Special thanks to
Ron & Joan Caine, TamiMillard, Tom Chappell, Bruce Wearne
Rick &Jill Smith
for cleaning the church.Special thanks to
Jill & Rick Smith
for washingthe outside of the church.Special thanks to
for taking care of the lawn maintenance and for helping with AustinMarek’s Eagle Scout project.Many thanks to
churchschool teachers and assistants
who helped withAwards Sunday. Thanks also to
who pro-vided food and helped with the picnic.Thanks to
Norma Pappalardo, and all thevolunteers
on making our garden look so beautiful.Special thanks to all who contributed to a won-derful 10th anniversary party for
who helps with the missionand ministry of St. John’s.
NEWS FROM DEACON DENISE
Open Door Soup Kitchen
- At least five volunteersare needed for the 3rd Saturday of every month to participate by cooking, serving, answering phones,and/or stocking canned foods, etc. There are sign-upsheets posted downstairs through October 2013.Please sign up as often as you are able!
Knitting & Crafts Group—
We are expanding our knitting group to include small crafts as well. We
meet after the 10 am service on the first Sunday of the month. Denise is able to show the basic knittingstitch that is needed to make a simple scarf or prayer shawl. If anyone has a craft they would like to share, bring it in and join us. Diane Hayes has offered toteach her skill of crochet beading. Come join us!!
Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort—
Denise is plan-ning to go on a short mission trip to Staten Island, New York, on Saturday, August 24th to serve attheir Food Pantry. If anyone is interested in serving, please email her at email@example.com. Further details to follow.We take dinner to an HIV/AIDS residence in Hart-ford on the 4th Saturday of every month. If youwould like to learn more about participating in thisimportant outreach ministry, please contact theRector at firstname.lastname@example.org.Special thanks to
Salin Low and Pam Tooke
for helping with the June meal.
will becoordinating the meal for July. If anyone would like to help out, please contact the office.
Thanks to those who help.Next Meal on July 27
July Worship Assistance
Acolytes—Caroline Bremer, Kevin CaseReader—Brian JonesGreeters — Joan & Ron Caine
Acolytes—Colleen Doyle, Jill SmithReader—Stan MoraskiGreeter — Lucie & Louis Martocchio
Acolytes—Zak Phillips, Donna ColavecchioReader—Anne HallGreeters— Nancy Butler & Tom Chappell
Acolytes—Ralph Hitchcock, Stan MoraskiReader—Gordon RossGreeter—Sue Hall
Greeters set up for coffee hour during the summer.
Gill Memorial Garden— Summer Schedule
Week Beginning July 1
Week Beginning July 8
Week Beginning July 15
(Let the office know if you can help)
Week Beginning July 22
Week Beginning July 29
Nancy GibsonThanks to all the garden workers. We are fortunateto have such a dedicated group of volunteers.