April 28th, 2019


The Weekly Bulletin of
St. Joseph of Nazareth Anglican Church
725 Provencher Blvd. Brossard, QC J4W 1Y5
450-671-6481 / stjofn@gmail.com

April 28th, 2019

A warm welcome to St. Joseph’s this Sunday morning following Easter Sunday. As we move into spring, may all the events of Easter stay with us. May the Holy Spirit renew us and embolden us with what we have in God’s indescribable gift in Jesus Christ. And may God bless each of us in the coming week and have His vision to see ways we can be a blessing to others.


This Week

Tuesday Apr 30 11:00 a.m……….Corporation Meeting
Wednesday May 1 9:30 a.m……….Men’s Bible Study
Friday May 3 10:30 a.m……….S.H.E. Ladies
Next Sunday May 5 10:30 a.m……….Holy Communion and Sunday School


Bible Readings

April 28
Acts 5: 27-32
Psalm 150
Revelation 1: 4-8
John 20: 19-31

May 5
Acts 9: 1-20
Psalm 30
Revelation 5: 11-14
John 21: 1-19


The Word of the Lord

For God so loved (your name) that He gave His one and only Son, that if (your name) believes in Him s⁄he shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

Feeling Overwhelmed?

When the storms of life batter you, make sure your feet are planted on the solid rock of Jesus Christ. Do not despair, asking What am I going to do? Rather, ask What is God doing? and be assured—He is doing something. In Touch Daily Readings April 2019


Prayers and Intercessions

Prayer for Today
Almighty and eternal God, the strength of those who believe and the hope of those who doubt, may we, who have not seen, have faith and receive the fullness of Christ’s blessing, Who is alive and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Prayer for the Worldwide Anglican Church
We pray for the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (the Anglican Communion in Japan): the Most Reverend Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu – Primate of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai and Bishop of Hokkaido.

Provincial Prayer Care
We pray for the Diocese of Fredericton: Bishop David Edwards.

Diocesan Prayer Care
We pray for Clergy Assisting in the Diocese – the Reverend Peter Prosser.

Prayer for our Church Family
Eternal God, keep your words of truth planted firm within us, help us to keep focused on what is pure and right, give us the power to be obedient to your Word. And when the enemy reminds us where we have been, hissing his lies and attacks our way, we trust that your voice speaks louder and stronger, reminding us we are safe with you and that your purposes and plans will not fail. In the Name of our Saviour and Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Crosswalk.com

Today’s Prayer Team
For those who wish to pray with someone, a prayer team is available after the Service in the left-hand corner of the Sanctuary.The Prayer Team scheduled for today is: Linda and Richard


Rector – Reverend Christopher Belle – 450-672-4549 / stjofn@gmail.com / padrebelle@gmail.com
Rector’s Warden – Diane Allen – 450-466-5112 / deedee-one@sympatico.ca
Interim People’s Warden – Patricia Wood – 450-465-4733 / pwrightwood@gmail.com

Our Vision
To be a beacon of light and truth in our community
inviting all people to receive God’s promise of salvation through
Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit.