Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Please Join us

Easter Sunrise Service @ 7 am
McPhail Hall

St. John’s traditional youth-led service.
A continental breakfast will be served
after the service.

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New Community Garden

Come Help Make Our Garden

Community Garden Work Day

Saturday, April 26, 8:30 am


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April 17, 7:30 pm



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Monday, April 14, 2014

Holy Week at St. John's

Maundy Thursday Service
April 17 @ 7:30 pm

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Good Friday Tre-Ore Service
April 18 @ Noon to 3 pm

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Easter Sunday April 20

Easter Sunrise Service @ 7 am
McPhail Hall

St. John’s traditional youth-led service.
A continental breakfast will be served
after the service.

Easter Worship Service @ 10:30 am

Sanctuary

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St. John's Calendar: April 13 - 20, 2014

Sunday, April 13 – Passion/Palm Sunday 
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
  9:45 – 10:15  Easter Sunday Rehearsals/Youth, Room 207
10:00 am  Palm Exchange, Courtyard
10:30 am  Worship Service
11:45 am  Easter Egg Hunt, Courtyard

Monday, April 14
  9:30 am  Staff Meeting
10:00 am  Bob’s Crew
  5:00 pm  Hour of Prayer
  6:00 pm  Walking Together, Room 209
  7:00 pm  Bells

Tuesday, April 15
  9:30 am  Presbyterian Women Association Meeting
  1:30 pm  Lenten Study: Unbinding your Soul
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209
  7:00 pm  Boy Scout Troop 688

Wednesday, April 16
12:00 pm  Centering Prayer
  6:00 pm  Girl Scout Troop 21151, Room 209
  7:30 pm  Chancel Choir

Thursday, April 17 Maundy Thursday
  9:00 am – 12 pm Community Bible Study
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209
  7:30 pm  Maundy Thursday Service

Friday, April 18  Good Friday
12:00 pm  Tre Ore Service, Salem Lutheran

Saturday, April 19
  9:00 am  Women’s Bible Small Group

Sunday, April 20 – Easter/Resurrection of the Lord 
  7:00 am  Easter Sunrise Service, McPhail Hall
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
10:30 am  Worship Service



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Palm Sunday Ceremony



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Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Community Garden

Work continues on our New Community Garden

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Palm Exchange

 This Sunday, April 13, at 10 am in the courtyard (or Fellowship Hall if the weather is rainy/cold), we will join with our neighbors from Salem Evangelical Lutheran to commemorate the triumphal entrance of Christ into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. Refreshments will be served.
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You're Invited

Easter Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 13
11:45 am - St. John's Courtyard

sponsored by PYF

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Monday, April 7, 2014

Good Friday Tre Ore Service

Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4930 W. Bellfort,
invites you to ecumenical Tre Ore (Three-Hour) Service on Good Friday.

The service, during the traditional hours before Christ’s death,
is in seven parts and focuses on Jesus’ words from the cross.

NOON: Introduction & “Father, forgive them…”
Mr. J. Stephen Sandifer
Southwest Central Church of Christ

12:30 “Today you will be with me
Pastor Junfeng Tan
Faith Lutheran Church


12:55 “Women, here is your son
Pastor Bradley Fuerst
Lutheran Campus Ministry

1:20 “My God, My God
Pastor Karin Liebster
Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church

1:50 “I am thirsty
Pastor Jon Burnham
St.
John’s Presbyterian Church

2:15 “It is finished
Mr. Arthur Murphy
Faith Lutheran Church

2:35 “Father into your hands
Pastor Matthew Vandagriff
Willow Meadows Baptist Chruch


Worshipers may come and go between the parts.

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Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday, April 13
Palm Exchange -Courtyard @ 10 am

We will unite with our neighbor, Salem Evangelical Lutheran, to commemorate the triumphal entrance of Christ into Jerusalem. Our neighbor will process from their church, carrying palm leaves, merging with St. Johner’s in our courtyard for prayer and fellowship. Refreshments will be served.  

Palm Sunday, April 13
Easter Egg Hunt @ 11:30 am

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Maundy Thursday Service
April 17 @ 7:30 pm

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Good Friday Tre-Ore Service
April 18 @ Noon to 3 pm

This service will be held next door, 4903 West Bellfort, at Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Pastor Jon will present the homily at 1:50 pm “I am thirsty. . .”


