14 Jun: News for June 16

Theme of the Day Summer Theme: Restoring Waters There is a NEW summer bookmark in the Bible for you to take home.  Our theme for summer is based on the last act of the Bible: 1. Creation 2. Fall 3. Promise 4. Israel 5. Jesus 6. The Church 7. Restoration Today’s reading is from Psalm 1 and can be found on the painting in the lobby. How do we plant ourselves by streams of living water? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

07 Jun: News for June 9

Theme of the Day Today’s reading is from Romans 8:26-39. Paul reminds the church in Rome that all creation is about waiting expectantly for restoration. Question: What does it mean to have restoration in our day to day life? TODAY: June 9 is Festival of Pentecost Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

31 May: News for June 2

Theme of the Day Today’s reading is from Romans 8:18-28. Paul reminds the church in Rome that all creation is about waiting expectantly for restoration. Question: Even in the midst of suffering, what does it mean to have restoration in our day to day life? TODAY: Confirmation Welcome family and friends to our 2019 Confirmation at 9:38 worship. Please pick up a booklet on their faith stories. Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

24 May: News for May 26

Theme of the Day TODAY: We welcome new members by baptism and affirmation of Baptism. See the insert for blurbs and help us welcome all! We Join the Story on Act 6 of the Bible about the mission for “the church”: Romans 6:1-14 Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly SJW Insert  

17 May: News for May 19

Theme of the Day TODAY: We Join the Story on Act 6 of the Bible about the mission for “the church”: Romans 5:1-11 Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

10 May: News for May 12

Theme of the Day TODAY: we Join the Story on Act 6 of the Bible about the mission for “the church”: Romans 1:11-17 When we tell the story, we are building up believers of all backgrounds. What does the Gospel mean to Paul? What does the Gospel mean to you? How is the Gospel the saving power of God and engaging us? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

03 May: News for May 5

Theme of the Day TODAY: we Join the Story on Act 6 of the Bible about the mission for “the church”: Romans 1:1-10 We are introduced to the meaning of the Gospel through a letter from Paul to the beloved church in Rome. Why is the story of Easter so urgent for all people? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

26 Apr: News for April 28

Theme of the Day TODAY: we Join the Story on Act 6 of the Bible about the mission for “the church”: Matthew 28:16-20 God calls us to take an active role in sharing the good news. Where in your life is it hard to share the good news? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

19 Apr: News for April 21

Theme of the Day TODAY: Easter Kindness Rocks Roll Out Kindness Rocks are rolling out thanks to the intergenerational project of Senior Ministry and Children and Family Ministry!  Today children and adults can take a rock and share signs of resurrection good news! Where will they go in the community?  In a park? On a trail?  In a parking lot?  TIP: Do not to place the rock on any area that might be mowed or on private property without permission.  Each rock will be in a bag with instructions for pick up. When you place the rock, take a picture and post it to your favorite social media. The rocks will have this label: If you find me, snap a picture #EasterKindnessRocks TODAY: Easter rock video by Patti Rokus with permission “Why rocks and pebbles? Well, truth be told, they chose me. I was compelled to pick them up. And…

12 Apr: News for April 14

Theme of the Day TODAY: Welcome to the Festival of Palm Sunday! The first day of Holy Week: Jesus enters Jerusalem.  The crowd wonders if this Messiah will challenge Rome and become the King of Israel.  Jesus will head to the temple to overturn the religious gimmicks.  Do we hear the children in the Gospel reading today? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly