Sunday, May 25, 2014

May 25, 2014 Sunday Highlights

Final Presbyterian Women’s Sunday Bible Study, Today, 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.

Memorial Day Update: The church office will be closed on Monday, May 26. The staff of St. John’s wishes everyone a safe holiday.

Wonder Team Sandwich Makers, Wednesday, May 28: Volunteers are needed to help make sandwiches for “Kids Meals” in McPhail Hall at 6 pm. Please help fight hunger!

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.

Senior Sunday, June 1: Everyone is invited to the Senior Sunday Reception in McPhail Hall next Sunday. We will be celebrating St. John’s Class of 2014: Christiana Johnson, Olivia Mulder, BJ Ragan and Michael Rodgers.

Pentecost, June 8: On Pentecost Sunday the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer will join us for Worship with a potluck to follow in McPhail Hall. Please bring your food of choice to share. 

St. John’s Community Garden: We have completed 6 garden beds and are planning to create more beds soon. Our gardeners, which now include 15 gardeners, are planting summer vegetables. We invite the congregation to view the garden and see how many plants they can identify. If you are interested in participating, please contact Claire MacAdam, Tom Gwillim or Mary Gaber.

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

Vacation Bible School: Do your summer plans include VBS? Make sure the dates, Sunday June 29 through Thursday, July 3, are on your calendar. The evening programs will have activities for all ages.

Blood Drive at Lovett Elementary, Thursday morning, May 29. The donor couch will be in front of the school from 8 am to noon. Donations are in honor of a kindergarten student at Lovett. To make an appointment, call 713-295-5258 and give donor code M040