Weekly Newsletter

Upcoming Events


Make sure you congratulate Annie, Olivia and Theo Simpson on their baptism on Saturday in the Duck River after the canoe trip! Welcome to St. John's, Simpsons!

Mid-Week Communionon Wednesday, September 20th at 12pm at the church office. 

St. John’s Youth Group on September 20th from 6:30-8pm at New Hope Academy.

Everything Anglican continues on Wednesday, September 20th from 6:30-8pmat New Hope Academy. Father Michael will lead a discussion for three more weeks on Anglicanism on September 20th and October 4th and 18th.

Women’s Day Retreat on Saturday, October 21st from 9-5pm at Idyll by the Farm (3160 Del Rio Pike). For details and registration, go to the link here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Outreach at St. John’s: 

  • Claiborne Hughes Join us on Wednesday, September 27th from 6:30-8pmfor bingo, snacks and singing!
  • One Generation Away Join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 8am-12pm at Hope Church (1715 Columbia Avenue) to give food away to our neighbors.

Prayer Requests

Prayer care available--To be prayed for, please email with any requests or joys. If you have questions about the prayer ministry, please contact Liz Smith at .

  • Pray for healing: David, Max, Cullen, Dick, Steven, Jenna, David, Brad, Gary, Lucy, Mary Brown, Heather, Amy, Chloe, Faye
  • Pray for comfort for those who mourn losses
  • Pray for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and the wildfires in the West
Weekly Lectionary Readings

Next Sunday’s Lectionary                                     16th Sunday after the Trinity  
First Lesson:  Exodus 16:2-15                                      Psalm: 105:1-6,37-45
Second Lesson: Philippians 1:21-30                            Gospel: Matthew 20:1-16

Proper 18
Monday    Ps. 56, 57, [58]; Ps. 64, 65; 1 Kings 21:1-16; 1 Cor. 1:1-19; Matt. 4:1-11
Tuesday    Ps. 61, 62; Ps. 68:1-20(21-23)24-36; 1 Kings 21:17-29; 1 Cor. 1:20-31; Matt. 4:12-17
Wednesday    Ps. 72; Ps. 119:73-96; 1 Kings 22:1-28; 1 Cor. 2:1-13; Matt. 4:18-25
Thursday    Ps. [70], 71; Ps. 74; 1 Kings 22:29-45; 1 Cor. 2:14-3:15; Matt. 5:1-10
Friday    Ps. 69:1-23(24-30)31-38; Ps. 73; 2 Kings 1:2-17; 1 Cor. 3:16-23; Matt. 5:11-16
Saturday    Ps. 75, 76; Ps. 23, 27; 2 Kings 2:1-18; 1 Cor. 4:1-7; Matt. 5:17-20