Posts by Joe Maiocco

Posts by Joe Maiocco

Vestry Approves Outreach Grants

The St. John’s Vestry has approved $50,000 in grants for this year’s Outreach for national/ international giving: CCO – Coalition for Christian Outreach Nationwide organization working through local charities in making witnesses out of college students to create discoples who follow Jesus Christ in every area of their lives. Emmanuel Community Aleppo Provide seed money for new business ventures in Aleppo to aid in rebuilding this Christian community along with ongoing donations for the sustenance of the poor in this…

New Member Welcome

St. John’s celebrated welcoming 47 new members over the past year. 19 were present at the March 10th service where we heard their story, shared a gift, special song, prayer and reception. THANK YOU to everyone who wel­comed new members over the past year. THANK YOU Vestry for staying in touch with them. THANK YOU Sue Boujoukos for greeting them in the Narthex, cof­fee hour and sanctuary Welcoming new members is important because People looking for a church home are…

God’s Promises

The resurrection of Jesus is a God Promise, something so grand and miraculous only God can ful­fill. Old Testament prophets and Jesus foretold it. The Bible is full of promises God has made to his people and there is a book we give to St. John’s visitors on weekends entitled “199 Promises of God.” Enjoy this Easter season by affirming God Promises for you! • “And the prayer of faith shall save the sick and the Lord shall raise him…

40 Days of Decrease

One of the blessings of my position is people are constantly giving me books to read or review. I don’t remember the last time I was at the library because of the stack I’m already reading. I’m so grateful for this, and one of the recent books suggested to me by Senior Warden Donna Beecher is “40 Days of Decrease” by Alicia Britt Chole. The subtitle reads a different kind of hunger and fast that triggers the heart. This devotional…

Healing Mission 2019

Healing Mission 2019 celebrates “Listen, Love, Pray” on Saturday, February 23 at 9 am.  Judith MacNutt, President of Christian Healing Ministries, will lead us in a time of learning and healing prayer.   Join us as we’re mentored by one of the premiere Christian healing leaders of our day!S Click on Brochure for more details and schedule. Register today at Listen, Love, Pray!