Memorial Day Holiday—Office Closed, May 30… The parish office will be closed and the sexton out on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. (Please do not try to access the building unless you are familiar with the alarm system.)

Bishop’s Annual Golf Tournament, Fri, June 3… The 16th Annual Golf Tournament—the Bishop Iker Challenge— will be held Friday, June 3rd at 8:30 am, at the Squaw Valley Golf Course, 2439 East Why 67 in Glen Rose. This annual event benefits youth programs at Camp Crucis by funding scholarships and youth activities, as well as capital improvements. Cost to play: $100 for adults / $50 youth (age 12-17). For more info call Tom Ward at 817-819-0158.

Summer Potluck Breakfast, Sun, Jun 5… First Sunday of the month summer potluck breakfasts will return NEXT SUNDAY!! Bring an egg casserole, grits, potatoes, sausage, fruit or other side dish and come enjoy the fellowship!

Water. WOW! Theme for VBS set for June 20-24… Please mark your calendars for St. John’s Vacation Bible School, Jun 20-24th from 9am-noon, for kids entering K—5th grade. Theme this year is: water. WOW! Come join us as we plunge into God’s Word, swimming in His great love for us through the lessons, music, games, food, crafts, fellowship, and more! If you have questions, or if you would like to volunteer your time and talents to assist, email lisa_m_estes@

Bishop Iker’s New Book for Sale… Bishop Jack Iker’s new book “Consider Your Call, Brethren: A Bishop Reflects on Ordained Ministry,” is available in the parish office. Drawn from his 23 years as a Bishop, this is a collection of sermons, addresses and meditations that have blessed those who have been privileged to be under his pastoral care. The words are profound without being esoteric, and resound with a passion, particularly for his deacons and priests, that will inspire all readers. Cost $11. All profits go to support the The Parish Press, a servant ministry that seeks to enrich and enhance the lives of clergy, laity and parishes.