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LAST CUB SCOUT MEETING

The Cub Scouts will have their last pack meeting on Monday May 22nd from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and will be starting back up in August. If there is anything that the scouts could help the church with over the summer, please let Nathan Roberts know.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR VBA!

Mark your calendars NOW!!  The 2017 Vacation Bible Vacation will take place July 24-28 from 9 a.m. – 12 noon for explorers 4 to 11 years old..  The theme will be “Dare to be Different”. Training for counselors 12 year and older will take place July 18-21 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. All church Read More

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GARDEN TOUR THANKS

I hope everyone has had a chance to sit back, relax, and give thanks for a wonderful Garden Tour. It was a hard day’s work (or more like several hard days’ work!) and everyone deserves a good dose of R&R. I want to thank our parish family for another successful event. We had a great turnout with LOTS Read More

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VACATION BIBLE ADVENTURE

Mark your calendars! St. John’s 2017 Vacation Bible Adventure will be from July 24-28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. for explorers 4-11 years old. Our theme is: “Dare to be Different.” Training for counselors 12 years old and up will be from July 18-21, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. All church members are invited to participate in Read More

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SENIOR LUNCHEON

The Senior Luncheon on Tuesday, May 16, will feature an outstanding lecturer, Don Campbell, sharing information on the infamous Bermuda Triangle. He and Suzy will share from their vast knowledge from many years of working in the cruise industry. Lunch opens at 11:30 a.m. for fellowship and lunch will be served at 12 p.m. The menu includes cabbage Read More

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WHERE’D THE PSALM VERSES GO?

Some have wondered why some of the verses of the psalm listed on a given Sunday might not be sung by our choir. What’s up with that? The answer is that the musical setting that we are currently using is the Ionian Psalter by the late church composer Peter Hallock. He composed them in 1987 with the Read More

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TROOP 3 UPDATE

Troop 3 Scouts recently volunteered at St. John’s Garden Tour, giving assistance to shoppers at the plant shop. The scouts also completed a small service project by weeding each side of the church and clearing rocks near the sale.  Scouts additionally volunteered at the Butte Humane Society’s Bidwell Bark fundraiser and the wildflower century bike Read More

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DIOCESE MEETING REPORT

Deacon Lew attended the joint deputation meeting of the six diocese of California from May 5-6 in Berkeley in order to network with leaders of General Convention and discuss the 2018 convention slated to be in Austin, Texas. From Deacon Lew: As a first-time deputy, the meeting was helpful to me as it afforded me a Read More