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“Church Renewal 1.0”

St John’s Outreach Committee is Geoffrey Gaskins, chair, Deb Chang,  Carl Murphy & Hub Stackhouse.   The Committee serves to help us to renew and grow our faith community.

Geoff, Deb, Hub & Sandy are taking an on-line course from The Center for Progressive Renewal taught by Rev Michael Piazza called “Church Renewal 1.0” You will hear more from us as we continue our journey to church renewal in this class and in our discussions with you

The Questions we ask this week are: 
Who are we  – individually and as a collective group ?
What needs in our community are we seeking to meet?
What values do we honor and allow to shape us? 
How would this community be positively changed through our presence?             

 What are your thoughts?  Let’s  talk and discuss!

Ushers Needed

usher   Usher Needed!   (No, not that Usher!)

   Ushers, Liturgists & Coffee Hour Hosts needed for March! Please sign-up on the sheet on the piano
    in Diehl Hall or email to volunteer!
   However, please do invite & bring this Usher to worship & invite your friends & colleagues to worship this Sunday as well

Life of Don Stuart

We give thanks for life of Don Stuart: who was friend and pastor at St John’s and was the first SF Night Minister.  Don died yesterday, March 5th, in Claremont, CA with family by his side.

There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for Don’s life at Claremont UCC, Claremont, CA Saturday, March 29th at 10am Notes of Condolence may be sent to: Mark Stuart 2260 N. Cahuenga Blvd. #507, L.A., CA 90068
Kathy Stuart 900 Comstock Way, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96510

Donations may be  given to St John’s with the notation “The Don Stuart Memorial Fund, SF Night Ministry” We remember and give thanks for Don’s friendship,  joy and ministry.

Sock Donations

Clean, new socks are a blessing for those living on the street.
This March St John’s will continue to collect white socks (all sizes) for the SF Night Ministry.
There will be a box for sock donations on the piano in Diehl Hall

Composer of the Week: March 9

Composer of The Week: Kurt Weil
Kurt Julian Weill (1900-1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his collaborations with Bertolt Brecht.