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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
    • last session - May 21
  • Bright Beginnings
    • for younger children
    • Sundays - 9:15AM
  • Meditation Group
    • Mon. nights - 6:30-7:30pm
    • Charlene Dybedock's home
      • 1711 Oak Treen Lane
      • Kankakee
    • more info - 815-932-336
  • May Blessing Bucket
    • Outdoor Ministries
  • Lunch & Laugh
    • Tuesday - 5/2 & 5/12
    • 12 noon to 2pm
    • church parlor
    • fellowship
      • bring your own lunch
      • maybe cards, dominoes
      • maybe guest speakers, or movies
      • maybe group trips to attractions
  • Fill the Barrel
    • Sunday. 5/7
    • donation for Center of Hope food pantry
    • no expired or glass items
    • also accept personal care items/li>
    • also need for clean paper/plastic bags
  • Backpack Pack Night
    • 5/10 & 5/17 at 6:30pm
    • Cetral Christian
  • Brthday Lunch Bunch
    • Wed 5/17 at 11:30am
    • Beef O'Brady's in Bourbonnais
    • celebrate this month's birthdays
    • everyone is welcome
    • R.S.V.P. to Sheryl Bacon by 5/14
  • Schreib Continuing Education
    Grant Applications
    • applications in the Narthex
    • deadline - June 30
  • Recognition of Graduates
    • Sunday - May 21 service
  • Summer Camp 2017
    • sign up for camp
      • Worship &Wonder (grades 3-10)
        • July 9-14
      • W &W Tenderfoot (grades K-2)
        • July 12-14
    • see Pastor Barbara for scholarship information
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“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
Psalm 46:1

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