Announcements & Events
Please Note the President's Weekend Schedule Changes for the Week of Sunday, February 20th
Sunday, February 20
- No Children's choir
- No Sunday School
Monday, February 21
Workshop "Living Into the Millennium Development Goals"
Convocation of the Diocese of New Jersey is hosting an interactive workshop entitled "Living Into the Millennium Development Goals" on Saturday, Feb 19 from 9am until noon. We invite you to join us to learn about the MDGs and to explore ways to support this global initiative to fulfill Jesus' call to care for the most vulnerable. Please contact Sarah Paige in the diocesan office to register at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (609) 394-5281.
Six week series on "Paul's Thought and Later Developments of 'The Pauline School'"
Begins on March 6, 2011 at 3 pm at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Basking Ridge. They will host Dr. William Stroker, Professor Emeritus of Religion from Drew University. Dr. Stroker received his PhD. from Yale University in 1970 and subsequently studied the Coptic scriptures in Egypt and writing in the library of Strasburg, France. Stroker was the Chair of Department of Religion at Drew and continues to teach at the Madison Library. A suggested fee of $35 for the series is recommended. Please reserve a seat by contacting the office of St. Mark's at 908-766-0510, 140 So. Finley Ave. All are welcomed to attend and participate, but seats are limited. Topics included within the six week series are: Introduction to Paul's Life and Letters, Basic Pauline Theology, Judaism and "Christianity" according to Paul Pauline Ethics, Problems in Pauline Churches, Letters attributed to Paul, reflecting later times and developments, and the Roles of the Laity. For more information click here.
Meet Dr. Stroker, at St. John on the Mountain, on Sunday, February 20th when he joins us for coffee hour in Parish Hall.
St. John on the Mountain Nursery School 50th Anniversary Fundraiser
On Friday, March 4, 2011 at 7:30pm at the Somerset Hills Country Club. For invitation and more information click here.
Grace's Soup Kitchen
Join us on February 25, from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Sign up sheets are on the bulletin board near the Parish Hall. Please sign-up or contact Fenn Putman (973) 543-7017 or email@example.com.
Habitat for Humanity Work Day
Saturday, April 9th from 8:30am to 3:30pm for the Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity in Bridgewater. Ten spaces are available. Sign-up early to get your spot! The sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board near Parish Hall.
Somerville Food Bank Staffing Opportunities
St. John staffs the Food Bank every Saturday in April, from 10am-12noon. Reserve your space! The sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board near Parish Hall.
Adopt-a-Family for Easter
Please help bring Easter smiles to your neighbors by buying and delivering an uncooked Easter meal to those in need. Sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board just outside of Parish Hall. For more information, contact Pete Ackerman (908) 537-9905.
Upcoming Baptism Dates
We have three dates scheduled for Baptism: Saturday, April 23rd at 7:00pm, Sunday, May 8th at 10:00am & Sunday, June 12 at 10:00am. If you're interested please contact the office at 908-766-2282.
Save the Date for Some Cinco de Mayo Fun!
Friday, May 6 from 6-9pm. Featuring a Mexican Marketplace for some shopping fun, great music, and fantastic food. Invite some friends and prepare to party the Mexican way. Ole!
Diocesan trip to Ecuador
Save the date September 27 - October 4, 2011 for the Diocesan trip to live, work and worship with our companions and partners in the Diocese of Ecuador Central. Details to follow soon.