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May 12, 2016, 9:27 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church    Sunday, May 15, 2016

 
WORSHIP AND EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION:  Sunday, May 15, at 9:00 am.  We will continue to focus on the study of Matthew with Chapter 26. (N.T. Wright’s book).
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL:   Will meet at 9:00 at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP:  May 15th, the Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with Rev. Ray Brown
 
READINGS for this Sunday (The Day of Pentecost: Whitsunday) are: Genesis 11:1-9;
Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17, [25-27].
 
MIDWEEK EUCHARIST will be on Thursday, May 19th, at Noon.
 
Hundredth Birthday Celebration!
 
It was one hundred years ago this year that St. John’s Episcopal Church moved into our lovely building.  That means it is time to celebrate!  There will be a meeting of the 100th Birthday Planning Committee on May 17 at 6 p.m. at the church.  Anyone who would like to participate is invited.  Also, we will be gathering old pictures and any other articles that speak to our history in our building.  For more info please call Father Ray at the church.
 
 PASTORAL NEWS:
 
 Please keep the following in your prayers:  Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Blanche Choate, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Jim Howe, Jr., Nina Zachary, Janet Juengel, William Millard, Susan Gibbs Worrell, George Webster, Walt Morris, Gibson Turley, Bunny Russian (friend of Dagmar), and Jeffrey Mink.
 
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. 
 
 
 OUTREACH NEWS:
 
The Samaritan’s Purse:  Donations that will fit in a shoe box can be placed in the basket by front door.  Donation for May is:  Clothes for girls age 5-9.
 
Angels of Grace and Anchor Mission Ministry: The item from their wish list this week is laundry detergent.  A plastic tub for each is located at the stair landing just outside the chapel.
 
Humane Society of the Delta:  Donations needed are laundry detergent, cat litter and large bath towels (used).  A large donation tub has been placed with the others.
 
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
Thursday, May 12th, at 12:00 Noon, Midweek Holy Eucharist in the Chapel.
 
Sunday duties May 15th, 2016:
 
            Acolyte – Drew Fielder
            Lay Eucharistic Minister – Gina Pillow
            Altar Guild – Lindalu Hargraves
            Altar Flowers – West & Jane Hornor
 
Monday, May 16th, at 5:30 pm, Vestry will meet in the undercroft.
 
Tuesday, May 17th, at 6:00 pm, 100th Year Birthday planning committee meeting.
           
Thursday, May 19th, at 12:00 Noon, Midweek Holy Eucharist in the Chapel.
 
May 29th is an open date for altar flowers.  Please contact Ann Lee if you are interested.
 
From Fr. Ray:  If you would like to serve as an oblationer at Sunday worship, please sign up on the sheet provided on the table with the bulletins.  Oblationers are those who bring the bread and wine forward during the offertory.  One person can bring both the bread and the wine or two persons can bring one element each.
 
 
 
Contact info for Fr. Ray:
 
Cell: 501-291-6262
 
 
 
St. John’s Church Office:
 
Phone:  870-338-8115     Fax: 870-338-8519     
Address:    P.O. Box 770, Helena AR  72342

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