A Moment of Humor from Julie Scoggins

Ministry in Daily Life St. John’s is blessed to have many gifted people woven into the fabric of our congregation. One of these is Julie Scoggins. If you are fortunate, you may catch her humor on stage during a Carnival Cruise. Currently, she is like all of us – landlocked....

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Finding Peace in a Sea of Uncertainty

Ministry in Daily Life St. John’s is blessed to have many community leaders in our congregation. One of these is Psychotherapist Jesse Roberts. Jesse is owner of Charlotte Counseling & Wellness. Jesse specializes in grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, life transitions, and LGBT issues. He is a native of Rutherfordton, NC,...

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Vocatio: Beyond Physical Distancing

BEYOND PHYSICAL DISTANCING: Yes, we must gradually & purposefully move toward re-opening businesses, services, etc. Nobody disagrees with moving beyond physical distancing. Political distancing existed prior to COVID-19. As we all stepped into this unknown and frightening time, we turned toward one another with concern and sensitivity. Now, as the...

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Holy Week: Holy Saturday, April 11, 2020

    Click the above icon for a PDF of this document.   SATURDAY, APRIL 11th, 2020 Silence   Gospel of Luke 23:50-56 Gospel of Matthew 27:62-66 Now there was a good and righteous man named Joseph, who, though a member of the council, had not agreed to their plan...

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Holy Week: Good Friday, April 10, 2020

    Click the above icon for a PDF of this document.   GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 10th, 2020 Death Gospel of Mark 15:22-32 and Gospel of Luke 23:44-49 Then they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means the place of a skull). And they offered him wine mixed...

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Holy Week: Maundy Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Click the above icon for a PDF of this document.   MAUNDY THURSDAY, APRIL 9th, 2020 Abiding in Love Gospel of John 13:33-35 and 15:1-12 Little children, I am with you only a little longer. You will look for me; and as I said to the Jews so...

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Holy Week: Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Click the above icon for a PDF of this document. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8th, 2020 Opportunity Gospel of Mark 14:1-11 It was two days before the Passover and the festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus by stealth...

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Holy Week: April 7, 2020

      Click the above icon for a PDF of this document.   TUESDAY, APRIL 7th, 2020 Authority Gospel of Mark 11:27-33 and 12:1-12 Again they came to Jerusalem. As Jesus was walking in the temple, the chief priests, scribes, and elders came to him asking, “By what authority...

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Holy Week: Monday, April 6, 2020

        Click the above icon for a PDF of the below text with photos. A HOLY WEEK PILGRIMAGE This year, due to a global COVID-19 pandemic, as we are living in a world of physical distancing, we are pursuing God’s world of spiritual presencing more closely. One...

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The Gift of Connection: Janet Jones

Click the above icon for a PDF of this article. The Gift of Connection Janet L. Jones, M.Ed., Licensed Mental Health Counselor Currently employed with Novant Health Medical Group; Janet and her wife, Angie Wheeler, Ph.D., LPC formerly  had a private practice for over 20 years in Belmont, NC. Janet...

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