GIFT Packing Party

GIFT is partnering with Food for Thought to pack backpacks for hungry children in our community! This event will take place at 1 pm, on Sept. 11, at Rowan Helping Ministries. Please enter on the lower side door on E. Liberty St and park on E. Liberty St. Thank you...

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Good News, God News

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105 Adventure is the name of the game in the life of a third-grader, making the Adventure Bible the perfect companion. As part of this milestone, students are recognized and receive their Bible in worship....

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Confirmation Sunday

Join us on Sunday, Aug. 26 for a Unity Service at 11 am where we will have an opportunity to hear about how Jesus is important in the lives of our confirmation students as they give their faith statements during the rite of Confirmation.

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Confirmation Banquet

On Saturday evening, we celebrate our confirmands with a special dinner in the Fellowship Hall. Family members and any other people who played an important role in the faith lives of our confirmands are welcome to attend! Following dinner we will have an opportunity to do a brief run-through of...

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Surviving Middle School as a Child of God

Middle School can be a difficult transition and time for many of our teenagers. This milestone is for our rising 6th graders and at least 1 parent. We will talk about some things you can expect and some best practices for surviving middle school as a child of God! Wednesday,...

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Surviving High School as a Child of God

High School can be a very different experience than anything else our teenagers are experiencing. Rising 9th graders will have the opportunity to hear from some rising 11th and 12th grade students in the youth group as they share experiences in high school, what to expect, some best practices, and...

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Baptismal Partners

Fourth Graders at St. John’s get a very special job – to be a baptismal partner. After learning the meaning of baptism and its symbols, our fourth-graders will be a part of baptisms on Sunday mornings. They will present the baptismal candle to each person baptized and take ownership of...

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Celebration of Your GIFTs

We will kick off our year of GIFT Women’s Ministry by raising a glass at Cauble Creek Vineyard from 6-8 pm. Wine (as well as non-alcoholic ciders and juices) will be available for purchase. Bring a snack to share. The night will be a time to recharge with fellowship and...

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Pray for Our Schools

On Aug. 20, we will be praying for our schools, our children, and their leaders. We will gather in the Faith Center at 6:30 pm to ask God’s blessing on the new year of learning and discovery. Hosted by GIFT. All are welcome.

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