March 31, 2016, 9:07 AM

St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, April 3, 2016

COME ONE! COME ALL!  THE TIME IS HERE.  We want to give a big welcome for our new priest, the Rev. Ray Brown and his wife Royce, to St. John’s and Helena.  Hope to see you all in church Sunday and at the pot luck lunch.
ADULT EDUCATION: Class will resume Sunday, April 3, at its regular time (9:00 am).  We will continue to focus on the study of Matthew with Chapter 22 (N.T. Wright’s book).
SUNDAY SCHOOL:  Class will resume meeting at 9:00 at the First United Methodist Church.
WORSHIP:  April 3rd, the Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with Rev. Ray Brown.  Immediately following the service there will be a pot luck lunch in the undercroft.
READINGS for this Sunday (Second Sunday of Easter) are:  Acts 5:27-32; Psalm 150; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31.
MIDWEEK EUCHARIST will be in the chapel THURSDAY, April 7th, at 12:00 noon. “Picnic in the Pews” will follow the service (Light Lunch).
Pastoral Visitors:  Angie Fielder & Meghan FielderEach 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. 
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, Walt Morris, Susan Gibbs Worrell, and Otis Howe.
The Samaritan’s Purse:  Donations that will fit in a shoe box can be placed in the basket by front door.  Donations for April is:  Clothes for boys age 5-9.
Angels of GraceThe item from their wish list this week is paper towels for the women’s shelter. A plastic tub is located at the stair landing just outside the chapel.
Anchor Mission Ministry Box: This week’s donation item is paper towels.  Their donation box is located off the chapel in the stairwell.
Humane Society of the Delta:  Donations needed are cat litter, laundry detergent and large bath towels.  A large donation tub has been placed with the others.
Sunday duties April 3, 2016:
            Acolyte –Ed Pat Wright
            Lay Eucharistic Minister – Susan Carter
            Altar Guild – Allison Biederman
            Altar Flowers – Tait Owens
            Pastoral Visitor – Angie Fielder & Meghan Fielder from April 3 through April 9.
Thursday, April 7th, at Noon, Holy Eucharist in the Chapel and a lite lunch will follow.
This is a special day for our church to welcome our new priest.  We pray that everyone will attend.
Church Address:  P O Box 770, Helena AR  72342
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