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Easter Sunday April 20

Easter Sunrise Service @ 7 am

St. John’s traditional youth-led service.
A continental breakfast will be served
after the service.


Easter Worship Service @ 10:30 am

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April 6 2014 Sunday Insert Highlights

Palm Exchange, Salem Lutheran, April 13: Please gather in the courtyard (rain location, McPhail Hall) at 10 am for fellowship then stay for the "Palm Exchange" liturgy at 10:15 am. After that, the Salem Lutheran folks will parade back to their church and we will parade into the sanctuary for worship.

Easter Sunrise Service, April 20, 7 am: Everyone is invited to join the youth-led worship service in McPhail Hall.

Easter Egg Hunt Supplies Needed: Please deliver individually wrapped candies
(non-chocolate and non-melting), stickers, novelties and miscellaneous small items to the church office. The egg hunt will be held next Sunday, April 13, 11:45 am.

Easter Sunrise Service: All Middle School and High School youth are invited to take part in planning and leading the Easter Sunrise Service, which will take place on April 20 at 7:00 am in McPhail Hall. Rehearsals will take place on Sundays, April 6 and April 13 from 9:45 - 10:15 am in the Youth Sunday School Room (Room 207).

Sign up for Easter Lilies: Purchase your Easter lilies from the Brookwood Community by signing up on the order form in the Narthex. Your checks can be delivered to the church office or placed in the offering plate. The lilies can be taken home after the Easter morning 10:30 service. The lilies cost $12 each.


Michael Bisase, Relay for Life: Our own Michael and his team will be participating in the Relay for Life of Sugar Land, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, on Friday, April 11. The Relay for Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk. Learn how you can help support his walk by talking to Michael or Felicity or by visiting his on-line page, www.relayforlife.org; click on participant, and type in his name.

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April 6 - April 13 Weekly Calendar

Sunday, April 6 – 5th Sunday in Lent 
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
  9:45 – 10:15  Easter Sunday Rehearsals/Youth, Room 207
10:30 am  Worship Service
11:45 am  Stewardship/Finance & Fellowship/Caring Committee Meetings
11:45 am – 12:15 pm  Children/Youth Choir, Room 209
  5:00 pm  Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF)

Monday, April 7 – Wednesday, April 9 Foundation Repair, McPhail Hall

Monday, April 7
  9:30 am  Staff Meeting
10:00 am  Bob’s Crew
  5:00 pm  Hour of Prayer
  6:00 pm  Walking Together, Room 209
  7:00 pm  Bells

Tuesday, April 8
  9:30 am  Presbyterian Women Activity Day
  1:00 pm  Lenten Study: Unbinding your Soul
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209
  7:00 pm  Boy Scout Troop 688
  7:30 pm  Session Meeting

Wednesday, April 9
12:00 pm  Centering Prayer
  6:00 pm  Girl Scout Troop 21151, Room 209
  6:00 pm   Trafton Academy, McPhail Hall
  7:30 pm  Chancel Choir

Thursday, April 10
  9:00 am – 12 pm Community Bible Study
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209

Saturday, April 12
  9:00 am  Women’s Bible Small Group

Sunday, April 13 – Passion/Palm Sunday 
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
  9:45 – 10:15  Easter Sunday Rehearsals/Youth, Room 207
10:00 am  Palm Exchange, Courtyard
10:30 am  Worship Service
11:45 am  Easter Egg Hunt, Courtyard
  5:00 pm  Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF)
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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Sidewalk Work has Begun

More progress at our Single Parent Family Ministry
April 2, 2014

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Community Garden Work Day


Work Day

Come Help Make our Garden Grow!

Saturday, April 26, 8:30 am


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Easter Egg Supplies Needed

Our April 13 Easter Egg Hunt is just around the corner and the PYF (Presbyterian Youth Fellowship) need the following items. Please bring to the church office by Sunday, April 6.

Individual wrapped candies  (non-chocolate and non-melting candy!)
Stickers
Novelties
Miscellaneous small items.
  
Everyone is invited to the Easter Egg Hunt, April 13, immediately after Worship. Remember to bring your basket!


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St. John's Breakfast, Saturday, April 5

Everyone is invited to McPhail Hall at 8 am for freshly baked pancakes.

