December Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear *|FNAME|*,

The Parish Page issue for December is available
for download. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

Be sure to mark your calendar for upcoming December events and also a Healthy Congregation Workshop coming our way in May!

Wishing you all a peaceful Advent Season!

With Joy,
Cindi
 


December Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation. 
 

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
FORM, STORM, NORM, AND PERFORM                    1
“HEALTHY CONGREGATIONS” COMING TO SJE       4
 
WORSHIP GOD
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS & MUSIC               5
ANNUAL GREENING OF THE CHURCH      5
A SPECIAL ADVENT EVENSONG BY CANDLELIGHT      5
THE FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD      6
ST. JOHN’S DAY 2015 & 150th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS                                      6
EUCHARISTIC VISITORS WANTED       7
MUSIC NOTES                                         7
DAILY PRAYER                                         7
WORSHIP GATHERING NOTES             8
 
BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
DECEMBER FAITH FORMATION               9
TWO PRIESTS & A THEOLOGIAN WALK INTO A BAR     9
STEWARDSHIP: TWO CHRISTMAS RIDDLES           10
SAVVY GROUP EVENTS                     11
BRO. OF ST. ANDREW & DAUGHTERS OF THE KING    11
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION                   12
 
CHANGE THE WORLD
FOOD PANTRY NEWS             12
DECEMBER PANTRY ITEMS   12
ANGEL TREE                            13
THE BOOK STALL                     13
 
EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
NEW PICTORIAL DIRECTORY      14
A WINTER REMINDER: ST. JOHN’S SNOW POLICY      14
END OF YEAR GIVING OPPORTUNITIES        15
OCTOBER 2015 FINANCIALS                   17

You can download the Parish Page online here!
 

November Parish Page

Dear Parishioner,

The Parish Page issue for November is available
for download
. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition. As you can see, a path for unity at St. John’s is sketched out, beginning with some coffee hour conversations about our mission—I hope you will be a participate. More information on those conversations, and other articles, are packed inside this month’s Parish Page.
With Joy,
Cindi


November Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation. 

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
CLARIFYING OUR SHARED MISSION     1
COFFE HOUR CONVERSATIONS ON MISSION    2

WORSHIP GOD
MUSIC NOTES    3
REMEMBERING ALL FAITHFUL DEPARTED     3
FALL WORSHIP GATHERING    3
DAILY PRAYER     3

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
NOVEMBER FAITH FORMATION     4
TWO PRIESTS & A THEOLOGIAN WALK INTO A BAR 4
STEWARDSHIP:TIME, TALENT AND
TREASURE… AGAIN?    5
MOVIE GROUP     6
OUR PASTORAL CARE TEAM     6
SAVVY GROUP EVENTS     7
NEW OPPORTUNITES FOR MEN’S
AND WOMEN’S MINISTRY 7

CHANGE THE WORLD
FOOD PANTRY NEWS     8
NOVEMBER PANTRY ITEMS     8
ANGEL TREE     8
THE BOOK STALL     8
THE UNITY SCHOOL BUILDING PROJECT    9

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
LENTEN FOLLIES!     9
THANK YOU!    9
VESTRY NOMINATIONS OPEN    10
SEPTEMBER 2015 FINANCIALS     10

NEWS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH
PASSING THE BATON: THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH
PREPARES FOR A NEW PRESIDING BISHOP        11
MUSLIMS AND CHRISTIANS TO MOBILIZE ONE
MILLION FAITH LEADERS TO IMPROVE CHILD,
MATERNAL HEALTH 12
FIRST WOMAN BISHOP ENTERS HOUSE OF
LORDS    13

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Back issues of the Parish Page are always online here. Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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October 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear Parishioner,
The Parish Page issue for October is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition. There is a lot happening at St. John’s! Be sure to mark your calendars and read about the Congregational Workshop on Sunday, October 18. More information on this workshop, and other articles, are packed inside this month’s Parish Page.

With Joy,
Cindi
October Parish Page

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ. Change the World.

St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation.

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION

COMING TOGETHER AROUND OUR MISSION 1

WORSHIP GOD

MUSIC NOTES 3
DAILY PRAYER 4
NEW WORSHIP TIMES 4
BLESSING OF THE PETS 4
PROPORTIONAL GIVING AN ACT OF WORSHIP 5

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST

OCTOBER FAITH FORMATION 6
TWO PRIESTS & A THEOLOGIAN 6
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION 7
CONFIRMATION & RECEPTION 7
STEWARDSHIP 8
NEW STEWARDSHIP COMMISSION 9
SJE YOUNG ADULTS 10
MOVIE GROUP 10
CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH CLASSES 11

CHANGE THE WORLD

FOOD PANTRY NEWS 11
OCTOBER PANTRY ITEMS 11
2016 MISSION TRIP EXPLORATION 11

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK

THE BOOK STALL 12
NEW PICTORIAL DIRECTORY 12
SWEATSHIRT SUNDAY 12
OUR INSIDE FALL CLEAN-UP 13
HISTORICAL CHURCH TOUR 13
RECTOR’S FALL OPEN HOUSE 13
COLUMBUS DAY 13
EL CORAZÓN LATINO MINISTRY 14
FALL FOLLIES A SUCCESS 15
SESQUICENTENNIAL THOUGHTS 15
AUGUST 2015 FINANCIALS 16

You can download the Parish Page online here!

Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here.

Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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September 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear << Test First Name >>,
The Parish Page issue for September is finally available for download below! I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

Even though this Parish Page is a little late, I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition. There is a lot happening at St. John’s as we kick-off the new program year this Sunday, September 13!

With Joy,
Cindi

September Parish Page

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.Change the World.

St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation.

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
BEGINNING STRONG 1

WORSHIP GOD
WORSHIP GATHERING REPORT 2
DAILY PRAYER 3
TAKING YOUR PLACE IN OUR WORSHIP 4
FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS 6

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
FALL FAITH FORMATION SERIES 7
TWO PRIESTS & A THEOLOGIAN WALK INTO A BAR 7
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION 8
20s/30s GROUP STARTING UP 8
STEWARDSHIP 9
MOVIE GROUP 10
CONFIRMATION, RECEPTION, AND ADULT BAPTISM PREP 10
BOTTLE AND CAN RETURN 11

CHANGE THE WORLD
FOOD PANTRY NEWS 11
SEPTEMBER PANTRY ITEMS 11
CALL TO CARE UGANDA UNITY SCHOOL UPDATE 12
REFUGEE MINISTRY 13

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
FALL FOLLIES!! 13
THE BOOK STALL 14
HOUSES OF WORSHIP: A TRI-CITIES ARCHITECTURAL AND HISTORICAL TOUR 14
DO YOU KNOW CALLIGRAPHY? 14
¿QUE CAMINA SEGUIR? 15
INTRODUCING OUR PARISH INTERN 16
JULY 2015 FINANCIALS 17

You can download the Parish Page online here!

Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here.

Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

Not on our Parish Page mailing list? Contact us to be added to our distribution list!

August 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear << Test First Name >>,
The Parish Page issue for August is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition of the Parish Page. There is a lot happening at St. John’s and I hope you find many items of interest and inspiration!

Enjoy our last full month of summer!

With Joy,
Cindi

 

August Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ. Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation.

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION

FAITH IN NEW BEGINNINGS 1

WORSHIP GOD

ONE PLACE TO WORSHIP 3
MORNING PRAYER & PARADE 4
THE TRANSFIGURATION 4
GOSPEL MUSIC SUNDAY 4
DAILY PRAYER 5

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST

WHAT IS CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE? 5
LAST CHANCE TO JOIN RETREAT! 5
STEWARDSHIP 6
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION 7
VBS WRAP-UP 8
SAVVY NEWS 8
STEPHEN MINISTRY & PASTORAL CARE RESTRUCTURING 9

CHANGE THE WORLD

CALL TO CARE UGANDA 10
70×7 LIFE RECOVERY 11
AUGUST PANTRY ITEMS 11
FOOD PANTRY NEWS 12
THE BOOK STALL 12

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK

DO YOU KNOW CALLIGRAPHY? 12
DISCERNMENT COMMITTEES 13
HOSPITALITY COMMISSION MEETING 14
GARDEN PARTY 14
TREASURER’S REPORT 15

NEWS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH

78th HISTORIC GENERAL CONVENTION 15

You can download the Parish Page online here!

Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here.

Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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July 2016 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear *|FNAME|*,
The Parish Page issue for July is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition and you find many items of interest and inspiration!

Have a great fourth of July weekend!

With Joy,
Cindi

 
July Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.

St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation.

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION

YOU ARE TRULY WELCOME 1

WORSHIP GOD

AN ALTAR PARTY 4
GOSPEL MUSIC SUNDAYS CONTINUE 5
MUSIC NOTES 5
DAILY PRAYER 5

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST

STEWARDSHIP 6
CHANGE THE WORLD

FOOD PANTRY NEWS 7
JULY PANTRY ITEMS 7
THE BOOK STALL 7

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK

WE LISTEN AND MOVE FORWARD 7
SJE FANTASY FOOTBALL 2015 8
BUY A BRICK SUPPORT THE SJE GROUNDS 9

TREASURER’S REPORT 9

You can download the Parish Page online here!

June 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear << Test First Name >>,

The Parish Page issue for June is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the ParishInformatin Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition and you find
many items of interest and inspiration!

June has finally arrived!

With Joy,
Cindi

June Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation.

