ANNOUNCEMENTS

Wednesday                 

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PRAYER/MEDITATION/CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICES

Wednesday, Feb. 21: Insights on Prayer from New Melleray Abbey  Led by Cindy and Bruce Hedgepeth

Wednesday, Feb. 28: Breath Prayer – Led by Tasha Schoppee

Wednesday, March 7: Meditation – Led by Carol Whitefield

Wednesday, March 14: Praying the Labyrinth – Led by Kathy McLean

Wednesday, March 21: Yoga as a Contemplative Practice – Led by David Goedtke

 

APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY LISTENING SESSION SCHEDULE 

MONDAY- February 12th, 7-8 p.m.  Lynne & Jim Kirk are the hosts.

MONDAY- February 19th, 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Connie Smith & David Goedtke are the hosts.

WEDNESDAY- February 21st, 11am-12 p.m. Carol Meek is the host.

THURSDAY- February 22nd, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.  Judy & Hank Breitmoser hosts.

SUNDAY-  March  4th , after the 11am service

Call the church office at 904-396-0567 to sign up. Sign-up sheets are also available in Harvin Hall, at the Ask-Me-Desk and the Narthex.

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Wednesday Connect Details – Click Here

 

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Click Here for Children’s Ministries information

 

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PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT to check out the Member Care board in the office area near the Harvin Hall door. We have put up a list of our homebound members, and a member birthday list, which we will change monthly; this is a way to not only connect with our homebound members, but also to know ahead of time any member who has a birthday during the month!

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SOCK DRIVE FOR DOWNTOWN ECUMENICAL SERVICES COUNCIL (DESC)-The YMCA is having a citywide sock drive for the homeless from February 16-March 9 and DESC will be one of the beneficiaries.  Since DESC is one of our main missions, we are joining the drive.  There will be a collection box in Harvin Hall and the Narthex.  Please bring in new pairs of socks during the drive and help us fill our box.  Something simple goes a long way!

 

HABIJAX: On the 30th Anniversary of helping Habijax build the first homes in Jacksonville, SJPC is again partnering with Habijax to build another house for a deserving family. You can help us get started with a monetary donation to the effort and volunteering for the build which starts March 17th and runs through the beginning of April. Donations can be made payable to the church just make sure to note Habijax in the memo line. Additional details are available at www.habijax.org/interfaith.

Have you considered stepping out of your normal routine and serving the Lord in another country? We will be working with Vida Joven leaders on construction projects, attending Young Life Clubs, and staying at the Young Life camp called La Finca in the mountains of northern Nicaragua. It is a working coffee plantation, as well as being an amazing place where thousands of young people have come to know Jesus.

Click here for details and application

UCOM:  This month’s requests from UCOM canned pasta, canned meat, and cereal., Thank you! Always needed are paper bags!

 

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You can make your 2018 pledge and contributions to the church. You can give ‘one time’ or setup a recurring giving schedule; edit your profile; and view your history for online giving. You can easily select the Funds you would like to contribute to, amount, giving frequency and payment type – debit card, credit card, or ACH. The site is accessible on your computer, tablet, or mobile device 24/7. Log on to our website at www.sjaxpc.org for further details.

 Your pledge commitment supports the church’s staff, programs, worship & music, building and operational costs. If you have not already pledged, please send your pledge card back to the church ASAP; or take one from the pews to fill out and place in the offering plate. If you have any questions contact our Bookkeeper Alice Rockliffe at 904-396-0567 or alice.rockliffe@sjaxpc.org. Thanks for your continued commitment.     

 

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Come experience the refreshing and boundless spiritual insights of God’s word by joining us on the third Saturday of each month from 10:00 am -12:00 pm.  February 17- May 19, 2018 here at the church.

We hope that you will come join us on this journey as we seek to experience God’s presence. The study encourages women to “lay down your cares and spend time each day with your heavenly Father. As you follow the Lord’s instruction to ‘be still and know that I am God’ (Psalm 46:10) you will encounter His peace, find strength from Scripture, gain a new perspective on your situation, and experience the life that only He can provide.” Click the below link for detailed information.

Wellspring Bible Study

 

 

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The Book of Romans, Sunday 10 am, Steve Powers and Ann Eadie facilitators

WORSHIP REFLECTION – SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS: Share with others how God spoke to you in worship through the Word, the music, prayer or just being together with other believers. It may just be the medicine they need.

SERMON TEXTS: Dr. Bruce Hedgepeth’s sermon texts are available on our website; we hope these will be a blessing to you or someone you know. Pass it on. Click here to review.             

 

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March 9-11 we are headed to Valdosta, Georgia for a weekend of worship, community, and a fun day at Wild Adventures theme park. Click the link to sign up for Spring Retreat.

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COMMUNITY AWARENESS EVENT: In honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, you are invited to: “Let’s Get Real!” Join us as we celebrate recovery, debunk myths, and discuss how a life of freedom IS possible!! Hosted by congregation member Amanda Ranney, eating disorder survivor, author, and eating disorder recovery advocate.

Featuring guest speakers, eating disorder survivors and eating disorder professionals

“Voices of Hope” personal survival stories

“Panel of Professionals”

Treatment Team strategies and benefits

Resources and Referrals

FitPeaceByPeace Book signing & sale

Open to the public!!

When: Tuesday February 27th, 6:30-8:00pm

Where: Hendricks Avenue Elementary Auditorium

For more information, contact Amanda Ranney fitpeacebypeace@gmail.com

 

NURSERY CARE is available during all worship services and Wednesday night activities for children ages 3 and under in the church’s parlor with Ms. Tabby.

PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS!!  Network San Marco- Every Thursday from    9-10am in the Music Building.  $5 cash fee per meeting.  See our Facebook page for more detail or call Charlie Eddins 687-4290.

THE 2018 FLOWER CALENDER is now posted just inside the main doors.  Please select your date(s) and submit payment to the office now to ensure you get the date you desire! Base price is $50.

Did you know that federal law greatly restricts the disclosure of patient information by hospitals? As a result, the pastor and church office may not know that a member of the church has been admitted to the hospital. If you are hospitalized and would like to notify the pastor, it is important that you (or a family member or friend) inform the church office as soon as possible, because we rely on you to let us know so that we can offer pastoral care and support! We would rather five people let us know rather than no one at all! Thank you for your help as we all join together to minister to the needs of our congregation!

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Please notify the church if you have any changes such as: email addresses, name change, physical or mailing addresses or phone numbers. Email us or call the office at  904-396-0567.

 

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