Weekly Newsletter

Upcoming Events

Thank you to the many of you who turned in an Operation Christmas Child Box! Six boxes were turned in without a check. Please bring a check made out to Rob or Summer Curwen with you next week or mail it to the church office. If you missed the deadline for turning in your box to St. John's, check the OCC website for drop off locations in the area. Final turn in date is 11.20.

Mid-Week Communion
on Wednesday, November 15th at 12 noon at the church office. 

St. John’s Youth Group will meet on Wednesday, November 15th at NHA from 6:30-8pm.

Save the Date for the Men’s Bake Off on Sunday, December 3rd immediately following the worship service. Men (of all ages) are asked to bake 3 dozen cookies (give 1 dozen to a neighbor, bring 2 dozen with you on Sunday). Judging will take place during hospitality time (the judge’s decision is final!).  All proceeds from bake sale will go to the pastor’s discretionary fund. Please RSVP to Father Michael at  . The Rules 1. You may use recipes and other resources such as google.  2. You may not employ skilled help in the actual preparation and baking of cookies. 3. Use your powers for good not evil.

Advent Flowers If you want to honor or remember a loved one during the Advent season with flowers in the worship service, email . Sundays in Advent include 12.3,12.10, 12.17 and 12.24.

Outreach Opportunities

Eat and Greet! If you want to join St. John's in hospitality each week, check out our sign up genius for volunteer opportunities. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4daba72aa0f49-eatand

Claiborne Hughes Join us on Wednesday, November 29th from 6:30-8pm for bingo, snacks and singing!


Prayer care available--To be prayed for, please email with any requests or joys. If you have questions about the prayer ministry, please contact Liz Smith at .

  • Pray for healing: David, Max, Cullen, Dick, Steven, Gary, Heather, Amy
  • Pray for comfort for those who mourn losses
Weekly Lectionary Readings

Next Sunday’s Lectionary                                         23rd Sunday after the Trinity 
First Lesson:  Judges 4:1-7                                                Psalm: 123
Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11                           Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30

Proper 27
Psalm 78; Joshua 24:25-33; 1 Corinthians 14:20-25
TuesdayPsalm 78; Nehemiah 8:1-12; 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13
WednesdayPsalm 78; Jeremiah 31:31-34; Matthew 24:29-35
ThursdayPsalm 123; Judges 2:6-15; Revelation 16:1-7
FridayPsalm 123; Judges 2:16-23; Revelation 16:8-21
SaturdayPsalm 123; Judges 5:1-12; Matthew 12:43-45