Month: November 2015

Special Eucharist – November 12

Special Eucharist – November 12

images (2)There will be a special Eucharist this Thursday, November 12, at 12:00 p.m. celebrating the 10 Year Anniversary of Fr. Michael’s ordination to the Sacred Order of the Priesthood

Anglican Prayer Beads

Anglican Prayer Beads

images (5)There are several sets of Anglican Prayer Beads on the altar in the chapel for anyone who would like to take a set home. These beads have been blessed by Fr. Michael, and there are instruction booklets with them.

Inquires’/Newcomers’/Confirmation Classes

Inquires’/Newcomers’/Confirmation Classes

confirmation These classes are currently being held Sunday evenings from 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Each class is divided into two sessions approximately an hour each. Between each session, there is a simple dinner (those participating in these classes should bring their own brown bag dinner). If you are new to St. John’s and wish to learn more about the parish and/or Anglicanism, or you are an “old timer” and want a refresher course, please join us for these important classes. These classes are also required for anyone desiring to be Confirmed or Received into the Anglican Church.

Food Pantry Items

Food Pantry Items

foodpantryThe Food Pantry is in need of large cans of chicken and boxes of Stove Top Stuffing to provide a Thanksgiving bag for those whom it serves. If you would like to donate these items, please bring them to the church no later than November 15. Your donation will be greatly appreciated.

Annual Stewardship Drive

Annual Stewardship Drive

stewardship-1024x591It is the season for each of us to be thinking about our planned giving for next year. This is necessary so that the vestry will be able to plan responsibly for our Parish’s budget and her ministries for the upcoming year. If you have not received your “Stewardship Intention Card” along with the Rector’s letter, there are extras on the table in the back of the Nave and in the Parish Hall. Please return the card by next Sunday, November 8 (which will be “Stewardship Sunday”) when we will ask for all the remaining cards to be placed in the collection plate at the time of the offertory. These pledge cards will dedicated and blessed by Father Michael on that day.

33rd Annual Diocesan Convention

33rd Annual Diocesan Convention

FWshield3insaveoutwebcolorThe annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth will be held Friday and Saturday, November 13-14 at The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Arlington. Please be in prayer for those from our parish attending the convention (Fr. Michael and Jennifer Mobley, Eric and Kay Joffrion, and Jimmy Henry) as well as for the meeting in general.

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