07 Dec: News for December 9

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Jeremiah 7:1-7 We are at Act 4: Israel & the Prophets. Last week we heard the prophet Isaiah remind us that God will turn our swords into plowshares and our spears into pruning hooks, that we may be workers in the garden of creation again. This week we hear the prophet Jeremiah report a scathing observation from God: We cannot claim to be God’s people without seeking justice. What does it mean to seek justice…for someone else? Bulletin Calendar Prayer List St. John’s Weekly SJW Insert Pages 1-2

30 Nov: News for December 2

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Isaiah 2:1-4 We are at Act 4: Israel & the Prophets. Last week we heard the prophet Micah remind us what God wants for Christmas: justice, kindness and to walk humbly with God. This week we hear from the prophet Isaiah. God invites us to be workers in creation restored. How can we participate in this vision? What is the difference between cultivating and consuming? Bulletin Calendar Prayer List St. John’s Weekly SJW Insert Pages 1-2

21 Nov: News for November 25

Theme of the day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Micah 5 We are at Act 4: Israel & the Prophets Last week we heard about Queen Esther risking wealth and position that others may live. This week we hear how God promises to restore us and our world. What do you want for Christmas? What does God want? How can we walk with God through Advent? Bulletin Calendar Prayer List St. John’s Weekly SJW Insert Pages 1-2 11-25-18v2