Sneak Peek – Maundy Thursday – April 14, 2022

Join us for Maundy Thursday and the end of Lent, in-person or live on Facebook, at 630pm with featured scripture Luke 22:14-22:23 and Luke 22:24-23:56 as a reading of “The Passion Story” with Holy Communion 

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

S4K-color-horiz400“Christ the King”

Upcoming Events – Save the Date

  • Apr. 17th – Easter Sunday
    • Rolls & Fellowship hosted by Women’s Guild – 830am
    • Traditional Worship Service – 915am
  • Apr. 20th – Bongards Market Planning Meeting – 6pm via ZOOM
  • Apr. 24th – Traditional Worship at 915am followed by Fellowship and Coffee
  • April 28th – ‘Bee’ One in the Spirit Bible study – 6pm via ZOOM
  • May 1st – Spring Cleaning Sunday following Worship
  • May 15th – Traditional Worship at 915am followed by Fellowship and Coffee
  • May 21st – Feed My Starving Children All Ages Service Activity – 9am

Announcements and Messages for the Community

‘Bee’ One in the Spirit Online Bible Study.  All are invited to our inaugural group fellowship on Acts of the Apostles.  We will be using the Kerygma study as our guide and it is designed to be a 14 week study.  The cost for the study guide is $10 and the deadline to register is April 17th. Contact Pastor Scott for a copy of the study guide or with any questions. 

Bongards Market Helpers Needed.  A variety of opportunities for all abilities are available.  This is our 10th season – Be part of the fun!  Wednesdays, June to September.  You pick dates/times that fit your schedule.  Contact Vicki Moteelall at 612-710-0508.

Consistory Team Members & Meetings.  There is one opening in our Consistory team.  Please pray-fully consider serving.  Folks are also welcome to attend meetings for input and feedback.  Contact Michelle Bachmann at 952-361-3033 or Pastor Scott.

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 to learn more.

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!

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

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 contact Pastor Scott at 804-350-0826 or email  


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