Teen Confirmation Class : The Teen Confirmation Class will be held in Guild Parlor from 10:15-11:10 on the following dates: Feb. 3, Mar. 3, Apr. 7. Confirmation will take place on May 5. See Fr. Klein for questions.
Annual Meeting/Potluck Breakfast TODAY!: Our Annual Parish Meeting and Potluck Breakfast is today, Sunday, Jan. 27, between the 9:00 and 11:15 services. In keeping with our custom, the nominations committee will present a single slate of candidates to welcome to service on the vestry. Those candidates are: Erik Leaseburg, Luis Medina, Donnie Muennink, and Sarah Stringer. We would also like to thank our outgoing vestry members for all their hard work and dedicated service: Cameron Crum, Olga Fry, Gerald Gregory, and Jorge Lopez-Aguado. This is a wonderful opportunity to fellowship with your fellow parishioners while hearing from our vestry of what took place in 2018, and the goals for 2019. Bring your breakfast casserole or side dish to share, and show your support for the vestry of St. John’s!
St. John’s Cookbooks Available: A limited supply of St. John’s Cookbooks are available for $10. If you are interested in buying one, see Dorothy Gregory after service, or stop by the office during the week. Please make checks out to St. John’s with “Cookbook” in the memo. If paying with cash, please have exact change.
AYM Meets Next Week: AYM will meet for class at 10:20am and lunch at 1:00pm next week. See Stuart Estes for questions.
St. Gabriel’s Conference, Jan. 31-Feb. 3: St. Gabriel’s Conference is an immersive community of formation in the Anglican tradition of the Catholic faith for adults ages 20 and up held at Camp Crucis in Granbury, Thursday, Jan. 31 through Sunday, Feb. 3. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday will be occupied with praying the Daily Offices, Solemn High Mass, classes, devotions, group discussions, fun, food, fellowship, and more. It is arranged so that a typical attendee will only need to take Friday off from work. The all-inclusive cost is $199. Go to stgabrielsw.org to register.
High Altar Flower Memorials Available: The following memorial dates are available:
High Altar ($75 suggested donation): Feb 10; June 2, 9, & 30; Aug 4 & 11; Sept 1, 15, 22 & 29 Additional dates are available for the Lady Chapel ($25), Sanctuary Candle ($10), and De Profundis ($10) Memorials, as well. Please note that unless a permanent memorial has been set up, last year’s dates may not automatically be available again this year. Please contact Christy during office hours to check availability.
St. John’s Hosts Bishop’s Ball Youth Event, Feb 2: The Bishop’s Ball will be at St. John’s from 6-9pm this Saturday, February 2nd. It is open to 6th-12th graders and sponsors. The theme this year is “Blast from the Past”, a decades theme. The dress is casual to semi-formal. You may dress in theme as well. Dinner will be served at 6pm, followed by evening prayer and dancing! The cost to attend is $7 For more information, please contact Fr. Estes.
Save the Date!: Our Senior Valentine Luncheon with speaker Luis Medina will be Thurs, Feb 14. More info to come!
Wednesday Potluck: The Wednesday Evening Family Potluck is back in session. After dinner, children will have an hour in the Atrium, while adults discuss The Great Divorce, by C.S. Lewis. Teens are welcome to join in the book discussion or have study hall together in the Guild Parlor. Programming ends promptly at 7:30. Nursery available. ALL are welcome to attend!
Clergy Retreat: Fr. Klein and Fr. Estes will be out of the office January 28-31 to attend a Clergy Retreat. The 9:30am Bible study and 11:00am mass are canceled for Wednesday, January 30. Potluck and book study will continue as scheduled.
Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir: The Dorothy Shaw Bell Choir will give a concert at St. John’s on February 3, 2019, at 3:00 PM. All are invited to attend!
Adult Confirmation and Inquirers’ Class 2019: The Adult Confirmation and Inquirers’ class will begin next Sun, Feb 3, in the Green Room at 10:20. See the green insert for more information or contact Fr. Estes