Seventh Sunday of Easter

Adult Forum: 9:00 a.m. in Saint Mary’s Chapel. The story of David has all the elements of a great saga – heroic deeds, treachery, murder, infidelity, civil wars and repentance.  With David’s ascending to the throne a new era begins for the people of Israel.  For David’s sin with Bathsheba the prophet Nathan predicts the death of their first son.  However, they produce another son, Solomon.  Next week; From King Solomon to Pre-classical Prophecy.

No Children’s Chapel on May 20th: In order to let the parents and youth choirs participate fully in Youth Led Sunday, there will be no Children’s Chapel or Little Episcopals on Sunday, May 20th.  The Nursery will still be staffed and attended for children under 2 years old. 

Sunday, May 20th will be our annual Youth Ministries Breakfast.  This is a chance to recognize and celebrate the various ministries of our youth in this parish, and to thank the adult volunteers who help keep these ministries running.  Please join us at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall for a pot-luck breakfast and celebration.

Community Café is hosting Strawberry Sunday: YOU ARE INVITED! Sunday May 20 - after the 10:15 service. The Community Café has been abundantly blessed with time, talent and treasure and we want to express our sincere gratitude for the support we have received from the people of St. John's. We will be serving strawberry shortcake and talking about our plans for the Café. Join us for the CELEBRATION!

Bester School Needs:  Bester School continues to need our help in providing underwear for its young children. The school greatly appreciates all that we've donated in the past and all that we can do now and in the future.  Sizes needed are 4, 6, and 8 for both boys and girls. Please contact Lou Lamb at church or call her at 301-437-5704.  Thank you.

Van Driver and/or Supervisor: We are in need a a van driver and/or a Supervisor. This ministry provides transportation to who cannot get to Saint John’s without assistance. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Bob Speelman at 540-247-2482.


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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