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Pastor's Reflection 11/10/16

Published: Nov 11, 2016 | Last modified: Nov 11, 2016
I am writing this on Tuesday - it is election day. As of this moment, none of us know exactly how the election will turn out. But the reality is that, no matter how it turns out (and, of course, by the time you will be reading this, we will know), God is still in control. I think all ...

Mission and Movie Night

Published: Nov 5, 2016 | Last modified: Nov 5, 2016
Family mission and movie night was great last night. The kids packaged 34 bags of candy and put together 50 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child. With pizza before and Zootopia and popcorn after, it was an awesome evening. Thanks for all the parents and youth who helped (and partici...

Pastor's Reflection 11/3/16

Published: Nov 3, 2016 | Last modified: Nov 3, 2016
It never ends with kids, does it? The things they need you to help them with just get crazier and crazier as the years go on. Which is exactly how I found myself at a junkyard (yes, a junkyard) in South Philadelphia last week. It was a brand new experience for me. I had no idea what a j...

3rd Grade Bible Sunday

Published: Nov 3, 2016 | Last modified: Nov 3, 2016
BIBLE SUNDAY: NOVEMBER 13, 2016 All 3rd Graders will be receiving their Bibles on Bible Sunday during the 10:30 Worship Service. Sign up by November 6. SIGN UP HERE ...

Children's worship

Published: Oct 31, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 31, 2016
Kids Worship was AWESOME yesterday. Kara decided to be" Mrs. Beal" and led worship and lots of kids went up on stage to lead our song. What an amazing spontaneous moment of true worship and spiritual leadership! They blew the adults away!!! Children's Worship 10-30-16 ...

Spiritual Fitness

Published: Oct 31, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 31, 2016
Today's devotion from Proverbs 31 Ministry goes right along with our 40 Days In The Word campaign. Take a moment to read it. Then try to put it into practice. Make Your Spiritual Fitness a Priority ...

Pastor's Reflection 10/27/16

Published: Oct 27, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 27, 2016
Well, I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I don't know this for a fact, but I believe I was bitten on the arm by something - presumably a spider - back in July. No, I never saw the actual spider, all I felt was a quick and rather nasty pin-prick. I should have looked around bet...

Family Promise Food Donations

Published: Oct 21, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 21, 2016
Food items for Family Promise St. John's is hosting guests of Family Promise November 6th - 13th, a ministry that helps the transitional homeless find housing. While they are guests at our church we are responsible to feed them. It's time to restock our pantry. Please place donations ...

Pastor's Reflection 10/20/16

Published: Oct 20, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 20, 2016
There WAS (emphasis on the past tense) a bee problem in the church office this past week and what we discovered was that there were two large hives near the roof in the courtyard. For whatever reason, these bees just loved to visit me and both of our administrative assistants....

40 Days in the Word Mission Project

Published: Oct 20, 2016 | Last modified: Oct 20, 2016
Mission project of the 40 Days in the Word small group that meets on Tuesday's at 7:00 PM at Ruth Portzline's Home Each person grieves differently, as does every child. Grief is a natural and normal response to death, and a lifelong process. It is made up of many different emoti...
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