Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Sunday Insert Reminders, November 13

Harvest Sunday, November 20: The congregation is invited to celebrate Harvest Sunday by sharing non-perishable food or monetary contributions. (Your gift of $1.00 will buy $27.00 worth of food at the Houston food bank.) Please bring your contributions next Sunday. All donations will be given to Braes Interfaith Ministries.

Photo Directory Update: Please pick up your photo update in the Narthex.

St. John's Holiday Gift Market, Sunday, December 4: This special Holiday Gift Market will include many booths selling items that will benefit our community and the world. Booths represented at the market will include Living Waters of the World, Heifer International, 10,000 Villages, and Lulwanda Children's Home . . . just to name a few. We are currently collecting items for the Silent Auction, which will also take place during the Holiday Gift Market. Please contact Claire MacAdam at 713.858.3315 if you would like to donate an item to the auction.

November 2011 Session Highlights
During their meeting on November 9, your Session:

-Scheduled a Congregational Meeting after worship on December 11 to hear and act on a report from the Nominating Committee and the By-Laws Task Force.

- Designated these people to count the weekly collection: Curtis Brisch, Jo Ann Golden, Kathleen Captain, Pauline Hall, Ann Nelson and Marie Kutz.

-Completed a study of the book Missional Renaissance.

- Heard an update on the success of our Wish List gifts and projects.