Led by the Holy Spirit, St. John's mission is to inspire people
to grow into the heart and mind of Christ by engaging together
in worshiping, serving, and spiritual formation.


ALL CHURCH PICNIC!picnic
June 12th after the 9:30a.m. service

The church Picnic is one of the most popular events of the year! We gather outside in the sunshine, eat good food, play games and fellowship. In order for this event to take place I will need people to help organize specific tasks:

  • Set up
  • Food sign ups/ food pick up
  • Setting out/ replenishing food day of event
  • Drinks
  • Games
  • Bouncy House
  • Clean up

If you are able to volunteer for one of these tasks please contact Stacy Payne immediately! This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 303-442-5246


Acoustic Prayers for EveningAcoustic
Community Worship | Roots Sound

Beginning Saturday June 4th, join your brothers and sisters of St. John's and a selection of local musicians for a peaceful and brief Eucharistic worship experience followed by refreshments and a bluegrass/Gospel jam session on the patio. 5pm in the Chapel.


BeingMortal bookGroup Discussion on Being Mortal

Eben Carsey, MD, MDiv, is offering to facilitate a group for discussion and personal sharing regarding Being Mortal, a book by Atul Gawande, MD, and the issues that this book raises in our lives. The group will meet 8:30 to 9:30 am on Sundays, Oct. 9th through Nov. 13th. If necessary, the larger group may break into smaller groups to facilitate inclusion of everyone in the discussion and sharing. A rather long NY Times review of the book can be found at http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2015/01/08/better-way-out/  . A shorter review can be found at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/17/arts/being-mortal-by-atul-gawande.html?_r=0 .
With this link, you can view a Frontline interview with the author: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/being-mortal/?mc_cid=23e13b82de&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d

PLEASE EMAIL EBEN AT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  TO LET HIM KNOW IF YOU ARE EITHER DEFINITELY OR MAYBE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE GROUP SO THAT HE WILL KNOW WHETHER OR NOT TO CONTINUE WITH THESE PLANS.


Summer Sunday SchoolSummerSundaySchool

Beginning June 5th (we'll take a break on Memorial Day weekend!), we'll be inviting kids to join us on the lawn for Summer Sunday school, where we'll read a story, sing a song or two, string some beads, and do a simple craft. No need to sign up; all kids 3 and up – and parent volunteers! – are welcome.


StJohnsSolarSolar Power for St. John's


See a real time graph of St. John's Energy usage.

 

The solar project for St. John's will now have its own section on the St. John's web site at www.stjohnsboulder.org/solar .  This page has been updated with extensive information on the solar project, including a very interesting time-lapsed video showing the construction project, as well as a link to a set of static images.   Watch this space and visit the page often for project updates.


readingcampVolunteers Needed for Reading Camp!
June 6-10th

This summer we will host our fourth annual Reading Camp for Whittier Elementary School children in grades 3-5 who need help strengthening their reading skills and who meet criteria for financial need. We need experienced elementary school teachers (retired is fine!), health professionals, and high-school age group leaders and counselors (a great way to earn those community service hours!), as well as help with preparing breakfast, lunch, and snacks; purchasing and assembling supplies, and planning and presenting art, music, games, and field trips. If you have talent in any of these areas and a willingness to serve, we need YOU! Please contact Pam White NOW to volunteer, 303-442-5246, ext 107, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Look for more specifics about reading camp in this week's bulletin insert.

As always, we also need cash donations to purchase supplies. To contribute, please make your check out to St. John's and put "Reading Camp" on the memo line.


Youth ParentsTeens and Parents of Teens
Saturday Nights @ 5:00p.m.

Come Join Us...
for an evening of fellowship and discussion
followed by Eucharist

Teens will gather to discuss A) scripture of the week, B) a church teaching, or C) a contemporary issue, or some combination of these. This group will also serve as preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation scheduled for October of this year when Bishop O'Neill visits St. John's. (Youth Room)

Adults will meet together upstairs in the Library for their own guided discussion and fellowship. Adults topic will sometimes be in sync with the teens, other times we will have a unique program. As a fellowship hour, we will spend time getting to know each other, exploring our common challenges and spiritual needs. (Library)

And, of course, there will be snacks for Teens and Adults.
After our discussions, the groups will gather together and celebrate the Eucharist. (Youth Room)

We will meet every Saturday from February 27 - May 21 except for Palm Sunday and Easter weekends.

For more information, contact Fr. Ben Newland (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (303) 442-5246) or Mark Guzzi (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 303-859-0192).


 

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