Supper Seminar: December 10, What Would Christianity Look Like if We Only Had Jesus' Birth Narratives? 6 PM - 7:30 PM. Please sign-up to allow for appropriate materials and dinner.
Monthly Reading Group: On December 11, the text will be The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen, in Dale's office at 7 PM.
Santa Comes to St. John's: Saturday, December 13, 10 AM - 1 PM - Enjoy cookies and milk with Santa and bring your camera for pictures. Admission is a package of diapers or a dontation to the diaper fund for the Chesterfield Pregnancy Center.
Coat Drive: Outreach is collecting clean, gently-used coats for the homeless until December 31. Please drop off coats in the Narthex or outside the church office.
Bible Study and Evening Prayer: a time of study, rest, and renewal. Beginning at 3:30 pm on most Wednesdays, there is a lectionary-based Bible study, 5 pm offers private prayer in the Nave, and 5:30 PM is Evening Prayer.
Chesterfield Food Bank (CFB): St. John's volunteers at the CFB on the first and third of the month from 4 PM to 6 PM Contact Chris Day at firstname.lastname@example.org or Rusty Phoenix at email@example.com with questions. Information on the CFB and how to donate may be obtained at: http://www.chesterfieldfoodbank.org.
The Gathering Place: join middle and high school youth at 1:45 PM in the church parking lot the 4th Sunday of each month on to travel to the Gathering Place for worship and fellowship. We will return by 4 PM.
Prayer Shawl Ministry: If you are interested in participating in this ministry, contact Sherry at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can support the needle workers with contributions to purchase yarn. A jar is on the table at the entrance to the Nave. If using a check, put Prayer Shawl in the memo line Yarn contributions are also helpful.
Used Book Sale: Gently-used books are in need of a home in the parish hall.
Men's Bible Study: Group meets the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month at 8 AM in the parish hall for breakfast and lively discussion. All men of the church are invited to attend. If you would like to be on the email list or wish to have more information, contact Guy Smith at 748-6216 or email@example.com.
Bingo Prizes Needed : We are in need of prizes to give out to our friends at Lucy Corr during games of Bingo. Appropriate prizes include sugar-free cookies (no hard candy), socks, lap blankets, large print books, puzzles, or word-search books, boxes of tissues, hand sanitizer, hand lotion, small stuffed animals.If you can provide any of these prizes, please bring them to the church office.
Birthday Box: The Birthday Box is probably Outreach’s oldest project first started over 20 years ago. It is in the back of the nave waiting for kind people to feed it in celebration of a birthday or other special occasion. Each quarter, Outreach selects an animal gift from Heifer International to purchase with the money people have given.
Martha's Pantry: Donation boxes are located in the narthex and outside the church office.