E-Postle August 7, 2022

E-Postle August 7, 2022

Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
August 7, 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.

Please mark the following September dates in your calendar:

 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 month of August & September

7 & 28 August – Rev Georgina Harris

14 & 21 August – Rev John Bailey

4 September – Rev John Bailey

Financial Status – May & June 2022

  May 2022 Actual $ June 2022 Actual $ June 2022 Budget $ YTD 2022 Actual $ YTD 2022 Budget $
Income 14,990.75 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
Surplus (-) Loss (2,386.12) (5,087.93) 5.02 (18,526.10) 30.12



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


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  peopleswarden@stja.ca or treasurer@stja.ca for more details. There are also links on our website if you would prefer to donate by PayPal or Credit Card.

Emergency pastoral care

Please contact peopleswarden@sta.ca or 778 994 9963 who will connect with 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 deacon@stja.ca or peopleswarden@stja.ca if you are interested in joining this very important ministry.

Refugee ReSponse Six Volunteers Sought

The Deanery ReSponse team is looking for volunteers help new refugees assimilate, especially in the first few months, when they will be needing a lot of support. In order to be successful in this endeavor, we are hoping to get about six new members to join the ReSponse Team. We already have 2 people signed up and are looking for 4 more.

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) if you would like to be part of this worthy ministry.

Ecumenical Meeting

“Laudato Si Circle” which translates to “Praise Be to You” is part of a quotation from St. Francis of Assisi’s “Canticle of the Creatures”. Prayerful discussions on the topics of God’s creation, environmental stewardship, and care for the most vulnerable around the world, and to respond to the call for healing in our relationships with God, our neighbours and the Earth itself.

The meeting is at St. Joseph’s Parish, Port Moody on the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 pm.

For further information, check out the poster on the bulletin board at church hall, contact Ann Adair-Austin cannadairaustin@gmail.com or enquiries can be directed to their contact person, Mark Norbury at laudosiportmoody@gmail.com.

EfM Education for Ministry

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


Readings for August 7, 2022 – Ninth Sunday After Pentecost

Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40

Readings for August 14, 2022 – Tenth Sunday After Pentecost

Jeremiah 1:4-10; Psalm 71:1-6; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17


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