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October 14, 2015, 12:00 PM

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St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, October 18, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Oct. 18th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings that are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Oct. 18th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: October 18th, Holy Eucharist Rite II with Rev. Bill Burks from Humboldt TN.
 
                          SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL!
 
READINGS for Sunday are: Isaiah 53:4-12; Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45.
 
There will be NO Midweek Eucharist on Wednesday, October 21st.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:   Nancy Howe.  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: Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Blanche Choate, Freeman Staley, Donna Rohrscheib, Larry Delk, PAT Billingsley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan and the family of Tom Choate.
 
 
 
THE EVERY MEMBER CANVAS STEWRDSHIP 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 will be in the stair well off the chapel during the month of October.
 
Angels of GraceThe item from their wish list this week is cleaning supplies for the home 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 cleaning supplies. 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.
 
UNITED THANK OFFERING INGATHERING will take place this Sunday, October 18thPlease remember this program is for both men& women.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
VESTRY MEETING: The vestry will meet this Monday, October 19th at 6:30.
 
ECW NEWS: ECW meeting at 5:00 pm at the home of Angie Fielder.
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Ned Pillow
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Gina Pillow
No Midweek Eucharist on Wed. Oct. 21st.
Altar Guild –Carla Myers
Altar Flowers –Bill & Carol Simmons
Pastoral Visitor – Nancy Howe
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.



October 8, 2015, 10:42 AM

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St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, October 11, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Oct. 11th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Oct. 11th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: October 11th, Holy Eucharist Rite II with Tom Baker, Director of Spiritual care and religious services at Baxter County Hospital in Mt. Home.
 
                           SERVICES WILL BE IN THE CHAPEL!
 
READINGS for October 11th are: Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; Psalm 90:12-17; Hebrew 4:12-16; Mark 10:17-31.
 
NO Midweek Eucharist on Wednesday, October 14th due to roofing project.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS: Watch for announcements in your newsletter.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:   Allison Biederman.  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: Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Tom Choate, Freeman Staley, Donna Rohrscheib, Larry Delk, PAT Billingsley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer and Gere Carnathan.
OUR EVERY MEMBER CANVAS STEWARDSHIP DRIVE IS UNDER WAY!  PLEASE READ YOUR BULLETIN INSERTS FOR MORRE INFO.  PLEDGE CARDS WILL BE GATHERED DURING THE OFFERING ON ALL SAINTS DAY, NOV. 1.
 
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 will be in the stair well off the chapel during the month of October.
,
Angels of Grace The item from their wish list this week is laundry detergent 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 laundry detergent. 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.
 
UNITED THANK OFFERING INGATHERING will take place this Sunday, October 11th and on next Sunday the 18thPlease remember this program is for both men & women.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Mike Fielder
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Jack Myers
No Midweek Eucharist this Wednesday.
Altar Guild –Jayne Morris & Bennett Sellers
Altar Flowers – Charles Tappan family
Pastoral Visitor – Allison Biederman
 
 Festival request for volunteers for the food line in the VIP tent Thursday and Friday night. Contact Mike Wilkie (338-7418) if interested in volunteering.
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.



September 30, 2015, 3:12 PM

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St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, October 4, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Oct. 4th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Oct. 4th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: October 4th, Morning Prayer Rite I, Susan Carter as worship leader.
 
READINGS for October 4th are: Genesis 2:18-24,Psalm 8, Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:2-12, Mark 10:2-16.
 
Midweek Eucharist on Wednesday, October 7th with Rev. Arnold Hearn officiating. Depending on roofing project.
 
ECW NEWS:
The ECW will meet on Monday, October 12th at 5:00 pm at the home of Martha Lambert.
 
ALTAR GUILD TEAM 1 (Susan’s team) NEWS:  Polish day on October 3rd cancelled.  Both altar guild teams will meet to polish and clean when the roofing project is completed.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS:   Mark your calendars!  Blessing of the Animals celebrating St. Francis this Sunday, October 4, at 4:00 pm in the Methodists’ garden.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor:   Bennette Morris.  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: Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Tom Choate, Freeman Staley, Donna Rohrscheib, Larry Delk, PAT Billingsley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan and the family of Wes Freemyer.
 
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.
,
Angels of GraceThe item from their wish list this week is toiletries 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. 
 
Anchor Mission Ministry Box: This week’s donation item is toiletries. 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.
 
UNITED THANK OFFERING INGATHERIN WILL TAKE PLACE ON OCTOBER 11th & 18th during the offering.  Remember this program is for both men and women!
 
SEWING CLASS FOR SAMARITAN’S PURSE CHRISTMAS BOX PROGRAM will be held on Sunday October the 11th immediately following church at Maureen’s store, Haute pare.  The sewing project will be boys’ shorts.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Katherine Wright
Worship Leader– Susan Carter
Midweek Eucharist on Wed. Oct. 7th at 5:30 pm in the chapel with Rev. Arnold Hearn.
Altar Guild –Betsy Wright
Altar Flowers –Henry & Munnie Jordan
Pastoral Visitor – Bennette Morris
 
Blues Festival request for volunteers for the food line in the VIP tent Thursday and Friday night. Contact Mike Wilkie (338-7418) if interested in volunteering.
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 



September 25, 2015, 9:36 AM

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St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, September 27, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Sept.27th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Sept.27th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: September 27th Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 with the Rev. Arnold Hearn from Marianna officiating.
 
