Sunday Sneak Peek – November 14, 2021

Join us this Sunday, the Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Pentecost in-person or live on Facebook at 915am with

Featured Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 and Matthew 25:14-30 with Pastoral Meditation: “Children of the Light”

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

S4K-color-horiz400“Parable of the Talents”

Upcoming Events – Save the Date

  • TODAY – Special Meeting following Worship at 10am
  • Nov. 21st – Special music featuring “His By Grace” followed by pie social
  • Nov. 28th – First Sunday in Advent at 915am
  • Nov. 28th – ‘Deck the Halls’ Decorating at 10am
  • Dec. 1st – Advent Calendar for the Food Shelf Kick-off
  • Dec. 5th – Sing Along with Communion at 915am
  • Dec. 5th – Kids N Cookies in Fellowship Hall at 10am
  • Dec. 12th – Christmas Luncheon in Fellowship Hall at 10am
  • Dec. 12th – Blue Christmas at 4pm

Announcements and Messages for the Community

Kids N Cookies.  All are invited to our all-ages faith program.  It includes scripture readings, fun activities, and of course cookies!  We meet in Fellowship Hall.  For more ways to get involved, contact Bill or Mary Hudson.  

Special Meeting Notice:  A special meeting is being called by the Consistory Team to discuss church leadership and board openings, to be held in the Sanctuary following worship today.

212 Sign Coordinators Needed:  Share your inspiration and witty sayings with the rest of the world.  We have the following months open:  January, February, April, August and October.  Pick one month or several.  Contact Michelle Bachmann if you’re interested.

Facilities Caretaker Needed.  Our sanctuary and grounds are a blessing.  However, keeping up with coordinating maintenance, cleaning, and repairs is more than the Consistory Team can handle.  We are in need of a dedicated person to coordinate the efforts.  Contact a Consistory Team member if you’re interested.

The Word To Go:  Find Sunday morning worship services on our YouTube channel, St. John’s UCC-BongardsWorship will also be live-streamed on Facebook, when available.

For Pastoral Care.  During our time of transition, please call Karen Otto at 612-209-4203.

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

For Pastoral Care: Please feel free to call, text, or email a Consistory Team Member during our time of transition.


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