Monthly Archives: November 2013

Reading for 12/15 – Third Sunday in Advent

For those who would like to preview the lectionary for Sunday, December 15,  the scriptures are:  Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146:4-9; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11

Thanksgiving Day Services

Join us on Thursday, November 28 at 9:00 a.m. our Thanksgiving Day Services.  Readings:  Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 100; Philippians 4:4-9; John 6:25-35

An Acoustic Guitar Christmas

The Arts at St. John’s will host two Grammy-Award winning guitarists and a national-award winning vocalist in a holiday concert on Sunday, December 15, at 3:00 p.m.
Grammy-Award winning guitarists Mark Hanson and Doug Smith, and Young Audiences national artist of the year Greta Pedersen present a concert of holiday classics using acoustic guitars, dulcimer, recorder, ukulele, and a variety of other instruments. Their music is heard in films and on nationally syndicated programs, including Martha Stewart Living, NPR, Twister and August Ruth. They will play and sing Christmas favorites in ways you’ve never experienced; from “Masters in This Hall” to “Jingle Bell Rock”. A Great concert for the whole family. Tickets will be $10 at the door. For More about Mark Hanson, see and video clips on YouTube!

Farewell Pastor Stickney “Potluck Lunch” Sunday, November 24

In celebration of Pastor Jim’s interim service at St. John’s, his return to retirement AND his birthday, there will be a potluck luncheon after the 10:30am service on Sunday, November 24th.  It will immediately follow the 10:30am service (approx.12pm/Noon), so even if you attend the 8am service, DO plan on coming back!
Those with A – K last names, please bring – a salad; bread; side dish OR dessert
Those with L – Z last names, please bring an entrée to share. Beverages will be provided.  A sign-up sheet is on the ministry table. We will have “open mic” time so plan to share your thoughts and stories.