By all accounts, VBA 2.0 the last week of June was a complete success. Many thanks to everyone who pitched in, especially Mary Jannings, who made VBA 2.0 such a wonderful occasion. A spirit and fun-filled week was had by all.
Thanks be to ECW for planning our second old-fashioned Ice Cream Social after the 10:15 Service on July 15. Come and join the festivities. Sprinkles and chocolate sauce will be included free of charge. Invite a friend!
On Sunday, September 9, 2018, we will be holding a single, church-wide service after which we plan to have a Jubilee Festival with our friends and neighbors. At the celebration we will bless the outdoor Stations of the Cross, the Labyrinth, the Jesus Center Farm at St John’s, and the newly renovated Sanctuary; then play Read More
Save the Date! The second annual women’s retreat will be at Mercy Center Auburn, Retreat and Conference Center on 28 to 30 September. Our theme is Pilgrimage: “I Am the Way the Truth and the Life…” John 14:6. Application forms will be available in early August. The price this year is $240 for two nights Read More
July 14th is St John’s second Saturday lunchtime with the Habitat for Humanity builders. Thanks both coming and going to Eloise, Becky, Donna, Lydia and Janet for their part in preparing and serving lunch that day. It is always very much appreciated. Looking ahead: Sign-ups for second Saturday lunches for the rest of the summer Read More
Linda Bates notes that with the exception of the ice cream socials on July 15, and August 19, we have no one signed up for coffee hour for the summer. She offers many ways to help: purchase food, set-up, serve after church and, clean-up. Please call her, 521-3360, or email, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you can help.
VBA begins next week, June 25-29th from 9am-12pm. There is room for more attendees so keep getting the word out. All parishioners are invited to VBA’s end of week potluck and performance. Plan to arrive for set-up in the PLC around 11:30. Lunch and the performance will start at noon. If you have questions on Read More
Mark your calendars for a St. John’s EXPLORATORY THEATER CAMP which will be held from July 16th – 26th. (Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to Noon) The camp is open to six to twelve year olds and is free of charge. Leading the camp will be our own Katie Van Patten who recently graduated from Bates College Read More
Music, games, crafts, stories, science, and adventure await you! This year’s vacation bible adventure features a camping theme with “God’s Survival Kit”. Join us for the fun June 25-29 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration packets are available at the back of the church or online.
Looking for ways to volunteer your time, give back to our church community, or find something fun to do for the summer? Look no further! VBA is on the hunt for counselors (who have completed 6th grade) to lead crafts, games, and stories with a group of young adventurers! If you enjoy working with kids, Read More