Concerns of the Congregation Sherry &Roger Nipper Jean Greer Kathy Smith Louise Sansing Marshall Hatfield Charles Mauck Mariano DeLise B. J. &Violet Long Fina Mae Sheets Marian Vaught Audrey Morris Mary Lou Byom Laveta Jowers John Boots Robby Lee Kay Herther New Concerns of the Congregation Christian Sympathy for the family and friends of Carl Carden, father of Rhonda Honaker, who passed away recently. Christopher King, son of Nancy King, who is hospitalized following a heart attack. St. John Lutheran Church February 8, 2015—9:00 a.m. 807 E. Main St. Abingdon, VA 24210 276-628-6215 G. Scott Homesley, Pastor [email protected] Home Phone: 276-739-7740 Cell: 276-525-5801 Joan Shaver, Admin. Assist. [email protected] Church Office: 276-628-6215 Wrenda Fuller, Music Director [email protected] 276-525-4437 Doug Werth, hospitalized with a broken hip. Anne Sprinkles (friend of Sharon Meacham) and her family, going through difficult times. Bill Gross, friend of Linda Garnett, possible lung cancer. Please be sure to keep the church office informed when friends and loved ones may be removed from the prayer list. Attendance/Offering for last Week Attendance for Sunday, February 1: Offering: 9:00AM 28 Received: $6,138.00 11:00AM 55 Needed: $4,000.00 Council Members Debbie Kluttz Jim Lovett Helen French Cheryl Carrico Ed Honaker Robin Homesley Jill Morris Josh Wellenhoffer Parker Keen This Week Next Week Assistant Minister Steve Kluttz Ray Whitner Lector Joel Rosen Dave Morris Dave Morris Usher Altar Guild Greeter Dianne Suhrbier Jean Harley ANNOUNCEMENTS Thank You for Supporting “Souper Bowl” Sunday Thank you to everyone for supporting Faith in Action through “Souper Bowl” Sunday donations of money and canned goods. We collected a total of $495, in addition to the food donated. Friends of Santa Appreciation/Informational Dinner Thursday at 6:00PM, there will be an Appreciation and Informational Dinner here at St. John. There is no charge, but please RSVP to Sue Croghan at [email protected] or 276-608-0547 (call or text). Ash Wednesday Please note that things are beginning to get busy around St. John. On February 18 there will be an Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service at Noon at Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church. This will take the place of our Wednesday Noon St. John Service. Then at 7:00 PM we will have our Ash Wednesday Service here at St. John. The service includes both the Imposition of Ashes and Holy Communion. Pancake Supper for Social Club Feb. 19th The past couple of years we have recognized Shrove Tuesday with a Pancake supper. This year St. John is scheduled to host the Social Club on Thursday, February 19. So instead of a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper we are going to have a Thursday Pancake Supper beginning at 5:00PM as a part of the Social Club. All are invited to come out and welcome our Social Club visitors and also have dinner in the Fellowship Hall. Please see the sign up sheet on the Bulletin Board for items that are needed. I-Talent Night March 1st March 1 at 5:00 PM we will have the Annual I Talent night at St. John. This year it will be a Covered Dish/Pot Luck Meal. Please make your plans now to attend this Annual Fun event. Again if you would like to share a Talent please sign up at the Bulletin board. Sign-Ups for Pictorial Directory Pictures There will be sign-up sheets available beginning next Sunday, Feb. 15th, and the two Sundays after, to sign up for the day and time you wish to have your picture made for the pictorial directory. CALENDAR FOR THE WEEK Today: Worship Service 9:00AM Worship Service 11:00AM Highlands Conf. Handbell Concert 4:00PM Tuesday: Quilters 9:30AM Bible Study 1:00PM Property Meeting 6:00PM Monday: Evangelism 7:00PM Wednesday: Noon Worship 12:00PM 11:00AM Choir 6:00PM 9:00AM Choir 7:00PM Thursday: Friends of Santa Dinner 6:00PM Next Sunday: Worship Service 9:00AM Worship Service 11:00AM Food Pantry bagging immediately after worship Women’s Book Group 4:00PM SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, Feb. 18th—Ash Wednesday, 12:00 and 7:00 Worship Wednesday, Feb. 25th,5:45PM—Soup Supper @ St. Thomas Thursday, March 5th—Trip to see Nadia Bolz-Weber Property Committee Meets Feb. 10th On Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 6:00PM, the Property Committee will meet in the Fellowship Hall to set the date for the Spring Work Day and discuss what we need to accomplish (emphasis will be on landscaping). Women’s Book Group for February The Women’s Book Group chose All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, for our February selection. We will meet at the home of Linda Garnett next Sunday at 4:00PM. Please bring a snack to share. St. John Serves @Food Pantry, Feb. 15-20 Please see bulletin board for sign-up sheet—we need your help during our week to serve at the Food Pantry. Trip to Hear Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber We are planning a trip to hear Nadia Bolz-Weber speak at Lenoir-Rhyne on Thursday, March 5th. Please sign up if you would like to go so that transportation details can be worked out.
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