St. John’s eNews October, 2022
For inclusion in the Sunday bulletin, the weekly eNews and the website, please submit your announcements by Monday at noon to email@example.com. Thanks!
|Soul Break, our half-hour contemplative service of song, silence, prayer and meditation, is Wednesdays at noon in the Sanctuary. All are invited!|
|Fellowship Opportunities at St. John’s UMC|
Pickleball is up and running in the Fellowship Hall. Courts and equipment are available Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Daytime: please arrange through Kim Rael at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 982-5397.
Fourth Friday Game Night and Potluck, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. We have choices of board games such as Rummikub, Monopoly, checkers, chess and more for all ages and interests. We’ll also have bean-bag toss (corn hole) and darts available. Come one, come all! Admission is free with light snacks available for a donation. For more info, please contact Eddie Dry at email@example.com or Marilyn Galano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|The Pumpkins Are Coming! Mark your calendar for October 9. Please sign up HERE to help unload or work a shift or two in the patch.|
|Soul Break, our half-hour contemplative service, is on summer break. Visit our Facebook page for previous live-streamed versions, or find them on our YouTube channel.|
|EACH WEEK AT ST. JOHN’S|
Children’s Sunday School
10:30 a.m. in the Gathering Room.
Adult Sunday School
• Nomads meet at 10:45 a.m. in the Parlor. The Nomads are an engaging group of mostly ages 80+ who use Great Courses and lectures to enhance their faith. Attendees must be fully vaccinated.
• Sunday Seminar meets at 10:45 a.m. in the Bell Room. The intersection of faith and current events leads to lively discussion in this group of mostly retired folks. Masks are required.
• Nephesh: Following Christ’s command to love one another, the Nephesh Class recognizes that all people are of sacred worth and affirms that we are a reconciling community. The Class lessons and discussions have covered a wide variety of topics including biblical, spiritual, political, and personal faith issues. Meeting in the Choir room the class also offers a hybrid in-person/Zoom format for those unable to attend in person classes. If you would like to be added to the Zoom format email Dick Smith at email@example.com.
• Pastor Matt will lead a new Sunday School class beginning September 18 in the Library.
Women’s Book Study meets every Wednesday in the parlor at 1:00 p.m. They welcome new participants.
Volunteer with the Bag ‘n Hand Food Pantry! Sign up online.
Newsletter deadline: Please email your announcements by Monday noon.