Wednesday, February 8, 2012

St. John's Epistle for February 8, 2012

Dear church members and friends of St. John's,

Last Saturday's Session Retreat was a big success. It was good to spend some time in the Presbytery Center downtown where we met for the retreat. We spent a lot of time in prayer and God met us there in a real and powerful way. We reaffirmed our intention to hold onto these 5 disciplines: Bible Study, Prayer, Worship, Mission, and Stewardship. We will flesh that vision out over the coming weeks and months. The session solicits your prayers as we seek God's guidance for this congregation.

This Sunday we will celebrate Boy Scout Sunday. We will also commission William Ator to a new opportunity as he returns to Sudan. The sermon this Sunday from Mark 1:40-45 will explore God's word to us as we recall How Jesus Healed a Big-Mouthed Leper

Becky Crawford's family invites you to a memorial service for her husband, Bill, at 4:30 pm this Saturday, February 11, in the sanctuary with a reception to follow in Fellowship Hall. 

You are invited to join me in an 8-week Lenten Course called Unbinding the Gospel. The course will begin the first Sunday of Lent, February 26 at 4:30 – 6 pm. The study will include 6 weeks of prayer with a prayer partner and 40 days of praying through a prayer journal which will help you move closer to God and grow as a Christian. 

Here is a video of last Sunday's sermon: "Touch and Go with Jesus."

Pastor Jon

The Rev. Dr. Jonathan L. Burnham
St. John's Presbyterian Church
5020 West Bellfort Ave, Houston, TX 77035
Phone 713-723-6262 |

St. John's Presbyterian Church
5020 West Bellfort / Houston, TX 77035
T. 713.723.6262 / F. 713.723-4015 / Email:
Worship Service: Sunday, 10:30 am / Sunday School: 9:00 am