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We embrace a God who is still speaking ~ a God who, through Jesus, showed us that being Christian is about living our faith, serving God by loving our neighbor, generously sharing what has been entrusted to our care, and being good stewards of all creation. We invite you to come and journey with us as we seek to be instruments of God’s love and peace. St. John’s has long held the reputation as the ‘Yes!’ church in Lansdale, always willing to help those in our community in spiritual and practical ways!
Have you noticed? In the red block at the bottom of this page you can read the latest news from the United Church of Christ and a daily devotional message!  Check them out!

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November 2nd is “All Saints Sunday” – make sure to turn your clocks back Saturday night!

Did you miss the important sermon by Pastor Sue on Sunday, October 26, 2014, titled “Drawing the Circle Wide”? This sermon addressed St. John’s movement in
the direction of claiming for St. John’s the UCC designation “Open & Affirming.”  CDs of the sermon are now available from the church office:

Also, watch for this sermon coming soon to our sermon podcast page on this website.

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Our annual St. John’s UCC Coat Drive is on NOW! Bring your new or gently-used coats and place them in the collection boxes in the Library and Narthex. A reminder that thrift stores like 2nd Avenue, Impact!, Care & Share, Goodwill, etc. are a good place to find inexpensive warm coats for those in need!  Coats should be donated by December 7th, White Gift Sunday, as they will be distributed that day or shortly after.


Our Fall Wednesday Evening Bible Study Has Begun!

Our Fall Bible Study began October 15, but you are invited to join us any or all evenings in the weeks ahead! Mark your calendars and plan to join us on the following Wednesday evenings at 7:30: November 5, 12 and 19, 2014. We will be focusing our attention on what it will mean to claim our identity as an opening and affirming (ONA) UCC congregation, and will do so by engaging in Bible Study, dialogue, and careful listening to one another’s stories and perspectives. Due to ‘overflow crowds’ at week 1 we will meet in the Assembly Hall rather than the Library. All are welcome – come learn, come share!

Click to learn more about UCC ‘Open and Affirming” Churches

COMING SOON!  St. John’s UCC’s 11th annual Alternative Gift Market on Sunday, November 16th, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm in the Assembly Hall.  For more information, click the link below or go to the “Mission” tab, then click “Alternative Gift Market”. Ask your friends to join us – remind them it is cash or checks only, no credit cards accepted. New organizations joining the AGM in 2014 include UNICEF – Girl’s Education, PennEnvironment & PA Hero Walk, plus a new holiday bake sale for the American Cancer Society ‘Relay for Life’!  A full listing of organizations attending AGM 2014 can be viewed on the Alternative Gift Market page of this website – follow the link below, then open the poster linked as a pdf file.  Please share this information with friends and family!

Click here to go to the Alternative Gift Market page

It may be hard to believe but the season of Advent is coming soon – we will have more information on all the upcoming special Advent and Christmas activities here soon!  The first Sunday of Advent will be November 30, 2014!


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