13 Sep: News for September 15

Theme of the Day Today we hear Genesis 2:4-9. In creation the breath of God gives us and all things life. The Creator continues to pour out breath to create and recreate the heavens and the earth. How are we living apart from God’s creation? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly  

08 Mar: News for March 10

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 5 Jesus: : Matthew 18 We continue to Join the Story, Act 5 about Jesus. Because of God’s mercy to us, we should freely have mercy towards other people. Question: Who is it hard to show mercy to? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

21 Dec: News for December 21

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Isaiah 42:5-9 We are at Act 4: Israel & the Prophets. Last week we heard the prophet Habakkuk, he reminds us: even when we see injustice in the world, God is still with us all the way. This week we hear Isaiah announce God the creator is bringing forth a new creation for all people Question: What are the gifts that we receive through God’s new creation? Bulletin Calendar Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Esther 4: 8-17 Last week we heard about the prophet Nathan challenging King David. This week we hear a story about God’s people in 5th century Persian captivity. Mordecai, a Jew, brought up Hadassah, also known by her Persian name, Esther, and adopted her as his own daughter. Esther wins a beauty contest to become the new queen. There are forces at work to destroy the Jews. How does God place us here “for such a time as this”? Will you risk something great (and what might that be?) for others? Calendar Bulletin Prayer List SJW Insert Pages 1-2 St. John’s Weekly