This Week at St. John’s
Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, Office closed
Tuesday, January 17
2:00pm – Bible Study (Conference Room)
6:15pm – Yoga (Eagle’s Loft)
7:30pm – Newcomer’s Committee Meeting (Conference Room)
Wednesday, January 18
No Events Scheduled
Thursday, January 19
12:10pm – Eucharist (Chapel)
2:00pm – Staff Meeting (Conference Room)
7:00pm – Boy Scouts Meeting (Teen Headquarters)
7:00pm – Choir Rehearsal
Friday, January 20
No Events Scheduled
Saturday, January 21
8:00am – Men’s Breakfast (Dining Room)
5:00pm – Eucharist (Church)
 

Announcements

Annual Parish Meeting Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 11:45 am in the Dining Room. A light lunch provided.All St. John’s parishioners expected to attend. Committee report, it must be turned in to the Parish Administrator, Sandie DeFilippis, sdefilippis@stjohns-stamford.org, immediately. Thank you.

Pastoral Care Assistant, Colin Williams on vacation and will be away from the office until Tuesday, January 17. Seminarian-Intern Pamela Stevens will return from on Sunday, January 22.

Contribution envelopes are in Baronial Hall. If you do not find one with your name on it, please call the parish office at extension 10.

Pledge cards are available at the entrances to the church.

Bible Study meets on January 17, at 2:00 pm in the Conference Room. Study: Tattoos of the Heart, the Power of Boundless Compassion.”

Men’s Breakfast, January 21 at 8 am. Malcolm Spears, guest speaker. Malcolm was a choir boy at St. John’s in the 1960’s, and is a screenwriter, producer, motivational speaker and the author of “Biggie’s Chronicles,” a memoir about his journey to sobriety as a young man living in Stamford.

 

Stephen Clapp Memorial Concert Sunday, January 29 at 4:00 p.m. – Featured soloist will be Diomedes Saraza, Jr., a graduate of the Juilliard School. Also on the program is the Murphy’s Law String Quintet, led by Brian Kaether, a former student of Dean Stephen Clapp. Admission is free, but donations at the door will support St. John’s music program.

Valentine’s Social, Saturday, February 4th from 3:00 – 4:30 pm in the dining room. All parishioners RSVP by 1/30/17 to Phyllis Wilson at phyllisjwilson@yahoo.com
or 203-961-1891.
 
Please join in prayer for fellow parishioner Kelly Benshoff every day at noon. Kelly has been diagnosed with either ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) and needs our prayers for healing and spiritual strength in the face of this devastating illness. Set your cell phone or watch to remind you to pray each day at noon and let Louise LaChance (louise-violist@yahoo.com) know that you will be supporting Kelly in prayer.
 
CD’s of Gregg Lauterbach quartet and St. John’s Choir still available! Price: One CD for. $ 15.00 or two for $20.00. Contact Olive Grant at olive.grant15@gmail.com if interested.
 
Pastoral Assistant, Colin William’s birthday party moved to Sunday, February 5 during Coffee Hour. A purse is being collected to support Colin’s ongoing theological education. Send checks to parish office please.
 
 
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