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February 2024

Happy that you have come our way! Membership  is ongoing at St. John's UCC!  Looking for a church Home? You found us! We have a Children's Ministry during the sermon time each week.

Pastor's Group and Communion  slated for Sunday

February 4th in our service!  

Our February Message Series "Love Lessons"  will challenge your heart  in this month of love! 

Wednesday February 14 is Ash Wednesday.  Come out  as our journey of Lent draws us closer tot he cross of Christ.  Special evening service at 7 pm.

 February 18  will be our 3rd Sunday  Singing for the the month!  Come prepared to sing a verse of your personal favorite hymns!  YOU get to choose our songs!

Revelation Bible Studies will continue on Wednesdays after Ash Wednesday on February 21st.

Our Woman's Guild will host their annual Soup and Salad fundraiser after service on   February 18 this year. See  Jan Janson  of our Women's Guild for event specifics.

 Every Sunday after the service we enjoy Fellowship time in our Hall plus a Food Pantry giveaway.  Come and get to know the amazing folks at our church. 

 

Call the church office with any questions at 663-1608. 

Looking ahead to March  2024-

Pastor's Group and Communion  slated for Sunday

March 3rd in our service!  

Revelation Bible Studies will continue on Wednesdays after Ash Wednesday weather permitting.

 March  17  will be our 3rd Sunday  Singing for the the month!  Come prepared to sing a verse of your personal favorite hymns!  YOU get to choose our songs!

During the March 17 service our Gideon bible Missionary, Don Schepel, will share a ministry testimony about the Gideon efforts to share God's Word. 

Sunday March 24th is Palm Sunday.  Continue  the Lenten Journey celebrating Jesus' entry into Jerusalem! All are welcome.

Thursday March 28th is Maundy Thursday during Holy Week.  Come out  as our journey of Lent draws to an end.  Special evening service at 7 pm.

March 29th  there will be a Good Friday service at Zion UCC in Dyer.  Consult their website for service time.

March 31st is EASTER Sunday!  Come and be with us for this special day of worship, celebration and praise!  The tomb is empty! Celebrate Jesus at 10 am with fellowship to follow!

 

SERMONS

We record our sermons weekly and publish them to our YouTube channel which can be accessed be clicking the YouTube icon at the top of the page. The following button will take you to our selection of sermons available to watch by streaming through YouTube.

If you need a link to a recent message, simply email Pastor Wendell (pastorwendell20@gmail.com) with the date of your service request and he will  send a link to the service that will play in your media player on the computer or even your phone.

February 2024

SSt. John’s Church family,

 

We have had a difficult start to our New Year 2024. The loss of several special church friends has made for sobering reflection times and soul searching. We anticipate the blessings of February as we celebrate “love” with hearts, valentines and flowers galore.  All good gifts come from God so let’s keep our focus on Him! During each Sunday in February I will be presenting messages from my "Love Lessons” series with a goal of building up our hearts and strengthening our walk with God. Plan to make this “series” part of your “love list” for the month in person or online.  Hard to believe that this series will lead us to begin our annual journey to the cross for Lent on Ash Wednesday February 14th!  Make your plans now to be a part of this special 7 PM evening service. Share with others who and what Jesus means to you. God will bless as we share our hearts!   Jesus came down to us so that one day we can go up to Him!  Let’s make Christ known to our world!

 

Everyone please stay safe and warm!  Come on Spring! 

 

Pastor Wendell Thacker

ONLINE TITHE

We have established the flexibility of online giving in a one-time or recurring format. Clicking the easytithe GIVE link below will take you to the St John's UCC "Give Now" page. Select either "one-time" or "Recurring" and enter your donation amount. After entering an amount you will be prompted to enter your payment method either by credit card or check debit ACH. Follow the instructions entering your information as requested and "submit" at the page bottom. You will receive an email receipt acknowledging your gift.

For our "texting" members and friends we have established 10 digit code 2192555077 which will direct you to our "GIVE NOW" page. Simply text the word "Give" in a text message to 2192555077. Select either "one-time" or "Recurring" and enter your donation amount. After entering an amount you will be prompted to enter your payment method either by credit card or check debit ACH. Follow the instructions entering your information as requested and "submit" at the page bottom. You will receive an email receipt acknowledging your gift.

WORK DAY and BREAKFAST & BLESSINGS
 

Each month our work days typically are the the first and 3rd Saturday of the month.  We meet in the church basement hall beginning at 8:30 am for assignments, fellowship and  instructions.   Our volunteers do may tasks inside the building and on the outside grounds weather permitting.

Our BREAKFAST & BLESSINGS Ministry usually meets  the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of most months.  Food is served from 8:30 to 10 AM on these days. ALL are welcome for this church ministry outreach.  A Free Will offering is appreciated to help defray costs.

Call the church office at 219-663-1608 with any questions.

 

ABOUT US

St. John's United Church of Christ is located at 1288 S. Indiana Ave in Crown Point, IN.  46307

We are compassionate  followers of Jesus Christ doing our best to serve as God leads with the needs of

our members, families and community.  Our heart's desire is to see everyone come to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior!  We are good people serving a GREAT GOD!  

CONTACT US

1288 S Indiana Ave. Crown Point, IN 46307

cpuccsecretary@gmail.com  Tel: 219-663-1608

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