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SENIOR LUNCHEON

Senior Lunch will be on Tuesday, January 16. We are taking a field trip to the Museum of Northern California Art (MONCA).  Special instructions for this Lunch: We will meet at the Museum, not St Johns, at 11:30 a.m. at which time we will have lunch followed by a tour.  You may park in designated parking, which is in the Read More

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COFFEE HOUR HELP

We still need help for coffee hour for January and February. Please look at the sign-up board for open Sundays for which you have availability. Any questions please contact Linda Bates at 521-3360.  Everyone’s help is so much appreciated.

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GROWTH AT ST. JOHN’S

In recent years St. John’s has been undergoing several transitions that have challenged the operation and administration of the parish. Certainly the completion of the Parish Life Center in 2013 has brought many more guests and programs, both congregational based and by outside groups and ministries, to our campus. Our communications needs have been met Read More

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STEWARDSHIP REPORT

As we start our new fiscal year, we wanted to share with our Parish family the wonderful results of our 2017 Stewardship campaign.  Our pledge numbers for 2018 came in slightly higher than last year and total $265,196. The number of family units decreased to 81 but over 30 families increased their pledges from last Read More

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

The Habitat for Humanity in Chico will begin its 30th year celebration with a wall-raising on Saturday, January 6, for construction of two new homes in the Habitat Greens area. This means St. John’s outreach for lunches on the Second Saturday, for volunteer workers, will start up again after last fall’s delays. Whether you signed up last fall Read More

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CHOIRS BEGIN AGAIN

St. John’s Youth and Adult Choirs will resume rehearsals on Wednesday, January 10.  The Youth Choir rehearses from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in the Parish Life Center and is open to all second through eighth graders.  The Adult Choir meets from 7:00-8:15 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  For further information or to indicate your interest in either choir please contact Barbara Janzen at barbaraejanzen@gmail.com

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LOST AND FOUND

Our coat collection in the Foyer of the PLC is growing. If you recognize any of these from the lost and found please claim them. We will be putting a date on each item and pass them on to those in need after six months.

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CHRISTMAS SERVICE TIMES

Mark your calendars for these upcoming worship times here at St. John’s for our Christmas celebration: Christmas Eve At both Christmas Eve services after Communion we turn down the lights, light hand-held candles, and sing Silent Night. 5:00 p.m. Family Christmas Communion and Children’s Pageant 10:00 p.m. Carols from our choir 10:30 p.m. Festal Holy Eucharist Christmas Day Read More

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NEW ACOLYTE INVESTED

On Sunday, we welcomed Kaycee Wallace as our newest Acolyte.  Her investiture was greeted with warm applause. The opportunity to serve at the Altar and learn more about being called to a more formal ministry is exciting.  If you feel called to any of our worship ministries, Alcolyte, Lay Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Prayers, Choir, Usher, Read More