Celebrating Sacraments

First Holy Communion

Second Graders:  10am and 2pm - Saturday, April 25th

Older Children: 11:30am - Sunday, April 26th


Sacrament of Confirmation
Congratulations Confirmandi! As Bishop Baker told our young people on Tuesday evening, April 21st, "Always listen to your coach and play with a fully inflated football!" Translation: "When you follow Jesus and hear the Holy Spirit, you will live a life full of Grace". May God bless you all. 

Vacation Bible School News

This year's VBS is scheduled for June 8-12 from 9:00am - Noon.  Adult Volunteers are needed for: Drama, Music, Arts & Crafts, Games, Snacks, and Group Leaders. Contact Madeline Reyer, coordinator, at vbs@stjohnbchurch.org to volunteer. Information for teen volunteers and youth participants coming soon.


Baptism Preparation Class for Older Children

Baptism Classes for children 4 yrs of age and older will be held April 26 and May 1 at 1:00pm in the Church Basement.  Please contact Kathleen Butler at 256-722-7929 x109 or email kbutler@stjohnbchurch.org to register for classes.


St. John's Parish Summer Soccer Camp - July 20-24

St. John’s Athletics is bringing back Challenger Sports British Soccer camps for all St. John's parish/school youth from K4-8th grade (for the 2015-16 school year). This year's camp will be held on our St. John's Parish field. As always, the camp focuses not only on soccer skills, but also on respect, responsibility, leadership and sportsmanship. Additional information and online registration can be found at www.challengersports.com and questions can be sent to John Willis (jedubya1@gmail.com). 


Knights of Columbus High School Scholarships

Knights of Columbus Scholarships for Graduating Seniors: The St. John's Council is once again offering high school seniors the opportunity to apply for a $500 scholarship. Two scholarships are awarded each year to graduating seniors from the parish.  Awards will be made at the Baccalaureate Breakfast on May 17th.  Application forms can be downloaded HERE. Completed applications are due back by May 3rd and should be placed in the KC mailbox located near the church office.


Baptism Preparation Class for Infants

The next Baptismal Preparation class for Infants is scheduled for Sunday, April 26th at 10:00am in the All Purpose Room.  In order to have a child baptized at St. John's, parents must be registered members of the parish and attend this special class. No RSVP is necessary.  For children older than 4 years of age, please contact Kathleen Butler at 256-722-7929 x109.


Brothers of Lunchtime Discipleship

Be Bold!
Bi-Monthly gathering of BOLD: Brothers of Lunchtime Discipleship. We meet from 11:30am to 12:30pm for fellowship and to discuss spiritual readings regarding how to better live our faith in the workplace.  BOLD is a great way for men to strengthen their faith and build a support group of spiritual mentors. In April we are meeting on the 1st, 15th, and 29th.  Each meeting is held at the Dyntetcs Systems Building, 1000 Explorer Blvd in Research Park.  Feel free to bring your own lunch. Sign-in at the reception desk between 11:15 and 11:30am.  Call Kevin Brady (POC) at 256-2701-3234 for more information.



 
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