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November 12, 2015, 8:42 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, November 15, 2015

 
 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Nov. 15th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings which are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Nov. 15th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: November 15TH, Holy Eucharist Rite II, with Rev. Tom Baker from Mt. Home as the celebrant.  He is the Director of spiritual and religious life at the Baxter CO Regional Hospital in Mt. Home.
 
SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL.
  
READINGS for this Sunday are: Daniel 12:1-3; Psalm 16; Hebrews10:11-14, [15-18], 19-25; Mark 13:1-8.
 
We will start our midweek services back up starting in Advent.  (Beginning Dec. 2) Of course this depends on the roof project.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor: Andrea Clark. This is a new ministry which runs from Sunday to Sunday.  Each week the pastoral visitor or visitors will visit the members of St. John’s that are either sick or shut-in.
 
St. John’s Good Samaritans (ECW):  Please feel free to call Maureen Jones (404-697-7197) or Jeannie Turley (870-816-6387) if you are in need of some help with errands or transportation or food, or if you would just like some company.  These and other members of the church have graciously offered their time to assist anyone needing help.  If you would like to volunteer services, please let Maureen or Jeannie know.
 
Please keep the following in your prayers: Otis Howe, Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Blanche Choate, Freeman Staley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan and the family of Kay Shreeve.
 
OUTREACH NEWS:
 
The Samaritan’s Purse: The Samaritan’s purse category for donations in November is:
Clothes and toys for boys and girls:  ages 10-14 years. Their basket is in the stairwell off the chapel during October.
 
Angels of GraceThe items from their wish list this week are face cloths and bath soap for the women’s shelter. Please place you items in the plastic tub at the stair landing just outside the chapel coming up from the undercroft. Our tub is rather empty now.
 
Anchor Mission Ministry Box: This week’s donation items are face cloths and bath soap. They will accept donations for personal hygiene (deodorant, soap bars, tooth brush and tooth paste, wash cloths & towels, shampoo) laundry detergent, paper towels and toilet tissue.  They also need prepared casseroles that they can freeze and put in their freezer.  They feed hot meals at noon five days a week with devotional included. This mission ministers to the homeless and hungry and is located on the bypass.  Their donation box is located off the chapel in the stairwell next to the Angels of Grace box.  Monetary donations may be sent to Brenda Knapp’s CPA office located at 207 N. Sebastian, West Helena 72390.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
VESTRY MEETING WILL BE THIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH AT 6:30 IN THE UNDERCROFT.  PLEASE LET ALLISON KNOW IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND.
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Ann Lee
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Susan Carter
No Midweek Eucharist
Altar Guild –Jeannie Turley & Susan Carter
Altar Flowers – Jerry and Gina Pillow
Pastoral Visitor –Andrea Clark (runs from Sunday to Sunday)
 
Church Address:  P O Box 770,  Helena AR  72342
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.

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