COVID 19 & ST JOHN - Update 04.01

 

THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS….fills the news and is a present reality.

Many changes are happening in the way things used to be in our lives and at St John.

 

As a response to the current Coronavirus crisis, St John will be joining  other area churches in implementing actions for your health protection and the protection of others.

 

 

HOLY  WEEK   and   EASTER  SUNDAY  SERVICES  ARE  CANCELED

 

WE  ARE  ALSO  SUSPENDING  ALL  WORSHIP  SERVICES…

UNTIL  FURTHER  NOTICE

 

* CHECK HERE FOR UPDATED INFORMATION...

 

ALL SUNDAY AND MID-WEEK BIBLE CLASSES AND ALL MEETINGS

ARE ALSO SUSPENDED THROUGH APRIL 2020

 

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* During this closure St. John continues to  

        need your support and generosity.         We still have bills to pay, staff to

   compensate and ministry to accomplish.

   You can express your generosity by 

    mailing in your checks to the Church.

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 Pastor Jeff will continue, as long as possible, to be doing work 

   from his office. If you need to speak with him or require any 

       assistance please phone him at: (847) 593-7670 or...

                e-mail him at: jeffgavin@sbcglobal.net

    If it is urgent you may also phone him at: (630) 776-2382

 

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   We have some of our members who are available to 

  offer their help if you have any need. - Phone me and              I will have them contact you. - Pastor Jeff

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Please keep your St John Family in your prayers.

(Click on the PRAYERS/WORSHIP INFO tab to the left)

 

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Let us do all WE can...and then trust the rest to our LORD,

as we pray for this crisis to quickly end.

 

 

                        IMPORTANT NOTICE

                  As a cautionary response to the Coronavirus…

               the Fellowship Club decided to cancel this year’s:       

                          Easter Breakfast                                       

 

   Our monthly Coffee-Break Fellowships have also been suspended   

                          for the duration of this health crisis.  

 

  For awhile…there is a “new normal” in our lives...

                      to which we need to adapt.

 

   Back in 1527, a deadly plague hit Martin Luther’s town of Wittenberg    and he wrote a letter to a friend...offering us some advice for today.

 

“I shall ask God mercifully to protect us. Then I shall fumigate, help purify the air, administer medicine and take it. I shall avoid places and persons where my presence is not needed in order not to become contaminated and thus perchance inflict and pollute others and so cause their death as a result of my negligence. If God should wish to take me, he will surely find me and I have done what he has expected of me and so I am not responsible for either my own death or the death of others. If my neighbor needs me however I shall not avoid place or person but will go freely as stated above. See this is such a God-fearing faith because it is neither brash nor foolhardy and does not tempt God.”