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Women's Retreat


Save the date for this year's Women's Retreat at Summers Mill Retreat Center in beautiful Salado, Texas. This will be a time to focus on channels of God's grace and to build friendships. The retreat begins at 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 7- noon on Saturday, November 8 in Salado, Texas. Cost is $65 sharing a bed/$90 your own bed (register before September 30 at a discount, $60 sharing a bed/$85 your own bed). Register here.
Contact Hilary Marchbanks at hilary@stjohnsaustin.org or 512-452-5737 if you need assistance registering. 


Veterans group meets


The veterans group "A Gathering" will meet at Saint John's at 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 7 to carpool to the Austin Vet Center for a tour. After the tour, the group will have lunch together near the facility. The group meets monthly. For information contact Gary Flemmons at 512-565-2340 or Al Lindsey at 512-923-1687. 


Voter registration


Miriam Circle is offering a neighborhood voter registration drive on two Saturdays, September 13 and 27, from 10 a.m. to 
2 p.m. at Saint John's. Tables will be set up outside the church, so tell your friends and neighbors to stop by.

Voter registration will be offered to the Saint John's family during two Sunday mornings, September 28 and October 5. If you need to register or change some of your voting information, stop by the table in the Gallery. October 6 is the last day to register to vote in the November 4 election. For more information, contact Janice Curry, jlcurry@austin.rr.com


Reconciling Ministries Team


The Reconciling Ministries Team (RM Team) at Saint John's was formed in November 2010 by a group of Saint John’s members who wanted to raise awareness about Reconciling Ministries at our church. The RM Team became a recognized church committee (affiliated with Intentional Faith Development committee) by church council vote in 2011. We currently have seven active RM Team members and many RM Team Friends in our congregation.  Interested in joining us?  See contact info below.

We currently host a monthly Rainbow Potluck, usually after the late service on Second Sundays, the same day we encourage our congregation to wear rainbows to church in the form of stoles, pins and more.  The rainbow stoles specifically remind us of those who have not been ordained and those who have lost ordination due to sexual orientation or gender identity.  All of our rainbows are a visible and affirming welcome to the many who have historically been made to feel unwelcome at church.

CLICK HERE to visit our home page.

Active Team Members (updated November 2013):

Joy Butler – Chair
email:  Joy L Butler @ gmail . com

Liza Chigos

Janice Curry

Rowland Curry

Brad Howe

Joan Hudson

John Thomason

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Hilary Marchbanks, Assistant Minister - Staff Liasion