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November 19, 2015, 7:48 AM

Newsletter:


St. John’s Episcopal Church             Sunday, November 22, 2015

 
 
WORSHIP& EDUCATION NEWS:
 
ADULT EDUCATION: Sunday, Nov. 22nd at 9:00 am until 10:00 am studying this Sunday’s readings which are found below.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL: Sunday, Nov. 22nd at 9:00 am youth choir followed by Sunday school at the First United Methodist Church.
 
WORSHIP: November 22nd, Holy Eucharist Rite II, with Rev. Louis Hayden from Germantown as our celebrant. 
 
SUNDAY SERVICES WILL BE HELD IN THE CHAPEL.
  
READINGS for this Sunday are: Daniel7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37.
 
PASTORAL NEWS:
 
Pastoral Visitor: Maureen Jones. This is a new ministry in which the duties run 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, Nina Zachary, Jim Howe, Jr., Elena Hinderer, and Gere Carnathan.
 
OUTREACH NEWS:
 
The Samaritan’s Purse: The Samaritan’s purse category for donations in November is:
Clothes for boys:  ages 2-4 years. Their basket is in the stairwell off the chapel during October.
 
Angels of Grace The items from their wish list this week are 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. Our tub is rather empty now.
 
Anchor Mission Ministry Box: This week’s donation items are 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.
 
CHURCH OFFICE NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 
Sunday duties:
Acolyte –Katherine Wright
Lay Eucharistic Minister–Ann Lee
No Midweek Eucharist
Altar Guild –Susan Carter & Maureen Jones
Altar Flowers – Mr. & Mrs. Alan Hargraves, Jr., & Mr. & Mrs. David Bohannan
Pastoral Visitor –Maureen Jones The duty runs from Nov. 22 through Nov. 28.
 
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.  

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