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The Spire: This Week at St. John's Episcopal Church On-the-Square
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Link for Morning Prayer!  

  •  The service for The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, March 28, 2021. Morning Prayer will be on the website by Sunday Morning.  This service is recorded and can be viewed at any time. 
  • You can view the service here:
 

There are no more Parish Forums this Season. Look for an updated list in the late summer!

 

Palm Sunday Procession

Please meet in the Courtyard wearing a mask. Remember to maintain proper social distancing.  We will be leaving promptly at 9:30 am to process around the block with  palms.

In case of heavy rain the clergy will distribute blessed palms on Irvine Row behind the church.

Intercessions- The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

The Prayer List is Prayed Each Week by Our Clergy and Our Prayer Group. To Add a Name Please Contact Mother Melissa.  priest@stjohnscarlisle.org
 
We pray for those who have died: O God, whose mercies cannot be numbered: Especially accept our prayers on behalf of your departed servants, April, Susan, Bette, Marge, Roland, William, Charles, Bonnie, Ivan, Todd, Greg, William, Gladys,  John, Yates, Dan, Ann, Griff, Miriam, Michael, and Joe and grant them an entrance into the land of light and joy, in the fellowship of your saints; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen. (BCP pg. 493)

We especially pray for all families who are grieving and not yet able to bury their loved ones.

We pray for the sick: O God of heavenly powers, by the might of your command you drive away from our bodies all sickness and all infirmity: Be present in your goodness with your servants that their weakness may be banished and their strength restored; and that, their health being renewed, they may bless your holy Name; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. (BCP pg. 458) 
Especially for Linkey, Betty, Felicity, Charlie, Eleni, Marty, Qui, Ida, Brian, Kaew, Charley, Shelley, Maia, Susan, Mason, Perry, Shelly, and Dominick.  Please let us know if you have names to add to this list.
 
We pray for those desiring guidance: Direct us, O Lord, in all our doings with thy most gracious favor, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our works begun, continued, and ended in thee, we may glorify thy holy Name, and finally, by thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.  (BCP pg. 832)
Especially for those in need. 


We pray for those who are deployed:  Michael Twining, Benjamin Smith, and Brandon Manfred
 
In this time of pandemic we also pray for all who work in health care:  Sanctify, O Lord, those whom you have called to the study and practice of the arts of healing, and to the prevention of disease and pain. Strengthen them by your life-giving Spirit, that by their ministries the health of the community may be promoted and your creation glorified; through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen. (BCP pg. 460)
Especially for Claudia, Jennifer, Susan, Marinda, Laura, Andrew, Rachel,  Meaghan, Monica, Sharon, Lori, and Jennifer.

 In our Diocesan Cycle of Prayer we pray for St. Paul’s, Wellsboro.

In the Anglican Cycle of Prayer we pray for Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui

 

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