Daylight Savings Time Begins

Daylight Savings time begins this weekend at 2:00 a.m. Sunday, November 7, 2021. Remember to set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday night. This is also a great time to check all batteries in your smoke detectors.

CROP Walk for Hunger

The West Fort Bend County CROP Hunger Walk will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg (3831 Hwy 36) with registration at 8:00 a.m. and the walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. At the conclusion of the CROP Walk refreshments will be served and a time of fellowship.

All participants taking part are asked to bring 3 can food or personal hygiene items that can immediately be used to assist area families in need. Food items collected will be donated to the Needville Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry and the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Richmond.

All of the funds raised at the West Fort Bend County CROP Walk will be used to help fight hunger around the block and across the globe. For every dollar raised in the walk, 25% stays in our community and 75% is used by the Church World Service to help fight global hunger in over 45 countries worldwide. In addition this year funds will assist recent refugees from Afghanistan settle into the area along with support going to Louisiana in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

There is an information table, sign up sheets, and T-shirts for sale in the church Narthex.

Second Class on the Gospels

You are invited to attend the second Zoom class on the Gospels led by Rev. Felix Carrion on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. For more information please contact the church office.

South Central Conference Minister to Visit

On Sunday, August 15, 2021, St. John’s UCC will have the privilege of having the new South Central Conference Minister, Rev. Phil Hodson visiting during worship and to deliver the morning message entitled, “Pick Three.” Afterwards a Fried Chicken luncheon will be held in the Parish Hall, provided by the Women’s Guild, for a time of fellowship with Rev. Carrion and Rev. Hodson. We hope to see you on Sunday.

August Food Drive

August is one of two months each year where the church hosts a food drive to benefit our local Helping Hands. Please bring non-perishable food items such as; peanut butter, canned goods, dry milk, fruit snacks and fruit cups, juices, baby food,vegetables, dry beans and rice to the church and place inside the wooden crate located in the Narthex. Thanks in advance for your continued support.

Mid-Year Congregational Meeting

The Mid-Year Congregational Meeting will be held during the morning worship service on Sunday, August 1, 2021. A proposed Amendment Change will require a vote by the membership, so all members are urged to attend. Holy Communion will be observed during the service led by Rev. Felix Carrion.

Family Ministry’s 10 Year Anniversary

This Sunday, February 28, 2021 we will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our Family Ministry team. Almost 8100 acts of service, caring and compassion have been logged by this fantastic team of church members over the past 10 years. Please join us in saying Thank You.