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“Everything we do here at St. John UCC is for one purpose: to let people know that they are loved by God and they make a difference in this world. Every message crafted. Every song sung. Every prayer prayed. Every step we’ve taken as a congregation.”

“Lives have been changed because we shared that message-- sometimes over and over again. And our accomplishments have not shown us that we are wise, wonderful, and talented (although we believe that to be true), but that God is wise, wonderful, and talented beyond our wildest dreams.”

“We invite everyone to be a part of this ongoing ministry, where ‘my story. my choices, my part’ can make differences in ‘her story, her choices, her choices, her part.’ Imagine what God can do with our time. our talent, our energy, our resources!”

“No matter who you are or where you are on life‘s journey, you are wecome here! And we really mean it!”

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  • Adult Study
    • Sundays - 9:15am
    • church parlor
  • J.A.M. (Jesus And Me)
    • Sundays - 9:15am
  • February Mission Moment
    • Child Sponsorship - Global Missions
  • Febraury Blessing Bucket
    • College Care Packages
  • Imagine More Capital Campaign
    • Two years of contributions completed
      • Some donors have finished their donations successfully
      • Other members of the congregation will extend their contributions
      • Completion of the campaign is set for the end of 2019
  • Fill the Barrel
    • Sunday. 2/4
    • donation for Kankakee's Asbury
      Community Outreach Ministries Food Pantry
    • non-perishable food items
    • personal care items
      • shampoo, soap, laundry soap
      • toilet paper
    • . . . . . . . .
    • Church Replenishment Items
      • toilet paper
      • tall kitchen garbage bags
  • “Spare a Square”
    • Mission effort to gather non-food stamp personal items
      • toliet paper
      • femine care products
  • Ash Wednesday Services
    • ashes given
    • February. 14
    • two services: noon & 7:00 pm
  • “Listen”
    • Lenten Worship Series
    • starting Ash Wednesday
    • Sundays: Feb 18 - March 25
  • Book Club
    • Tues. 2/13- 5:30pm
    • February book - My Own Words
         by Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    • Charlene Dybedock's home
      • 1711 Oak Treen Lane
      • Kankakee
  • Birthday Lunch Bunch
    • Wed. 2/21 at 11:30am
    • Baker's Square (weather permitting)
    • celebrate this month's birthdays
    • everyone is welcome
    • R.S.V.P. to Sheryl Bacon by 2/18
  • Awakening Your Charkas
    • Sat. mornings 2 /24 - 4/7
      • $10 fee
      • meditation &: art
      • balance, relaxation. and well-being
      • contact church office or Kim Knott to RSVP
  • Chilli Supper & Cook Off
    • Saturday, 2/24 at 4pm
      • join contest by signing list in narthex
      • $8 for all you can chili
        • includes chicken and rice soup
      • carryouts available
      • also Split the Pot raffle
  • Church Work Date
    • Sun. - March 3
  • Loaves and Fishes Free Meal
    • March 10 at 1pm
    • served in Peace Hall
  • Deadline dates:
    • Scrip card orders - Sun. - 2/11
      • shop with these cards and support the church
      • forms in the narthex
      • pick-up beginning Tues or Wed
        of the same week
    • Newsletter submissions - Sun - 2/18
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