2019 Lenten Journey - God Rocks
Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion - Youth Choir to sing “Deep & Wide” during the Prelude
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 12:15 p.m. - Confirmation Class immediately following worship at St. John’s
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 12:15 p.m. - Acolyte/Crucifer workshop immediately following worship at St. John’s
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 12:30 p.m. First Communion class following the acolyte/cruicifer workshop at St. John’s for those children and their parents, who wish to participate in the Sacrament of Holy Communion. Please let Pastor Sonya know, so as to ensure enough materials will be available.
Sunday, April 7, 2019 – 12:15 p.m. – Mr. Todd Heidelberger will be at St. John’s following worship to discuss Thrivent membership. If you would like to become a Thrivent member, please plan to stay and hear more about this from Todd.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - NVC meeting (Pastor Sonya)
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. - Special Lenten Concert by Tom Keesecker at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 26 West Boscawen Street, Winchester, Virginia
Congregations in the Northern Valley Conference are invited to gather together at Grace Lutheran Church for a special concert on the last Wednesday evening in Lent. Composer and pianist Tom Keesecker returns to lead us in a quiet hour of piano music, reflection, and poetry. His new collection of piano music, “The Quiet Journey”, takes its inspiration from the hymn “Bless Now, O God, the Journey” (ELW #326). Tom will have CDs of “The Quiet Journey” available for purchase after the program. There will be a traditional Lenten Soup and Sandwich supper provided at 5:45 pm –PLEASE RSVP to Pastor Sonya if you plan to attend so she can let Grace know (no cost for dinner). See flyer posted on bulletin board for more information.
Sunday, April 14, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Sunday of the Passion with Holy Communion
Sunday, April 14, 2018 – 12:15 p.m. – St. John’s Council meeting immediately following worship
Sunday, April 14, 2019 – 12:15 – p.m. - Children’s annual Easter Egg Hunt at St. John’s - We need volunteers to fill bags of 24 eggs with wrapped candy and/small toys and return them to the church by Sunday, April 14, 2019. Volunteers are also needed to help hide the eggs that morning at 10:00 a.m. See or email Sarah Murphy with any questions.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Maundy Thursday Service with Holy Communion and stripping the altar at Gravel Springs
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Good Friday Service with Seven Last Words at St. John's
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - NO Mocha and a message this month. Mocha and a Message will resume on May 18, 2019.
Sunday, April 21, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. Easter Worship Service with Holy Communion
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Saturday, April 27, 2019 - Pastor Sonya will be on vacation. If you have an emergency, please contact Steve Allamong (by email by clicking on his name or phone 540-877-2529). Thank you!
Sunday, April 28, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship Service No Holy Communion
Monday, April 29, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - NVC Women Rostered Leaders meet with Assistant to Bishop Kelly Derrick (Pastor Sonya)
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Building Team meeting at St. John’s
We collected 215 food items for CCAP in April. Thanks to all for your generous donations.
Lenten Walk - 2019
Pastor Sonya will walk again this Lenten season. If you would like to sponsor, please complete the sign-up sheet and put your money in the envelope. All monies at St. John’s will be split evenly between the Building and discretionary fund. Make checks payable to St. John’s with “Lenten walk” in the memo line. Thank you for supporting our youth and community.
Joshua 1:9 Scholarship Fundraiser
Need a knife or peeler or delicious dips? Check out this link and place your order; all proceeds benefit the Joshua 1:9 fundraiser in memory of Christopher Saville so we can continue to provide scholarships! Should you have any questions about this fundraiser, please contact Laura Saville Thanks for your continued support! (Feel free to share this post!) https://radafundraising.com?rfsn=2284352.f0b740
Confirmation Class - March 3, 2019
Confirmation class will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 12:15 p.m. (immediately following worship).