Announcements, Sunday – November 19, 2017

Participate in The Giving Tree with Godly Play and Faith Explorers. Take a tag from the tree. Buy and wrap the gift (tag on top!) and return to the church by December 3. Someone will feel special thanks to you!

Christmas Trees and Wreaths: Boy Scout Troop 32 will once again be selling Christmas trees as their major fundraiser this year. The sale begins Saturday and Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 25 and 26, and continues Thursday through Sunday for the next three weeks. Located at the Farmington VFD parking lot on Hook Road across from Finger Lakes Race Track, sale hours are Thursdays and Fridays 4-8, Saturdays 10-8, and Sundays 10-5. As always, there will have a great selection of beautiful, locally grown, freshly cut trees. Trees will be wrapped and secured on your vehicle. Thanks for your support of the scouting program at St. John’s!

The Community Messiah Sing-Along is Sunday, Dec. 3, with rehearsal at 1:00 p.m. and performance at 3:00 p.m. at the First Congregational Church. All are invited to join in song or to enjoy the performance that concludes with the magnificent “Hallelujah Chorus.” Scores will be provided.

Sign up for dedication dates for flowers and/or sanctuary candles! Dates that are available to dedicate flowers are December 10, 17 & 31. Dates that are available to dedicate the sanctuary candle are December 10 & 31.

Please hold in prayer:

Pat, Paula, Nancy, Colby, Cindy, Peter, Celeste, Grant, Marjorie, Martha, Mike, John, JoAnn, Jim, Maggie, Joan, Anita, George, Dennis, Brad, Michael, Gary, Dawn, and David

Calendar of the Week – November 19, 2017

Sunday 8:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist Rite II

9 a.m. Bible Study

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Harvent Dinner and Ingathering

6:00 p.m. A.A.

Monday 3:00 p.m. Gentle Yoga

6:30 p.m. Cub and Boy Scouts

Tuesday 6:30 p.m. NAMI Support Group

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, All Saints Chapel

12:00 p.m. Family Promise Committee

3:00 p.m. Gentle Yoga

6:00 p.m. A.A. “Big Book” Meeting

6:30 p.m. Evening Prayer in the choir

7:30 p.m. A.A.

Thursday & Friday SJEC is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Saturday 10:00 a.m. A.A.

Sunday 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II

9:00 a.m. Bible Study

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Sunday School

6:00 p.m. A.A.


The flowers and sanctuary candle are

given to the Glory of God and in celebration of the birthday of

Sada Rae Garvey, by Stacy and John Taylor.

Trip to Corning and Christ Church

A visit to Corning, NY to the Corning Museum of Glass and a very special side trip to Christ Church, where our favorite “other” priest, Troy Preston is rector. Thanks for your hospitality, Troy!

The Baptism of Charlotte Marie Callahan

Charlotte in the midst of her baptism on Sunday, Septembr 24, 2017

Left to right: Sarah Peck (Godmother & aunt), George DeVita (Godfather), Travis Callahan (Dad) holding Charlotte, and Emi Peck Callahan (Mom).


Auntie/Godmother, Sarah Peck and Grandma, Shari Peck with Charlotte.


Nothing like a great party cake, right?