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Who We Are

“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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   Latest News

  • Adult Study
    • Sundays - 9:15am
    • church parlor
  • J.A.M. (Jesus And Me)
    • Sundays - 9:15am
  • January Mission Moment
    • Loaves and Fishes
  • January Blessing Bucket
    • Blessings in a Backpack/li>
  • Imagine More Capital Campaign
    • Two years of contributions completed
      • Some donors have finished their donations uccessfully
      • Other members of the congregation will extend their contributions
      • Completion of the campaign is set for the end of 2019
  • Fill the Barrel
    • Sunday. 1/7
    • 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
      • paper towels
      • toilet paper
      • small paper plates
  • Unhanging of the Greens
    • Sun. 1/7 after worship
  • Book Club
    • Tues. 1/9 - 5:30pm
    • January book - The Nightingale
         by Kristin Hannah
    • Charlene Dybedock's home
      • 1711 Oak Treen Lane
      • Kankakee
  • Birthday Lunch Bunch
    • Wed. 1/17 at 11:30am
    • Baker's Square
    • celebrate this month's birthdays
    • everyone is welcome
    • R.S.V.P. to Sheryl Bacon by 1/14
  • Yearly Congregational Meeting
    • Sun. January 28/li>
    • immediately following worship
    • annual reports & election of officers
  • Deadline dates:
    • Scrip card orders - Sun. - 1/14
      • shop with these cards and support the church
      • forms in the narthex
      • pick-up beginning Tues or Wed
        of the same week
  • Committee Annual Reports - Sun -1/15
  • Newsletter submissions - Sun - 1/21
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