08 Mar: News for March 10

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 5 Jesus: : Matthew 18 We continue to Join the Story, Act 5 about Jesus. Because of God’s mercy to us, we should freely have mercy towards other people. Question: Who is it hard to show mercy to? Bulletin Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

21 Dec: News for December 21

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Isaiah 42:5-9 We are at Act 4: Israel & the Prophets. Last week we heard the prophet Habakkuk, he reminds us: even when we see injustice in the world, God is still with us all the way. This week we hear Isaiah announce God the creator is bringing forth a new creation for all people Question: What are the gifts that we receive through God’s new creation? Bulletin Calendar Prayer List St. John’s Weekly

Theme of the Day TODAY we Join the Story on Act 4 ISRAEL: Esther 4: 8-17 Last week we heard about the prophet Nathan challenging King David. This week we hear a story about God’s people in 5th century Persian captivity. Mordecai, a Jew, brought up Hadassah, also known by her Persian name, Esther, and adopted her as his own daughter. Esther wins a beauty contest to become the new queen. There are forces at work to destroy the Jews. How does God place us here “for such a time as this”? Will you risk something great (and what might that be?) for others? Calendar Bulletin Prayer List SJW Insert Pages 1-2 St. John’s Weekly