Advent Stations for JAM Kids (Jesus And Me Kids 3 years old through 5th grader) Our theme verses for Advent Stations were: “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.” Isaiah 60:1 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come.” […]
The Seafarers will have a brighter Christmas thanks to this group of people from St. John’s who put together 44 satchels. These satchels will be delivered to people who work as seafarers far from home. Many do not have the paperwork needed to leave the ship when it ports and must remain on board during […]
As we say goodbye to Pastor Ward as he retires later next month, our congregation wanted to honor his wife, Susan for her faithful love and support of Pastor Ward’s ministry and this congregation all these last 16 years. A Ladies Tea was held in her honor where table hostesses brought their best china and […]
An Educational Week in Peru! Linda Haas Manley spent a wild week on the Yarapa River this past August! She stayed in the Wild Yarapa Amazon Jungle Lodge and experienced a trip of a lifetime. The nearby Nuevo Loreto Village offered much hospitality and expressed gratitude to the St. John’s community, Thrivent Choice, and everyone who contributed […]
The “50’s Themed” Senior Luncheon was a big hit with juke box music, hula hoops, nostalgic games and a tasty meal. Thanks to Rich & Carol for sharing their culinary talents, to the Hospitality team who worked hard on organizing it (fantastic decorations ladies!) and to all our attendees- the wonderful seniors at St. John’s. […]
The Showers of Praise Event co-hosted by St. John’s and Poughkeepse Seventh-Day Adventist Church literally had showers and although it had to be moved inside because of rain, it was a well attended beautiful evening of praise music and testimonies. We were particularly grateful for the Walter Hoving Home ladies who shared their talents […]
St. John’s Chimes Music Camp was a wonderful success as these youngsters learned a new instrument and then played 2 pieces during the closing program for VBS. It was a special addition to our program and a blessing to those who attended.