2011 Honduras Medical Mission Update

Thanks be to God for the work of the 2011 Honduras Medical Mission~ We want to first thank everyone for their prayers last week while we were out of the country. Secondly, we want to report the work completed by our team. The team suffered from a few things out of our control: we went…

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First Communion Classes

First Communion Classes for children during Lent In the last years, there has been a good bit of confusion over when a child should start taking communion. Up until the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, a person was not allowed to receive Holy Communion until they were confirmed. With the advent of the ‘new’ prayerbook,…

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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Tuesday Evening, March 8th 5:30-7:00pm Donations accepted at the door. Join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner benefiting the E.Y.C.’s fundraising efforts for their summer mission trip to the Ozark mountains to build and repair housing for the elderly and poor. The dinner is a tremendous amount of fun….

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Parish Dinner tonight 2/16

Join us this tonight night for our February parish dinner. At the dinner we will look at the real Saint Valentine and be serenaded with a few romantic classics. A nursery will be provided and there will be activities for the kids. Come on out, share a meal, and learn more about your faith. Menu:…

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Music at St. John’s

Emily Hindrichs, soprano,with Lois Leventhal, piano Sunday afternoon, February 27, 3:00 p.m. “…soprano Emily Hindrichs dispatched exuberant, high-flown lines with a winning ease…” –Steve Smith, The New York Times “To this taste, she had the finest voice — firm, full, lustrous, agile and distinctive — and her coloratura passages sometimes took on the disembodied quality…

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Children’s Chapel

Thank you to those who have volunteered to help Crystal Nail and Phyllis Johnson with our Children’s Chapel program. This has been a huge undertaking for the two of them and now we need your help. Please call Crystal (601-319-7283) or the church office (601-428-7252) and sign up to volunteer 45 minutes of your time…

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St. John’s Mens Basketball League

Saint John’s Church League Men’s Basketball team will close out the season this Thursday, March 24 beginning at 8:00 p.m.  The game will be played at Westminster Presbyterian Church gym and is sure to be exciting.  Thanks to all the guys on the team and to our Coach, Richard Follis–you all have made this season…

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Candlemas & The Blessing of Throats

Candlemas & The Blessing of Throats Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:00pm Join us for Candlemas and the Blessing of the Throats on Wednesday February 2nd at 6:00pm.  At this service we will celebtate the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in Temple.  We will bless all of the candles to be used…

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Update on the building and grounds

Several weeks ago we noticed a small rotten area in the wooden joint that supports the overhang outside of the parish office building.  When we probed the rotten area it was discovered that both wooden support joints we almost completely rotted out and the overhang was ‘hanging’ on by a small thread of solid wood. …

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