Posts in the 'witness' category

2015 Guatemala Mission - Day 5

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

It is hard to believe it is Wednesday evening already. We have had 3 great work days here in Guatemala! Tomorrow we head out to a community that is only a 15 minute drive so I though it best to write tonight - if I can stay awake long enough to write it […]

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2015 Guatemala Mission - Day 4

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Hola from Guatemala!
We are off again to our work sites. The construction team continue to work on water units and stuccoing the exterior of the clinic. Todays pictures will be from that team (I finally got some of their pics). They seem to be having some fun and getting much work done. Clarissa […]

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2015 Guatemala Mission - Day 2

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Dear family and friends,
I write as we drop off the team that will begin the water unit installations and we head off to LaBarranca for our first medical clinic. Yesterday we spent the morning in Chichi and headed off to experience the market first thing in the morning. It is always an experience […]

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2015 Guatemala Mission - Day 3

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Dear family and friends,
Day one is complete and what a day it was! It was a day filled with experiences and encounters, and stories we will remember for a long time.
The water team installed one unit and have scoped out where the other two units will be placed. They have designed the plans for the […]

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2015 Guatemala Mission - Day 1

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

NOTE: Todd Warfield from St John’s UMC, Dover NH is a member of this mission team in Guatemala.
Dear family and friends,
We have arrived in Guatemala safely and made our way to the beautiful Hotel Santos Tomas in Chichicastenango. We started our day somewhere between 2 and 3am and arrived at the hotel at 7pm Guatemala […]

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Holy Week Services

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The services during the eight days from Palm (or Passion) Sunday through Easter are at the heart of a church’s worship life. During these days we “retell” and remember the story of salvation in such a dynamic fashion that we become aware of our own involvement in God’s story.
We begin the eight days on March […]

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Dover Friendly Kitchen

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Calling All Bakers:
St. John’s will be serving supper at the Dover Friendly Kitchen on Tuesday, March 10th.
We need yummy baked goods for dessert. Please make your favorite dessert and drop it off in Hartford Hall before 2 PM on the 10th and if you would like to be a server please be at St. Thomas […]

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Spiritual Disciplines

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Spiritual Disciplines for the Lenten Season
from a sermon given by the Rev. Les Pettit on March 1, 2015
DISCONTINUE grumbling! Instead, “In everything give thanks.”
TRY putting down your Cell Phone! And then make use of that time listening for the small, still voice of God.
STOP focusing on other people’s worst attributes! As […]

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Public Supper - Volunteers Needed

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

This month’s supper is coming quickly - it will be held this Saturday, February 28th starting at 4:30PM.
We are in need of volunteers to help out in a variety of ways:
- food preparation and setup before the dinner
- serving food & drinks, setting & clearing tables during
- cleanup and putting away chairs/tables after
- general kitchen […]

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New Member Classes

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Pastor Mark offers classes for new members and those with questions
Have you been part of our congregation for some time but never “joined” the church? Or have you questions about the church, and just what it is that we believe? Do you know for certain that you would like to join? Of do you know […]

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