On Sunday, October 26th, the youth ministry will continue its annual Fall Festival for the children of our church and community. Bring your child (K-5th Grade) in costume for a fun evening of candy, fun, and activities from 5:00 PM-6:30 PM. If you would like to donate candy for prizes and giveaways, please bring it to Jarrod's office in the weeks ahead.
On Sunday, October 26th, from 2:00 PM—3:30 PM, Music @ St. John's will present a concert featuring REVEL! Join us for a truly unique concert experience. The chamber group REVEL, featuring Carla McElhaney (pianist) and Joel Becktell (cellist) rocks everything from Beethoven to Led Zeppelin. Don't miss "superb musicians performing great music!"
Wednesday Night Live Dinners will be held every Wedneday in the Family Life Center from 5:00 PM—6:15 PM. The main course this week will be Cranberry Stuffed Pork Loin or Garlic Lime Grilled Tilapia, with a little lambs option of Chicken Tenders. The meal is open to everyone, whether you are partaking of one of the great classes or not. See you and your family there!
Adam Hamilton's "The Journey, Walking the Road to Bethlehem," will be taught by Jack & Carol Nuzum. The course will run Wednesdays, from 6:00 PM—7:00 PM, October 22nd—November 19th. We will travel with Hamilton as he journeys from Nazareth to Bethlehem, reliving the events that led to the birth of Jesus. No need to register in advance, and ordering the book is optional and may be done at the first class.
Our NewSound Family Music Program is back with more offerings for children and their families! NewSound Family Music is for children 3 months through age 4 and adult caregivers. These classes allow adults and children to participate in music through singing, chanting, moving, dancing, listening, and playing simple instruments. Classes will be small, with a maximum of 10 child/adult partners. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.
Please join us for the St. John's Bach Project on Saturday, November 1st, at 5:00 PM conducted by Matthew Greer. We will feature 2 solo cantatas as well as J.S. Bach's Partita No. 3. There is no admission charge, through a free-will offering will be gratefully accepted. Complimentary childcare will be provided.
St. John's United Methodist Church is dedicated to helping you take the next step in growing your relationship with God. Living life as a Christian is an ongoing journey, not a destination.
If you are exploring a relationship with God for the first time, or have already made the commitment, St. John's invites you to be a part of this journey with us. We offer a variety of opportunities for you to connect with God, self, and others.
Wherever you are in life, you are welcome at any of our three weekend experiences. At 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM on Sundays, we hold our organ and choir traditional services in the Sanctuary. Also on Sunday, at 9:30 AM in the Family Life Center, we have our Contemporary Abide Worship Service, which also steams live each week at www.ustream.tv/channel/abideabq.