Posts in the 'foradults' category

News & Notes 2-9-2017

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Blessings to you, My Friends,
Have any of you Patriot’s Fans “come down” yet? What a game - even to people who weren’t cheering for either the Pats or the Falcons! That’s what I want every year in the Super Bowl - a great, competitive, well-fought game - whether the Pats are in the […]

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News & Notes 2-3-2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Hello Folks,
I’m a day late - but NOT a dollar short - in getting “News & Notes” out to you this week. I was out of town a couple of days earlier in the week, and just didn’t get everything done that I was supposed to have. So here’s all the news that […]

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News & Notes 1-26-2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Good Day, Friends,
This is going to be the quickest edition of “News & Notes” I’ve ever written - which opens the door for mistakes than usual, too!! Let me apologies even before I begin.
Here’s week three of Rebekah Simon-Peter’s “7 Counter Intuitive Resolutions for Growing Churches”: Envision the future. Develop a vision that […]

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Women’s Book/Video Group

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

All women are invited. We meet at 7 PM on the first Monday of the month.
February 6: Our Nig (Black History) (131 pages). Sketches from the Life of a Free Black is an autobiographical novel by Harriet E. Wilson. It was
published in 1859 and rediscovered in 1981 by Professor Henry Louis Gates. It takes place […]

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Men’s Book/Video Group

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

The Men’s Book/Video Group will meet Monday, Feb. 13 at Earle Custer’s home at 7 PM. We will be discussing the nonfiction book Dark Money by Jane Mayer. The book investigates a small cadre of billionaires who have somewhat successfully influenced the political running of the United States through the use of trusts and “charitable” […]

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2018 Mission of Peace

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

2018 Mission of Peace will head to Cuba
High school students, apply now to join the Northeastern Jurisdiction’s 2018 Mission of Peace (MOP) to Cuba. This life-changing journey of discovery and shalom is a chance to learn how people around the world live as disciples of Jesus Christ.
The approximate dates are Dec. 28, 2017 to Jan. […]

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Justice in Everyday Life Class

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Our Lay Servants have chosen “Justice in Everyday Life” as their class for this year and have decided they’d like to do it on weekday evenings. The class will take a close look at the Social Principles of the United Methodist Church. Our Lay Servants would love to have others who might be interested in […]

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Katrina Mission Information Night

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Information night is scheduled for Friday, February 17 @ 6:30, lasting about one hour.
We are beginning plans to send our 12th Katrina mission team to Louisiana during Spring school vacation, the week beginning April 24. These dates coincide with Dover School vacation. We are again partnering with the St. Bernard Project, helping to rebuild […]

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News & Notes (special edition)

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Staff/Parish/Relations Committee met with our District Superintendent, Jim McPhee, Tuesday night to meet the Cabinet’s choice for our next pastor for St. John’s Church. After conversations and interactions, it was obvious to us that the Cabinet had considered our Church Profile very seriously.
The candidate’s list of self-described strengths dovetailed with our priorities for pastoral […]

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News & Notes 1-26-2017

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Good Day to you, Friends,
Last week I shared the first of Rebekah Simon-Peter blog is entitled “7 Counterintuitive Resolutions for Growing Churches.” I’m sharing these over several weeks as a way to encourage us to consider their implications for St. John’s. Here’s the second one:
“Pray the next prayer. It’s easy to get stuck […]

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