E-Postle, June 12, 2022

E-Postle, June 12, 2022

Pentecost Sunday
June 12, 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”

 If you have submissions for the E-Postle, please email them to news@stja.ca by Wednesday 9:00pm

New this week….


Due to a schedule power outage this coming Sunday, June 12th between 8:30am and 3pm, we will only have a Zoom service.


Upcoming Events

A.C.W. Windup Lunch

The A.C.W. will be having their windup lunch on June 16th at 12pm. They will offer set menus. All women of the parish are invited.

A Contemporary Dramatization of the Gospel of Mark

On June 18th from 2pm to 4pm, Rev. Dr. Angus Stuart will present “A COMTEMPORARY DRAMATIZATION OF THE GOSPEL OF MARK”. Tickets are going fast! Please contact peopleswarden@stja.ca to purchase tickets.

Indigenous Month Events at Noons Creek

June 18th 1:00pm to 3:00pm Artist Sharing with Debra Sparrow
June 21st Events being held in Port Moody for National Indigenous Day:
         8:00am-11:30am        Tea and Bannock at Mossom Creek
       10:00am-7:30pm        Stand Like a Cedar Storywalk at Port Moody Library
       10:30am-11:15am      Storytime with Kung JaaDee at Port Moody Library
      10:00am-4:00pm        Living Languages; First Peoples Voice in BC at Port Moody Station Museum
      1:00pm-4:30pm          Open House Concert and Book Sale at Noons Creek
     2:30pm-7:30pm          Interactive Comomunity Art Project at PoMoArts


Volunteers are required for ….

Stewardship Committee. Contact Geri Grigg at parishcouncilsecretary@stja.ca.

Altar Guild. Brenda Binns at brenda.binns@hotmail.com

Altar Flowers. Should you have a birthday, anniversary or remembering of a loved one and wish to celebrate with flowers for the altar, please contact brenda.binns@hotmail.com

Security System

To all keyholders. The new system has more sensors around the building than before an the alarm will go off if not armed properly. Please contact the wardens for instructions to avoid false alarms.

Pastoral Care & Support

We invite and encourage you to reach out to any of the other parish resources described at http://www.stja.ca/2022/e-postle-ongoing-announcements#pastoralcare, if and as you need.



*Stewardship Reflection

From Sunday by Sunday Reflections on Stewardship prepared by the Ven. Dr. Michael Pollesel.

John 16:12-15
Father, Son, and Spirit: Creator, Redeemer, Sustainer — each with a different function, yet each tied to the other. Each of us has a different function/gift, yet we too are tied to one another through the Three-in-One and One-in-Three.


Vivian’s Medical Leave

Vivian’s medical leave has been extended to July 31st.  Angus/Anne will provide an update when available. If you would like to reach out to Vivian with a personal message during her leave, feel free to check in with peopleswarden@stja.ca.

Financial Status for April 2022

The financial status for April 2022 will be posted once they are approved.

Parish Giving

Thank you to all who have continued with your offerings via PADs and cheques. 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 at https://www.stja.ca/supporting-st-johns/ if you would prefer to donate by PayPal or Credit Card.


*Prayer Cycle

The Anglican Church of Canada – the Most Rev. Linda Nicholls, Primate, and the Rt. Rev. Sidney Black, Interim National Indigenous Bishop.

The Province of BC and Yukon – The Most Rev. Lynne McNaughton, Metropolitan.

The Diocese of New Westminster – the Rt. Rev. John Stephens, Bishop.

And this week:

  • St. Barnabas, New Westminster – The Rev. Emilie Smith.
  • The Deanery of Richmond, Delta – The Rev. Paul Woehrle, Regional Dean.
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada – National Bishop Susan Johnson, BC Synod Bishop Kathy Martin.
  • The brothers and sisters who share our worship space: The Port Moody Korean Presbyterian Church.


*Readings for June 12, 2022 – Trinity Sunday

Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31, Psalm 8; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15

*Readings for June 19, 2022 – Second Sunday After Pentecost

1 Kings 19:1-15a; Psalm 42 and 43; Galatians 3:23-29; Luke 8:26-39


Interim Priest-in-Charge The Rev. Dr. Angus Stuart interim@stja.ca 604-936-7762 (church vmail) / 672-515-8788 (cell)
Deacon The Rev. Anne Anchor deacon@stja.ca
Parish Office Deanna Lemke administrator@stja.ca 604-936-7762

(No drop-in visitors at this time – please make an appointment to come in. General office hours are Tues/Thurs/Fri, 10am-2pm, but may occasionally change.)

Rector’s Warden Rich Thompson rectorswarden@stja.ca
People’s Warden Ruby Ng peopleswarden@stja.ca
Treasurer Sheila De Vaal treasurer@stja.ca
Envelope Secretary Antoinette Woodman & (Asst. Env. Secretary) May Fung envelopesecretary@stja.ca
Parish Council Geri Grigg, Secretary parishcouncilsecretary@stja.ca
Altar Guild Brenda Binns altarguild@stja.ca
Anglican Church Women Alma Oldenburg ACW@stja.ca
Bible Study Lynne Milner biblestudy@stja.ca
Building Repairs / Maintenance Rich Thompson property@stja.ca
Children’s Ministry/Godly Play Christina Anchor children@stja.ca
E-Postle Kathy De Vaal news@stja.ca
Food Bank foodbank@stja.ca
Parish Visiting Ministry Joanne Walton/Alma Oldenburg pastoralvisits@stja.ca
Prayer Circle Sue Elliott prayer@stja.ca
Prayer Shawls Rosa Weisensel administrator@stja.ca

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