St. John on the Mountain
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January Newsletter 

 

Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 31st

Please join us for our Annual Meeting, on Sunday, January 31st, when we will have one worship service at 10 am with a meeting to immediately follow in the sanctuary.  Coffee and light refreshments will be served.  Nursery care will be extended until 12:30 pm. Children's Entertainment will be provided during the Annual Meeting.  All children ages Pre-K and up are invited to Parish Hall to do crafts, while their parents attend the meeting. 

One Worship Service

Sunday, January 31st

Due to the Annual Meeting, on Sunday, January 25th, we will have one worship service at 10 am with a meeting to immediately follow in the sanctuary.  Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Weekly Offering Envelopes    

The Weekly Offering Envelopes are now available for pick-up (on the table just outside of Parish Hall).  If you didn't already request envelopes, but would like them, please call the office 908-766-2282 or email the office.

SJOTM Men's Dinner
Thursday, January 14th
Kick-off the New Year with fun and fellowship at the first SJOTM Men's Dinner on January 14th. For more info, please RSVP to Michael Mitchell.
Conversation & Coffee
Tuesday, January 19th
Want to learn more about SJOTM education and outreach programs?  Want to talk about a program you'd like to see at our parish?
Join Lynn Mitchell, Director of Children's Education, and Sally Hespe, Vestry Member and Outreach Co Chair, for coffee and conversation.
Tuesday, January 19th, 6-7 pm in the meeting room of SJOTM Parish House.   RSVP to Sally or (908)  875-1518.
Ladies' Luncheon 
Thursday, January 21st
All are welcome to join the Ladies' Luncheon on Thursday, January 21st at noon at the home of Erna Haueis: 35 Hurlingham Club Road, Far Hills.  Please bring a sandwich; beverages and dessert will be provided.  We hope to see you there.  RSVP to Erna at 908-781-6993. 
Grace Soup Kitchen
Friday, January 29th 
Grace Soup Kitchen serves 1,000 hot nutritious meals the last five days of each month to the hungry of Plainfield.  St. John on the Mountain parishioners help on the last Friday of each month.  Join us one Friday as we prepare and serve lunch.  The next day scheduled for St. John on the Mountain to serve is on Friday, January 29th from 10 am - 1 pm.  Email Graham Argent-Belcher for more info.
2016 Stewardship    
As of January 5th, we have 78 pledges for $286,717. If you have any questions about Stewardship, please contact Paul Zanardi.  If you haven't already done so, please return your 2016 Pledge Card ASAP, as the Vestry needs them to make their budget decisions for the upcoming year.  Extra  Pledge Cards can be found in the narthex or call the office 908-766-2282 to have one sent to you.

Reduce, Re-use, Recycle 

If you have your metal wreath form and any of the decorations from Advent Wreath making, please consider bringing it back to church so that we may use it again next year.

This Week on the Mountain   

January 10, The First Sunday after the Epiphany

   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

January 12, Tuesday

   7:00 pm       SJNS Board Meeting, Meeting Room 

   7:30 pm       Parish Choir Rehearsal, Music Room

January 13, Wednesday

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

January 14, Thursday

   6:00 pm       SJOTM Men's Dinner

January 17, The Second Sunday after the Epiphany

   8:00 am       Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am       Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                       Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

  10:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                       Sunday School

  11:15 am      Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                       Vestry 2016 Budget Meeting, Meeting Room 

January 18, Monday

                       Office Closed for MLK Day 

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The Rev. Susan Ironside
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Pastoral Associate