Special Events and Fellowship at St. John's Lutheran Church
St. John's Lutheran Church holds bi-monthly fellowship meals and Bible study on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday nights of each month. Dinner begins at 5:30 PM - Program from 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM. Meals are held weekly during Advent and Lent.
Periodically, especially during church seasons, St. John's Lutheran has special events and/or hosts or works with other church congregations or community organizations to bring special events or activities to the area.
Upcoming event details are posted here, on the scrolling news section of home page, and on other pages as needed. They are also listed in the Sunday service weekly insert, and in the St. John's newsletter.
Upcoming Special Events
Volunteers needed for the Welcome Table on Sunday mornings, and Wednesday Night Together meals.
Please sign up in the narthex, or contact Sam Cowan by email - email@example.com if you are willing to assist in this ministry.
NEW Reading Group - Love Without Limits: Jesus' Radical Vision of Love with No Exceptions...
By Jacqueline Bussie…..
5 weeks - 4 Wednesdays and 1 Tuesday - 2:00 - 3:30 pm OR 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Wednesday, Sept 19, 2018 - chapters 1 & 2
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 - chapters 3 & 4
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018 - chapters 5 & 6
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 - chapters 7 & 8
Wednesday Nov 7, 2018 - chapters 9 & 10
See Reading Group Info sheet for details.
Walk for Water - Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 8 am - Live Oaks Park, Port Royal.
St. John’s is joining with others to sponsor a Walk for Water, benefitting Water Mission, an organization that helps provide clean water for people around the world! Sign up or make a donation to another walker at this link:
Blood Drive - Sunday, September 23, 9:00 am to noon.
Oneblood, our local blood donation agency, will offer a bloodmobile at St. John’s for anyone who wishes to donate blood. Many ways to sign up to donate blood:
** sign up in the fellowship book
** email Reanna at firstname.lastname@example.org
** call the church office, 843-524-3461
** make an appointment online at www.oneblood.org/donate-now/ using sponsor code 32537
Walk-ins are also welcome! Consider sharing a gift of life with your Beaufort neighbors!
Youth Nights in September 2018 - Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See SJBft.org/YouthInformation for details.
Wednesday Nights Together - Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - Dinner - 5:30 pm - Program - 6:15 pm.
Commitment Sunday and the Annual Oktoberfest Picnic - Sunday, October 7, 2018.
Mark your calendars for Commitment Sunday and our awesome, annual fall event, the
Oktoberfest Picnic! The Oktoberfest Picnic will follow the 10:30 am service, celebrating with a
German feast! Brats and burgers will be served. All are invited to bring a German (or not German!)
side dish or dessert to share!
An opportunity to sign up will be offered in worship a few weeks prior to the event. Signup is NOT
required to attend, but it helps with the planning.
Youth Nights in October 2018 - Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See SJBft.org/YouthInformation for details.
Lutheran Women Circles Meet - Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 10:30 AM and 7:00 PM. See St John's Lutheran Women's Page for details.
Wednesday Nights Together - Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - Dinner - 5:30 pm - Program - 6:15 pm.
Young Adult Gathering - Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:00 pm.
See Young Adult Info Page for details.
Lutheran Men In Mission Meet - Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 9:00 AM.
See St. John's Lutheran Men's page for details.
Family Promise Host Week Sunday, October 14, 2018 - October 21, 2018. See Family Promise page for details.
Wednesday Nights Together - Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - Dinner - 5:30 pm - Program - 6:15 pm.
OFFICIAL NOTICE: Congregational Meeting - Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 11:45 am -
Meeting and Meal
A congregational meeting will be held Sunday, November 18, 11:45 am. The purpose of this meeting is to adopt the 2019 Plan for Mission, to elect congregation council members for 2019-2020 terms, and consider constitutional and bylaw changes (mostly related to the mission endowment fund policy.All members are urged to attend this important meeting. No other business will be brought to the floor.
Everyone is invited to stay for a potluck lunch following the meeting. Please bring a dish or two to share, if you are able!
For details, see Endowment Fund Policy to be considered by the Congregation on November 18, 2018.
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