Annual Meeting and Vestry Elections 2022
Our Annual Meeting will be recorded by the treasurer and rector again this year. We will vote again this year using Election Buddy. If you have an email address in the database, you will receive an electronic ballot staring, Thursday January 27, 2022. The election will be closed on Sunday January 30. Email: rector@strichards.org
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Jan23
Third Sunday after the Epiphany
Sunday, January 23, 2022
8:00 a.m. Rite I Holy Communion (Inside in-person inside church)
10:30 a.m. Rite II Holy Communion (Live stream Youtube and in-person inside church) 
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5:00 p.m. Taize (In-person inside church) 
Jan23
Devotions of the Blessed Sacrament and Rosary begins at St. Richard's
January 23 and on Fourth Sundays of the Month after the 10:30 a.m. liturgy
Devotions of the Blessed Sacrament – What it this? Why?

As a Lutheran by heritage, the notion that Roman Catholics display the consecrated host of holy communion in a monstrance for all to see and adore was thought of as abhorrent. Luther taught that the sacrament of the altar was to be received, eaten. That is that! Luther proclaimed that the Body and Blood of Christ are “really present” on, in and under the bread and wine of Holy Communion – Real Presence. Read more>>>

Feb8
Widow/Widower Conversation Group
Once a month on Zoom and in the Conference Room.
First Session, Tuesday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.
Many of you have experienced the death of a spouse in the past several years.  The Pastoral Care Commission of St. Richard's is inviting you to gather either in-person in the Conference Room or on Zoom (see link below) to talk about the unique challenges you have faced... Read more>>>

 

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When at St. Richard’s Church or passing by on the way to your everyday activities, visit our “Prayer Tree” on the front lawn of the Church near the sacristy door. Step under the tree canopy, open the prayer tree box and write your thoughts, wishes and prayers on the enclosed white card. Slip the white card in the zip lock plastic sleeve being careful to seal the zip lock sleeve to protect your prayer from the weather and then hang it on the “Prayer Tree”.  It has been said, prayers hung on a prayer tree will stay in place for years to come despite stormy weather conditions.

We especially invite you to bring the children of St. Richard’s as well as the surrounding area to the tree for prayer and reflection. The right side of the tree has a low area where the children can hang their prayers. Our “prayer tree” provides all of us the opportunity to express ourselves in a heartfelt and unique way.

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Bonnie Danner, John Townsend, Stephanie Messler,  Alex Ramos, Dick Stipe, Priscilla Pini, Linda Young, Pat Wolfenden, Maria Sciano, Lary Youngsteadt, Val Suarez, Meredith Knapp, Hazel Will, Stan Zarolinski, and Ginny Edwards, also, teachers, first responders, our military personnel and healthcare workers.

And family and friends, The Heath Family, Jean Goen, Ernie Escue, Jennifer Agrait, Kevin, Greg, George, Betty Kimmel, Peggy, Jim and family, Sarah, Rachel, and Emma.

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Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. Live Streaming facebook_logo @StRichardsWinterPark
Start watching our Daily Morning Prayer video through our Facebook Live page by clicking below.
 
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As we continue to expand our virtual offerings we will be offering Evening Prayer at 5:00 p.m. on Sundays with the same folks who Live Stream Morning Prayer each day. 
 
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May we who are merely inconvenienced, remember those whose lives are at stake.
May we who have no risk factors remember those most vulnerable. May those who have the luxury of working from home remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent. May those who have the flexibility to care for our children when schools close remember those who have no options. May we who have to cancel a trip remember those who have no safe place to go. May we who are losing our margin money in the tumult of the economic market remember those who have no margin at all. May those who settle for quarantine at home remember those who have no home.
 
As fear grips our country, let us choose love during this time when we cannot physically wrap our arms around each other, let us find ways to be the loving embrace to God and our neighbor. Amen.
Prayer by Cameron Wiggins Bellm

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Welcome to St. Richard's Episcopal Church!
 
All are welcome at the table of God
Every man woman and child.
For Christ brings peace to all,
Tearing down every hostile wall.
So that the many may become one,
One heart, one family, one new humanity.
 
For God who is love, and Christ who is all and in all
Show no partiality and make no distinction.
So neither race nor class, gender nor sexuality,
Politics nor religion, personality nor nationality,
Count for us, or against us.
 
The light of Christ enlightens all:
Christ the prisoner and the naked,
Christ the hungry and the sick,
Christ the thirsty and the stranger,
Christ the other.
 
May God’s spirit hover over our chaos,
Our hatred and our indifference.
Descend in our hearts with love and pleasure.
Blow us out into the world to listen and serve.
And set us ablaze to forgive and reconcile.
For all are welcome at the table of God,
Every man, woman and child.
 
Welcome to St. Richard’s Episcopal Church!!! 
 
Worship Schedule

Sunday services at St. Richard's are Live Streaming format and in person.

  • Sunday Worship, 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.
  • Evening Worship, 5:00 p.m.
  • Morning Prayer, Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. on Facebook Live only!

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