News for September 17

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Theme of the Day Act 1– Creation Our mission is to welcome all, tell the story, grow as disciples. The Word is the foundation of our shared story. St. John’s will focus on a story each week, not just in worship, but also in children’s ministry, youth ministry, and adult groups. There are seven main […]

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News for September 10

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Theme of the Day Something Big is here! The Bible is a library of books that Tell the Story of God in this world! It starts with God’s promise in Creation and finishes with God’s promise fulfilled and restored through Jesus and His church. Our mission is to welcome all, tell the story, grow as […]

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News for September 3

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Theme of the Day We continue to learn about Jesus in Matthew 16. Jesus bluntly informs his disciples that some of their influential religious or community leaders (the elders, chief priest and scribes) will inflict great violence upon him and kill him (Matthew 16:21). I don’t think Jesus calls us to deny our humanity but […]

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News for August 27

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Theme of the Day Today we welcome Jason Webster, Cub Scout leader and dad for Troop 818 which is a ministry of St. John’s as a charter organization. We welcome Scout families and all the ways we raise leaders together.  We continue to learn about Jesus in Matthew 16. Peter emerges as spokesperson for the […]

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News for August 20

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Theme of the Day Today we celebrate mission and baptism! We welcome at 9:38 worship by Baptism: Emmeline Louise Edison Born: June 24, 2017 Parents: Mike & Liz Edison Sponsors: Jenna Amato & Gabrielle Lassahn Mike and Liz moved close to Carol Manor Elementary School last year and joined St. John’s in June. They come […]

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News for August 13

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Theme of the Day Today is Worship Volunteer Appreciation! Even the word “liturgy” means “work of the people” together, not just any one person “leading” worship. In May we recognized all musicians, and there is a long list of people who offer gifts for worship in the past year. Please mark a yellow pew card […]

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News for August 6

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Theme of the Day Today is Pastor Adam’s last Sunday with St. John’s. God sent us Pastor Adam Forbes, Kristin, Liam, and Finn. In 2014 Pastor Adam received a special three-year contract just as Pastor John Seltzer announced his retirement, Interim Pastor George Tuttle arrived, and the congregation began working hard to fill unexpected gaps, […]

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News for July 30

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Theme of the Day We celebrate today the confirmation of Mia McClean, daughter of Rodney and Trish McClean who is affirming her baptism and faith at the 9:38 am worship. Mia’s brother Troy’s graduation was the same morning of our group confirmation in May, so Mia rescheduled her confirmation with her family and St. John’s […]

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News for July 23

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Theme of the Day The color for Pentecost is green for growth. Our mission is to grow as disciples. Jesus teaches through “parables” (short metaphors or analogies) to make complex or abstract ideas easier to understand. In Matthew 13, “the parable of weeds,” the “kingdom of heaven” delineates differences between the realm of God’s kingdom […]

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News for July 16

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Theme of the Day The color for Pentecost is green for growth. Our mission is to grow as disciples. Jesus teaches through “parables.” Good teachers often use parables (short metaphors or analogies) to make complex or abstract ideas easier to understand. Today we hear the first of seven parables found in Matthew 13: “the parable […]

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