Outreach

16 Items

START YOUR YEAR WITH A MORNING OF SERVICE AT ISAIAH HOUSE, SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

  Been Thinking About Volunteering This Month? Saturday is Your Chance to Lend a Hand! St. John’s serves breakfast to the clients of Isaiah House — a home offering shelter and assistance to homeless women — the second Saturday of each month beginning at 9 a.m. — that’s this Saturday, January 13. If you can […]

CAN YOU HELP AT OUR NEXT LAUNDRY LOVE ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1?

Wednesday, November 1 we’re meeting at Sparklean Laundry, 23532 El Toro Road in Lake Forest. Washing begins about 6 p.m., so arriving by 5:45 p.m. is very helpful to get things started on time. For those who can only come later, your service, too, is valuable, giving relief to earlier volunteers and to those who […]

BIGOTRY, BULLYING, AND BRAVERY – ADULT FORUM, MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 7-9 P.M.

Building on the incredible youth forum held at St. John’s earlier this month, an informational forum for parents, teachers, and community leaders is set for Monday, October 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Norman P. Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo. For more information, please call 949.709.0976 or email ato bbbadltforum@gmail.com.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE NOVEMBER 12 AT ST. JOHN’S — SIGN UP NOW

St. John’s hosts a Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, November 12 from 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Sign ups for both donors and volunteers continue Sundays. Look for the sign up sheet in the narthex. Questions? Contact Paul Eskildsen via church@stjohns-es.org Like to know more about what your donation can do? Check it […]

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS (SERVICE HOURS!) AND ADULTS IN RSM

CAPS, the Caring About Precious Seniors Ministry, is looking for people to assist at Park Terrace Senior Living in RSM each week. This ministry of St. John’s is incredibly valuable to the residents of Park Terrace. On Monday evenings volunteers spend time helping seniors solve crossword puzzles from 6:45-7:45 p.m. (don’t worry, answers are provided!). […]

GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner is Back! The goal for “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” is to make guests feel comfortable and to feel welcomed! Will you sign up as a host or a guest? You decide! You’re invited to sign up for our next “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” event which will be held […]

ST. JOHN’S PARISHIONERS INVITED TO DECORATE THEIR CARS FOR TRUNK-OR-TREAT!

It’s time for our annual Trunk-Or-Treat party! It’s a family friendly event during which children and their families from our nearby community head to our parking lot and visit cars decorated by church and school families, play games and receive treats! This event is safe and friendly (no scary costumes, please!). If you’re a St. […]

ALL ARE INVITED TO ST. JOHN’S HALLOWEEN TRUNK-OR-TREAT – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 4-6 P.M.

Everyone’s invited to St. John’s Trunk-or-Treat family-friendly event Sunday, October 29 from 4-6 p.m.! What happens? Just about the most fun ever! Make the rounds of a parking lot full of specially decorated cars whose trunks are overflowing with candy, games and treats! Who does the decorating? Church and school families, that’s who! Adding to […]

LAUNDRY LOVE IN LAKE FOREST – WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 5:45 P.M.

This awesome outreach to folks in need is a GREAT volunteer opportunity. Get out into the community, meet new people, lend a hand, even make new friends! WOW! This bubbly group meets at Sparklean Laundry, 23532 El Toro Road in Lake Forest. Washing begins about 6 p.m., so arriving by 5:45 p.m. is very helpful […]

RELAY FOR LIFE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 (PANERA, CHIPOTLE, BJ’s FLYERS HERE!)

St. John’s is supporting the American Cancer Society through this year’s Relay for Life event. It will be held October 14 at Central Park. Relay for Life is a day where we all can CELEBRATE those who have battled cancer – REMEMBER those we have lost – FIGHT BACK with education and prevention. Our fundraising […]

SUMMER SOUNDSATION CONCERT, SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 4 P.M.

Save the date for the Summer Soundsation Concert! Your St. John’s Section Leaders have a wonderful evening planned for you Sunday, August 13 at 4 p.m. in the Church! Jason Francisco, Lisa Naulls, David Cramer, and Erin Pence will present an evening of Broadway and Opera — an opportunity for them to share songs they love, […]

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY MEETS JULY 24, 10 A.M.

The Prayer Shawl Ministry combines care and love of knitting, crocheting, and quilting into a prayerful outreach to those in need of comfort and solace. When a shawl is completed, it’s offered for a final prayer and sent on its way. Our next gathering is Monday, July 24 at 10 a.m. at the Starbucks in […]

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE ON JULY 23 HAS A FEW OPEN SLOTS!

And you can still sign up! Give the gift of life through the Red Cross at St. John’s Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, July 23 from 8 a.m.–2:15 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Eight spots are still open between 12:45 and 2 p.m. Walk-ins are also welcome. Follow this link to sign-up. St. John’s position […]