Monthly Archives: August 2020

Sunday Morning Fellowship Hour

Do you miss coffee hour at St. John's? Right after online worship, you are invited to come together via ZOOM.  It's a great way to catch up with the folks you have been missing. You can even bring your pets. The link for Cyber Coffee Hour is available every week. To join the ZOOM meeting, please use the link below: Meeting ID: 871 9462 1011

2020-08-02T17:04:14-05:00August 2nd, 2020|

Jesus replied, “… You give them something to eat.”

Community and Neighborhood (CAN)  Committee invites you to volunteer at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in the Longfellow Neighborhood where Food and Supplies are collected and distributed to people struggling due to the COVID pandemic and the murder of George Floyd and events that followed. During August, they will hold distribution events on Wednesdays and Fridays. A link to sign-up is below if you are interested in volunteering. Holy Trinity Volunteer SignUpGenius Also please consider giving a cash donation to St. John's toward purchasing items for distribution by Holy Trinity.  Their request to St. John’s for contributions to distribute to the [...]

2020-08-28T15:49:41-05:00August 2nd, 2020|

Thoughts from Pastor Mark – August 2020

Recently a member of St. John’s attended a webinar called: “Churches that make a difference: Seven Creative Models for Community Ministry” Here are some of my thoughts on what she outlined as the Seven Models: Retool Existing Ministries: I have asked Admin and Council to seriously consider reorganizing our committee structure to become much more nimble in this liminal age AND so that our Young Adults will not feel so much they need to conform to a foreign system of doing things. Partner with groups serving vulnerable populations: We are actively working with Holy Trinity Lutheran and the schools, and [...]

2020-09-18T14:13:48-05:00August 2nd, 2020|