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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
    • Sessions begin - Sept. 17
      • It’s Celebration Sunday
      • parents and children invited to the new fellowship hall for refresments & activity
  • September Blessing Bucket
      Dedication Dinner
  • Volunteer for new building chores
    • beginning Sun. August 13
    • lay and water sod
    • grading and landscaping the courtyard
    • sign sheets in the narthex
  • Fill the Barrel
    • Sunday. 9/3
    • donation for Center of Hope food pantry
    • no expired or glass items
    • also accepts personal care items/li>
    • also need for clean paper/plastic bags
  • Fellowship Group
    • Tuesday - 9/12 & 9/26
    • 12 noon to 2pm
    • church parlor
    • fellowship
      • bring your own lunch
      • maybe cards, dominoes
      • maybe guest speakers, or movies
      • maybe group trips to attractions
    • Friends are always welcome!
  • Handing over of the Keys
    • Sun. 9/17 during worship
    • celebrate & give thanks
    • exlore the new building
  • Brthday Lunch Bunch
    • Wed 9/20 at 11:30am
    • Red Lobster
    • celebrate this month's birthdays
    • everyone is welcome
    • R.S.V.P. to Sheryl Bacon by 9/13
  • Book Club
    • Tues. 9/26- 5:30pm
    • September book - Ordinary Grace
         by William Kent Kruger
    • Charlene Dybedock's home
      • 1711 Oak Treen Lane
      • Kankakee
    • October book - the Left Hand of Darkness
         by Ursula K. LeGuin
  • Legacies, Wills & Trusts - Oh My!!
    • Pave your yellow brick road
    • doors open 8:30am with coffee, juice, & pastries
    • Sat. Sept. 23 9:00am- 11:00am - new fellowship hall
  • Family Support Group
    • For families with a mentally ill family member
    • facilitated by a professioal
    • Monday evenings beginning Oct. 2
    • no pre-registration needed
    • suggesting a donation of $5 per week per family to cover anticipated expenses
    • Asbury United Methodist Church
      • 196 S. Harrrison Ave.
      • Kankakee
    • more info - call 815-933-4408
  • Dedication Luncheon
    • Sat. 10/29 at noon
    • catered meal by LaVilleta
    • $10 adults & $5 children 12 and under
  • Deadline dates:
    • Scrip orders - Sun. - 9/10
      • forms in the narthex
      • pick-up beginning Tues or Wed
        of the same week
    • Newsletter submissons - Sun - 9/17
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Peace I leave with you;
My peace I give to you.
Not as the world gives
do I give to you.
Do not let your hearts be troubled,
and do not be afraid.
John 14:27






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