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Resurrection Joy (John 20:1-18 or Luke 24:1-12)

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the … Continue reading

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Easter Crown

Crowns have always been the sign of authority and Kingships. Charlemagne, whom historians say should deserve to be called “great” above all others, wore an octagonal crown. Each of the eight sides was a plaque of gold, and each plaque … Continue reading

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Easter Breakfast Sunday, April 21

The men of the church will sponsor the annual Easter breakfast for members and friends of St. John’s from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday morning, April 21.  There will be no adult Sunday School classes that morning.

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Easter Contributions

No Easter flowers will be offered through the church this year.  However, if you choose to bring in tulips to grace the altar area, please feel free to do so.  Flowers should be brought to the church before April 20. … Continue reading

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More Than You Can Imagine…

We sometimes think that “imagination” means something escapist or illusory. Yet, imagination is not something unreal or fake.  It is essential to God’s hope for creation.  “Now to him who by the power at work within us is able to … Continue reading

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Shoes That Grow

There are many children in the third-world, economically disadvantaged areas that have no shoes.  Through a project called “Shoes That Grow,” St. John’s would like to help children have shoes–perhaps for the first time ever!  The shoes are adjustable and … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for April 21:   Risen Christ, rise in our hearts with faith.Raise our voices in praise, and lift our eyes to the hills of hope. Reveal t us your presence. Raise us up to new life, even as you … 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,  May 28, 2019,  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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