And Movie
"Count of Monte Cristo"

Saturday, July 15th
Following the 5:30 Mass
~On The Parish Field~ 
BYO Drinks, Tents 

(The Parish Basement will be set up for Seniors and infants)

Picnic Fare Includes
BBQ, Hotdogs, Chips, Water
A-L families bring a dessert to share
M-Z families bring a side to share

Corn Throw Contest and other fun activities sponsored by the
 Knights of Columbus!!!

Suggested donation:
$5 a person, $ 15 families of 3 or more
Ministry of the Week
Young Singles Ministry
Young Singles Ministry
Single parishioners, who are 30 years and younger, meet for social activities, spiritual discussions, and service work.
Our Book Club meets to discuss a variety of books that influence our Catholic faith. We meet every other Sunday at 6:45pm in the All Purpose Room.  The Book Club meets every Tuesday at 7:00PM in the Parish Library. Contact the Leads for more information and to be placed on the email list.
Josh Basilio, 478-804-2201-
Addison Gomez, 501-247-8482 -
Leah Hains, Book Club, 205-218-9883 -

Call to Ministry
If you are called to pass on
 the faith to our young
 parishioners and you are
 able to volunteer during the
 2017- 2018 school year please email or
call Kathleen Butler at 256-722-0130 or                                
We will have several positions open :
Sunday 10-11:15
Catechists: Grades K4, 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Aides: K4, 1st, 5th, 6th,
Wednesdays: 5:30-6:45:
Aides: K5, 4th, 8th
Sunday : 1-2:30 or Wednesday- 5:30-7 PM 2 x's a month Sept through March-
Confirmation I- Theology of the Body- Training will be provided
Confirmation II- Sacramental Prep
St. John's Parish School of Religion 2017-2018 Registration

Dear Parents,

Your children in K4-High School should be registered for the 2017-2018 Religious Education class year. If you have not done so...
Please help us with our planning for next year by registering and submitting fees now.
Registrations received after May 25th will incur a $10 late fee per child.
If you are a Mercy Parish parishioner your children K4-high school will now receive their faith formation to include sacramental prep at Mercy Parish. If you have registered for RE 2017-2018 at St John's but your child will attend Mercy kindly send us an email so we can withdraw your child/children to accurately order materials for next year.
Please click  HERE  and follow the links for instructions to register and submit fees online. This is also a good time to make sure your contact info is correct and update any special needs your child may have. Registration is online only, for assistance please contact Lisa Mason in the RE office at 256-722-7929 ext. 108 or by email  .

Rising 9th graders must register for sacramental prep classes for Confirmation I and Life Teen.  St John's has a two year prep for Confirmation, beginning in the 9th grade and culminating in the spring of 10th grade year with the Confirmation Mass celebrated by the Bishop. Rising 10th graders must register for Confirmation II and Life Teen. Confirmation prep includes Confirmation Class and Life Teen attendance both years. More information can be found  HERE  on the parish website.

*Note: The RE office will need a copy of your child's Baptismal Certificate for Confirmation Prep and all second graders who will receive First Holy Communion.
We pray you are having a safe and enjoyable summer! Please click  HERE  for the Partners in Faith summer activity calendar. There is a faith-based activity for every day of the summer. Paper copies of Partners in Faith can be found on the St Anthony cabinet in the vestibule. The Office of Religious Education is honored to partner with parents to help children grow in their Catholic faith.  For information about Faith Formation and Sacraments at St John's Church click  HERE .

This documentary film series presents investigations into intriguing mysteries connected with the stories and history of famous Catholic saints, apparitions, Popes, and holy places, and some amazing findings from these studies. 

                July 16- Secret Of Bernadette             
July 23- Pope of Mercy
July 30-  Lost Ark     

        Aug 6 - Road to Compostela                
Aug 13 - House of The Blessed Virgin Mary             
 Aug 20 - Children of Prophecy

*** Nursery is Available ***