Upcoming Opportunities

St. Johns Presbyterian Church


Wednesday, June 19, 2019



9:00 AM


Sunday Worship


10:00 AM


Sunday School Classes


11:00 AM


Sunday Worship


11:00 AM


Children & Toddler Church


9:00 AM


Moms’ Group


This Week:

 SJPC Moms’ Group Thursday, 6/27 @9:00-11:00 AM in the Kirk House The group is reading Grit and Grace: Devotions for Warrior Moms by Suzanne Hadley Gosselin. No prior attendance is needed and childcare is provided! Contact Pamela Smith at barbregirl3@aol.com or Lauren McLaughlin at lmclaughlin7@yahoo.com for more information.


Coming Up:


S.W.A.T. Patriotic Concert Sunday, 6/30 @4:15 PM If you need transportation, please meet at St. Johns by 4:15 PM. The church bus will take you to Riverside Presbyterian for the concert and dinner to follow ($8 per person). The bus will bring you back to St. Johns after. Please RSVP to Shirley Douglas at (904)771-0810. Space on the bus is very limited, RSVP necessary


SUNDAY WORSHIP: One of the things that can alter our spirits, our attitude, and our direction is worship.  Worship is based on God’s command, but it can have a tremendous impact on our lives.  In our society, the negative events, fear mongering, and isolation are a burden which weighs most of us down! In our sermon series, Lifted – Discovering the Art of Worship, we want to connect to worship which can renew us, strengthen us and help to move beyond fear.  In our first sermon, True, we turn to Psalm 97.  This Psalm tells us the reasons we can rejoice, but also challenges us to refocus our lives in order to find joy and celebration!   It shares with us a confidence for confronting the obstacles of our lives and society through the simple act of praise.  As you read Psalm 97, let it lift you and strengthen you for the challenges you face!  Psalm 97:1-12: The LORD reigns, let the earth be glad; let the distant shores rejoice. 2 Clouds and thick darkness surround him; righteousness and justice are the foundation of his throne. 3 Fire goes before him and consumes his foes on every side. 4 His lightning lights up the world; the earth sees and trembles. 5 The mountains melt like wax before the LORD, before the Lord of all the earth. 6 The heavens proclaim his righteousness, and all peoples see his glory. 7 All who worship images are put to shame, those who boast in idols– worship him, all you gods! 8 Zion hears and rejoices and the villages of Judah are glad because of your judgments, LORD. 9 For you, LORD, are the Most High over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. 10 Let those who love the LORD hate evil, for he guards the lives of his faithful ones and delivers them from the hand of the wicked. 11 Light shines on the righteous and joy on the upright in heart. 12 Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name. (NIV)




TODDLER CHURCH (toddlers ages 2 thru 4): Sunday, 6/23 @11:00 AM in the “Mother’s Morning Out” Preschool room Toddlers are invited to attend church designed just for them. They will play games, enjoy a puppet show lesson, and sing songs designed specifically for their age group. Contact Mollie Lackey at mollie@sjpcjax.org for more information.


CHILDREN’S CHURCH Sunday, 6/23 @11:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall Join us for Children’s Church with parent fellowship at pick up. Contact Mollie Lackey at mollie@sjpcjax.org for more information.



@ 10:00 AM:


LITTLE FLOCK SUNDAY SCHOOL Location: New Nursery Pre-K through 1st and 2nd through 5th Contact Mollie Lackey at mollie@sjpcjax.org for more information.


Youth Sunday school Location: The Loft This group is for middle school and high school students. Contact Chris Kellam at chris@sjpcjax.org for more information.




KIRK HOUSE CLASS Location: Kirk House They are studying Harmony of the Gospels, a study of Jesus’ life and teachings from the book of Luke with added context of the Old Testament prophecies and the traditions and teachings of the day. Led by Kevin & Wendi Hunger. Contact Kevin at kevinhunger@gmail.com or Wendi at wbirdh@comcast.net for more information.   


NOLAN-PAJCIC CLASS Location: Kindergarten Room 22 This group is studying 1 Peter Chapter 2. Contact Jim Nolan at james.nolan@gray-robinson.com or Curry Pajcic at curry@pajcic.com for more information.


FRIENDSHIP BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CLASS Location: Chapel A study of Christian discipleship, ministry, and understanding God’s call to each of us. How do we serve God’s people, as recorded in the Gospels of Mark and Luke? Want to learn your place of service? Join us. Contact Diane McFadden at bmdm56@gmail.com for more information.


Women’s Class Location: “Purple Door Room”/Room 23 This summer, the group is studying The Shack by William Young. Delve into “the theology that frames the story (Paul Young, The Shack Revisited).” Contact Heather Griffin at mummaw1231@yahoo.com for more information.


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