Spotlight on Outreach
St. John’s is committed to living our Baptismal Covenant to seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbor as ourselves and respecting the dignity of every human being.

Annual Christmas Peter-Paul Luncheon for Seniors  Our annual Christmas luncheon for senior adults at Peter Paul Development Center, which was delayed because of snow, is now scheduled for Tuesday, January 15.  Festivities will begin at 11:00 a.m. with  a sing-along, followed by Zumba at noon and lunch at 12:30 p.m.  Contact Barbara Bayler if you want to help.

Ongoing Opportunities

Join the $5 Club! Pledge to spend at least $5 a month on non-perishable foods to feed others. Bring your donations on the first Sunday of each month, or deposit your donations in the wicker basket at the rear of the church anytime. Thank you for your generosity in supporting First Fruits. Your living out the Gospel allows others to go to bed without being hungry.

First Fruits Sundays: First Sunday of every month. Bring non-perishable food items to church for donation to the Christ Ascension Food Pantry.The pantry currently needs canned fruit, canned pasta, canned chicken, soups, and cereal. Next First Fruits Sunday—January 6, 2019

Laundry Love—Third Saturday of every month from 11:45 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. Help do your neighbors’ laundry at the laundromat at 25th & Nine Mile.  Next Laundry Love Day–January 19, 2019

The Outreach Team is looking for new or gently used donations for the kids’ activity table at Laundry Love, a place for safe play and learning while parents are busy with clothes.  Possible donations include: addition/subtraction flashcards, Play-doh, simple puzzles, picture books, coloring books, markers, crayons, small Lego sets, and simple craft supplies (pipe cleaners, popsicle sticks, glue, etc.)

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