In-person/Zoom Liturgy Schedule

Dear Friends,As I mentioned after Liturgy on Saturday, the Zoom Expansion Team is ready to facilitate In-person/ Zoom (hybrid) liturgies. I am happy to let you know that an opening hybrid liturgy at St. Andrew, UCC has been scheduled for Saturday, April 23rd, at 4 pm.   Hybrid liturgies will be celebrated one Saturday per …

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Outreach- Tithing Survey Results

Summary Memo of Survey — MMOJ Outreach January 27 – February 7, 2022 Total Surveys Sent: 66 Total Responses:  35  The MMOJ board requested community input regarding recipients for charitable donations for the remainder of 2022.  For the entire year of 2021, MMOJ tithed 5% of monthly income to All Faiths Food Bank (AFFB) of …

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SYNOD Questions

THE SYNOD’S FOUNDATIONAL QUESTION A Synodal Church, in announcing the Gospel, “journeys together.”  How is this “journeying together” happening today in the Church? How is the Holy Spirit inviting you to “journey together” with the Church? Where do you hear the voice of the Holy Spirit calling you closer to the Church? THE SYNOD’S FIVE …

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Sally Brochu

Osprey, Florida – Sally Ann Steele Brochu, 80, died Thursday, July 1, at her home in Osprey, FL in the presence of fourteen members of her loving extended family. Sally was born at Bathurst, New Brunswick, the daughter of Michael and Mildred Doucet Steele. Graduated from St. Paul’s Academy in Westmount, P.Q., Sally moved to …

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Mary, Mother of Jesus: Apostle, Liturgical Leader, and Bishop- A Role Model for Women’s Empowerment

Dr Ally Kateusz?s book,?Mary and Early Christian Women?: Hidden Leadership?presents numerous texts and illustrations of women doing what men did in the early Church preaching, baptizing, and leading worship. She focuses on Mary, mother of Jesus, as a woman with spiritual authority who led the apostles, healed with her hands, exorcised evil spirits, officiated at …

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18th Sunday Extra Ordinary Time

MMOJ Members Gather & Pray, August 2019 Below is an excerpt from this week’s Homily given by: Bridget Mary Meehan, ARCWP & Mary Kay Staudohar “In our world today we know that climate change and economic inequality are one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The World Bank reports that the poorest are …

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Feast of Disciple Mary Magdalene

By Janet Blakeley, ARCWP Our hearts are burning to bring you the essence of our recent ARCWP retreat ? to impart something of the experience to you. But where to begin!?! I thought of going through today?s liturgy to look for main ideas. I didn?t make it past the opening prayer. That one sentence is …

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MMOJ Summer 2019 Outreach Update

This year, the Campaign Against Summer Hunger returned for its 6th year.For many, the sounds of the last school bell represent months of carefree outdoor activities and time with family. But for kids who depend on school meal programs, that last school bell could signal the start of three long, hungry months at home with …

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