Sunday, July 31, 2011

St. John's Weekly Reminder's, July 31

Pastor Jon is away today. Pastor Jon will return to the church office on August 15. The next Epistle will be published on August 18, 2011. During this absence Reverend Linda Herron will provide pastoral care and preach. We welcome Reverend Linda back to the pulpit today and appreciate her leadership.

Brunch: Make sure you stop by McPhail Hall after worship service for delicious food and wonderful fellowship. Please remember to feed the “kitty.”

"Delicious Peace" organic and fair trade coffee: Coffee is now available inside the entrance to Building 2. Help support the coalition of Christian, Jewish and Muslim coffee growers in Uganda. There is Decaf, Light beans and Drip, Dark Roast and Drip. Place payment in the can provided on the top shelf.

Seamen’s Boxes: St. John’s Presbyterian Women are collecting 2012 calendars for the Seamen’s Boxes. Please deliver to the church office, Building 2.

Braes Interfaith Ministries (BIM): Blake Modlin and Shannon DeSouza are collecting coupons to enhance buying power with their seed money and donations for BIM.
Interfaith Ministries: Phyllis and John Freeman are buying and collecting pet food, pet food coupons and money donations for the Animeals program.
Pet Patrol: Jennifer Durand is collecting money and pet supplies (dry and canned food, flea prevention, dog shampoo, cat litter, pet treats, collars and leashes). The mission is to assist elderly and those affected by chronic or life-threatening illnesses in the Houston area by helping clients care for the pets. By promoting contact and companionship between humans and animals, individuals experience reduced depression, loneliness, and anxiety.
Sally’s House: Michael Rodgers and Lynne Parsons Austin are collecting gently used clothing for women returning to work. Sally’s House is a transitional shelter for single women who have already completed an alcohol/drug detoxification program.
Shearn Elementary School: Betty Robinson and Lynne Parsons Austin are collecting new athletic shoes (or money) for Pre-K through 5th grade.
Drop boxes are located outside the church office, Building 2.