Sunday Sneak Peek – February 13, 2022

Join us this Sunday, the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany in-person or live on Facebook at 915am with

featured Scripture and message by Pastor Scott Siefert

John 6:22-59 with pastoral message “Bread of Life”

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

S4K-color-horiz400“What Did Jesus Do?”

Upcoming Events – Save the Date

  • Feb. 27th – Consistory Team Meeting following worship
  • Mar. 2nd – Ash Wednesday Service at 6pm
  • Mar. 19th – Pastor Scott’s Ordination – TBA
  • Mar. 20th – Annual Meeting following worship in Fellowship Hall

Announcements and Messages for the Community

COVID Notes:  With the localized rise in cases, the Consistory team has decided to pause in-person coffee hour and Kids N Cookies fellowship events in February. 

Consistory Team Members.  We are in need of leaders for openings in our Consistory team to lead SJUCC to fulfill its vision and mission.  Please pray-fully consider serving.  Contact Michelle Bachmann at 952-361-3033.

Share. Grow. Shine! Make sure you write ways you’ve shared your faith or grown your faith this week on a card and place it in the offering plate to be collected and celebrated. Fill our collective lantern and shine St. John’s light!

Kids N Cookies. Everyone is invited to our all-ages faith program.  It includes scripture readings, fun activities, and of course cookies!  We meet in Fellowship Hall. To be a scripture reader or sponsor cookies treats, contact Bill or Mary Hudson.  

Looking for a church family?  If you have been led to St. John’s looking to be more than a visitor, we welcome you openly to our family and would love an opportunity to chat.  Contact Pastor Scott at 804-350-0826 or email

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.

Bongards Buzz:  Submit items for the newsletter by the 1st of each month to Michelle Bachmann or

For Pastoral Care: Please feel free to call, text, or email Pastor Scott at 804-350-0826 or email


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