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Shrewsbury Parish | 12824 Shrewsbury Church Road, P.O. Box 187, Kennedyville MD 21645 us | +1.410.348.5944

Shrewsbury Parish is a caring community of faithful people created by God, redeemed by the Son, and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Our mission is to joyfully radiate God's love and to live in Christ.



Summer Worship –Something New
On the last Sundays of  June, July and August, we combine services in the Outdoor Chapel (weather permitting) and celebrate the Holy Eucharist at 9:00 a.m. On these Sundays there will be only one service. This is an opportunity to meet parishioners who usually attend a later or earlier service than you. It is also a time for us to utilize and enjoy our wonderful Outdoor Chapel. Following the service we will have breakfast in the Parish Hall.  Alleluia!


 Adult Forum 8:45 a.m.
ADULT FORUM - Here’s What’s Coming After May: Spiritual Gifts

Two years ago, individual members of the Shrewsbury Vestry conducted a spiritual gifts inventory. Using the results, we identified four committees that best reflect the gifts of Vestry members: Prayer and Communication, Stewardship and Hospitality, Social Ministries and Spiritual Formation. These committees have been critical to accomplishing the work of the Church.
     The Vestry now invites YOU, during the month of May to learn about YOUR spiritual gifts and join the work of these committees. St. Paul writes in his first letter to the Church in Corinth, “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed” (1 Corinthians 12:1). He goes on to tell them that each Christian should understand his or her own giftedness. It’s incredibly important that each of us know and understand how God has equipped us to serve. http://www.ecfvp.org/files/uploads/book_Spiritual_Gifts_2016.pdf
     The Shrewsbury Adult Forum invites you, to learn about your spiritual gifts. We will be considering what spiritual gifts are, take a spiritual gifts assessment, and learn more about where your gift is needed in Shrewsbury and the community. 
    Come for this journey to better understand yourself and the good works that God has prepared for you.


Knitting Project - Over the last few

months, the Parish has received

several donations of knitting or

crochet yarn and a number of Parish

members and friends have started

making items for our local chapter

of the American Red Cross Service

to the Armed Forces. These items will go to the local veterans hospital and home, as well as gifts for baby showers for pregnant service women. It's become an opportunity for some members of our Parish to learn new skills or to refresh old ones and all have enjoyed trying new patterns and techniques. Take a look at some of the first items completed (above). Have unused yarn or knitting/crochet tools in your attic you'd like to donate? Want to join in the fun? Contact us for more information.  


Yoga Wednesdays: Hatha Yoga in the Morning
Julie Turner, RYT, will be offering an all-new Hatha Yoga class on Wednesday’s, 9-10:15 am, starting June 6, 2018, to October 17, 2018. Each class is $10, and includes the use of props (or bring your own).
      Previously the Monday “summer sub” for Ronnie and Fletcher, for those not familiar with her style, Julie features a gentle alignment-based practice using props such as blocks, straps, blanket, and more, and focuses on developing mindfulness using breath, postures and movement.
     Due to holiday schedules and vacation bible school, there will be no class on July 4 and July 11.  If you have any questions about the class, please contact Julie at Chesapeakeyoga@gmail.com, or visit her web site at www.chesapeakeyoga.com

 SAVE THE DATE
 Sunday School   Each Sunday at 10:15 a.m in the Parish Hall.  Sunday School is held September through June.

Vacation Bible School
           July 9–13, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon


Yoga News  Yoga continues on Monday mornings in the Parish Hall. River Warrior Yoga owner Fletcher Johnson guides participants of all levels for a one-hour session at 9:00 a.m.  You can learn more about Fletcher and her background at riverwarrioryoga.
 

Food Drives, Angel Tree and More -  at different times of the year we ask our worship community, friends,  and visitors to help us help others with donations of food, gifts or time. If you would like to receive notices about needed donations and news of the church, sign up on our contact page.

Adult Education

Alcoholics Anonymous

Altar Guild
Angel Tree
Angels From the Attic

Card Ministry

Children's Circles

Children's Sunday School

Communications

Hospitality

Monthly Men's Group Dinner

Outreach 

Pastoral Visitation Team

Seasonal Youth Retreats

Social Ministries

Socktober
Stewardship

Sunday  Services in Spanish 

Sunday Worship and Fellowship

Ushers Guild

Vacation Bible School

Vestry

Weekly Bible Study

Women's Bible Study

Worship Committee

Youth Group - Junior Crosses

We warmly welcome you to join us for worship and other parish events.

Thanksgiving Outreach Project 
Takes place annually. Many thanks to everyone who helped local families enjoy the gifts of the season in 2017. 
Nan Voorhees and Sue Edson, Coordinators

Parish Ministries

Events, Opportunities, Giving