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Prayer Requests


Suzanne Windsor is now under hospice care at her son John's home in Hampton. Suzanne and her family are grateful for their church family and all the love and support in the coming days.

Janet Taylor is battling an infection again at GBMC. She and Lee appreciate our prayers for a quick recovery.

 



Wednesday Night Live



Sam Dowding will lead a reflection to night during our Zoom prayers at 7:30 pm.  Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#.


 


NEW SUNDAY SERVICE TIMES


Sunday June 6, 2021

This Sunday we will begin our new worship schedule
that will continue for the weeks ahead. 
 
8:30 am Holy Communion
 
10:30 am Service of Confirmation
 
with Holy Communion
 
The 10:30am service will be live-streamed.
Links will be sent with the bulletin on Saturday.

Stick around after the service for popsicles and ice cream sandwiches
outside as we celebrate our confirmands.
  • Masks and social distancing are required on our church campus.
  • WE WILL SING but only with masks.
  • Pews will be marked off to insure safe distancing.
  • Registration is not required.
  • We will not pass the Peace as we used to, and communion will be distributed by bread only.
  • If you have thoughts, concerns, questions, or suggestions for our regathering, please contact Church Council Vice President Amanda Eversley or Pastor Stewart.
  • If you are able to usher, acolyte, read or serve on the Altar Guild, please email the church office.
 
Click here to make give to the church
or to our community relief fund.

 

Outreach Team Meeting

We will gather in person on Sunday June 27 in the Library after the 10:30am service to continue planning our ministries to serve our neighbors at home and around the world. Email Nancy Fenton with questions and ideas.

 

CARES Pantry Needs

Our volunteers report that the pantry needs jelly, canned pasta, macaroni and boxed pasta (not spaghetti!) toothpaste and toothbrushes.
 

Remembering 

This year marks 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre. The Rev. Lamont Anthony Wells, National President of the African Descent Lutheran Association provides this reflection. Read more below about a Juneteenth celebration by our local ADLA chapter.





Diocesan News

The Baltimore Interfaith Coalition for Dismantling Racism hosted a vigil in Bishops Square Park, across from our diocesan center, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. More than 100 people were led in prayer and lamentations by faith and community leaders on Tuesday evening. Several Baltimore media outlets covered the event including WYPR, 88.1 FM, One Year After His Murder, Baltimore Faith Leaders Hold Vigil For George Floyd; WBAL, TV, 'Still a ways to go': Baltimoreans reflect on one year since George Floyd's death; and the Baltimore Sun, ‘Power requires commitment’: Demonstrators rally at Baltimore vigil a year after George Floyd’s killing.
 


Synod News

The 34th annual Assembly of the Delaware-Maryland Synod, ELCA will be held Friday, June 4 through Saturday, June 5, 2021. 

With this year’s assembly, we celebrate the theme, “Lord, Teach Us to Pray...” Brief faith practices will be included around that theme – and our Lutheran Youth Organization will lead us in worship with prayer at the heart of our time together. 
We will be represented by Mary Schwartz, Kari Rudgers, Pastor Don, and Pastor Stewart. Follow updates online here and on Facebook here.




Yoga and Meditation Groups

Don't forget about our Monday Chair Yoga gathering and Thursday night Meditation Group. Both gather on Zoom with Linda Mcgill as the leader. You can find times and links at the bottom of this email. Linda offers the recordings of the Monday May 31 Chair Yoga Class here and a special Forgiveness Mediation here with corrected link.

 

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Zoom Links

Here are all the Zoom links for our online activities.
These links will remain the same each week.

Monday Chair Yoga @ 10:00 am
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 4102369650#
Leader: Linda Mcgill, 410-235-3612 or 410-236-9650 or email.

Wednesday Night Live @ 7:30 pm
Compline Evening Prayers and Conversation
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#.

Thursday Morning Bible Study @ 11:00 am
Click here to join  or call 1-929-205-6099 then enter 88586024640#

Thursday Evening Meditation Group @ 7:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting.   Meeting ID: 410 236 9650.  Passcode: yoga
One tap mobile +13017158592,,4102369650# 
Leader: Linda Mcgill, 410-235-3612 or 410-236-9650 or email.

Watch Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry's Pentecost Sermon,
given on May 23, 2021 at Washington National Cathedral.
Recorded live at Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral Join us for an encore presentation of "In These Uncertain Times..." A Concert for the Human Family event with Kory Caudill feat. Wordsmith. Don't miss your chance to be part of this inaugural concert, which pairs pianist, composer and musical director Kory Caudill of Nashville, Tenn., and Baltimore-based hip-hop artist Wordsmith, on an uplifting journey through the human experience of love, grief, loss and hope – a musical commentary on social reckoning in the United States and a pandemic that has touched every corner of the world. https://www.episcopalchurch.org/sharing-way-of-love/
Trinity Sunday worship service from Nativity & Holy Comforter.
May 30, 2021 at 10:30 am.
Children's Message by Pastor Don & Herman the Crab
Sermon by Pastor Stewart
Music by David Neff & Brandon Shaw McKnight
Our mailing address is:
419 Cedarcroft Road   I    Baltimore, Maryland   21212    I  410-433-4811
office@nativitycomforter.org     www.nativitycomforter.org

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