At 8:30 the guest speaker, Tom G., will share his experience in art collecting, the history of print making and some of his own art collection.
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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Sunday, March 30 Bulletin Items

Invitation from the Community Garden Committee: Everyone is invited to the Community Garden planning meeting after worship today. For more information, please contact Claire MacAdam, 713.729.2470 or csweatt@swbell.net

Easter Egg Hunt Supplies Needed: Please deliver individually wrapped candies
(non-chocolate and non-melting), stickers, novelties and miscellaneous small items to the church office by April 6. The egg hunt will be held on April 13, 11:45 am.

Easter Sunrise Service: All Middle School and High School youth are invited to take part in planning and leading the Easter Sunrise Service, which will take place on April 20 at 7:00 am in McPhail Hall. Rehearsals will take place on Sundays, March 30, April 6 and April 13 from 9:45 - 10:15 am in the Youth Sunday School Room (Room 207). You do not need to be an active member of the youth Sunday School or PYF to participate.

Sign up for Easter Lilies: Purchase your Easter lilies from the Brookwood Community by signing up on the order form in the Narthex. Your checks can be delivered to the church office or placed in the offering plate. The lilies can be taken home after the Easter morning 10:30 service. The lilies cost $12 each.

Women’s Bible Study: The Bible Study will meet Tuesday, April 1, in Room 205 studying Lesson 8 Temptation along the Way (Exodus 32:1-34; 10; Deuteronomy
6:10-25). All ladies are invited, led by Rev. Linda Herron, 9:30 am – 11 am.

Book Group, Thursday April 3*New Date*: Please join us as we begin discussing our new book: No God but My God: The Origins, Evolution and Future of Islam by Reza Aslan. We’ll discuss the first 2 chapters. Everyone is welcome.

St. John’s Breakfast, Saturday, April 5: Everyone is invited to McPhail Hall at 8 am for freshly baked pancakes. At 8:30 the guest speaker, Tom Gwillim, will explore art collecting, history of print making and will share some of his own art collection and expertise.


Michael Bisase, Relay for Life: Our own Michael and his team will be participating in the Relay for Life of Sugar Land, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, on Friday, April 11. The Relay for Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk. Learn how you can help support his walk by talking to Michael or Felicity or by visiting his on-line page, www.relayforlife.org; click on participant, and type in his name.

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Calendar: March 30 - April 6

Sunday, March 30 – Healing Service, 4th Sunday in Lent 
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
  9:45 – 10:15 am  Easter Sunday Rehearsals/Youth, Room 207
  9:45 am Children/Youth Choir & Youth Hand Bells, Sanctuary
10:30 am  Worship Service
 11:45 am  Community Garden Meeting, Session Room
  5:00 pm  Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF)

Monday, March 31 
  9:30 am  Staff Meeting
10:00 am  Bob’s Crew
  5:00 pm  Hour of Prayer
  6:00 pm  Walking Together, Room 209
  7:00 pm  Bells

Tuesday, April 1 –
  9:30 am  Presbyterian Women Bible Study, Room 205
  1:30 pm  Lenten Study: Unbinding your Soul
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209
  7:00 pm  Boy Scout Troop 688
  7:00 pm  Faith in Action, Property & Worship Committee Meetings

Wednesday, April 2
12:00 pm  Centering Prayer
  6:00 pm  Girl Scout Troop 21151, Room 209
  6:00 pm   Trafton Academy, McPhail Hall
  7:30 pm  Chancel Choir

Thursday, April 3
  9:00 am – 12 pm Community Bible Study
  6:30 pm  “Stay Young, Stay Strong” Room 209
  7:30 pm  Book Group  *NEW DATE*


Saturday, April 5
  8:00 am  St. John’s Breakfast. McPhail Hall
  9:00 am  Women’s Bible Small Group

Sunday, April 6 – 5th Sunday in Lent 
  9:00 am  Church School
  9:00 am  Lenten Study: Unbinding Your Soul
  9:45 – 10:15  Easter Sunday Rehearsals/Youth, Room 207
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0:30 am  Worship Service
11:45 am  Stewardship/Finance & Fellowship/Caring Committee Meetings
11:45 am – 12:15 pm  Children/Youth Choir, Room 209
  5:00 pm  Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF)

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