December 28, 2016, 3:00 PM

St. John’s Episcopal Church               Sunday, January 1, 2017

Worship and Education News:

Adult Education:  No class this Sunday

Sunday School:   No class this Sunday

Worship:  January 1, at 10:30 am, the Christmas Lessons and Carols, with Rev. Ray Brown. 


Pastoral News:

Please keep the following in your prayers:  Buddy Wheeler, Buddy Byrd, Jim Howe, Jr., Susan Gibbs Worrell, Jeffrey Mink, Sharon Hinderer, Walter Morris, Sr., Dr. Marion McDaniel, Sarah Myers, Donna Drewry (Marjie’s sister-in-law), Debra Richardson (BZW’s co-worker), Ruth Howe, Lena Cunningham, Richard Hargraves, Carol Jennings, and the family of Jane Spivey Montgomery.


Outreach News:

Angels of Grace and Anchor Mission ministries: The item from their wish list this week is paper towels.  Plastic tubs for each are on the stair landing just outside the chapel.

Humane Society of the Delta:  Donation needed is dog & puppy food.  Their plastic tub is also on the stair landing.

Grace Food Pantry – plastic bags go in the labeled container in the narthex.


Church Office News and Announcements:

Wednesday, Dec 28    Midweek Eucharist (chapel) at 5:30 pm, followed by the final Advent Study Class (undercroft) at 6:30 pm

Thursday, Dec 29        The final Advent Study Class (undercroft)at 10:30 am, followed at 12:00 by Noonday Eucharist (chapel)

Sunday duties January 1, 2017      

Acolyte – Ann Lee

       Worship Leader – Susan Carter 

       Altar Guild – Susan Carter 

Altar Flowers - Poinsettias

Sunday, January 22     Our Annual Congregational Meeting will be Sunday, January 22, 2017.  There will be a potluck following worship, and the first meeting of the vestry with the three new members will follow the potluck.


Contact info for Fr. Ray:

Cell: 501-291-6262        Email:


St. John’s Church Office:    

Phone:  870-338-8115       Fax: 870-338-8519    


Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 770, Helena, AR 72342