Celebration Sunday is October 23rd.
We at St. John’s approach financial stewardship from a biblical perspective and not merely as a way to pay our bills. Rather, we see financial contributions as a way to help people grow spiritually in their relationship with God by supporting their church’s mission and ministry with a percentage of their incomes.
For several years our Vestry has selected the New Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program as a way to teach the biblical and spiritual principles of generous giving in our stewardship education emphasis this year.
RECOMMENDED READING from our NORCAL DIOCESE:
Rev. Lewis Powell Reflects on His Visit to Standing Rock Reservation
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2016 by Paula Schaap
The Rev. Lewis “Sitting Panther” Powell has traveled all over the world. Recently, as the Native American missioner for the Diocese of Northern California, he journeyed to the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in their peaceful protest over the Dakota Access pipeline, which has been scheduled to be constructed on sacred lands protected by treaties, as well as under the Missouri River just upstream of the reservation.
Even after all his travels, the deacon was awed by the sight of the flags of more than 300 indigenous tribes from all over the world.
A hearty thanks goes to the Boy Scouts and leaders of Troop 3 for providing the muscles to make all the furniture moving for our facility (wing B) re-purposing possible!
To provide more flexible use of our facilities, we have reconfigured the former library (B-1), former Teen Room (B-2/3) and the former storage (B-5). B-1 is now a small group meeting room for 5-10 people. B2/3 is a larger meeting room for 12-20 people. B-4 continues as a storage room. B-5 is the office for Read More
Our nursery is in need of volunteers to watch over our young ones at the 10:15 service. If you are interested in becoming part of a rotating schedule, please contact Mary by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for your help.