CALENDAR
Sundays                          Sunday School & Worship                9:25a.m. & 10:30a.m.
Mon, Wed, Fridays           Compline Evening Prayer (Virtual)    9:00p.m.
Mondays                         Bible Study (Virtual – Zoom)             3:00p.m.
Wednesdays                     Bell Choir Practice                             6:00p.m.
Thursdays                        Vocal Choir Practice                      6:00p.m.
1st Sun. of Month             Noisy Offering                                 During Worship
3rd Sun. of Month            Newsletter deadline                                          
Wed. Jan. 11                     Community Luncheon                      11:30a.m.
(All are welcome!)
Sun. Jan. 15                     St. John Annual Meeting Immediately after Worship
(with Sandwich & Pie luncheon)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming Events: (*More details are coming soon for the following events)
St. John Annual Meeting is immediately following Worship on Sunday, January 15th.  Please sign up in the Narthex to bring a pie or plate of sandwiches to share. We will enjoy them after the meeting.
Community Luncheon is this Wednesday, Jan. 11 starting at 11:30am.

Prayers for:
The family of Ginny HitchcockGinny passed away on 12/20/22 and her funeral was yesterday, Jan. 7 at the McIntire Funeral Home in Wooster.

Phyllis McCullough. Her family has put her on Hospice care to help assist with her pain and keep her comfortable. She will be 99 on January 16th. Cards to her would be welcomed.
   Inniswood Village, Phyllis McCullough
   Room 303, 1195 North St., Westerville OH  43081

Newsletter Team change:  Many thanks to Stacey and Jared Sigler for publishing St. John’s Newsletter for many years.  The response from the Survey for the Newsletter, several people responded they would work in a team to manage the newsletter. We need those interested people to meet briefly in the front of the sanctuary after worship next Sunday, Jan. 8 to select a meeting date.

Lakeville Friday Food Bag Collection:  There is a program at Lakeville Elementary School which supplies food deficient homes with a bag of groceries on Fridays with food for the weekend.  Currently there are about 7 families receiving food bags and it takes approximately $92 per week. Recently, the company who funded this program has withdrawn financial support and teachers from the school have stepped up to fund this.  St. John Council learned about this amazing program and would like to fund this for January and February 2023.  Two collections will be taken, one on January 8 and the second on January 29. Please pray over your decision to help with this need.

Thank you for Noisy Offering donations.  $104 was collected last week.

Helping those in need:

For the Homeless:  Some specific winter needs are:  Warm stocking hats, gloves, socks, blankets. Additional needs are: Smaller sized tarps, bottled water, deodorant, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, nutritious packaged treats/meats and warm shirts. Donation boxes for donations are in the Sanctuary. 

Food Pantry needs:  Remember those in need and deliver directly to a Pantry of your choice.
Loudonville Food Pantry: Dish soap, Shampoo, Feminine hygiene products.
Lakeville Food Pantry: Shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothpaste.