Announcements for March 10, 2019

 New Members and Visitors – The St. John the Divine family loves you all and hopes you will continue coming!

 Lenten Bible Study: 5 Weeks Lenten Series, studying "Living the Way of Love" from Wednesday, March 13th - Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 7pm. The book costs $12.00 per copy. Sign up in the guild hall.

St. Patrick's Day Celebration! – Saturday, March 16th. Please sign up for the Irish Stew and or Soda Bread 

cook-offs. Cook-off signup sheet in the guild hall; there is also a sign-up sheet for attendance. You may also sign into Realm to register your attendance. Questions? Please contact Barbara Abbott.

 It’s Time for DOK to Meet Again - Did you know that our new Secretary is Nina Marshall? Did you know we are putting to vote a change in our meeting time at our next meeting on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 pm?!  All DOK members please plan to attend the March 12 meeting to discuss, plan, vote and, of course, pray together! Contact Anastasia Winley for questions or concerns, (949)637-4582.

Bishop Bruce's Annual Women's Lenten Retreat! "Sacred Listening" March 23rd, 8:20am-2pm, Laguna Hills, $30.00. See the flyer in the guild hall.

 10am Coffee Hour – We are humbly requesting our 10 o’clock members to sign up to help with coffee hour on Sundays. We need at least two people each Sunday to prepare and to help clean.

Fill the Pantry! – Let’s “Fill the Pantry” for SOS! For March – Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Baby food and drinks, diapers, wipes, and necessities. Contact Cindy at (949) 548-4712.

Volunteers Needed - Volunteer for both church services as a reader, chalice bearer, acolyte or usher and Nursery. Sign-up sheets are in the Guild Hall or contact Dale at 714. 536-7992 for Rite I and Sharon at 949.290.2693 for Rite II.


Choir News - Choir practice will be at 9:15 every Sunday until Easter in the Sanctuary. All are welcome to join; doesn’t matter if you read music or not. Chime ringers are needed as well. Throughout Lent we will use a Penitential Rite in place of the Gloria which will be chanted between congregation and choir.

 Welcome our new church administrator! - Steve Dulson will be working in the office Tuesday-Thursday from 10am-3pm. Feel free to stop by and say hi!

 We're now on Instagram! - In order to increase our social media presence, we created an account: stjohncm_episcopal_church. We've started posting, so sign on and check us out!

 Flowers – What a beautiful way to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, or thanksgiving. A $30 suggested donation covers all Sunday’s altar flowers. Contact Emmy Lou Swanson for details.

 The altar flowers this week - are given by Mark Santostefano in loving memory of his father, Antonio Santostefano.

 Prayer Requests – Prayer requests may be noted on the Prayers of the People sheet as you enter church. These prayers will be petitioned in services. Confidential prayers may be submitted to any Daughters of the King member or e-mailed to  Nina Marshall  at                

 5th Sundays of the month - for the year 2019 will be combined services at 9am. March 31st, June 30th, September 29th, December 29th.