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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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  • Adult Study
    • Sundays - 9:15am
    • church parlor
  • J.A.M. (Jesus And Me)
    • Sundays - 9:15am
  • November Blessing Bucket
    • Back Bay Mission
  • Fill the Barrel
    • Sunday. 11/5
    • 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
      • 13 gal. garbage bags
      • toilet paper
      • small paper plates
  • Outreach to students at KCC
    • food drive with the KCC faculy
    • food, such as mac & cheese cups, oatmal, cereal, granola bars, cans of soup, peanut butter, crackers
      • donations to a separate bin in the narthex
    • to make a check donation note “KCC Food Drive”
  • Giving Thanks 2017
    • Sun. 11/5 please bring ..
      • a can or more of soup, vegetables, or fruit
    • Sun. 11/12 please bring ..
      • stuffing, noodles, rice, cereal, or oatmeal
    • Sun. 11/19 please bring ..
      • coffee, tea, kool-aid, cake or brownie mix
      • paper goods: napkins, paper towels, toliet paper, kleenex
    • Sun. 11/26 please bring ..
      • canned meats: ham, tuna, chicken
    • PLEASE .. NO GLASS CONTAINERS or EXPIRED FOOD ITEMS
  • Brthday Lunch Bunch
    • Wed. 11/15 at 11:30am
    • Village Grill in Bradley
    • celebrate this month's birthdays
    • everyone is welcome
    • R.S.V.P. to Sheryl Bacon by 11/9
  • Book Club
    • Tues. 11/14 - 5:30pm
    • November book - The Shoemaker's Wife
         by Adriana Triigiana
    • Charlene Dybedock's home
      • 1711 Oak Treen Lane
      • Kankakee
    • December book - Mindfulness
         by Ellen J. Langer
  • Try using your singing and/or musical talents
    • join the choir members in the sanctuary
      for a special 30-minute rehearsal
    • Sun. 11/19 at 9:30am
  • Work Day at St. John
    • Saturday 11/11 **RESCHEDULED**
    • scheduled from 8:00-3:30
    • painting several areas in chrurch
    • Have Questions? contact Gary Dahn
  • Consecration Sunday
    • Nov. 12
    • Time and Talent Sheets and Pledges dedicated
    • blank sheets available in the narthex
  • Hanging of the Greens
    • Sun. 11/26 after worship
    • Lunch - free will donation
    • Come help “Deck the Halls”
  • Church night at 3 Winds Eatery
    • Wed. Nov 29
      • sign up for dinner
      • earn money for the church
      • more info
  • Schreib Continuing Education
    Grant Applications
    • applications in the narthex
    • deadline - Nov 30
  • Cookie Bake & Open House
    • Sat, Dec. 2 bake the cookies
      • bring favorite recipes, ingredients, tools to bake in the new kitchen
    • Sun. Dec. 3 open house after worship
      • featuring a bake sale of the cookies
  • Deadline dates:
    • Scrip card orders - Sun. - 11/12
      • 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 - 11/19
    • Schreib applications due - Thur. - 11/30
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