This Week at St. John’s | September 27, 2015

This Week at SJB -9-27Thanks to the Adult Formation Team, our COFFEE HOUR hosts today. If you wish to participate in this ministry, please use the sign-up sheet in the Narthex.

ADULT FORUMS commence today Sept 27 following the 10:00am service (11:30am-12:15pm). Adult Forum kicks off with a discussion of “Formation in Christ” coined by us and the diocese “seeking to be a community more Christ-like”. It will be facilitated by our Adult Formation Team.

PURPLE HAT    Sunday is the day!  Our wonder purple baby hats will be blessed at the altar this Sunday. Please be sure to bring your last-minute hats and – EVERYBODY – sign the poster in the narthex, indicating your support of the CLICK for Babies/PURPLE Hat Program.  Fill it with names so we can show the folks at Randall Children’s Hospital how supportive we are of their efforts to combat Shaken Baby Syndrome!

SAVE THE DATE! –Sunday October 4, The Feast of St. Francis, will be celebrated at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. with the Blessing of Animals and a special guest llama at 10:00! Get a picture of you and the llama at Coffee Hour!!

CHILDREN MINISTRIES has registration cards and handbooks available on our website or located in the Narthex. We ask that all children and youth at St. John’s be registered. Church School continues next Sunday, starting in the sanctuary with a sending prayer at 10am.

CONFIRMATION is a lively and personalized yearlong program with other Episcopal parishes in the Portland area. Confirm not Confirm guides middle and high school youth through big and good questions of faith. Learn more by attending an informational session today Sunday, 9/27, at 9:30am in the Library downstairs.

CHILDREN’S CORNER table, located in the back of the church, is for young people to quietly engage with activities during worship. The crafts and activities are for your use. Art donations and supervision of the table are welcomed.  

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY. A couple parishioners expressed interest in starting up a new Bible Study for working women. To form a small group of 6-8 people, please contact Mtr. Heather.

WORSHIP COMMITTEE: meeting has been rescheduled to BLR, Wednesday, Oct. 7 at noon.

St. John's Parish Planner - Sep. 27 to October 4, 2015

This is the weekly schedule of services, meetings, forums, and events that are held at St. John's. If you need more information please call the Parish Office at (503) 245-3777. Information about special events both here at St. John's and at other venues can be found under the Events menu that is located at the top of the website.

CH = Church
BLR = Bishop Ladehoff Room

7:30 AM Morning Prayer
8:00 AM Said Eucharist
9:00 Nursery (ages 0-4)
10:00 AM Choral Eucharist

12:00 PM "Great Courses, Etc." | BLR
TUE 297:00 AM OES Meditation
9:00 AM Morning Prayer
9:25 AM Eucharist/Healing Mass
10:15 AM Book Group | BLR

WED 309:00 AM Morning Prayer

THU 19:00 AM Morning Prayer
7:00 PM Choir Rehearsal | CH
FRI 210:00 AM Examining Christianity | BLR

SAT 39:00 AM Altar Guild

7:30 AM Morning Prayer
8:00 AM Said Eucharist + Blessing of the Animals
9:00 AM Nursery (ages 0-4)
10:00 AM Choral Eucarist + Blessing of the Animals

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