“Seventh Sunday after Pentecost”

Join us this Sunday in-person or live-streamed on Facebook at 915am 

Featured Scripture: Romans 1: 16-17, Matthew 7: 1-5

This week’s service will also feature  Communion.

Our on demand library is available on our YouTube channel: St. John’s UCC-Bongards

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Upcoming Events – Save the Date

  • Wednesdays – Bongards Farmers Market – Jun to Sept – 3pm to 6pm
  • July 12th – Womens Guild at 6pm in Fellowship Hall (Everyone is hosting, please bring a treat and reading to share.) 
  • July 25th – Coffee Hour following Worship
  • July 28th – Summer Adult Reading Circle via ZOOM at 7pm
  • Aug 1st – Bongards Buzz eNewsletter items due
  • Aug 8th – St. John’s Got Talent at 915am followed by Coffee Hour

Announcements and Messages for the Community

Summer Adult Reading Circle.  Pastor Shuji will be leading an online discussion of “Forgive us my/our/their sins: How a prophet’s prayer answers our outrage” by Jeff Peabody.  Copies of the article are available in the Narthex.  Contact Pastor Shuji with questions.

Weeding the Gardens:  The flower beds on our grounds and around the parsonage need tending.  If you can help, please contact Penny Rolf at 952-442-4389.

Bongards Farmers Market Volunteers Wanted.  Volunteers are needed to assist with setting-up and/or closing the market alongside our dedicated market team.  Contact Vicki Moteelall at 612-710-0508 if interested.  

St. John’s Got Talent.  Calling all singers and musicians!  We want your special talents to provide music for our Sunday Worship on August 8th.

Consistory Team Openings:  This is great time to get involved in our revitalization and contribute to shaping St. John’s future.  We’re looking for folks called to lead Fellowship & Mission or Grounds & Maintenance ministries.  Please contact Michelle Bachmann or Pastor Shuji if interested

Live Streaming Technician:We want to train others on setting up the equipment and monitoring live-streaming services.  If you are familiar with Facebook and how to post content, this is all the technical skills needed.  Contact:  Michelle Bachmann if you’re interested.

The Word To Go:  Find Sunday morning worship services, led by Pastor Shuji, on our YouTube channel, St. John’s UCC-Bongards.  Worship will also be live-streamed on Facebook, when available. Also, on our website, look for Sermons4kids which includes scripture lessons and fun activities.

Bongards Buzz:  Submit items for the newsletter by the 1st of each month to Michelle Bachmann at 952-361-3033 or sjuccbongards@gmail.com.

For Pastoral Care:  Please feel free to call, text, or email Pastor Shuji at 612-462-1726 or smoriichi43@gmail.com.

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