June
18
2017

Second Sunday after Pentecost

Eid Celebration: Our friends at the Islamic Center of Western Maryland have invited us to celebrate the end of Ramadan with them on Sunday, June 25th from 9:30 to 11:30 am at Hagers Hall in Hagerstown.  Talk to Margaret Clinch for more details. 

Vacation Bible School:  Volunteers wanted! St. John's Parish will offer Vacation Bible School this summer from Sunday, July 16 through Wednesday, July 19. Our theme for 2017 is Year 2 of Abundance Orchard, with stories from the Gospels.  If you would like to help please contact Director for Youth and Young Adult Ministries Margaret Clinch at 301-733-2560 or youthmin.stjohns@myactv.net.

Shelter Needs (Fourth Sunday of each Month):

Spaghetti sauce

Spaghetti "O's"

Peanut butter

Jelly

Child friendly soups

Apple juice

Leitersburg 38th Annual Peach Festival: The Leitersburg Ruritan will be sponsoring this festival  held on Aug 12th and 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Ruritan Community Park.  Come  and joy great food, fresh peachers, poney rides, live music, art and crafts and more.  Admission and parking are free. 

Anyone interested in Dinner for Eight? If you are interested in joining this dinner club, please contact the office.  If there is enough interest, we will start in September! 

Nursery Volunteers Needed! – We are seeking adults and teens to help in the nursery with infants through 4 year-olds.  If you are willing to help with this ministry once a month, please contact Margaret Clinch at youthmin.stjohns@myactv.net or 301-733-2560.

Stewardship: Christian stewardship at Saint Johns is a way of life.  The cards in the pews and throughout the church encompass more than money. Please use one to indicate where you are willing to offer your talents and time in gratitude of God's love.

Micah’s Backpack Shopping List

Each “backpack” receives the following:

2- Cans of Vegetables – Corn/Green beans

2- Cans of Soup – Tomato/Chicken Noodle

      *Other types of Soups are okay

2 - Boxes of Juice – Must be 100% Juice

1 - Can of Tuna

1 - Can of Chef Boyardee

       *Spaghetti and Meatballs or Ravioli

1 - 24 oz. Can of Apple Sauce

1 - Packet of Instant Oatmeal

2 - Types of Cracker Packets

       *Peanut Butter and Crackers work well

1 - Individually Wrapped PopTart

      *Make sure a box of PopTarts is individually wrapped

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