ANNOUNCEMENTS - April 30, 2020
Join us for Worship Online this Sunday, May 3rd
Video of the service can be viewed on our website's homepage  
at anytime on Sunday. Previous worship recordings can also be accessed
through the "Videos" tab on our website.   
Sunday's Order of Worship including hymn lyrics and scripture verse  
will be emailed on Friday.   

   Click on the links below to go directly to that section of the newsletter.
Daily Devotionals
Upper Room Devotionals
Prayer List
Red Bird Trailers Closed
Thank You's
COVID-19 Reminders
Learn from the Hymns Zoom
Children and Youth Ministries
Notes of Caring
Worship Videos
  The Daily Devotionals can be found on our website.
The Upper Room Daily Devotional for May/June is now available.  We know that many of you use this devotional every day and we want to be sure you receive the current copy.  So, there is a plastic container on the bench on the front porch of St. John's. 

Please stop by and pick up your copy.
Pastor Ruth




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Prayer requests can be submitted online (click here).

or through the church email,  


All "Ongoing Prayer Concerns" will be listed for two weeks.  Please submit a new prayer request, if you desire to renew the listing for 2 additional weeks.


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          St. John's is complying with CDC recommendations to avoid gatherings up until the projected date of May 9th.  Please stay home and stay safe!  Daily Devotionals and a daily prayer list are being sent to all on our email list, and we will be gathering as a church family each Sunday for online worship.  The service will be posted on the front page of our website ( Sunday mornings.  I hope you will join us this week as we celebrate Easter Sunday.
          Please consider mailing your tithes and offerings (820 Almshouse Rd., Ivyland 18974), or donate via our website or text giving (877-960-2396).  Although we are forced to be on a hiatus from worship right now, our expenses are not on hiatus.  Thank you for your generosity.
                                       Pastor Janice
New Bible Study via Zoom
(It's easy! All you need is a computer, tablet or smartphone - you simply connect to our meeting by clicking on a meeting code!)
FRIDAYS: 10 am - 11 am
May 8th - May 29th
Bible Study: "Learn from the Hymns"
May 8th: "Holy, Holy, Holy"
May 15th: "Amazing Grace"
May 22nd: "It Is Well with My Soul"
May 29th:   "Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing"
Please email Pastor Janice to register & you will be sent a link to the zoom meeting:

Children and youth ministries are available on ZOOM. 
Parents of younger children: please help your child by joining the classes on Zoom: Let David Bigam know by email ( that you'll be joining us and he'll send you an invitation to the Zoom meeting. 
Fridays at 10 AM 
grades K-5
Sundays at 9:15 AM
grades 6-12
Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
grades 6-12
The young people of St. John's are going to be writing and/or coloring notes of caring that will be delivered to some local nursing homes in the area to show them that they are loved and thought about. They can include colored pages from both children and/or adults or you can simply draw a picture and send it with a note.

We are asking all of our church family to be included in writing notes and such so that we can reach others and that they are aware that folks who they may not even know, are thinking about them.

Once you have finished, you may contact me at 215.206.6779, text or call during the day as I am here at the church from 9-2 daily. You may leave them on the bench at the front of the church beside the pillars where I will pick them up.

Thank you so much in advance. We are disciples of Jesus and we must set out to let people know that they are loved and thought about not only as individuals but by our church family at St. John's

I look forward to hearing from you...
                                     David Bigam
Previous worship recordings can also be accessed
through the "Videos" tab on our website.  
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April 26, 2020 Worship 
Special Music: Jeff Cartwright & Amy Cons, accompanied by Brian Barber

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April 19, 2020 Worship   
Special Music by:Amy Cons and Lynne Tomlinson,
accompanied by Brian Barber

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Easter Sunday
The good news of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ celebrated online.   
Special Music by Jeff Cartwright & Valerie Sharper, accompanied by Brian Barber