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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 scott@sjumcsantafe.org. 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 kim@sjumcsantafe.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 eddiedry@hotmail.com or Marilyn Galano at bmgalano@gmail.com.
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.

Join us for in-person or online Worship. Please visit our Facebook page for the live-streamed version, or find the service on our YouTube channel later in the day.

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 sfskier@comcast.net.
• 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.