Upcoming Events

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It’s Poinsettia Time!
Remember or honor a loved one with a poinsettia this Christmas! Make your check payable to St. John’s Episcopal Church for $20, and send to the church, attention Joan Foster. Order form can be found here.  Print and mail to PO Box 257, Roanoke VA 24002.

125th Anniversary Celebration and Lunch!
We celebrate our 125th year on the corner of Jefferson and Elm on Sunday, December 10, with commemorations, classes, church tours and a family-style church lunch following the 10 a.m. service! December 10 and 17 we'll have 9 a.m. classes focused on the past and present of St. John's: 
December 10 - Changing Our Corner of the World: St. John's First 125 Years, led by Jane Coulter, Earl Shumate and Gates DeHart
December 17 - What Next? A Panel Discussion About the Future of Our Church

December Outreach Challenge
For the 11th year in a row, an anonymous parishioner has promised to match any contributions to the Outreach Fund made in the month of December, up to $20,000. Please help us meet this match. Your generosity makes a difference in the life of our neighbors. A donation envelope is included in the December Record.

Canterbury Books and Gifts: Artists and Authors
Upcoming Author: Barbara Dickinson; Reading and Book Signing, Dec. 14

Head Start Angel Tree
The Head Start angel tree is in the narthex - make the holiday more special by picking an angel and giving to a child in need. Consider bringing nonperishable food with your gifts as well - Head Start will be providing food for families who don’t have enough over the holiday. Be sure to hand your gift to a Head Start staffer or drop it off at the church offices before the December 15 deadline. Thank you!

Children’s Christmas Pageant
Sunday, December 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Parents: Save the date for rehearsals on Sunday, December 3 
and Sunday, December 10 after the 10:00 a.m. service.
To volunteer to help, contact Whitney Johnson: wbjohnson@rcps.info

Yoga at St. John’s 
Mondays 10-11 a.m.  Wednesdays 6-7 p.m. 
(Fees are $70 for a 10-class punch card, $8 for drop-in. 
Child care is available on Wednesday evenings. 

College Care Ministry
The College Care ministry at St. John’s is a faithful group that aims to provide words (and goodies) of support to our college students. The committee sends letters and packages and wants to make sure that every student gets one. If you have a student who is in college and a representative from the committee has not been in contact with you this school
year, please e mail the Reverend Whitney burton at wburton@stjohnsroanoke.org so we can get your student on the list.

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