St. John's Episcopal Church 

  1A North Hanover Street, P.O. Box 612
     Carlisle, PA 17013
This Week at St. John's Episcopal Church On-the-Square
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Christmas I
December 30, 2018

Program Year Sundays 2018-2019
8 – 8:55 a.m. Rite I Worship
9:30 – 10:35 a.m. Christmas Lessons and Carols

10:45 a.m. Fellowship

Serving the Parish This Week:
Liturgical Ministers Schedule
8 am Rite I Christmas I
Lay Ministers:

First Reading and Psalm – Sue Hench
Second Reading – Carla Fisher
Chalice Bearers – Larry Alexander, Al Blitz
Ushers – Linda Myers, Pam Lord
Vestry Representative – Al Blitz
Intercessor – Terry Neiles

9:30 am Rite II Christmas I
Lessons and Carols
Lay Ministers:
First Reading – Susan Banks
Second Reading – Barb Forney

Third Reading  - Chuck Banks
Fourth Reading – Elias Kradel
Fifth Reading -  The Rev. Adam P. Kradel
Sixth Reading – The Rev. Melissa Q. Wilcox
Chalice – (1) Theresa Rice (2) Barb Cross (3) Don Kutz
Ushers – Dave Twiningt, Mike Miller, Dan Confer, John Newbold

Vestry Representative – Cindy Ludwig
Verger – Dave Stewart
Intercessor – Dolores Rizzuto
1st Crucifer –  Elias Kradel
Sr. Server – NaNa Mecoy
Jr. Server – Joyce Aryee


Altar Guild Teams: Dayna Bryner, Patti Shufflebarger, Kathy Holtry, Lisa Miller, Dolores Rizzuto
 Nursery: Jane Robinson, Sarah Rice, Jody Minnich, Georgina Robinson

Flower Delivery:  None


Costume Fittings:  
January 2 (LAST COSTUME Fitting) during 4th Night

Dress Rehearsal and Dinner:
January 4
 - 5:30 pm Dinner
6 pm Costuming
7 pm Rehearsal

Final Performances:
January 6:  11 am, 2:30 pm, & 5 pm

Aimee Confer and Jordan Heckman
 Our Sunday School program is on haitus until January 13. We look forward to having you join us for all the other wonderful activities that are going on here at church during this Advent, Christmas and Epiphany Season.

A few new updates:
Merry Christmas!  This Sunday, December 30 is Christmas Lessons and Carols. There will be no Children Chapel or Sunday School. We look forward to you joining us at church in the New Year!  

Upcoming Events:
  • Ronald McDonald House: On January 20 we need some children 12 and older to help cook dinner for the families that stay at RMH in Hershey!  Contact Aimee if you are interested in volunteering.  
Who Says We Do Not Have Fun In Church

If you saw the above in the Greening of the Church pictures, below is what they were watching:

Annual Parish Meeting
Will Be Held on January 27th

The Nominating Comm for the vestry is seeking names for the incoming vestry class.  If you feel called to serve on vestry or are willing to recruit someone who would be willing to serve.  Please contact Pam Lord who is heading the nominating committee at
Overview- This Week
Program Year Sundays 2018-2019
Sunday, December 30:
8:00 a.m. Rite I Worship 
9:30  a.m. Rite II Worship
10:45 a.m.  Fellowship Begins

Immediately following our 9:30 Liturgy, children, youth, and adults are invited to attend Coffee Hour. 

*Please remember the office is closed from December 24-January 1st.*
Monday, December 31:
9:00 am  No Morning Prayer
9:30 am  No Staff Meeting
Carlisle First Night 2019

Tuesday, January 1:
10:00 am  No Anglican Prayer Group
No New Year's Day 11 am Eucharist

Wednesday, January 2 (Office Reopens):
7:00 am    Morning Eucharist 
11:00 am   No Bible Study (Library)
5:30  pm    No Fourth Night Dinner
6:00 pm    Twelfth Night Set Up and Costume Fittings
6:00 pm    Men and Youth Choir 
7:30 pm    Parish Choir

Thursday, December 27:
9:00 am   Morning Prayer

Upcoming Events:
January 4       Twelfth Night Dress Rehearsal
January 6       Twelfth Night Celebration
January 27      Annual Parish Meeting

 Please note:  The deadline for submissions to "This Week" and the Sunday service bulletin is Wednesday at noon. Thanks!  If you submit an out of church event please verify the information before sending it to the office. We do not check to verify the information is correct. 
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