Sunday, September 2, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. - Joint Council meeting after picnic at Gravel Springs
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - Fall Festival setup
Saturday, September 8, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. - Fall Festival at St. John’s This is our annual fundraiser for our Youth Scholarship Fund and this year Thrivent Financial is supporting with a $250 grant! All proceeds will benefit our Youth Scholarship Fund!
- Bring a lawn chair or two to enjoy God's beautiful creation and hear live music by Rich Giersch and Fred Pollard (A Regional Contestant for "The Voice")
- There will be food - hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, popcorn and drinks
- There will be baked goods and handmade items for sale
- There will be children's crafts and face painting
- There will be a bounce house for the children
- Hay wagon rides will be provided by Casey Wine
Sunday, September 9, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Blessing of the Animals worship - Service will be held outdoors. Please bring your pets and critters to be blessed. All are welcome. Please bring a donation for the animal shelters. Donations will be accepted the entire month of September (See the September Outreach Project post for the items needed). Thank you! All God’s critters got a place in the choir! Pet treats will be provided.
Sunday, September 9, 2018 – 12:30 p.m. – St. John’s Council meeting immediately following congregational meeting.
Saturday September 15, 2018 – 4:30 p.m. - Bible Study at St. John’s
Saturday, Saturday September 15, 2018 – St. John’s Youth Group Meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. (See below)
Saturday, September 15, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. - Mocha and a Message - “For God so loved the world…” is a familiar verse to every believer. How does this verse depict law and gospel? What do Lutherans believe about law and gospel? Come and find out. The theme song is “What Faith Can Do” by Kutless. Please Note: There will be No Bingo.
Saturday September 15, 2018 – St. John’s silent auction ends on or about 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. – Worship
Sunday, September 16, 2018 – Fire & Rescue Appreciation Sunday - Please invite any and all Fire and Rescue folks so we can show them our appreciation. A reception will follow the service. If you would like to make a donation to our local fire department, You can write a check payable to St. John's and write "North Mountain Fire and Rescue" in the memo line.
Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 12:00 p.m. St. John’s Youth Group Meeting immediately following worship and reception. We will be building nesting boxes for Blue Ridge Animal Rescue.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 – 7:00 p.m. - Mutual Ministry meeting at Gravel Springs
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 6:30 p.m. - NVC Pastor’s get together
Sunday, September 23, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship
Monday, September 24, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. - Pastor Sonya attending continuing education class re: poverty
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - Pastor Sonya attending continuing education course all day
Sunday, September 30, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. – Worship - Homecoming Sunday at St. John’s with a luncheon immediately following worship. Please bring a covered dish.