunday. Each week one of the three theological virtues (faith, hope, love) are part of the focus. Tomorrow we will hear I Corinthians 13, St. Paul’s great hymn about love. The placement of this reading just before Lent is purposeful. Our Lenten disciplines are not to be done as if they are mere tasks to be checked off. Fasting, Praying, acts of Mercy are meaningful when done out of love for God and neighbor. These disciplines have a powerful effect on us. They draw us away from what is unimportant and toward what is significant.
The small town in which we reside has become a beehive of activity. On Thursday evenings the local brewery has a game night where a lot of people come to play Trivial Pursuit. Each week the topic varies and our daughter and her friends are frequent winners. But all is soon forgotten by the next week because it is simply a game. Our life in Christ is not a game. It is the most life-giving relationship we have and it calls us away from trivial concerns and pursuits. Our worship will change with the use of the Great Litany—a prayer for the whole world, and we will be offered the opportunity to follow Jesus on his journey for our sakes. Join us.
Reading the Scriptures, praying together, and sharing a common meal are the ways that Christians from earliest times have enjoyed fellowship with one another and with the risen Lord, and so we continue.
Grounded in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer, our worship service is liturgical and based upon the ancient traditions of the Christian faith, and it is also Biblical, rooted in the Word of God.
We welcome visitors by showing forth God's gracious invitation to taste and see that the Lord is good.
St. John's is a community of believers with varying backgrounds, interests and experiences; but in Jesus Christ we are made one body.
Please feel free to contact our parish office or one of our clergy should you desire more information.
PASTOR OFFERS HOPE, GUIDANCE IN NEW ROLE
What is Anglican Worship
If you are new to an Anglican worship service, then (depending on your experience in other church settings) it may strike you as a little strange. In contrast to many of the worship services you might attend today, Anglican worship is formal—that is, it follows a set pattern. The “blueprint” for Anglican worship is the Book of Common Prayer. Read More
TheVenerable Father Mark Menees, D.D., OSB
Monday - Clergy Day Off
Tuesday - 10am - 1pm
Wednesday - 2pm - 5pm
Thursday - 10am - 4pm
Friday - 10am - 1pm
Nursery/children's room equipped with video and audio of our service available by request Sundays.
Opportunities for Involvement
Choir | Altar Guild | Acolytes | Evangelism/Membership Committee
Diocese of the Eastern United States
Anglican Province of America
The Most Reverend Chandler (Chad) Holder Jones, SSC
Presiding and Diocesan Bishop
Sunday Eucharist - 10:00 AM
Live steaming on Facebook and YouTube of the 10:00 service
Wednesdays - 5:45 PM -Eucharist
Study Group - Wednesdays @ 7:00 PM
Fellowship - Following Mass
Choir - Sundays 9:00 AM
Happenings for January, February, March, April, and May
Vestry January 15th @ 11:30 AM
February 12th @ 11:30 AM
March 12 @ 11:30 AM
April 16 @ 11:30 AM
May 8 @ 11:30 AM
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner - Feb. 21 @ 5:30 PM
Ash Wednesday - Feb. 22, 2023 @ 6:30 PM
Clean Up Day - March 5th
Palm Sunday - April 2 @ 10:00 AM
Maundy Thursday - -April 6 @ 6:30 PM
Good Friday - Prayers from noon to 3:00
With Stations of the Cross
Easter - Festive Eucharist @ 10:00 AM
Board of Examining Chaplains - Atlanta - March 11-13, 2023
Spring Clergy Conference - Pine Knoll Shores - April 23-25, 2023
From the Altar Guild: If you would like to make a contribution to the flower fund for flowers in honor/memory of someone, please see a member of the Altar Guild for details or contact Bonnie Swaney, 336-908-1862, firstname.lastname@example.org or Angie Eller, 336-324-6991, email@example.com. Suggested amount is $25.00. Thank you for your support! If you would like to join the Altar Guild, please see Bonnie or Angie.
Choir Announcement: St. John's is welcoming new choir members or instrumentalists for our Music Ministry. Please see Pat King, 336-601-0417, firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to praise God through music.
Fellowship Committee: If anyone would like to support our Fellowship Committee, please see Nichole Isley. Nichole’s email address: email@example.com
Mary’s Meals: It is more blessed to give, than to receive. Please consider a donation to Mary’s Meals, Their …”vision is that every child receives one daily meal in their place of education and that all those who have more than they need, share with those who lack even the most basic things.” Visit their web site to learn more and to make a caring donation: https://www.marysmealsusa.org
Crisis in Ukraine: Please consider the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) that are deeply involved in the Ukraine crisis. If you would like to make a caring contribution please mail your check or money order to: Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303 or visit their web site to learn more and to make an online contribution: https://www.crs.org