Sunday, August 21, 2022

Masks are strongly encouraged. If you are feeling ill in any way, we ask that you stay home and worship with us online. Please wear a mask if you have had any exposure to Covid-19. Thank you for caring for one another!

Coffee is Back!
Join us for coffee before the worship service in the Fellowship Hall

Wednesday Night Suppers Survey: We need your input! We are planning for the return of Children’s Choirs and Wednesday Night Suppers this fall. We need your help! We will need volunteers to help with dinners, and we need your feedback! Please complete this brief survey.

Committee Meetings:
Trustees will meet today, 8/21, immediately following the Worship Service.
Staff Parish Relations Committee will meet Thursday, August 25th at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall
Worship Committee will meet Sunday, September 18th at 3:00 pm

Mission Opportunities:

We need your plastic bags! Please bring any clean, standard sized grocery bags to church, DCCM will re-purpose them when packing food for the distributions. We go through many of them each time! Larger plastic bags can be brought separately and will be used by the Clothes Closet for clients to carry home their purchases. Please do not include any smaller bags, packaging material, or vegetable bags.

The next DCCM Food Distribution will be Saturday, September 17th at 10:00 am in the parking lot.

Meal for the Wesley Foundation St. John will be providing a meal for the Wesley Foundation on Monday, August 29th. Sign-up to help: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080545AFA923A2F94-meal2 

Clothes Closet is open! Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Volunteers are always welcome. Clothes Closet is located in the St. John Mead House around the corner, 430 8th Street.

Trunk-or-Treat for the Towers residents is coming up on October 29th! We are looking for volunteers to help organize the event, which involves signing up folks to host a trunk and helping collect items to give out as “treats”. Please contact Beth Dixon if you would like to help. United Women in Faith will also be organizing lunch for the Towers residents.

Upcoming Special Dates and events – Mark your calendars!

Mark your calendars for Promotion Sunday!
Sunday, August 28th, children and youth who are moving up to the next class will move to their new classes, and Pre-K and 3rd graders will receive Bibles. We hope you’ll join us for this Special Sunday!

Young Adults (under 40)! We will have a gathering at the home of Jeff Pullium and Roy Lewis on Thursday, September 8th. More details to come, please mark your calendars!

Children’s Choirs and Wednesday Night Suppers resume October 12th

Additional Reminders:

We are hiring! We are in looking to fill a Custodian position. The job is 20 hours/week. Please contact the church office, or resumes can be submitted to jobs at stjohnaugusta dot org. If you know of any interested candidates, please send them our way!

UMC Global Ministries
Support the humanitarian response in Ukraine through UMCOR https://umcmission.org/umcor/ukraine/

Flower Calendar: If you would like to place flowers in the sanctuary in honor or in memory of someone, please contact Beth Dixon. We do have open dates in the next few weeks.