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION

A SUMMER BREAK 1

WORSHIP GOD

THE FEAST OF THE VISITATION 2
CORPUS CHRISTI 2
BENEDICTION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT 2
GOSPEL MUSIC SUNDAYS 4
MUSIC NOTES 4
DAILY PRAYER 4
VERGERS’ VOICE 5
SUMMER WORSHIP GATHERING 5

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST

STEWARDSHIP 8
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION 9
SUMMER MOVIE CLUB 10

CHANGE THE WORLD

FOOD PANTRY NEWS 10
JUNE PANTRY ITEMS 11
THE BOOK STALL 11

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK

NEWCOMERS’ & VISITORS’ BRUNCH 11
DEACON JOHN IS ON HIS WAY 12
SUPPORT THE SJE GROUNDS 12
SAY A PRAYER FOR THOSE DISCERNING 13
TREASURER’S REPORT 13

You can download the Parish Page online here!
Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here. Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.
Not on our Parish Page mailing list? Contact us to be added to our distribution list!

May 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear Parishioner,

The Parish Page issue for May is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition and you find

many items of interest and inspiration!

Have a wonderful May and enjoy the sunshine!

With Joy,
Cindi


May Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation. 
RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
SPRINGING INTO SUMMER! VAMANOS!     1WORSHIP GOD
THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST  2
PENTECOST & TRINITY SUNDAY GUEST PREACHER    2
SUMMER SERVICE TIME CHANGE   2
WORSHIP GOD THROUGH MUSIC    3
WORSHIP GATHERING & EARLY SERVICE    3
DAILY PRAYER       4

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
MAY FAITH FORMATION    4
THEOLOGY ON TAP    5
ON THE USE OF INCENSE   5
STEWARDSHIP     8
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION     9
MOVIE GROUP    10

CHANGE THE WORLD
FOOD PANTRY NEWS     10
MAY PANTRY ITEMS        11
KONDA FAMILY UPDATE   11
THE BOOK STALL     11

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
ROAD TO PERDITION! JUNE 5!    12
SESQUICENTENNIAL THOUGHTS   12
BUY A BRICK—SUPPORT THE SJE GROUNDS    13
TREASURER’S REPORT     13

You can download the Parish Page online here!
Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here. Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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April 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear Parishioner,

The Parish Page issue for April is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up.

I hope you enjoy reading this month’s edition and you find many items of interest and inspiration!Have a blessed April, a happy continuing Easter, and enjoy the flowers and plants starting to bloom!With Joy,
Cindi

 

 


April Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation. 

RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
LIFE BURSTING FORTH     1

WORSHIP GOD
VERGERS’ VOICE     3
DAILY PRAYER    4

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
APRIL FAITH FORMATION    5
THEOLOGY ON TAP    5
STEWARDSHIP     6
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION     7
SAVVY EVENTS!     8
MOVIE GROUP    8

CHANGE THE WORLD
FOOD PANTRY NEWS     9
APRIL PANTRY ITEMS     9
THE BOOK STALL     9

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
LENTEN FOLLIES & SPRING FLING 2015    10
CAPITAL NEEDS DISCERNMENT UPDATE    11
TREASURER’S REPORT     12

NEWS FROM AROUND THE CHURCH
CHURCHES IN SELMA LEAD UNITY WALK    12

You can download the Parish Page online here!

Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here. Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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March 2015 Parish Page

From the Parish Administrator
Ms. Cindi Sanders

Dear Parishioner,
The Parish Page issue for March is available for download below. I will also put a limited number of copies on the Parish Information Table for those who prefer to pick one up. 

I hope you enjoy reading this month's edition and you find many items of interest and inspiration!

Have a blessed March and let's think spring!

With Joy,
Cindi
 


March Parish Page
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Worship God. Be Transformed in Christ.
Change the World.
St. John’s is a diverse Christian community, following Jesus’ teaching through liturgical worship, transformation in the mind of Christ, and the pursuit of reconciliation and justice in God’s creation. 
 
RECTOR’S INTRODUCTION
LESSONS FROM A COLD LENT   1

WORSHIP GOD
THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION   2 
ANNUNCIATION OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST    2 
VERGERS’ VOICE    3 
DAILY PRAYER   4
SERVICE OF TENEBRAE    4
EASTER MUSIC & FLOWERS   4 
WORSHIP GATHERING REPORT   5 
LENTEN FOLLIES     6 
HOLY WEEK AT ST. JOHN’S    7

BE TRANSFORMED IN CHRIST
MARCH FAITH FORMATION   8 
LENTEN QUIET DAY—DIVINE HEALING    9 
CRISIS MEALS    9 STEWARDSHIP    10 
CHILDREN’S FAITH FORMATION     11 
SAVVY EVENTS      11 
MOVIE GROUP       12

CHANGE THE WORLD
DOMINICAN REPORT & NEXT STEPS     13
FOOD PANTRY NEWS       15
MARCH PANTRY ITEMS    15

EQUIPPING FOR THIS WORK
SPRING FLING: ROAD TO PERDITION   15
THE BOOK STALL      16
ST. JOHN’S SNOW POLICY     16
BISHOP’S TOWN HALL       17
TREASURER’S REPORT     17

 
You can download the Parish Page online here!
 

 

Back issues of the Parish Page are always available online here. Any parishioner may submit an article for our monthly Parish Page.

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