We have created a new e-mail address specifically for bulletin announcements. If you are a ministry coordinator and would like to announce your next event, please submit the activity information to: firstname.lastname@example.org Friday is the cut-off for submission for the announcement to be in the following bulletin.
JUNE 29 & 30 FIFTH SUNDAY COLLECTION
Many of the people we serve through St. Vincent de Paul Society here at St. John's Church face tremendous hurdles to employment, affordable housing and a pathway out of poverty. We give a hand up to people to build a future of hope and success. Your monetary generosity in the upcoming Fifth Sunday Collection makes a difference to everyone we meet. God Bless you for the sacrifice you make for others.
St. John's Sandwich Program needs volunteers willing to learn to eventually replace the leader. Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Must have a vehicle for deliver. Contact Tom Vierra at 510/276-8597.
Saint John's unused organ is available for anyone interested in taking it off the premise. If you are interested in taking a closer look, call the office for an appointment at 510/351-5050. Thank you.
You're invited to Vacation Bible School - to be held in St. John's Gym from July 8th to 12th, 9:00 am to 1 pm. For more information please contact St. John's Church office at 510/351-5050. The coordinators are: Nidia Fuentes and Erika Perez.
If you are interested in helping, please contact the Parish Office. Donations are accepted.
Do you enjoy singing? Would you like to share your talents with our church? If so, please consider joining our choir this summer. No prior music experience or training is required, simply a willingness to share your gifts with our St. John's Church community and work together as a Music Ministry team. During the summer months, we will not have a formal weekly choir practice. Instead, we will practice a half hour before Mass begins to warm up our voices and review our music together. For more information, please call Helena Dietrich, Music Director, at (510) 368-2161.
Our Parish of Saint John has an opening for a Confirmation Coordinator. This person will work directly with the Pastor in providing a parish based pastoral ministry with youth. The Coordinator will successfully manage the curriculum and volunteers in the ministry as well as implement programs that support the teachings of the Catholic Church and encourage opportunities for involvement in parish life. Requirements include direct work experience with youth, professional studies and Spanish bilingual. This is a part time position, approximately 12 hours per week. Salary scale is S-5 per Diocese guidelines.
If interested, please send your cover letter and your resume to the office, attention: Marina Ledezma. You can also mail your documents to: Ledezma0401@gmail.com.
This coming week, all are invited to join the daily mass group and attend some special feast days, but they are not days of obligation.
June 24, Monday, 8:30 am, Nativity of St. John the Baptist, our patron saint.
June 26, Wednesday, 7:00 pm, bilingual, Anniversary of Ordination for Fr. Sergio.
June 28, Friday, 8:30 am, Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Please note that if you require a ramp to get to our office administration, we can meet you in our spare office at the rectory house which has a ramp in place. Please call us in advance to arrange a time to meet. Office telephone (510) 351-5050.Thank you for your understanding.
We will have a second collection ,July 6 for Holy Father (Peter’s Pence) . Your generosity is appreciated.
God is calling all those interested in serving as Eucharistic ministers for St. John Parish. The 4:30pm Saturday Mass is especially in need of your talents, but all Masses will welcome you. interested, please see Father Joseph at the parish’s office. Tel: (510) 351-5050, Email email@example.com
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS RETREAT
A Mini-Retreat for all the Eucharistic Ministers will be on Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Convent.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION K - 8TH GRADE (CCD)
Registrations for the new Religious Education course has begun. If you would like to enroll your child, please prepare the following documents: Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate and $100.00 contribution for 1 child, $120.00 for 2 children, $160.00 for 3 children.
This year the classes will be on Tuesday 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. in Spanish and Sunday, 12:30 - 1:45 pm, in English.
YOUTH CONFIRMATION RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Registrations for the new Religious Education course for Confirmation has begun. If you would like to enroll your child, please prepare the following documents: Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, First Communion Certificate and $100.00 contribution for each child.
RELIGIOUS EDUCATION REGISTRATION EXTENDED HOURS
ONE WEEK ONLY EVENING HOURS
We will be taking registrations for First Communion, Confirmation and RCIA. We will have additional hours from June 17 to June 21 form 5-8 pm in the Parish office.
ONE WEEKEND ONLY
We will be taking registrations for First Communion, Confirmation and RCIA, Saturday June 29 and Sunday June 30, after every Mass at the gathering space. Please come prepared with all copies of necessary documents (Birth certificate, Baptismal certificate) and appropriate payment.