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Pledge and make a difference

Remember to pledge your gift for the coming year to support the ministries of St. John's. Your annual gifts make it possible to offer the outreach, programs, classes, worship and fellowship of this parish.

Save the date - celebrate our life together on Sunday, October 28, Pledge Sunday.

10 a.m. Eucharist followed by a light reception and jazz in the garden

5 p.m. Gathering Eucharist followed by Trunk or Treat, Halloween celebration, chili cook-off, live music and dinner in the garden, sponsored by Fellowship on the Fourth

Sunday Morning Classes
Jesus Fatwah: Love Your (Muslim) Neighbor as Yourself
September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28
Taught by Dr. Saleem Ahmed, retired professor at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. 
Women and the Bible
November 4, 11, 18
Taught by St. John’s staff and clergy – the Reverend Whitney Burton, Chrissy Mortlock and Cara Modisett. 

Journey Groups
Meetings (mostly on Sunday evenings) September 23-November 18 (with a break for Fall Festival on October 28). Topics include two book groups, writing, meditation and music, knitting, Bible study and faith and fun for families. 

Canterbury Books Crown and Pearls Jewelry Trunk Show
October  17, 2018, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Come by an all-day celebration with local authors and vendors, including Sharron Davies Jeffrey, author of The Book of Miracles, and Steve Stinson leading a workshop featuring his children’s book Shiver Me Timbers. (Note: the store is now open on Sundays after the 10 a.m. service from 11 until noon.)

Fellowship on the 4th’s Fall Festival
October 28
Trunk or treat, chili cook off, candy, prizes for the best-decorated cars! Kids (of all ages), dress up in costumes and be ready to trick or treat in the lower lot. Cooks, bring your best chili in a crock pot and prepare for competition.  To sign up or for more information, contact Kathryn Feldmann, kathrynmfedlmann@gmail.com.

A New Ministry: Women at the Well
We invite all women of the parish to be part of a new ministry, Women at the Well, which grew out of this summer’s women’s retreat. We’ll meet once a month in the parish hall for a potluck, offering contributions that will go toward one or more programs focused on women and children. Fall dates: Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 6. at 6 p.m. Contact the Reverend Whitney Burton for more information, wburton@stjohnsroanoke.org.

 St. John’s Book Club
6:30 p.m. in the conference room.
Contact Mary Mackin at mmackin@stjohnsroanoke.org for more information.
November 1: The Midnight Watch by David Dyer
December 6: Don’t you Ever by Mary Carter Bishop

Kimoyo Celebration
On November 11 we will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kimoyo, a partnership between St. John’s and Kingdom Life ministries.  Join us for a joint celebratory service at 10 a.m. followed by a luncheon in the parish hall.  
Yoga at St. John’s 
Mondays 10-11 a.m.  Wednesdays 6-7 p.m. 
(Fees are $90 for a 10-class punch card, $10 for drop-in. 
Child care is available on Wednesday evenings. 

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