E-Postle August 14, 2022

E-Postle August 14, 2022

Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
August 14, 2022

“The Parish of St. John the Apostle is called to be
*             A Spirited Community at the heart of Port Moody
*             transformed through the experience of the presence of Christ
*             and sent out to share God’s Love”


8:30am (in-person only) & 10:00am (in-person + Zoom) – Holy Eucharist


Meeting ID: 542 312 325

Password: 010729


Program & Worship Updates/Links – https://www.stja.ca/2022/program-updates/ – current information on programs, including Zoom meeting information and the bulletin and scripture readings for Sunday worship.

September Upcoming Dates

10th – Felting Hearts. A gathering at the Synod Office. More details will follow.

11th – Back to Church BBQ. To mark the end of school holidays as well as to honor Vivian’s return from medical leave. Sign-up sheet to help set-up, cook and clean-up at Bulletin Board in church hall.

25th – Orange Shirt Day is on 30th and we will celebrate this on September 25th. T-shirts supporting the Orange Shirt Society can be purchased directly through https://kitandkaboodlewl.ca/

In Person Coffee Hour

Coffee and refreshments will be served after the 10 am service.

Sunday Supply for August & September

14 & 21 August – Ven. Dr. John Bailey

28 AugustRev. Georgina Harris

4 September – Ven. Dr. John Bailey

Financial Status – May & June 2022


May 2022 Actual $

June 2022 Actual $ June 2022 Budget $ YTD 2022 Actual $ YTD 2022 Budget $



14,648.75 19,241.67 87,990.00 115,450.02


17,376.87 19,736.68 19,236.65 106,516.10 115,419.90
(-) Loss
(2,386.12) (5,087.93) 5.02 (18,526.10)


  May 2022 Actual $ June 2022 Actual $ June 2022 Budget $ YTD 2022 Actual $ YTD  2022 Budget $

Offering for General Funds

11,084.75 10,358.79 15,166.67 62,246.50 91,000.02
Offering for Property 835.00 690.00 0.00 4,300



Parish Giving

If you wish to e-transfer your contributions directly to the church account, please contact Ruby at peopleswarden@stja.ca or Sheila at treasurer@stja.ca for more details. There are also links on our website if you would prefer to donate by PayPal or Credit Card.

Pressure Washer

If you have a previously used one that is still in good condition, please consider donating it to the church. If not, we are looking for contributions to buy a new one. Please contact Sheila at treasurer@stja.ca for a tax-exempt receipt.

Emergency pastoral care

For emergency pastoral care, please contact peopleswarden@sta.ca or 778 994 9963 who will connect with the Priest-on-call. 

E-Postle Volunteers Needed

We are looking for a replacement to help with putting together the E-postle each week, as well as work on improving layout and design and other aspects of our newsletter. Please connect with Anne at deacon@stja.ca or Ruby at peopleswarden@stja.ca if you are interested in joining this very important ministry.

Refugee ReSponse Six Volunteers

We are currently seeking volunteers to help new refugees assimilate.

Please consider adding your name to the sign-up sheet, posted  in the church hall, or let the wardens, Deanna administrator@stja.ca , Mary (10 am service) or Karlis (8.30 am service) know if you would like to be part of this worthy ministry.

Ecumenical Meeting

Prayerful discussions on the topic of God’s creation: “Laudato Si Circle” Meeting at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Port Moody on 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. contact Ann Adair-Austin cannadairaustin@gmail.comor enquiries can be directed to their contact person, Mark Norbury at laudosiportmoody@gmail.com.

EfM Education for Ministry (or Exploring Faith Matters)

The theme for this year is Living Faithfully in a Multicultural World.

Registration for the 2022-2023 year is open. We meet via Zoom Wednesday 7:00 – 9:15 starting Sept. 14th. Contact Anne Anchor at  deacon@stja.ca to discuss or for more info.

Readings for August 14, 2022 – Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 5: 1-7; Psalm 80: 1-2 8-19; Hebrews 11: 29- 12:2; Luke 12: 49-56

Readings for August 21, 2022 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 58: 9b-14; Psalm 103: 1-8; Hebrews 12: 18-29; Luke 13: 10-17




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