Worcester Weekly- June 6, 2021
Special Missions: Collection our Special Missions has begun, and we have already received nearly $22,000, which is a quarter of our goal of $80,000. Special Missions is used to help fund the work in Eastern and Western Europe and New England. Please be planning and praying so that we can reach our goal.
Midweek Services: Midweek services for the rest of the month: June 9 – Men’s; June 16 – Family Group; June 23 - Women’s; June 30 – Family Group.
In Person Worship: It is has been a little slice of heaven to return to worshipping together in person at Saint John’s! We will be meeting together every Sunday and Wednesday, beginning in July. We look forward to seeing everyone!
Time change: Sunday services now begin at 10 am.
Kids’ Kingdom News: Teachers are needed for Kids Kingdom Lite, which begins on Sunday June 20 with the 2s/3s, preK/K and 1st/2nd graders coming back first, followed by 3rd/4th grade and preteens in July. Please sign up for a two week rotation at: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054eadac2da5f94-kids. Parents, please watch for emails for that will give you information on what Kids Kingdom Lite will look like and how it will work.
VBS is ON! Save the dates! We are excited to announce...VBS 2021 will be held June 28th - July 1st from 9:00-12:00 at Lisa Burris' Turn Back Time Farm! It will be for 4 year olds (currently) through 4th graders (as of September 2021) More details to come soon.
Babysitter for the Quinns: The Quinns are looking for childcare help 16hrs a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting in mid-July when Lisa goes back to work. They have two boys (currently 2y, 3mo). Please let us know if you or anyone you know may be interested that you can recommend. Contact Lisa at 617-512-0496.
All New England Church App: We are excited to announce that the Worcester Church is part of the recently launched All New England Church app for smartphones! To get the app, type in "ICOC NE" in your app store or click this link: https://a3a.me/ICOCN. To see a promotional video on the app, go to: https://vimeo.com/user69738629/download/495018048/26c62fe179
Worship services online: Services will continue to be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook, even when we are meeting in person at Saint John’s. Sunday service is at 10 AM and Midweek will be at 7:30 PM.
Contribution: We are collecting contribution every week. We encourage everyone to sign up with Tithe.ly as it will be so helpful during this time! Contribution can also be mailed to John Clark, 1 Brendon Drive, Northborough, MA 01532. Please do not mail cash.
Laura Overdevest: Her neighbor Peggi’s kidneys are failing, and while she will be having surgery, the prognosis is not good. Please pray for her healing. Ben Bolduc: His mother Sue was discharged from the hospital without a diagnosis. She has a lot of follow up appointments - please pray for God to intervene, for the doctors to identify the cause and for her healing. Santa Spiegel: Her mother has been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. Please pray for her recovery. Samantha Nganju: She is requesting prayers for Nganju Muturi's mom whose cancer has returned and that her treatment will be effective. Susan Auger, Christine Arsenault and Mark Holmberg: He is home from rehab but still very weak. Please continue praying for his strength to increase so he'll be able to remain at home. Please continue praying for their brother John and his lung cancer as additional spots have been found on his lungs. Rebecca Mora: Her sister Emily’s cancer is very advanced and she has been in the hospital twice this month. She has three kids, ages 5, 14, and 16. We are asking for time. Dan Dorval: His brother-in-law Pete has an updated diagnoses of viral encephalitis. He's still suffering, and Dan’s sister Kathy is handicapped and struggling. Tyrone Jones: He is continuing treatment for amyloidosis.
MINISTRY STAFF Lead Evangelist/Women’s Ministry Leader: Tom & Sydney Caswell 508-434-0253
Campus Ministry: Ida Benson-Jaja 912-508-2871 Marcela Torres 781-479-6395 http://www.worcesterchurch.org/