Learning Boundaries from the Bible
"Boundaries" is a nine session, interactive class for women. Based on the bestselling book by Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend, and drawing on principles from the Bible, "Boundaries" guides small groups on a journey of discovery and practical application in setting limits. The class begins on Thursday, March 8th, and runs once a week for nine weeks, until May 10th, in Fellowship Hall, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. There will be no class on Thursday, March 29th, which is Maundy Thursday.
Lenten Soup Supper #3
On Tuesday, March 20th, at 5:30 p.m, please join us in Fellowship Hall for the last of our Lenten Soup Suppers. The members of the Session will be our gracious hosts.
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Jim A. has once again been organizing a St John Day at the Ballpark. On March 25th, which also happens to be Palm Sunday, we’ll see the University of Arizona play Washington State at 1:00 p.m. at Hi-Corbett field in Reid Park. Tickets are $6 apiece and are available from Jim after worship. Pastor Lesley promises to keep worship to under an hour so everyone can go home for their baseball gloves. Carpooling from church will be available.
Maundy Thursday Service
Maundy Thursday remembers the night of Jesus’ arrest. We Presbyterians believe that it is a hollow Easter Sunday that neglects the passion narrative; that is, the suffering of Jesus in his final hours. Hence, Maundy Thursday. This year St John is blessed to present, “The Weeping Tree,” a poignant portrait of the cross that uses beloved hymns, newly composed music, thoughtful narration, and simple sacred symbols to create a touching testament of grace. Directed by our own Susan T., this Maundy Thursday service will feature Desert Son-Rising, as well as soloists from St John on the Desert. The service will take place on Thursday, March 29th, at 7:00 pm.
We will be celebrating the Resurrection at two worship services: 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 1st. In between, there will be a pancake breakfast.
St John is going to the Gaslight Theatre on Friday, April 6th, at 6:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the church's mission partners. The show is "Rock-A-Billy Raceway."
Jane's Lunch Bunch
As always, God's Assembly Line needs people to help in the kitchen on Monday morning, April 16th, starting at 7:30 a.m. If you can chop vegetables, make sandwiches and bag lunches YOU ARE NEEDED! If you can't come the whole morning, please come for an hour.
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