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This is St. John's United Church of Christ

Rev. Donald D. Jones, Pastor

9971 Plum Hill Church Rd Nashville, IL 62263

Plum Hill Township, IL

Schedule

Sunday School 8:45 am - Morning Worship 10:00 am

"Just a lot of people, doing the best they can..."  John Stewart, "Mother Country", California Bloodlines

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Join the love movement and increase your faith with our family at Plum Hill!

Sharing the Word:

Church Council: April 17, 2017 - 7pm Parish Hall (Quarterly Meeting)

Sunday Worship: 4th Sunday of Easter - April 22, 2018 10:00 am  

Reading from the Gospel of John 10: 11-18  Psalm 23

We gather in this place to worship together; to pray together and to praise the God of our faith, because it is our community gathering point. For no other reason, than we are God’s people and we need a place which is special; a place to express our faith and a place to grow our community. That is why we are here today. Join with me as we sing the praises of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen.

"It's Your Turn to Shine"

Last Sunday we spoke of ‘Resurrection Theology’ and the wake up call we received from Jesus to go forth and minister to others. “Peace Be With You”, Jesus implored us, as he sends us on our way: but we ask, is that what we are called to do? To Go and To Do? Is that what a volunteer should do for his or her church? I hear this often: “I have enough on my plate, and I don’t need to overextend myself. And quite frankly, “it’s more than what my job as a member is worth.” (Perhaps that is why so many council members are burned out after their 3 years of volunteer duty to the church.) Did I say ‘Duty’, or should I say, ‘Service’?

What advice does the gospel reading from John give us on this subject? Clearly, John in his writing forwards an opinion informed by his illustration of ‘the shepherd and the hired hand.’

 

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