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...the Season of Easter when we celebrate the Risen Christ!
Pastor Alvin proclaimed to a full church on Easter Sunday that every Sunday is Easter.  Join us each week to Celebrate what Jesus did for us and our lives!
RISEN - New Easter song by Shawna Edwards

Easter 6

St. Johannes Lutheran Church
May 26, 2019

  • Children's Choir, Every Sunday 9:00AM-9:15AM in the sanctuary.
  • Mondays:  Womens Bible Study, 6:15 PM at the home of Cynthia Mays, 1817 Overdell Drive, Charleston, SC 29407.
  • Dr. Michael Kogan's Bible Study will resume on June 11 at 6pm (new time). Dr Kogan is attending Spoleto.
  • Remember Spoleto rehearsals are ongoing at St. Johannes.

Visions abound in the readings for the sixth Sunday of Easter. Paul has a vision about what to do. John has a vision of what will be. The risen Lord Jesus provides visions of peace that passes human understanding and power beyond human imagination.

 
Bereaved: The family and friends of Sandra Hayes Poulnot
Sick and Recovering: Bill Fenn, Mary Sweat, Gerry Naumann, Linda Jantzen, Andy Hogue, Jeff Phillips, Brad Weidenman, George Kornahrens, Elmore Marlow,  Anne Foster, Brett Steinbrecher, Carol Drowota, Ted Bowers, Bob Oswald, Donald Foster, Jr., Billy Cornwell, Marilyn Stehmeier, Harry Kluttz, Leslie Carpenter, Rev. Bonnie Mefferd, and Ashley Byrd's daughter, Elizabeth and her unborn child.
Click Here for Beautiful Inspirational Music For Easter
Taizé Music In the Lord I'll Be Thankful

"Open the Eyes of My Heart"  Prelude

"Shine Jesus Shine!"

Offertory

Amazing Grace(My Chains Are Gone)

Communion Music

Worship Assistant: Kirsten Hughes
Lector:  Bob Mays

Acolyte: Barbara Pace
Council members of the Month: Kirsten Hughes and Cynthia Mays

Thanks to all who have signed up for altar flower donations.  We currently have four Sundays in June that are open beginning with June 9th.  If there are special dates in between where folks want to provide flowers, we can always add pedestal flowers.  Just contact me.  In God's love, Gerry Naumann.  

 Children's Choir at St. Johannes began this past Sunday.  Kids are invited to meet in the church sanctuary at 9:00 am for a fifteen minute practice.  This will be a regular time set aside for our children to get together and learn new and old songs. Soon, they will be able to participate in our services! Our musicians, Alexis Singleton, Jasmine Crowder, and George Hiatt will be leading this group and other adults from the choir will be present and participating as well.  We hope to see all the children participate in this wonderful new ministry!
Subscribe to George Hiatt's YouTube Channel

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2019 occurs on Monday, May 27. 

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.

Early Observances of Memorial Day

The Civil War, which ended in the spring of 1865, claimed more lives than any conflict in U.S. history and required the establishment of the country’s first national cemeteries.

By the late 1860s, Americans in various towns and cities had begun holding springtime tributes to these countless fallen soldiers, decorating their graves with flowers and reciting prayers.

Did you know? Each year on Memorial Day a national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time.

It is unclear where exactly this tradition originated; numerous different communities may have independently initiated the memorial gatherings. Nevertheless, in 1966 the federal government declared Waterloo, New York, the official birthplace of Memorial Day.

Waterloo—which first celebrated the day on May 5, 1866—was chosen because it hosted an annual, community-wide event, during which businesses closed and residents decorated the graves of soldiers with flowers and flags.

The Parsonage at
St. Johannes

Call Manager, Barbara Pace, to schedule your wedding, reception, bridal luncheon, dinner party, including week's stay in this beautiful home!
843-789-0639
bapace7223@att.net
We are off to a beautiful journey learning about Jesus and how he has enriched our lives!
Give to our outreach program through service and donations.  

Lyla and Rosalee Carpenter invite you to join them at the Rose Maree Myers Theatre  on the campus of the School of the Arts(located in North Charleston off Montague Ave. for the Charleston Youth Company's Spring Spectacular.  They will be performing there because the Sottile Theatre is under renovation.

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