Sunday, March 16, 2014

March 16 2014 Sunday Inserts Reminders

Sign up for Easter Lilies: Purchase your Easter lilies from the Brookwood Community by signing up on the order form in the Narthex. Your checks can be delivered to the church office or placed in the offering plate. The lilies can be taken home after the Easter morning 10:30 service. The lilies cost $12 each.

Sunday Circle Women’s Bible Study: The Bible Study Circle will meet today in Room 205 studying Lesson 7 Covenant Living (Exodus 20-23; Deuteronomy 6:1-9). All women are invited, led by Rev. Linda Herron, 9:30 am – 11 am

Be a Hero…Blood drive, March 23: Share the gift of life (one donation can save up to 3 lives) by participating in St. John’s Blood drive. Come to room 209, 8 am – 12:30 pm.

Foundation Repair Update: The scheduled foundation repairs, Building II and McPhail Hall, were cancelled due to bad weather. St. John’s is working with the company to reschedule the repairs.

Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services Annual Fundraiser Luncheon:
St. John’s office, 713-723-6262, is taking reservations for the Wednesday, April 30 lunch at the Junior League. Lunch is served from Noon to 1 pm and carpooling will be available from St. John’s. Please confirm your reservation by March 30.

Organic Community Garden
Highlights from our March 9 meeting:
- We plan to build 4 plots soon, maybe within the next 4-8 weeks;
- We should know about our grant applications soon – PC(USA) and Lowe’s; and
- Watering Teams will be our most important team when the first gardens are built.
You can check out our progress at installing our new watering lines near the sanctuary parking lot. We will meet again in the next few weeks and everyone is invited.
For more details, please contact Claire MacAdam, 713.729.2470 or

Michael Bisase, Relay for Life: Our own Michael and his team will be participating in the Relay for Life of Sugar Land, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, on Friday, April 11. The Relay for Life is an organized, overnight community fundraising walk. Learn how you can help support his walk by talking to Michael or Felicity or by visiting his on-line page,; click on participant, and type in his name.

Vacation Bible School: Mark your calendars for our Vacation Bible School, Sunday June 29 through Thursday, July 3, starting at 6 pm. There will be programs for all ages.