Sunday, May 18, 2014

Church Insert Reminders, May 18, 2014

Generations Brunch Today, McPhail Hall

Special presentation by Rick Young, President/CEO Texas Presbyterian Foundation, Learn about three funds that will support mission, program and campus improvements.

Men’s Fellowship, Thursday, May 22: All men are invited to the meeting, 7 pm. Our main topic of discussion will be a review of statistics related to the health of St. John’s (financial, membership, etc.).

Final Presbyterian Women’s Sunday Bible Study, May 25,11:45 am. The Circle will study Lesson 9 God’s Abiding Presence (Exodus 25-31; 33:7-11; 34:11-40:38; Deuteronomy 30:11-20). All women are invited. Led by Rev. Linda Herron.

St. John’s Book Group, Thursday, May 29: Everyone is welcome to join the discussion for our new book, The Hole in Our Gospel: What Does God Expect of Us? The Answer that Changed my Life and Might Just Change the World, by Richard Stearns. Mr. Stearns is President of World Vision.

St. John’s Community Garden: We have completed 6 garden beds and our gardeners are planting summer vegetables. Our group now includes ~15 gardeners. If you are interested in participating, please contact Claire MacAdam, Tom Gwillim or Mary Gaber. We hope to continue to expand our garden in the near future by adding more garden beds, inviting PCHAS residents to participate, and eventually adding a prayer area near the garden. Come and see our garden grow!

Usher Opportunities: The Worship Committee is looking for ushers for the upcoming summer months (June, July, August and September). Volunteer by signing the Usher list in the Narthex, talk to Lynne Parsons Austin, or call the church office, 713-723-6262.

These Days: The May and June These Days devotional booklets are available in the Narthex.

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