“Nineth Sunday After Pentecost”

Join us this Sunday in-person at 915am.  (No live stream available this week.)

Featured Scripture: Luke 22: 14-23

Worship with Service of Communion

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

S4K-color-horiz400“Three Wishes”

Upcoming Events – Save the Date

    • Wednesdays – Bongards Farmers Market – 3pm to 6pm
    • Aug 1st – Bongards Buzz eNewsletter items due
    • Aug 4th – Consistory Team Meeting at 630pm
    • Aug 8th – Choir practice at 845am
    • Aug 8th – St. John’s Got Talent at 915am followed by Coffee Hour
    • Aug 14th – “How to Be a Worship Reader” Class at 10am
    • Aug 21st – Womens Guild Trip – “Waconia” (sign up on bulletin board)
    • Aug 22nd – Blessing of the Backpacks during at 915am
    • Aug 22 nd – “How to Be a Worship Reader” Class following Worship

Announcements and Messages for the Community

How to Be a Worship Reader.  Readers of sacred texts have always played important roles in faith communities. This participatory one-hour class will provide you with a bit of historical look into the role of readers in worship service, how to become familiar with texts in private, and how to embrace and assume readers’ roles in public. We will read selected texts from the lectern during the session. Contact Pastor Shuji for more details.

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

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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