St. John on the Mountain
Upcoming Events

Mike Gottscho's Funeral 
Saturday, October 4th at 11 am

The funeral service for Mike Gottscho will be held in the church this Saturday, October 4th at 11:00 am.

Urgent Need for Cans of Soup   
Curbing Hunger has an urgent need for cans soup for the Somerset County Food Bank. For the first time in the history of the Food Bank, the soup bin is empty.  Please place donations in the bins in the hallway or you can donate online.

 

October Newsletter 

St. John's Nursery School Fall Family Fun Day 
Sunday, October 5th at 2 pm

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for the St. John's Nursery School's first annual Fall Family Day on Sunday, October 5th from 2-4 pm in Parish Hall. Join us for bounce house fun, face painting, pumpkin decorating, cider and donuts, plus lots more! $15 per child. Hope to see you there!  

Trinity Cathedral Golf Tournament 
Monday, October 13th

As in past years, members of St. John on the Mountain will support our Trinity Cathedral in Trenton by participating in the Trinity Cathedral Community Day and Golf Tournament.  The 10th annual event will be held on Monday, October 13th at the Mercer Oaks Golf Club, near Princeton.  The event will include an outdoor Eucharist, golfing, refreshments, and supper with members of other churches in our Diocese.  The cost is $175 per person.  Please consider either golfing with our team or your financial support for the event with a check to "Trinity Cathedral - Trenton."  Please join us in support of the programs and outreach of the Cathedral.  (Note: If you are known to be a skilled golfer, you may be actively recruited to join our team!)

Art Show Preview Party   
Friday, October 24th

Be the first to preview all of the wonderful art work, while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and wine on Friday, October 24th from 6 - 9 pm.  Tickets prices range from $40 to $200. With free Childcare.  Purchase tickets online.

Help Fill Backpacks 
Help the Food Bank Network of Somerset County fill backpacks, for disadvantaged students, with healthy snacks to be taken home by students who depend on school meal programs during the week and do not have enough to eat on the weekends.  Please consider donating some of the following items: fruit cups, raisins, oatmeal packets, granola bars, Ramen noodles, juice boxes, Chef Boyardee, individual serving-size boxes of cereal, Easy Mac & Cheese.  Please drop off contributions in baskets located in hallway. 
Knitting Needles & Thread
Thursdays at 10:30 am
All are welcome to join the weekly knitting which gathers on Thursdays at 10:30 am in the meeting room. In addition to working on personal projects, the group knits Christmas gifts for the Plaid House girls (afghans), prayer shawls for the church, cancer unit and VNA, the Seaman's Church Institute, and any other charity project for groups in need.  Please join us.
Men's Bible Study with Father Malloy
Wednesdays at 8:15 am

Join Father Malloy on Wednesdays at 8:15 am in the Parish House Meeting Room.  We will spend four weeks looking at the process by which the first editions of the BCP emerged, the theological assumptions upon which it was built, and how the Church's theology and the Prayer Book have evolved (and continue to evolve) together. 


Hearing Impaired 
Copies of the scripture lessons are available in the narthex for those who are hearing impaired.
This Week on the Mountain

October 5, The Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost

   8:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am      Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                      Sunday School

  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                      Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

    2:00 pm     St. John's Nursery School Family Fun Day

October 7, Tuesday

  7:30 pm       Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

October 8, Wednesday

   8:15 am      Men's Bible Study, Meeting Room

   6:00 pm      Mission Outreach Meeting, Meeting Room

October 9, Thursday

  10:30 am     Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

October 10, Friday

  9:15 am       Women's Bible Study, Meeting Room

October 12, The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

   8:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am      Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                      Sunday School

  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                      Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 

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St. John on the Mountain
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Bernardsville, NJ 07924

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