Sunday Worship: Sundays at 10:30am
Dig In Sunday School: Every other Sunday at 9:15am
Kaffee Klatsche Meeting: 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 1:30pm.
Zoom Online Bible Study --Wednesdays at 10:02am
Live Streaming of Worship Services — www.saintjohnhattiesburg.com.
Online Giving -- Online giving is available to members and friends of Saint John via the 'Give' tab on our webpage. Thank you for supporting our work together in Jesus' name.
Eternal Candle -- Sponsorship is $15.
Get Your Bratwurst — Full case (2 packages, 30 Brats) for $35. 1/2 case (one package, 15 Brats) for $17.50. Starter pack of 4 Brats for $5. Contact the church office at 601.583.4898.
Technology Upgrades -- We're thankful for those who have helped fund the vision for better worship technology. We continue to address issues and make improvements.
Pastor’s Coffee Hour — Enjoy coffee with pastor in the Fellowship Hall at 9:15 am. Shirley Thone’s famous cookies will be served! Next meeting Sunday, November 8th.
Dig In Sunday School -- On-site lessons meet every other week. We will live stream the on-site lessons. Next lesson Sunday, November 8th.
Outside Workday -- Saturday, October 31st at 9am. Bring your gloves and outdoor working tools like clippers, garden rakes, hoes, shovels.
All Saints' Day Next Sunday -- The Church observes All Saints' Day next Sunday, November 1st. The paraments for the day are white. Worshipers are invited to clothe themselves in something white, whether gathered onsite or online.
Parents of Nursery age children — If you plan to come to church on Sunday, communicate with Gabby ahead of time so we can insure someone will be there to take care of the children. Due to COVID some things will be changing and we will no longer have snack.
Mobile Church Directory — Download “Instant Church Directory” from the Google Play or App Store, use your email address and the app will email you a password. If you have any questions or need and information updated, email the church office. Thank you.
Kaffee Klatsch -- We'll meet with proper precautions in the Fellowship Hall on Wednesday, November 11th at 1:30pm. For information please contact Darlene. We're so exciting to be gathering again!
Wednesday West Hattiesburg Bible Study -- Debbie Frederick leads this study on 2nd Timothy hosted in the home of Shirley Thone. Please contact either of them for directions. The gathering includes wearing masks, washing hands, and watching our physical distancing. This study meets on the first and third Wednesdays only. Meets next on Wednesday, November 4th.
Wednesday Online Bible Study at 10:02am -- "The Word of the Lord Grows: Hardship, Suffering, and Sacrifice in the Acts of the Early Church" — Connect via the Zoom link emailed on Tuesday or via the Zoom link posted on Tuesday on the Saint John Hattiesburg Mission Partners Facebook Group.
Fresh Hope Online Group -- Fresh Hope is a peer-led support group for those with mental illness. There are no restrictions…anyone struggling from mental health, or a loved one of someone who is, can join this group, which provides God’s fresh hope for daily living. There will be an online meeting of this group every Wednesday at 6pm. For more information on the meeting, please email Gil Emmons at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the group, please see the letter in the July newsletter, visit www.freshhope.us, or search on YouTube for, “Romans Road Channel”.
Can You Push a Mower? -- We're looking to shift how we do the lawn care around the church building, engage some of the younger men in the congregation, and tap new skill sets. If you could be a part of a rotation of folks helping to keep the place looking welcoming, please contact John Karle. We're ready to get started this coming week. Thanks!
Study Books for Sale:
Great for Sheltering-In-Place!
Woman: The Forgotten Story For any woman, identity is important. The question, “who am I?” will haunt her every decision. Discover again the old story of a beautiful identity, a story of love and sacrifice. The story offers incredible comfort, gives guidance, and teachers everyone who listens a wisdom that saves lives. Cost is $15.
The Sinner/Saint Devotional ۰ 60 Days in the Psalms A 60 day devotional that explores the book of Psalms to help us reevaluate our views on prayer, the law, the gospel, and the psalms. Cost is $15.
Lutheran Study Bibles -- We have five regular size print Lutheran Study Bibles available for purchase for $50 each. These resourceful ESV translations with extensive study notes may be viewed in the church office. Larger print versions of the Lutheran Study Bible are $59.
Couples Devotional Book -- We're encouraging all those who are married (or engaged) to purchase the year of daily devotions by Timothy and Kathy Keller. The devotional is titled The Meaning of Marriage: A Couple's Devotional and is based on their earlier book with a similar title. Cost is $15.
Young Couples Bible Study -- We are studying Broken: 7 "Christian" Rules That Every Christian Ought to Break as Often as Possible by Jonathan Fisk. You can check it out at https://tinyurl.com/yea5r56a. If you are interested please contact Christopher Longman at 601.466.0103 or Dewey Case at 601.297.7953. Book cost is $20.