December 28, 2008 Church News

End of Year Contributions

All 2008 tax deductible contributions must be received in the Church Office in 2008 or post marked by December 31.. You may also place your 2007 contribution in the offering plate Sunday, December 28th.


Epiphany Pageant 2009

The Epiphany Pageant will be held January 11th at the 10:00 Eucharist.  If your child is interested in being a part of this annual event contact Marsha Douglass or Frances Dodds.  They will assign parts and begin creating the costumes before Christmas.   They want plenty of time to avoid schedule conflicts. Please call Marsha or Frances after NOW to reserve your child’s part.

Marsha Douglass - (903) 872-6230 or Frances Dodds – (903) 872-6096



Rector’s Bible Study

Fr. Monk’s Bible Study is in recess until Wednesday, January 7, 2008.


Notice of Annual Parish Meeting

In accordance with Canon 13, Section 1 of the Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of Dallas, you are hereby notified that the Annual Meeting of the Parish of Saint John’s Episcopal Church shall take place:

Sunday, February 8, 2009

9:00 AM

Parish Hall of Saint John’s Episcopal  Church

All members of the Church are encouraged and expected to attend this Annual Meeting of the Parish



The Reverend Canon Edward R. Monk, Rector


Office Closed

The office will be closed December 26-29, January 1-3 for the Christmas Holiday.







Christmas Decorations at the Fuller’s



The children of St John’s are invited

To Leonard and Seley Fuller’s home


1416 W. 4th Ave.

December 28

2:00 – 4:00 pm


To view Christmas decorations,

With an amazing collection of


An adult must accompany children.


Christian Education in Recess

Christian Education Classes are in recess and will resume on Sunday, January 11


Saint John’s Breakfast Bunch will meet:

Sunday, December 21 and 28, and January 4

8:45 am at Sirloin Stockade




Prayer Request Box

The Daughters of the King’s Prayer Request Box is located at the back of the church beside the door leading to the Narthex.  You may place your prayer request, which will remain confidential, in the box, and the Daughters of the King will pray daily for your concerns.  There are new forms placed in the pew racks this morning for your use.


Habitat for Humanity

Our next Habitat workday will be on Saturday February 7 beginning at 8:00 am.

We will be working on the first Saturday of each month.










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