St. John’s will be hosting our annual silent auction beginning August 24, 2019 through Homecoming, September 29, 2019. This year, we will have an “Incredible Edibles” category. If you would like to donate an item or two, please see or email Laura Saville or Tina Clutter. The silent auction will benefit the building fund which will be used for the steeple, new social hall or any of our building projects. This is a great fundraiser for our church and we thank everyone for your support! Below are some of the items that are available in our silent auction.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. - Joint worship with Holy Communion and picnic at Gravel Springs pavilion. There will be NO Sunday School at Gravel Springs or St. John’s and there will be no 11:00 a.m. worship service at St. John's. Please bring a covered dish to share.
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - Joint Stewardship and Outreach Team meetings immediately following the picnic.
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 12:15 p.m. - Special called congregational meeting immediately following worship to discuss building plan changes, open council meetings and public member comments during council meetings. Please plan to attend. Thank you!
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Fall Festival at St. John’s. This is our annual fundraiser for our Youth Scholarship Fund! All proceeds will benefit our Youth Scholarship Fund! Specifics to follow soon.
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - Blessing of the Animals - Worship with Holy Communion details to follow soon.
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 4:30 p.m. - Youth Ministry meeting - Construct nesting boxes for Blueridge Wildlife Rescue and make pet toys for SPCA.
Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - Mocha and a Message at St. John's
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:15 p.m. - immediately following worship we will eat a light lunch at church then deliver nesting boxes and visit Blueridge Wildlife Center.
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Please note: We will not have children's Sunday School during the month of August at St John's. Children's Sunday School will reconvene on Sunday, September 8, 2019.
Our Outreach for the month of August is in support of the Laurel Center (Intervention for Domestic and Sexual Violence). Please visit our web page - Outreach Projects for additional Details and updates.
Sunday, August 4, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Sunday, August 11, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 12:15 p.m. - St. John's Council meeting immediately following worship
Monday, August 12, 2019 – 7:00 p.m. - Building Team meeting at St. John’s
Friday, August 15, 2019 – Saturday, August 17, 2019 - Candidacy Vocations Conference (Pastor Sonya). If you have an emergency, please contact Steve Allamong by email by clicking on his name or phone (540-877-2529). Thank you!
Saturday, August 17, 2019 – 4:30 p.m. – St. John’s Youth Team meeting to determine our yearly plan. An onsite activity (probably a craft) is planned.
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - Mocha and a Message at St. John’s – We will be learning about the catechisms and discipleship. Come find out more and hear a beautiful song that accompanies it. Bingo immediately following Mocha and a Message.
Sunday, August 18, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
Sunday, August 18, 2019 – 12:15 p.m. - Set up for St. John’s auction immediately following worship.
Monday, August 19, 2019 – Friday, August 30, 2019 - Pastor Sonya 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!
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Outreach team meeting at St. John's
Sunday, August 25, 2019 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Continuing education workshop (Pastor Sonya)
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. - 6:40 p.m. - Meet at Apple Blossom Mall AMC Theater to see the 6:50 PM showing of “Overcomer”. Families are responsible for their own admission price and snacks. We will just be meeting as a church family to enjoy the movie experience together. It should be a very inspiring movie! The trailer link is here: https://youtu.be/BeeIqkmNjEU