Sunday, January 26, 2014

Sunday, January 26 Sunday Highlights

Welcome home Steven Leach: Steven had an internship in a suburb of Johannesburg while in seminary, and then in January of 2012 he was called to minister in association with St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in Capetown. He was supported by First Presbyterian Church of San Antonio. Steven was active in the juvenile prison ministry and as a hospital chaplain, among numerous other responsibilities. Steven hopes to return to Capetown and continue his ministry based on reconciliation. Steven is the son of Jeanne Leach and grandson of Thalia and Don Bunnell.

Farewell Reception, Today: Everyone is invited to McPhail Hall after services as
St. John’s says good bye to our Christian Education Director Mary Sterner and family.

Presbyterian Youth Fellowship, Today: Person of the Year 2013: Right about now, most of us have spent at least a little time looking back to 2013 and thinking about what was most notable in the past 12 months. Nearly every news and entertainment outlet has released its own “person / thing / story / of-the-year list” for users to discuss, argue and ponder. Please join the discussion in McPhail, 5 – 6:30 pm.

Men’s Group, Thursday, January 30: All men of St. John’s are invited to the Session Room, 7 pm.  If you have any questions please contact Bill Ehrenstrom.

St. John’s Breakfast, Saturday, February 1: Gather in McPhail Hall at 8 am for food and great company. At 8:30 am our speaker, Rev. David Roschke of Salem Lutheran Church will talk about the Southwest Coalition and the Ministerial Alliance. If you need a ride or have any questions, please contact Linda Dobbin, 281-778-3548.

Braes Interfaith Ministries (BIM): BIM had begun accepting clothing again. Please deliver to their office, 4300 West Bellfort, Mondays, Wednesday and Friday mornings, 9 – 12 pm. Household items, knick-knacks, etc, can not be accepted until a new location is found for the Resale Store. The clothing will be distributed to clients on the last Saturday of the month. Volunteers are needed to help distribute the clothing, 9 am – 1 pm. If you can help, please contact Eloy Montez at 713-255-7032.