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

13-Oct

Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room

13-Oct

AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg

15-Oct

GIFT of 1 Corinthians 12 (CR)

15-Oct

Youth Group (6:30-8:00 pm)

16-Oct

Faith-full Readers

16-Oct

Handbells 6 pm Sanctuary

18-Oct

LOGOS Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame Cleveland, OH

18-Oct

Chancel choir 7:20 pm  

18-Oct

AA 7:30 pm Coed Step Mtg

20-Oct

Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room

20-Oct

AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg

22-Oct

Cake Auction (no evening youth group)

22-Oct

GIFT of Fellowship and Youth Cake Auction (FH)

23-Oct

Council Team Meeting 6:30pm – 7:45pm

25-Oct

LOGOS Disney World

25-Oct

Chancel choir 7:20 pm  

25-Oct

AA 7:30 pm Coed Step Mtg

27-Oct

Quilters Meet 9-12 Com. Room

27-Oct

AA 7 pm Men's Discussion Mtg

29-Oct

GIFT of Mission:  College Care Packages (CR)

29-Oct

Potluck & Hayride at the Stemme Farm

29-Oct

Stewardship Conversation Sunday

30-Oct

Handbells 6 pm Sanctuary