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FALL WOMEN’S RETREAT

An overnight Women’s Retreat is scheduled from supper on Friday, November 17, 2017, to after Eucharist on Sunday, November 19, 2017. All women from St. John’s are invited to be the guests of the Sisters at Mercy Retreat Center in Auburn, CA. The $185 fee includes two nights in individual sleeping rooms and five meals. The Read More

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR VBA!

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 members are invited to participate in the July 28 Celebration Potluck to see Read More

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OUTREACH MEETING

The Outreach Committee will meet on Sunday, June 11, 2017, right after church in the former youth room.  We will be discussing our current projects, as well as any new requests or ideas.  The Outreach Committee is a dynamic group in our church who believe that reaching out to the community is an important part of our ministry.  Read More

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HOOKED ON FISHING

Troop 3 scouts participated in Hooked on Fishing this last Saturday.  Scouts helped toddlers hook fish at Huck Finn’s pond, and sold countless hot dogs, waters and coffees to hungry and thirsty fishers of all ages.  The Scouts made some money that goes to supports the Troop and scholarships to camp.   All in all Read More

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JESUS CENTER FARM EXPANSION

The Jesus Center, a long-time leader in Chico for helping our needy and homeless, offers an innovative internship program for qualifying individuals transitioning out of homelessness. Interns at the Jesus Center Farm learn agricultural and business skills. Directed by Jim Mathys, the Farm produces organic food for the Jesus Center, and local restaurants as a Community Read More

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FEED THE PIGS

We will be setting out piggy banks in the PLC during coffee hour to collect any spare change or checks you generously donate in order to speed up the process of paying off our PLC loan. We also have a matching pledge from a parishioner of up to $2,500. So far, our “feed the pigs” Read More

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GARDEN TOUR NEWS

We continue to compile information and collect ticket money from parishioners.  With that in mind, please make sure you turn in your unused tickets and ticket money to Veva Edson ASAP.  To date it appears we sold 678 tickets. There were many events in Chico that Saturdayand ticket sales were down somewhat as a result, but between ticket sales, the Read More

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VESTRY DIGEST

A short summary of the May 11 meeting: The Vestry would like to announce that our new Junior Warden is J.T. Thompson and that our new Treasurer is Betsy Clemente. We discussed the Jesus Center Garden- Father Richard will be sharing more detailed information on that soon. The Vestry is currently discussing options for replacing Read More

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FAREWELL

There will be a farewell moment for Dot Knowles at the coffee hour on Sunday, May 21.  Dot, we wish you all the best in your new community.  You will be missed.

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OUTREACH MEETING

The Outreach Committee will be meeting on Sunday, June 11, 2017, right after church in the former youth room.  We will be discussing our current projects, as well as any new requests or ideas.  The Outreach Committee is a dynamic group in our church who believe that reaching out to the community is an important Read More