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November 12, 2015, 8:42 AM

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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.



November 5, 2015, 10:41 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church Sunday, November 8, 2015

 
 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Nov. 8th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings which are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Nov. 8th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: November 1st, Morning Prayer Rite I, with Jack Myers as our worship leader,
 
SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL.
 
READINGS for this Sunday are: I Kings 17:8-16; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor: Melody Rogers. This is a new ministry. 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, Larry Delk, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, 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 November. Boxes (or box) will be available to take home to fill and a list will be provided for the contents. Or the boxes can be delivered to you. To help with this contact Bennett Morris at 870-338-1340.
 
Angels of Grace The 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:
 
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Ed Pat Wright
Minister–Jack Myers
No Midweek Eucharist
Altar Guild –Lindalu Hargraves & Maureen Jones
Altar Flowers –Tait Owens
Pastoral Visitor – Melody Rogers
 
We have an OPEN day for the altar flower donation on Nov. 29th. If you would like to donate the altar flowers, please contact Ann Lee.
 
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.



October 29, 2015, 9:07 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, November 1, 2015

 
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME begins this week end.   Don’t forget to set your clocks BACK ONE HOUR.
 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Nov. 1st at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings which are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Nov. 1st at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: November 1st, Holy Eucharist Rite II with Rev. Louis Hayden from Germantown, TN.
 
SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL DUE TO ROOF PROJECT!
  
The names of the beloved departed souls of St. John’s will be read during the service.  Please call Marjie at the office by Wednesday, Oct. 28th if you want a name placed in the Bulletin.
 
PLEDGE CARDS WILL BE TAKEN UP DURING THE OFFERTORY THIS WEEK or you may mail yours in,
 
READINGS for this Sunday are: Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelations 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS: THERE WILL BE A POT LUCK LUNCH TODAY IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SERVICE.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:  Lorraine Ferryman.  This is a new ministry.  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, Larry Delk, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan, and the family of Key Shreeve.
 
THE EVERYMEMBER CANVAS STEWRDSHIP DRIVE IS UNDERWAY.  WATCH FOR INSERTS IN YOUR BULLETINS!  Pledge Cards will be taken up during Offertory.
 
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 Grace The item from their wish list this week is paper towels 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 item is paper towels. 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:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Mike Fielder
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Ann Lee
Midweek Eucharist to be announced.
Altar Guild –Susan Carter & Julie Pittman
Altar Flowers –St. John’s Altar Guild
Pastoral Visitor – Lorraine Ferryman
 
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.



October 29, 2015, 9:06 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, November 1, 2015

 
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME begins this week end.   Don’t forget to set your clocks BACK ONE HOUR.
 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Nov. 1st at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings which are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Nov. 1st at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: November 1st, Holy Eucharist Rite II with Rev. Louis Hayden from Germantown, TN.
 
SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL DUE TO ROOF PROJECT!
  
The names of the beloved departed souls of St. John’s will be read during the service.  Please call Marjie at the office by Wednesday, Oct. 28th if you want a name placed in the Bulletin.
 
PLEDGE CARDS WILL BE TAKEN UP DURING THE OFFERTORY THIS WEEK or you may mail yours in,
 
READINGS for this Sunday are: Isaiah 25:6-9; Psalm 24; Revelations 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS: THERE WILL BE A POT LUCK LUNCH TODAY IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE SERVICE.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:  Lorraine Ferryman.  This is a new ministry.  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, Larry Delk, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan, and the family of Key Shreeve.
 
THE EVERYMEMBER CANVAS STEWRDSHIP DRIVE IS UNDERWAY.  WATCH FOR INSERTS IN YOUR BULLETINS!  Pledge Cards will be taken up during Offertory.
 
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 Grace The item from their wish list this week is paper towels 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 item is paper towels. 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:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Mike Fielder
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Ann Lee
Midweek Eucharist to be announced.
Altar Guild –Susan Carter & Julie Pittman
Altar Flowers –St. John’s Altar Guild
Pastoral Visitor – Lorraine Ferryman
 
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.



October 22, 2015, 3:03 PM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, October 25, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Oct. 25th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings that are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Oct. 25th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: October 25th, Holy Eucharist Rite II with Rev. Arnold Hearn from Marianna AR.
 
  SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL DUE TO ROOF PROJECT!
There will be a sheet of paper in the back of the chapel where you can write the names of beloved departed souls to be mentioned during the All Saints Day Eucharist celebration.  If you are unable to attend church, please call the office by Wednesday October 28th to have any name included during the service.
 
READINGS for this Sunday are: Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalm126; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52.
 
There will be NO Midweek Eucharist on Wednesday, October 28th.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS: There will be a pot luck lunch next Sunday, Nov. 1st along with our PLEDGE INGATHERING during the offertory in church.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:  Martha Lambert.  This is a new ministry.  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, Larry Delk, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer and Gere Carnathan.
 
THE EVERYMEMBER CANVAS STEWARDSHIP DRIVE IS UNDERWAY.  WATCH FOR INSERTS IN YOUR BULLETINS!
 
OUTREACH NEWS:
 
The Samaritan’s Purse: The Samaritan’s purse category for donations in October is:
Clothes and toys for boys and girls:  ages 10-14 years. Their basket is in the stairwell off the chapel during October.
 
           Samaritan’s Purse Workshop will be Friday (Oct 23) at 9:30 in the undercroft.
 
Angels of Grace The item from their wish list this week is toilet tissue 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 item is toilet tissue. 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:
 
I will be out of town from Wednesday, Oct. 21st until Oct 28th.  Marjie knows how to reach me should I be needed.  Allison
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Ed Pat Wright
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Mike Fielder
No Midweek Eucharist on Wed. Oct. 28th.
Altar Guild –Angie Fielder
Altar Flowers –Tommy & Allison Miller
Pastoral Visitor – Martha Lambert
 
Church Address: P O Box 770, Helena, AR
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.

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