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Great Service (Mark 10:35-45)

Children’s Sabbath/Laity Sunday Much that concerns many churches in mainstream Protestant denominations are these questions:  How do we grow?  How do we add people in the pews?  How do we survive?  Trying to answer these questions often leads to reminiscing … Continue reading

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Annual Beef and Noodle Dinner Friday, October 26

St. John’s UCC will sponsor its annual beef and noodle dinner on Friday, October 26, 2018, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  Patrons may dine in or carry out. The menu consists of homemade noodles with beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, … Continue reading

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Courage for Community (Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22)

American Indian Ministry Sunday/United Samoan Ministries Stewardship Sunday What if we should lose our saltiness?  What if we should lose our taste, or our ability to make the world taste good, at least better than it does?  In a way, our … Continue reading

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Church World Service Tool Project

Our special offering for the remainder of the year will be to the Church World Service tool campaign.  Just as we have offered CWS blankets as a special offering, we have an opportunity to join in this worthwhile project by … Continue reading

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This Week at St. John’s UCC

Centering Words for October 21: God of harvest, gardener supreme, you place us at the center. Feed us and equip us.  Having provided for us, we look to a different harvest–a fruitfulness of lives in service to you and others.  … 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, September 25 ,  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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