READINGS for Sept. 27 are: Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29; Psalm 19:7-14; James 5:13-20; Mark 9:38-50.
 
Midweek Eucharist with prayers for healing and Unction on Wednesday, September 30th with Rev. Arnold Hearn officiating.
 
ECW NEWS:
The ECW will be hosting a luncheon at 12:00 noon on Sat. Sept 26th featuring Betsy Watson, author of “A Modern Woman’s Guide to an Old Fashioned Christmas”. Tickets are $10.00.
 
ALTAR GUILD TEAM 1 (Susan’s team) NEWS:Polish day for team 1 will be on Saturday, Oct 3rd at 10:00 am.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS:   Mark your calendars!  Blessing of the Animals celebrating St. Francis on Sunday, October 4, at 4:00 pm in the Methodists’ garden.
 
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: Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Tom Choate, Freeman Staley, Donna Rohrscheib, Larry Delk, PAT Billingsley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Jackie Lowey, Elena Hinderer, Gere Carnathan and the family of Wes Freemyer.
 
OUTREACH NEWS:
The Samaritan’s Purse: The Samaritan’s purse category for donations in September is:
 
Clothes for boys: Underwear, t-shirts, socks, caps and hats.
 
Toys for boys ages 5-14:Games, flashlights, nerf balls, small cars & trucks & harmonicas. 
All donations must fit in a shoe box!!!!!!!!!!!!!
,
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.
 
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.
 
UNITED THANK OFFERING INGATHERING will take place on October 11th & 18th.  Please remember UTO is for both men and women.
 
SEWING CLASS FOR SAMAITAN’S PURSE CHRISTMAS BOX PROGRAM will be held on Sunday October the 11th immediately following church at Maureen’s store, Haute pare.  The sewing project will be boys’ shorts.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Mike Fielder
Lay Eucharistic Minister – Mike Fielder
Midweek Eucharist on Wed. Oct. 7th at 5:30 pm in the chapel with Rev. Arnold Hearn.
Altar Guild –Susan Carter
Altar Flowers –Knox Shelton
Pastoral Visitor – Melody Rogers
 
Blues Festival request for volunteers for the food line in the VIP tent Thursday and Friday night. Contact Mike Wilkie (338-7418) if interested in volunteering.
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.

 




September 16, 2015, 10:15 AM

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St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, September 20, 2015

 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Sept.20th at 9:00 am until 10:00 am.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Sept.20th at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday School at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: September 20th Holy Eucharist Rite II at 10:30 with the Rev. Bill Burks from Humboldt, TN.
 
READINGS for Sept. 20 are: Jeremiah 11:18-20; Psalm 54; James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a; Mark 9:30-37.
 
Midweek service on Wednesday, September 23rd with Rev. Arnold Hearn officiating.
 
ECW NEWS:
The ECW will be hosting a luncheon at 12:00 noon on Sat. Sept 26th featuring Betsy Watson, author of “A Modern Woman’s Guide to an Old Fashioned Christmas”. Tickets are $10.00.
 
FELLOWSHIP NEWS: 
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor: Maureen Jones. 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 your services, please let Maureen or Jeannie know. 
 
 
Please keep the following in your prayers: Marie Simon, Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Carol Jennings, Debra Richardson, Tom Choate, Freeman Staley, Donna Rohrscheib, Larry Delk, PAT Billingsley, Sam Harris, Leslie Galloway, Doris Smith, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr. and Gere Carnathan.
 
OUTREACH NEWS:
 
The Samaritan’s Purse: The Samaritan’s purse category for donations in September is:
 
Clothes for boys: Underwear, t-shirts, socks, caps and hats.
 
Toys for boys ages 5-14:Games, flashlights, nerf balls, small cars & trucks & harmonicas. 
All donations must fit in a shoe box!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Angels of Grace The item from their wish list this week is tall kitchen trash bags 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 tall kitchen trash bags. 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 NEWS; There will be a vestry meeting Monday, Sept. 21st at 6:30 pm in the undercroft.  Please let Allison know if you are unable to attend.
 
ADULT EDUCATION CLASS has begun!  All are invited to participate.  We will be studying the lectionary readings for each Sunday listed above under “READINGS”.
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Ned Pillow
Lay Eucharistic Minister – Gina Pillow
Midweek Eucharist on Wed. Sept. 23rd at 5:30 pm in the chapel with Rev. Arnold Hearn.
Altar Guild – Julie Pittman & Jeannie Turley
Altar Flowers –Neville & Maureen Jones
Pastoral Visitor – Maureen Jones
 
Blues Festival request for volunteers for the food line in the VIP tent Thursday and Friday night. Contact Mike Wilkie (338-7418) if interested in volunteering.
 
Please note church’s email address is:  office@saintjohnshelena.org.
 
Our web site is: http://saintjohnshelena.org.

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