Archive for September, 2016

News & Notes 9/29/2016

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Hello Folks,
I’ve been out of town for a couple days, and that has made this issue of N&N late! Hope I can finish it before Thursday “escapes!”
It’s great to see so many people coming and going to the church for their Directory photos!! Thanks for taking the time out of your […]

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Message: “The Poor Are Special” by Mark Alley

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 25, 2016
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Lesson from the Christian Scriptures
I Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19
Listen - MP3
As read by Wanda Winnicki
Lesson from the Good News of Jesus
Luke 16:19-31
Listen - MP3
As read by Pastor Mark
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“The Poor Are Special”
Message for Today by the Rev. Mark Monson Alley
©2016 Mark Monson Alley
Listen - […]

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News & Notes 9/22/2016

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Dear Friends,
Remember last week, when I said there was never a dull moment around the church. Well even as I write to you, there is a huge crane in the “traffic circle” at the church - lifting Andy Galt, in a “bucket,” up to the Charles Brown Memorial Carillion bell tower, to replace a […]

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Message: “A New Thing” by Mark Alley

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost
September 18, 2016
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Lesson from the Christian Scriptures
I Timothy 1:12-15
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As read by Suellen Leugers
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“A New Thing”
Message for Today by the Rev. Mark Monson Alley
Including
Assorted Lessons from the Scriptures
©2016 Mark Monson Alley
Listen - MP3
4.88 MB
Time: 21:20
During Pastor Mark’s Message today, he announced his Retirement,
effective […]

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News & Notes (special)

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Dear St. John’s Church Family,
This morning, during worship, I shared news with those who were present that it is my intention to retire from full-time parish ministry at the end of June, 2017. At that time, I will no longer be the pastor of St. John’s Church.
It seems […]

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Youth Group Reminder

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Youth Group will meet in Hartford Hall from 2:00-5:00pm.
Games, music, food and fun!
Bring your friends grades 6th-12th.

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News & Notes 9/15/2016

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Dear St. John’s Church Community,
There never seems to be a dull moment around this congregation, let me tell you! Last Sunday morning, as I approached the church from the parsonage, I could hear a loud hum/buzz/horn sound. After eliminating a couple things, at 6 AM, I opened the doors to the sanctuary, only […]

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News & Notes — extra

Monday, September 12th, 2016

September 15, 2016 St. John’s Church “News & Notes”
Hello Church!!
Sandy’s back!! Woohoo! But she has a request that leads me to write this brief “News & Notes” early in the week: would any of you happen to have a walker that has a seat “built in” - that she might borrow? It would make […]

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Public Supper - Roast Turkey

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Monthly Saturday public suppers at St. John’s are back! Come enjoy a delicious roast turkey dinner at St.John’s Methodist Church, Dover, Saturday September 24, from 4:30–6 PM.
This month’s menu: roast turkey, mashed red potatoes, herb stuffing, cranberry sauce, corn, green beans, biscuits, beverage and dessert bar, all for the same low price of […]

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Message: “Joy In the House” by Mark Alley

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost
September 11, 2016
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A Time of Praise
“Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone)”
By Praisworthy
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Blessing of the Backpacks
Listen - MP3
By Pastor Mark

Blessing of the Backpacks
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Our Praise Continues
“Grace Flows Down”
“Forever”
“Mighty to Save”
By Praisworthy
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Let’s Pray Together
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Announcements and […]

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