Children

Youth

Christian Education

Other Ministries

Card Writing

Help nurture our congregation by filling out and addressing birthday, anniversary and condolence cards. All supplies/postage are supplied for you. This ministry can be done in the comfort of your home. Card writing is assigned a month at a time.

Cursillo

Cursillo is often a life changing weekend designed to raise up people of the church and give them tools to share the Good News with those in their communities through a dedicated life of piety, study, and action.

Financial Peace University

Participants have the opportunity to learn Dave Ramsey’s system of getting your finances in order, which will bring financial peace to your life.

 

Feed My Sheep

Inspired by John 21:17, this ministry provides nourishment for both church members and our neighbors by offering pre-cooked and microwavable frozen meals that are available downstairs in the new building, or by coordinating a “meal train” for those who have been hospitalized, welcomed a new baby, or are having a hard time. A team of volunteers delivers the meals to those in need, per request.

 

Men’s Bible Study

Operating at St. John’s for (at least) 29 years, this group meets weekly on Thursday mornings, rain or shine, summer and winter. The study focuses on the lectionary readings for the following Sunday. There is no preparation needed for the weekly readings, which are distributed as the session begins, and all are welcome.

 

Newcomer’s Welcome Ministry

“Welcome one another, therefore, as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God”. Romans: 15:7. We welcome and share the love of Christ and St. John’s with those new to our family. We do this in many ways; from baking and dropping off bread as a welcome gift, giving tours of our church facilities and hosting the Newcomer’s Dinners.

Pastoral Care Ministry

Our call by Christ is to love all people. This ministry is for those who discern a call to listen, to care for, and encourage those in our congregation who are going through a crisis or difficult time.

Prayer Shawls

The Prayer Shawl Ministry meets once a month at the church. They provide hand-knitted and crocheted shawls to give to those in need of healing and comfort; they also makes the baby afghans that are presented to infants upon baptism. Come knit and/or crochet with fellowship and fun, all while serving others. All skill levels are welcome.

Prayer Warriors

Are you being called to become a warrior of prayer? We’re a group dedicated to praying for the needs of others. Information is sent via email and you may pray wherever and whenever it is comfortable for you.

 

Stephen Ministers

Stephen Ministers are laypeople—Christian men and women—trained to provide one-to-one care to people experiencing a difficult time in life, such as grief, divorce, job loss, chronic or terminal illness, relocation, or separation due to military deployment. Participants will learn how to listen to, care for, and walk with those going through difficult times in life. Training will be provided to equip participants with essential caring and relating skills

 

Thursday Morning Ladies Study

All the ladies of the church are welcome to join in. We meet every Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. The study is led by the group and is a great way for women of all ages to connect and share their faith.

 

Dessert & Discussion

All ladies are welcome to join us. We meet one Monday evening a month in a   casual setting to grow in our faith and share fellowship.

 

Family Faith Night

Small groups of families gather in homes to share food, fellowship and study God’s word.

 

Lunch Bunch

Food, Fun and Fellowship!! The Lunch Bunch meets the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30am at a different restaurant around town.

Men of St. John’s

“Connecting, Growing, and Serving as Brothers in Christ”. The Men of St. John’s group is open to all men of the parish and the wider community who desire to connect, grow, and serve Christ together. Our informal meeting format typically involves fellowship, food, discussion, community service, and a short devotional or teaching lesson.

 

Small Groups

Small groups meet weekly for fellowship and to study the Bible. All are welcome to start a small group.

 

Sunday Morning Hospitality   

The Sunday Morning Hospitality Ministry is made of helping hands and servant hearts. We serve and welcome others by sharing sweet blessings of food and drink between services. We welcome friends, family, neighbors, and strangers with room for everyone at our table.

He who refreshes others will himself be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25

 

Adult Christian Education

Throughout the year we offer a variety of class topics that include Bible study, church history, theology, and social issues. Volunteer to facilitate a multi-week class or contribute as a special presenter who is a member of a team of facilitators. Serving as a special presenter is a great way to plug in if you would like to commit to facilitating a single class or if you are new to facilitating. Sunday School is most Sundays at 10:00 a.m. Additional adult education opportunities during the week are also available. Join us!

 

Sunday School: Children and Youth Volunteers

This ministry works with children from preschool to seniors in high school. Please consider using your talents and time to nurture, pass the faith and have fellowship with young people. Teachers and assistants are needed for Sunday mornings (lesson plans/supplies provided), You do not need to have teaching experience and/or be a Bible scholar.

We also need substitute teachers, volunteers to help with snacks and special events. Come see where the action is on Sunday mornings!

St. John’s 101

A ten week class designed to help people understand the Episcopal Church and how we at St. John’s live into who we are called to be. This is informative for life-long Episcopalians and those wondering if this is the church for them. Class will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the church. In the spring, classes will take place on Sunday mornings from 10:00-10:50 a.m. at the church. Anyone interested in joining St. John’s or being Confirmed in the Episcopal Church should take this class.

 

Youth Group Adult Volunteer

Our Youth Group is open to all children from incoming 6th grade through 12th grade. We meet twice a month, once on campus, one off, for various activities, both fun and service oriented, plus many other fun activities. Adults are needed to assist with youth activities and to drive for our youth activities.

Happening

Happenings are spiritual renewal weekends led by the peers of older high school students grades 10th-12th. Happening begins on Friday at 7:00 p.m. and wraps up Sunday at 4:30. p.m. This is a lock-in so prepare to stay the entire weekend.

 

New Beginnings

This is a unique weekend designed to respond to the issues, concerns, and needs of young people in grades 6th-8th; helping them grow in their love of the Lord Jesus Christ. If you have already participated in a Happening or New Beginnings weekend and are in 9th grade and up, you’re invited to serve on staff for these awesome weekends.

 

6th-12th Grade Christian Education 

This year all students will gather in the Youth Room  on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. for praise, worship, and a snack!  The middle schoolers will then head to their classroom while the high schoolers remain in the Youth Room. The middle  schoolers will begin the year with an outreach emphasis, and the high school youth will delve into prayer.

 

Youth Group

The youth group is open to incoming grades 6th-12th. We meet for fellowship and faith-building activities that are both fun and service-oriented.