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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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Vocatio-A New St. John’s Ministry

Vocatio Blog Dennis W. Foust A statement of purpose for the Vocatio blog posts from Dennis W. Foust: “My purpose in this blog is to provide thoughtful reflections, stories, statements, and quotations affirming and nurturing active faith, vocational discipleship and the experience of spiritual calling offering life-giving direction, meaning, and...

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