St John is privileged to host Pastor Carlos Hernandez from the Synodical office of the Planting Gospel Seeds to Meet Human Needs program on June 28-July 1, 2017.
YOU are an important part of his visit and the Outreach ministry we will be doing!
Here’s what the week looks like:
- Wednesday, June 28 - Pastor Hernandez arrives
- Thursday, June 29 – Pastor Hernandez and team from St John conduct 4-5 community agency interviews (schools, community organizations, social programs) in the Wheatfield area
- Thursday, June 29 – 6:30 PM – Open Congregational Forum about Planting Gospel Seeds with Ice Cream Bar, hosted at St John
- Friday, June 30 – Pastor Hernandez and team from St John conduct 4-5 more community agency interviews
- Friday, June 30 – 6:00 PM – Leadership Dinner with Pastor Hernandez with Council, Elders, and all Boards and their families at the Borgstede’s house, 121 William St in Tonawanda. (Casual.) Pastor Mike and Sara will provide main dish and drinks. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
- Saturday, July 1 – 9:00 – 4:00 PM, Community Resident Interviews. Meet at St. John for training, neighborhood canvas (not scary – we promise!), and lunch.
- Sunday, July 2 – Pastor Hernandez preaches
The Outreach Task Force has been hard at work on the many details required to make this program a success.
Please mark your calendar now and plan to be part of this exciting ministry as we get out into the community to discover the needs of families who surround our church and how we can best meet those needs.