Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pentecost Readers

If you have the ability to read or speak a language other than English, please consider sharing your gift by joining with others on Pentecost, May 27, in reading the gospel in another tongue. We’ll find the text for you—sign up today!

Sierra Service Project Fundraiser

We are excited to be sending Claire Augusto, Steve Augusto, and Josie Daughrity to serve with Sierra Service Project in the Native American community at Coarsegold, CA, in July. To help offset the cost of their participation, we are raising funds today through the sale of necklaces which will be available at the Fair Trade coffee table following the 10:45 service. See Josie Daughrity to purchase your necklace and make a donation to Sierra Service project today!

Coming Events

Office Closed, May 28
Parish Picnic, Sunday, June 24, following the 10:45 service
Vacation Bible School, June 25-29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Soul Kitchen, June 29, 5:00 p.m.

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Children’s Liturgy, May 13

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On Sunday, May 13, the children of St. John’s played an integral part in the liturgy–playing the prelude, signing an anthem, reading the scriptures, leading the prayers of the people, and assisting Rev. Anne in acting out the sermon. The … Continue reading

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Rogation Sunday

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Sunday, May 13, was Rogation Sunday. As part of the liturgy, we blessed the new pumpkin patch and the community garden.

Coming Events

Children’s Liturgy and Rogation Day Blessing, today at the 10:45 service
Ascension Day, May 17
Office Closed, May 28
Parish Picnic, Sunday, June 24, following the 10:45 service
Vacation Bible School, June 25-29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Readings for May 20

For those who would like to preview the lectionary for Sunday, May 20, the scriptures are: Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; 1 John 5:9-13; Psalm 1; and John 17:6-19.

Sierra Service Project Fundraiser

We are excited to be sending Claire Augusto, Steve Augusto, and Josie Daughrity to serve with Sierra Service Project in the Native American community at Coarsegold, CA, in July. To help offset the cost of their participation, we are raising funds today through the sale of “cross of nails” necklaces which will be available at the Fair Trade coffee table following the 10:45 service. See Josie Daughrity to purchase your cross and make a donation to Sierra Service project today!

Rev. Anne in Atlanta This Week; Office Still Open

Rev. Anne is packing her bags for a trip to the Festival of Homiletics preaching conference sponsored by Luther Seminary. This year it’s in Atlanta! Please keep Anne in your prayers as she travels Monday and Saturday of this week. Many thanks to Ann Marie Addler and the Office Angels who will keep the church office open while Rev. Anne is away.

Vacation Bible School Coming June 25-29

Save the date! Children from preschool age through sixth grade are invited to come for a week of fun at VBS June 25-29 from 9 a.m. to noon. We’ll learn the story of the prophet Daniel and how to have courage when things are tough. There are still a few spots left for volunteers; if you’d like to help out, please sign up on the Ministry Table.  More information is available here.