Parish Announcements

GENERAL CONVENTION INFORMATIONAL MEETING. Wednesday, June 13, 6 p.m. If you are interested in learning more about General Convention and the resolutions that will be considered, please join Fr. Alves in Hauser Hall on Wednesday, June 13 at 6:00 p.m. Information on General Convention may also be found at www.generalconvention.org.


PARISH OFFICE SUMMER HOURS. The Parish Office hours are being reduced during the months of June, July and August, starting Friday, June 1. The office will be staffed from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and by appointment.


PARISH BEACH WEEKEND. Friday, June 8 - Sunday, June 10. Members of our congregation are away at Trinity Center, enjoying community, prayer, and lots of fun! Please keep our whole community in our prayers as we rest and transition into summer.


DAUGHTERS OF THE KING ADMISSION SERIVCE. The Order of the Daughters of the King is an order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal, Anglican, Lutheran (ELCA) and Roman Catholic churches. Reaffirming the promises made at Baptism and Confirmation, a Daughter pledges herself to a life-long Rule of Life of prayer, service and evangelism. She receives support in this commitment from a worldwide community of like minded women. A three month period of study and discernment prepares women for admission to the Order.
On Sunday, June 17, at the 10:30 service, two new women will be admitted to the Order of the Daughters of the King. We will welcome Lenora Chandler and Susan MacRae to the Lydia Chapter at St. John’s. 

NURSERY ATTENDANTS. We are looking for a couple extra nursery attendants. Nursery attendants work 2 - 3 Sundays per month from 9 a.m. - noon. Applicants must be at least 23 years of age, have previous experience caring for infants and young children, excellent references and be able to pass a thorough background check and drug screen. Applicants can download the application from www.stjohnsnc.org/employment and send to: Nursery Attendants, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 302 Green St. Fay., N.C. 28301. *Please note we are unable to hire parishioners of St. John’s Episcopal Church.


Adult Christian Formation
BIBLE STUDY IN THE KYLE HOUSE. Join George Bender in the Kyle House at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings for Bible Study.
THE GOSPEL OF MARK - JESUS WHO DISTURBS. Join Ron Schooler for a Study based on the Gospel of Mark in the Vestry Room at 9:30 a.m.

EYC - Episcopal Youth in the Church
EYC CHRISTIAN FORMATION will be taking a break over the summer. The program will return in September.
DIOCESAN YOUTH EVENTS:
CAMP TRINITY SUMMER 2018. Grades 2-12. For further information about this program, call the Camp Registrar at Trinity Center (1-888-874-6287).
KANUGA YOUTH WEEK (KEY CONFERENCES). June 17-22, 2018. Nationwide fellowship that fosters connection and leadership within the Church and the world.

Children’s Christian Formation
CHILDREN’S OPPORTUNITIES ON SUNDAYS.
Nursery: 10 a.m. - noon ages 0 - 2 & Children’s Chapel 10:15 a.m.: Preschool - 3rd grade
“QUIET BAGS” are available in the narthex and the inside entrance into the church near the Sacristy for children to take into the 10:30 a.m. service. This creative opportunity includes a Bible story booklet, quiet game sheets and coloring pages for your child to use now and take home with them. Once the service concludes, please return the bags with clip boards and crayons inside so they may be reused.


Event/Volunteers
SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR FOSTER CHILDREN. The Department of Social Services is collecting school supplies for children in foster care. They have plenty of supplies to fill the bags but are still in need of backpacks for children of any age, either gender. We will collect backpacks through Wednesday, August 8, and will then deliver everything to DSS. Please do your part to help foster children feel the love of their community. 

OPERATION INASMUCH. Thursday, July 5, 7 - 9 a.m. Join St. John’s volunteers and serve breakfast to our homeless neighbors at 531 Hillsboro St. We serve from 7-9 a.m., but feel free to jump in for any amount of time. 


Other Announcements
PARISH OFFICE CLOSURE. The office will be closed on the follwing dates:
Wednesday, July 4
Monday, July 9

ONLINE GIVING & DIRECTORY. St. John’s now has an online directory and the ability to give online through your computer, tablet or mobile device. Please visit the following website for instructions and to signup: http://www.stjohnsnc.org/access/.
If you need help logging in, please call or stop by the church office during normal office hours. The church office is open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

PRAYER REQUEST BOX. The Daughters of the King take a vow of prayer and service. The Lydia Chapter at St. John’s maintains a confidential prayer request box. It is now located on the table outside the Chapel. The members of the Lydia Chapter will offer confidential prayers for your concerns or thanksgivings.