Sunday, October 7, 2012

Sunday October 7 Sunday Reminders

Presbyterian Youth Fellowship (PYF), ReFocus@ Woodlands 3-5 pm; Please meet at the church today at 1:40 pm (to depart at l:45 pm). The group will head to Woodlands Community Presbyterian Church to enjoy the rally presented by Presbyterian Youth Connection Council of New Covenant Presbytery (PYCC). The group should arrive back at St. John’s approximately 6 pm. For more information contact Mary at 713-723-6262 or email

Beacon Newsletter Deadline: Please deliver all Beacon articles for the upcoming 2012 September/October issue by mail ( or hand deliver to Room 209. The last chance to be part of this issue is Sunday, October 14, 12 Noon.

Sunday Circle, October 21, 12 Noon: All women are invited to the Session Room for Lesson 2 (Fatherhood: 1 Peter 1:1-25; 1John 4:7-21) of this year’s Bible Study, Dispatches to God’s Household, The General Epistles.

Trunk-or-Treat, Sunday October 28, 6 pm: Trunks and treats are needed for our Halloween Tailgating. Please contact Mary Sterner, to volunteer.

BIM Alert: Braes Interfaith Ministries is desperately in need of toiletries: toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, shampoo and soap, etc. Please deliver to the church office or the recycle room, McPhail Hall.

MD Anderson Cancer Center Adopt-A-Family for Christmas: If you wish to donate to the “Adopt-A-Family” program, you can make out your check to MD Anderson Cancer Center and give it to the church office. Note “Adopt-A-Family” on the memo line of your check.

Needed: medium-sized shoe boxes for the college ministry. Leave them outside church office, Building 2. Thanks!

Blood Drive Thank You: Thank you for a successful blood drive last Sunday. We had 19 donors (2 deferrals) and 2 red blood plasma donations. A job well done.

Looking Ahead (add to your calendar): November 1 Stewardship Sunday and Crop Walk; November 11 All Saints Day; November 18 Harvest Sunday and Braes Interfaith Ministries Community Service hosted by the Southwest Ministerial Alliance.