Education

Generations In Faith Together

Sunday Mornings from 10:15-10:55

The goal of GIFT is to help members of all ages (preschool-adult) in our congregation build a personal relationship with Christ while building relationships with one another.

  • First Sunday of the Month:  GIFT of  (story or topic)
    • “Stations” in Community Room with a focus on a Bible Story or topic
    • Individuals/Families can move around the stations at their own pace or to match their interest.  The same stations may be offered multiple times to give enough opportunity to experience all of them.
    • Incorporate Art, Music, Drama, Science, Storytelling, Games (Recreation), Bible Skills, and Cooking.
  • Second Sunday of the Month:  GIFT of Stories
    • Invite a member of the St. John’s community to “share their story” of their Faith journey with children, youth and adults.
    • A list of 5-6 questions will be provided to guide the story and discussion.
    • This can create an environment for great discussion and deepening of relationships across all ages.
  • Third Sunday of the Month:  GIFT of  (story or topic)
    • see above for details
  • Fourth Sunday of the Month:  GIFT of Fellowship
    • “Family Time” in Fellowship Hall
    • May include Conversation cards/Questions/Talking points/Holy Hilarity
  • Fifth Sunday of the Month:  GIFT of Mission
    • Mission Activities
    • October 2017, December 2017, April 2018, July 2018

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information.

 

Calling All Readers !!

The book fellowship group, "Faith-full Readers," will read books that will help us grow in Christian faith and practice and will include a variety of subjects.  The group will now meet on the Third Monday night of SeptemberOctober, and November, January, February, March, April and May at 7:00 PM in the church library.  We will skip December due to the holidays and take the summer off.  For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It is not necessary to have gotten the whole book read in order to come be a part of the discussion.  Each session is independent of others, so folks are welcome on a "come and go" basis whenever they can make it. Light refreshments are served.

Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30 pm

September:  A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea:  the Journey of Doaa Al zamel: One Refugee's incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming

Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30 pm

OctoberBecoming Ms. Burton:  From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women, by Susan Burton

Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:00pm – 8:30 pm

November:  Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy by Kraybill, Nolt, and Weaver Zercher

December Off
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30 pm
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30 pm
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30 pm
Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30 pm 
Mon May 21, 2018 7:00pm – 8:30 pm

Men's Fellowship
meets on the 1st and 3rd Wed of the month at 6:30 am in Fellowship Hall Please contact Steve Hawkinson  for more information. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 


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Worship & Fellowship Events

9-Dec Cookies & Cocoa with Santa  9:00-11:00 am
10-Dec Christmas Rehearsal 5:30pm – 6:30pm
10-Dec G.I.F.T.of Thankfulness; (Community Room)
10-Dec Prep for Christmas Offering
10-Dec Youth Group 6:30-8:00
11-Dec Council Meeting 7:00pm – 9:30pm
11-Dec Get Envelopes ready for Sanctuary
11-Dec The Christmas Fund Prepare
13-Dec AA 7:30 pm Coed Step Mtg
13-Dec Chancel Choir 7:20 pm choir Room
13-Dec LOGOS Holiday World Santa Claus, IN
14-Dec Bunco
15-Dec Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room
15-Dec AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg
15-Dec Annual Report information due in
16-Dec Dress Rehearsal and Pizza Party 10 am - 1 pm
17-Dec Christmas Offering
17-Dec Christmas Pagent
17-Dec Envelopes ready for pickup
17-Dec G.I.F.T.of Fellowship; (Fellowship Hall)
17-Dec Youth Christmas Party 6:30-8:00 pm
20-Dec AA 7:30 pm Coed Step Mtg
20-Dec Chancel Choir 7:20 pm choir Room
20-Dec NO LOGOS
22-Dec Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room
22-Dec AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg
24-Dec Fellowship before service 9:30 am
24-Dec One Morning Service 10 am
24-Dec 4 pm Service
24-Dec 5:30 pm Service
24-Dec 11 pm Service
24-Dec Christmas Offering
25-Dec Christmas Day Office Closed
27-Dec AA 7:30 pm Coed Step Mtg
27-Dec NO LOGOS
29-Dec Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room
29-Dec AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg
31-Dec G.I.F.T. Sandwich Sunday 5th of the month