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Fall clean-up reminder

Calling all leaf-rakers, window-washers and pew-polishers to our annual fall clean-up, Saturday, Dec. 7, starting at 9 a.m. Help us prepare our church and grounds for the holiday season.

Thanksgiving Eve Service tonight

St. John’s has been invited to the Downtown Ministerium’s annual Lancaster City Thanksgiving Eve service at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (Prince & Vine streets) tonight (Nov. 27) at 7 p.m. Mayor Rick Gray will read the Presidential Proclamation for a national day of thanksgiving. The guest preacher will be The Rev. Dr. Geoffrey S.…

Come Join the Fun

St. John’s will be staffing a table with fun MDG activities for kids in the Children’s Room at the Lancaster Alternative Gift Fair on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster. The Alternative Gift Fair provides an opportunity for people young and old…

St. Nick’s Knits to benefit Jubilee Ministries

Martha’s Ministries’ annual St. Nick’s Knits sale takes place Sunday, Nov. 24 from 9-10 a.m. and Dec. 1, from 9-10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Shop for some wonderful handmade gifts, including hats, scarves, dolls, note cards, toy animals, Christmas ornaments, door stops and more. All proceeds benefit Eagles Nest and other…

Advent Event coming up Nov. 24

Mark your calendar for a favorite St. John’s tradition — our annual Advent Event, Sunday, Nov. 24, beginning with a potluck lunch at noon in the Parish Hall. Click here to sign up. The day will include a visit from St. Nicholas, and opportunities to create your own advent wreath with live greens ($10), decorate…

Annual Parish Meeting reminder

This Sunday, Nov. 10, we will gather from 9:15 to 10:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall to elect new members to the vestry and to hear four important reports: 2013 Financial Report, Stewardship Report, 2014 Budget Report and the Courtyard Committee Report. Click here for more details.

Sunday School fall food drive underway

All are invited to join St. John’s Sunday School students in their Fall Food Bank Drive. Any non-perishable items will go a long way to help families who rely on our help. Some suggestions: Nov. 10-peanut butter & jelly; Nov. 17-Helpers, pasta sauce, soup; Nov.24-cereal, canned vegetables; Dec. 1-your choice! Monetary donations are also welcome.