Saint John's: A Community for Hope
C. Ray's comments on stewardship (All Saints Day 2022) begin at 12:35
Dear St. John's Family and Friends,
As we approach the holy season of Christmas, we are asking you to prayerfully consider your pledged financial contribution to St. Johns' for the mission and ministry that we are called to do as a Community for Hope. You have heard from members of the parish, C Ray Allshouse and Donna Rae Cotton, about their callings to give to the church of their time, talent, and treasure. The
blessings and abundance that we enjoy are gifts from God and we are called to share them with our community and the world.
Our ingathering of pledges will be on the fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18 during the Eucharist. If possible, please bring your pledge that Sunday for it to be blessed by Bishop Rickel on the day it is received. If you are not able to be in church that Sunday, you may bring it by the office to be included in the blessing. Of course, we will also accept your pledge after Sunday, December 18. It can be mailed to the office, dropped off by hand or brought on Sunday.
Also, a reminder that again this year we are blessed by an anonymous donor with a matching gift of up to $50,000 for new pledges and increased pledges. Our Community for Hope programs and ministry would really benefit from you new pledges and or increased pledges by this match.
God bless all of you for what you do and what you give to St. John's and the community as a whole.