23 Aug 2019 0 Comment

2019 To Mars & Beyond VBS

We had a great week at VBS! We had a great staff, great kids, and great ministry! This year we had 95 kids registered for VBS – we averaged 86.5 students in attendance a day. To show you what a huge outreachministry VBS is, 63% of...
16 Aug 2019 0 Comment

S.O.S. Soup Kitchen

St. John Church was instrumental in laying the groundwork for the Soup Kitchen Coalition. A committee was formed to reach out to other congregations and civic organizations to join us in serving a hot meal every Thursday evening. Men’s...
9 Aug 2019 0 Comment

Homework Help and Hoops

There is a high correlation between poverty and not doing well in school. Presently, Collinsville Unit #10 is at approximately 65% free and reduced lunches, putting 65% of students at risk of not being successful in school. Homework Help...
2 Aug 2019 0 Comment

Fun Facts!

Since we are getting ready to update/fix our organ this article was timed perfectly! One Hundred Years Ago this excerpt was taken from the July 19, 1919 issue of The Advertiser newspaper in...
24 Jul 2019 0 Comment

St. John’s Community Care seeking interns

We are seeking interns (unpaid) in the following areas: • Marketing/Public Relations • Mass Communication • Video filming • Social Media Traits we are seeking: • Able to work independently •...
12 Jul 2019 0 Comment

Key Networking and Personal Growth Opportunities

Two years and three months of ministry together has provided ample opportunities for readers of the monthly Informer to learn that denominational affiliations are very important to me.  Congregations I’ve served, during the past...
4 Jul 2019 0 Comment

Happy 4th of July

Wishing everyone a happy and sage 4th of...
6 Jun 2019 0 Comment

A View Outside My Window

There’s a view outside my window the world’s canvass is kind to show; The sand, though hot, is wavy like the ocean; its appearance, not unlike the snow. At a distance, I see the blue ocean, reaching up to touch the blue sky; For whom...
4 Jun 2019 0 Comment

Mosaic Summer Themes and Dates

Have you ever listened to a song on the radio, maybe even sang along with it, and then realized you have no idea what the lyrics mean?  Have you listened to a song and thought, wow, for a secular song that has a really great message? ...