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Entries for May 2014

  VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS Volunteers Needed: Planning is underway for this summer’s VBS Program. We are in need of adults and teens to help. The program runs from 6:00-8:00 p.m., July 20-24, 2014. Please contact Jennifer Messerly at 614-507-4021 or email at jennymess2000@gmail. com if you are able to help in any way...

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  GROCERY STORE FUND RAISING – Each year beginning in May in order to continue to participate in the fundraising for churches and schools, Kroger Corp. requires that you reregister your Shopper’s Card online. Our 5 digit code number for Kroger Community Rewards Program is 81017. Please take a few minutes to register. Th...

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  The response to forming a Saint John XXIII Church Women’s Group was outstanding! At our introductory meeting, Liz Logsdon and Lisa Crow volunteered to Co-Chair the group in its initial development. We are very excited to begin exploring our objectives and to establish this new group. ALL women who are interested in particip...

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  Have you heard the Lord calling you to lead and serve? Please consider your willingness to serve Pope John XXIII parish by involvement in Lay Leadership. By prayerful consideration of your leadership skills, you could volunteer to help with: Administrative Council, Budget Committee, Grounds Committee, Pastoral Council one of it&r...

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  At the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 7, we will welcome many of our young people to the Sacrament of Confirmation. Because of the many guests that will be with these families, we expect a full church. If you are not involved in the Confirmation, it would be kind of you to attend one of the Sunday Masses, instead of Saturday, s...

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"I came into the world as light, so that everyone who believes in me might not remain in darkness."  John 12:46 On Friday June 27th from 7:30 to 9:30pm we will light up the darkness with glow in the dark games and activities, glow sticks galore and end the evening with an outdoor glow stick Rosary!  The evening wil...

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  If you are interested in becoming an Altar Server, you are invited to a Training Session, which will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. All parishioners who have just finished Third Grade are now eligible to be Servers, but we also welcome any of our young parishioners in elementary or high school to become servers...

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  Now’s the time to step forward and join the next wave of new musicians at St. John XXIII! If you have, or think you have any musical talent, please consider joining our music ministry under the new leadership of Cindi Goldhaber. We are looking for additional Cantors, random wind, string or percussion players, and sub keyboa...

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  It is now time to contact our parishioners who have children in Catholic School regarding the parish subsidy concerning your tuition for next year. We are waiting for the tuition rates for the coming year for the Catholic Elementary Schools in our area to be set, so we may move forward. If your child was in Catholic School last y...

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  We will have limited office hours for May through the 30, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The office will be closed on Tuesday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday.
  Maternity clothes will be collected during the month of May for Moms in need. Please help by bringing used or new maternity clothes to the crib in the gathering area. Respect Life members will distribute the clothes to three pregnancy counseling centers: Birthright, Women’s Care Center, and Pregnancy Decision Health Center....

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  SOFTBALL TEAM The Pope John XXIII Parish Softball Team will once again take the field. We have a sign-up sheet in the Gathering Space. Our practice will be on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at David Lutheran Ball Field with first practice on May 22, 2014. Our first game will be June 22. Please contact Lavern Meyer at 614-837-7646 for m...

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  The sculpture of St. John has been delivered and is ready to be installed prior to the unveiling ceremony on Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. In addition to our own parishioners and friends, we have also invited the ecumenical, businesses, and civic communities to join us for this event. We will begin with the unveiling of the ...

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  This fall’s Bible Study will cover the Book of Revelation. Sessions will begin Tuesday, September 30, at 1:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m. This will be an eight (8) session series and we will conclude the week before Thanksgiving. Registration will begin on August 30, 2014.

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  The Collection for the Church in Central and Eastern Europe illuminates the way for the people of the region by helping Catholic organizations offer affordable shelter, training for seminarians, pastoral care, and catechesis. Your donation today helps to restore the Church and build the future in the aftermath of Soviet rule. Ple...

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  Pledge Sunday in conjunction with the Bishop’s Annual Appeal begins this weekend, May 3/4, 2014. We are asking our parishioners to exercise proper stewardship by making a pledge to Parish Offertory, Parish Debt Reduction (Building Fund) and the Bishop’s Annual Appeal. Maintaining a proper share of our income for Churc...

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