The Mission Fields (Page 2)

St. John’s youth fight hunger

Our Food Pantry Ministry has been addressing growing needs, and our youth are tacking that problem head-on. On February 1, Youth/Scout Sunday, our youth will take part in a national program called “Souper Bowl of Caring,” which started with a simple prayer, “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be…

Shop for CROP

The church school children are organizing a brown bag food drive in conjunction with the upcoming CROP Walk.  Bags and shopping lists will be available at church this Sunday. Consider filling the grocery bag and returning it to St. John’s on October 19 for CROP Walk Sunday.  Click on the link below to view a shopping list of needed items.  Food_Pantry_shopping_list__for_bags_

ALERT participants gather at St. John’s

The All Lancaster Episcopal Response Team (ALERT) gathered at St. John’s this afternoon for worship and dinner, following a day of fall clean-up to help individuals from parishes throughout the Lancaster Convocation. During the service, participants offered a token of their labors and explained the significance.

Have you completed your Ministry Opportunities Survey?

Thanks to all who have already participated in the Stewardship Committee’s Ministry Opportunities Survey, Sharing Our God-given Gifts. The survey is helping us discover new ways to share our talents through the ministries at St. John’s.  The survey lists most of our parish ministries and provides boxes for you to check to indicate which ministries you may like to…

Parish garden benefiting the community

In addition to serving at this morning’s community breakfast at First Reformed Church, Lancaster, St. John’s also offered guests fresh vegetables from our parish garden. In the photos below, gardener extraordinaire Doug Brown sets out produce, and the entire St. John’s crew gathers in prayer.