Posts from 2016

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St. John’s e-News for December 18, 2016

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Vestry Election – We will hold our Vestry election for the 2017-2019 position on this Sunday, December 18, 2016. Please plan on attending to elect our new Vestry member immediately following worship. Your vote counts! Advent Lunch and Study – Please come and join us in the parish hall for fellowship, eating, and learning. There […]

Are you the future that is to come? Reflection and sermon for Dec. 11, 2016

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Advent is drawing to a close and we are seeing the fruits of the season. Advent preparations are drawing to a close and the planning for our Christmas celebration begins in earnest. But our congregation and parish keeps us grounded in the present, calling folks to join and worship, care for and minister with, and […]

St. John’s e-News for Dec. 11, 2016

by admin1755

Advent Lunch and Study – Please come and join us in the parish hall for fellowship, eating, and learning. There is as signup sheet in the Narthex for those wishing to prepare and host a lunch. This coming week we will discuss the shepherds. Vestry Election – We will hold our Vestry election for the […]

Bible discussion for Dec. 11, 2016 – Isaiah 35:1-10; The Return of the Redeemed

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Dec 11 – 3 Advent Isaiah 35:1-10 The Return of the Redeemed to Zion Background: The first 39 chapters of Isaiah are considered a unit, typically referred to as First Isaiah. In this section, Isaiah prophesies against the Israelites and lays out God’s complaint against God’s chosen people. The first five chapters primarily contain oracles […]