Word to the Wyes 6/10/21

This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24

A Collect for the Third Sunday of Pentecost
Keep, O Lord, your household the Church in your steadfast faith and love, that through your grace we may proclaim your truth with boldness, and minister your justice with compassion; for the sake of our Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now
and for ever. Amen.

Services on Sunday, June 13
8 am in-person service of Holy Communion – St. Luke’s Chapel
10 am service of Morning Prayer – in-person and Facebook live – Old Wye

Birthday blessings to Jonathan Radcliffe and Jackie Oren. Anniversary blessings to Michael and Michelle Greaves.

Warmest regards in Christ,
Reverend Charlie

J. Allen Butler
1942 – 2021
Dear Parish family and friends,
Please join us for a celebration of life in loving memory of Allen Butler, on Wednesday, July 14 at Old Wye Church. The service begins at 11:00 am, followed by a luncheon reception in the Parish Hall.
Sharon, the Butler family and the Episcopal Women of Wye Parish

Old Wye Church Walking Tour
We have inaugurated the self-guided walking tour introducing guests and friends to the history and significance of Old Wye Church. You will notice there are 12 stops, each with an online descriptive recording. Many thanks to Jim and Mary Campbell for making this tour possible.

St. Luke’s Baked Goods/Farm Sale/Books on Sat, June 12.
Join us at St. Luke’s Chapel on Saturday, June 12th for an
indoor/outdoor sale of recently restocked Book’s Cafe books at the usual price of up to 90% off original cover price; an assortment of products from Calico Fields lavender and aronia berry farm and delicious homebaked goods prepared by the ladies of Wye Parish.

Queenstown Community Vacation Bible School 
Queenstown Community VBS is rolling our way. Rocky Railway stops in Queenstown the week of June 21 – 25. All aboard weekday mornings 9am – noon, jumping onboard at Calvary United Methodist Church on Maryland Avenue in Queenstown. To book your ticket registration forms will be available at both services this Sunday morning or register online at https://www.myvbs.org/queenstownvbs/
VBS Celebration Sunday will be June 27th at 9:30 am.

The Offering Plate
We thank you for your support of Wye Parish.  Your ushers will leave the plate near the back of the church so that you may leave an offering as you enter or depart.
Or, you may always take advantage of our online giving. Simply click on the plate to make an online offering for Wye Parish. This online giving feature also may be accessed any time from the Wye Parish website. Thank you to all who have mailed their weekly or monthly offerings and to those who are already using our online donation service.

This little light of mine,
I’m going to let it shine.
Many thanks to Tommy Radcliffe for using his time and energy to clean the lamps at Old Wye Church. The campus is much brighter thanks to his efforts. The before and after images tell the story.