A Note of Thanks from Pastor Jim

May 21, 2018       Grace and Peace to my dear friends at St. John’s UMC.     As we each journey through life we reach certain milestones.  For me, the awarding of a doctor of ministry degree is the last milestone in my formal education.  All of my university and seminary education has been accomplished while I was also working full-time, either in the military, the...
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VBS IS COMING | VOLUNTEER NOW!

      VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL WILL BE HERE MONDAY!     JOIN THE VOLUNTEERS!       We’ll have a lot of fun with this year’s theme: “ROLLING RIVER RAMPAGE” and you can make it happen!   “HOW?” you say?  Lots of ways!   1.  Volunteer to help during VBS Week | Adults and Youth join in creating an amazing week of...
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You Are Welcome Here

Belonging …         All of us seek and want to find a place where we are welcomed and can belong.  Some feel like they can belong anywhere.  Others question if they belong, even in a local church.   We, the people of St. John’s, want you to know that all are welcome here!  We want to emphasize that everyone − and we mean everyone − can come and belong...
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Special Sermon Series

    My Struggle with the Old Testament and …     |GENOCIDE       |CONDEMNATION       |EXCLUSIVITY       |SHAME Late winter and early spring of this year, our pastor’s Bible study progressed through the Old Testament and its main theme of God who is seeking to stay in covenant connection with a certain community and now us.  However, from a modern and...
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Chili Cook-off for Missions 3.04.18

      2018 Chili Cook-off + Game-ON!     Fundraiser to Benefit the St. John’s Missions Team     Noon | March 4 | Brookside Hall           Sign-Up is EASY!   Enter your special in the contest!  Volunteer for the event − or Donate to Mission Team Projects …     Click Here to Enter Your Chili!!     For...
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