Take a break from the heat this summer and leave the cooking to Troop 3! The St John’s boy scouts of Troop 3 are selling tickets to their annual “Too Hot To Cook” fundraiser in the Parish Life Center after church. This drive-through dinner event will take place Monday, August 28, 5-7 p.m. at the Chico Elks Lodge. Read More
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
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
Please help us welcome the young scouts of Troop 3 and Pack 3 at Sunday’s 10:15am service. They will join us in worship and at coffee hour. Please help them feel welcome as for some it may be their first time in church. They will share some of their scouting mementos and outdoor equipment during Read More
On Sunday, February 5, at the 10:15 a.m. service, we will recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting. Members of Troop 3 and Pack 3 will join us in worship and at a special coffee hour. The boys and leaders are eager to share with you what is happening in scouting these Read More
Troop 3, supported by St John’s, harvests nandina berries as a fundraiser. We can help scouts in one of two ways. 1.) They will come harvest your nandina berries. Call Dunri Breedon at 519-2614, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 2.) You can harvest them yourself and drop them off. Just cut the clusters of berries off the plants Read More
Over 25 Scouts and parents worked all Saturday morning in the rain on clean-up and maintenance projects for St John’s. They assembled a storage rack, organized several storage rooms, repaired tables, replaced light bulbs, and raked piles and piles of leaves. Many thanks, Scouts. You know how to do a good turn!
The Outreach Committee would like to thank our congregation and our wonderful Boy Scout Troop for our successful food drive last Sunday. We were able to distribute food to the Jesus Center. The center provides meals and channels food to those in need, as well and Youth and Family Programs, that help youth who have been in foster Read More
With the approval of the Vestry, we are now sponsors of a Cub Scout Pack as well as a Boy Scout Troop. We were asked by the District to sponsor the new Pack 3, because Cub scout recruitment has been very successful this year. The pack is being mentored by Boy Scout Troop 3 which meets here Read More
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!