St. John's Prayer Chain Sign Up – As our lives change, we often find we have more time to give to others or find that we need to redirect our priorities. Therefore, we are asking those who would like to remain or be on St. John’s prayer chain to sign up on the sheet in the narthex. There are two options for the prayer chain; one is the phone tree and the other is email. You may sign up for one or both. The yellow sheet will be on the table for a couple of weeks and then a new prayer chain will be mailed to all those wishing to give their time to this important ministry. Thank you to all those who have served in the past, we hope you will continue to do so. Questions, please call Lyla Anderson 815-664-2411.
Children’s Spiritual Life & Education is looking for a Vacation Bible School Coordinator. If you are interested, please speak to a CSLE member or call the church office.
Children’s Spiritual Life & Education Committee will meet Sunday (April 15) following worship at 11:30 in the Liefeld Lounge. New members are always welcome.
The final count on our Personal Care Kits was 51 kits. Thank you to everyone who donated, may God bless you for making it possible.
A ping-pong table has been donated to the youth. We are in need of someone with a truck to pick it up in Princeton. If you are able to help, please contact Jane Krysiak or the church office. Thank you.
Several dishes have been left in the kitchen from various events. Please check the kitchen for any dishes that you may be missing.
WOMEN’S SPRING BIBLE STUDY
In the Women’s Spring Bible Study we will take a close look at the meaning behind each of the Beatitudes and how these truths can shape our choices every day. “Turning Your Heart Toward God” by Kay Arthur, David & BJ Lawson is a no-video, no homework Bible study. We will work through the study book in class as a group with Scripture verses and insights to share and discuss.
We will begin Thursday. April 12th and continue through May. For your convenience the same session will be available at 10:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. each Thursday. If you have any questions, contact Jan Delvallee at 815-228-0252.
Children’s Spiritual Life & Education (CSLE) is looking into sponsoring a night at a Peoria Chiefs Baseball game. Ticket price would be covered by CSLE. You would need to provide your own transportation. Sign up for your choice on the sheets in the narthex. All are welcome. Dates that are being considered are:
Fri., June 8—St. Louis Cardinals night
Fri., June 22—Star Wars Night
Sat., June 23—Faith & Family Night
Sunday School Sharing Sundays
The children are beginning to prepare their presentations for Sharing Sunday. They are excited with the songs they will be singing as well as sharing with you what they are learning in class. Please save the date for your child’s Sharing Sunday.
Sharing Sunday presentations will be during the 10:15 a.m. worship service on the dates below:
April 8—Pre K & Kindergarten
April 15—1st & 2nd Grade
April 22—3rd & 4th Grade
April 29—5th & 6th Grade
The cancellation of worship services due to severe winter weather will be announced over radio station WLPO 1220 AM. You can also access this information on this website's HOME PAGE.
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