News and Announcements

We are postponing the Wrapped in His Love meeting for tonight. We apologize for any inconvenience and would very much like for you to contact the church office if you are interested in joining this group or wanting more information. We will also post the new meeting date and time as soon as possible. Contact Marilyn at 217-222-8579 or email to secretary@lcosj.org.

Wrapped In His Love!

We are starting a new group at St. John’s called “Wrapped In His Love!”  We are looking for beginner to experienced sewists to meet twice a month with the goal of making comfort or prayer quilts.  We will write for a Thrivent grant and have some fabric and thread donated but it would be helpful if members have a small “stash” of fabric, thread, and patterns to get started. 

We would also welcome knitters and crocheters to join us for the evening and donate blankets for our cause. 

We need to decide our evening to meet.  If you are interested please come to our information meeting THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 6:30pm in the Oasis. 

 

Healthy Foods for Kids! Distribution on Saturday, October 6th at the Quincy Senior & Family Resource Center.  Distribution begins at 10:00am.  Signup to volunteer that morning, should arrive by 9:00am, to receive instructions, and runs until 12 Noon.

 

WALK to Fight Suicide

      The Quincy Walk is scheduled this Saturday, October 6th at South Park. 

      Check-in/Registration Time: 9:00 am, Walk Begins: 10:00 am, Walk Ends: 11:00 am

      Register at www.afsp.org/Quincy by noon on Friday, Oct. 5th.  However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Registration is free and open to the public. You can donate at this website also.  So far, $4,505 has been raised toward their goal of $15,000.  Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

 

Coming Soon!        “Magnifying Gods Gifts”—Psalm 34:  Recommitment and Re-envisioning Event

On Sunday October 7, 2018 we will begin a three-week stewardship emphasis with overall focus on “Magnifying God’s Gifts” using Psalm 34.   We can learn a lot about magnifying God’s gifts by looking at past gifts given, anticipating gifts given in the future, all while celebrating the present gifts we have.

Each week during our emphasis, we will focus on these gifts.  Please join us for both the worship services and the Bible studies. We will end our stewardship emphasis October 21, 2018 with one unified worship service at 10:00 AM with a special guest speaker, Rev. Randy Raasch (Hearts Overflowing Advisor) and a Consecration Sunday celebration luncheon at 11:30 AM in the Family Life Center.

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for these upcoming events!!

    SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 - MEN’S CLUB ANNUAL TURKEY SUPPER

         Tickets are $8.00 for Adults, and Children $4.00.  Enjoy in the Quincy Tradition!

 

    2018 Operation Christmas Child Packing Party 

St John's will be the host church for the 2018 Operation Christmas Child Packing Party on the afternoon of Sunday, November 4 the Family Life Center, beginning at 2:30PM.  We have 400 flat boxes to assemble before then.   If your group or organization, or an individual would like to assemble those for O.C.C.; just let me know.

 

FALL FEST at the Baker Farm (7006 M 12th Street).  This event is scheduled for NOVEMBER 10, 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Enjoy a Bonfire and Hay Rack Ride.  Hot dogs and hot cocoa provided.  Bring a side dish, tableware, & chairs.  RSVP at the Information Desk.  Mark your calendars now!

    

ST. JAMES LUTHERAN SCHOOL, QUINCY, IL

THE PUMPKIN CRATE    - St. James night at The Pumpkin Crate (25567 State Hwy Durham, MO 62438) is Saturday, October 13 from 4 – 7 pm. It’s about 30 minutes from Quincy. Admission is $5.00 and includes themed corn maze, hamster wheel, hay jump, corn pool and duck races. Come and join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.

TRUNK OR TREAT at St. James will be Saturday, October 27th from 5 – 7 pm. It will be indoors in the cafeteria and gym. Since it’s indoors we would still like people to participate and decorate and area inside. Tell your friends, neighbors and relatives to come join us for this fun, safe evening. We need many bags of candy for this event. Pick up an extra bag of candy or two for St. James.

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