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Bread of Life (John 6:24-35)

Bread is a theological issue.  Jesus is bread.  It isn’t just that the bread becomes Jesus but he became bread for us.  His body is what he offers to nourish our lives.  How does that happen?  People who make bread … Continue reading

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God’s Abundant Presence (John 6:1-21)

Do you ever remember being hungry?  In grade school perhaps?  Di you learn to tell time just so you could see how long it was to lunch?  Were you ever on a long journey by foot or car or bus … Continue reading

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Celebrating 145 Years! Change of Date

St. John’s UCC will celebrate its 145th anniversary on Sunday, September 16.  The celebration begins with the 10:30 a.m. worship service and continues with a prepared luncheon in Opperman Hall following the worship service.  Current and former members, as well … Continue reading

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Heifer Mission Project Completed

The 2018 Mission Project sponsored by the Board of Christian Education is Heifer International.  Donations from January through July total $1638.86. Here is the list of donated animals:  flock of chickens $20.oo; honeybees $30.00; trio of rabbits $60.00; one llama … Continue reading

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Summer Hours Begin Sunday, June 3, 2018

St. John’s UCC begins its summer hours for Sunday School and Worship on Sunday, June 3.  Adult Sunday School classes begin at 9:00 a.m., and Worship begins at 10:00 a.m.  Children’s hour takes place during the worship service hour.  The … Continue reading

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Food Pantry in Need of Supplies During July

You will notice that the food pantry shelves empty out quickly, especially after the third Saturday distribution takes place.  Out of our abundance, we need to meet the needs of others.  On a Sunday morning, open your cupboard door and … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for August 5:  Like good stewards of the manifold grace of God, serve one another with whatever gift each of you has received….whoever serves must do so with the strength that God supplies, so that God may be … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen

If you would like to volunteer for helping serve at Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima on Tuesday,  July 24,  please sign up on the bulletin board in the sanctuary.  Helpers are always welcome.

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Facebook Page

You are missing out on a super way to advertise our church if you are not sharing with many of your other Facebook friends St. John’s Facebook page.  There are many interesting articles posted every day.  “Friend” all of your … Continue reading

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