Wednesday, February 20, 2013

St. John's Epistle for February 20, 2013

Dear people on a wilderness journey,

We embarked into the Lenten season with a powerful service of repentance and forgiveness during the Ash Wednesday service last week. Now stretch yourself a bit with your own version of Wednesday Prayer and Fasting during Lent. Take something out of your daily routine (food, media, etc.) and replace it with prayer for the leaders and participants of the Unbinding Your Heart transformative experience. 

Also remember in prayer today Shirley who is having surgery and my father who is having an eye procedure. We continue to pray for  for Ken and Dan as they recover from surgery. There are many others we are remembering in prayer through our two PRAYER WALLS in the office building and in the sanctuary. Feel free to add your public prayer requests there. 

This Sunday we host a Blood Drive. Taking the time to make a donation can help up to four people who are in crisis. No appointment is needed. Come to Room 209 in the office building from 8 am – 12 noon.

"Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth."  (Psalm 46:10)  When was the last time you were still? All right action arises from a certain kind of stillness. For me it is called centering prayer. What is it called for you? Find and incorporate a spiritual practice of intentional stillness. This will lead you to a place of peace and power in your life. There is a certain power waiting for you in the silence of Lent. 

Your wonderstruck at God's mighty shush pastor,
The Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Burnham / "Principled :: Mindful :: Connected" (Jon's BlogFacebookTwitter
Pastor of St. John's Presbyterian Church / "Healing Happens Here" (WebsiteBlogFacebookTwitter)
5020 West Bellfort Ave, Houston, TX 77035 / Email church office  | Phone church office 713-723-6262

St. John's Presbyterian Church
5020 West Bellfort / Houston, TX 77035
T. 713.723.6262 / F. 713.723-4015 / Email:
Worship Service: Sunday, 10:30 am / Sunday School: 9:00 am
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