Gathering Sunday is September 11

Join us for Gathering Sunday, a day full of celebration that marks the return of fun events and programming for the whole parish. It is a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with your church family and introduce friends and neighbors to the community of St. John’s.
Blessing of the Backpacks
We will be doing a “Blessing of the Backpacks” for all our youth and others going back to school this fall. Not just for children — college students and nontraditional students are welcome, too! Bring your backpack and school supplies to be blessed during the 10am service before the Peace.
Ministry Fair
Stop by the tables and booths set up in the gymnasium after the 10 am service to get to know your St. John’s neighbors and learn what each ministry at St. John’s is doing throughout the program year. We are also very excited this year to welcome many of our community partner organizations. Come meet them and learn about St. John’s work with those in our neighborhood!
Parish Potluck
Following the 10am worship service, concurrent with the Ministry Fair, please join us in the gymnasium for the annual potluck. If your last name begins with A-O, please bring a side dish; P-Z, please bring a dessert.

Children & Youth

Sun Sept 4: The nursery returns to being open at 9am for kids up to age 4.
Wed Sept 14: Youth Group resumes at 6:30pm click here to register
Sun Sept 18: Godly Play resumes at 9:45am — click here to register
Sun Oct 2: Faithful Parenting resumes at 9am in the Green Room


Tues Sept 6: Handbell Choir rehearsals resume at 5:45pm in the Music Room
Sat Sept 10: Choir retreat all day
Sun Sept 11: Children’s Choir rehearsals resume at 9am in the Music Room
Youth Choir meeting at 9:30am in the Music Room
Adult Choir rehearsals resume at 9am in the Chancel
Wed Sept 14: Youth Choir rehearsals resume at 5:30pm in the Music Room

Faith Formation

Sun Sept 18: Feasting On The Word begins
Sun Sept 25: Basics Classes eight-week series begins at 11:45am in the Fireside Room

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