October 25 is the date for the St. John School annual Halloween Carnival and Road Race. Registration is now open for the Halloween Hustle 5k and Monster Mile. The event will begin at 8:00 a.m. starting and finishing on the campus of St. John School/Church. The race includes a 5k (3.1 miles) and 1 Mile Run or Ghost Runner( if you just make a donation). Applications are available in the School Office or online at www.stjohnroadrace.org. The Halloween Carnival will be held in the Parish Center at 10:00 a.m. following the Road Race.
The St. John Road Race is again offering Family/Company Sponsorships. If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact Stacie Staton or the School Office at 229-244-2556 before October 15.
For more information, please contact Mixson Anderson or Laurie Wallace. Please join us for some Halloween fun!
SAVE THE DATE….High School Youth Ministry Retreat (9th to 12th grade)
SATURDAY, October 11, 2014 ~ 9 am to 6 pm
St. John the Evangelist Parish Center
Cost: $20 includes lunch, snack and drinks
Morning Session: Life to the Full ~ Afternoon Session: Strength and Beauty
Join Catholic youth in a day of faith-building and fellowship! All high school students welcome!
Must register in advance by October 1. Registration forms available in the book rack in the vestibule or in the Church Office.
For more information, email the High School Youth Leaders, Penny & Daniel Storey at: firstname.lastname@example.org Or, call the Church Office at 244-2430.
Our Annual Parish Picnic will be held Sunday, September 28th following the Noon Mass in the Parish Center. Sign up at the Parish Life table after Masses on the weekend so we have an idea of how many hot dogs and hamburgers to buy. There is no charge, but we ask that you bring a favorite dish or dessert to share, according to your last name:
A – F, Salad; G – L, Veggies; M – R, Dessert; S – Z, Casseroles
Please deliver your dishes to the Parish Center between 10:30 and noon. Hope to see you there!
On Friday, September 12, St. John Church will observe the call for a Day of Fasting and Prayer for Peace in Syria and for all our Brothers and Sisters in the Middle East. Mass will be celebrated at 12:10 p.m. There will not be an 8:10 a.m. Mass that day.