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Spiritual Fellowship
Wednesday Night Programs: September - May

Youth Ensemble Choir: 4:30 pm
Children's Choirs: 5-6pm
Dinner: 6pm
Adult program: 6:30-7:30 pm
KFC (Kids for Christ - ages 4-11): 6:30-7:30 pm
MYF (Methodist Youth Fellowship - 6th-12th grades) 6:30-7:30 pm
Handbells (seasonally): 6:30-7:30 pm
Adult Choir: 7:40 p.m.

Nursery available 5:00-7:30pm for ages 0-5yrs (7:30pm-9:00pm for choir members' children 0-18)

Lake Ministries:

2014 marks 50 years of lake ministry!

Click the Image Gallery at the bottom of our Program Page for archived photos! Or see our history display in the church library!

Worship by the lake at Clark's Hill (Lake Thurmond)
8:45 am every Sunday in June, July and August

July 4th - Lake Day (for all ages)
swimming, boating, food & fellowship

Labor Day - Lake Day (for all ages)
swimming, boating, food & fellowship

Harvest Festival - usually 1st Saturday in November
hayrides, chili cook-off contest, games, campfire, food & fellowship

 Guidelines for Lake Use

Click the icon for Guidelines for Use of the Lake Property
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Fellowship and Service Groups
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United Methodist Men (UMM)
A group of men of all ages who meet to encourage fellowship, spiritual growth and service.
We meet at the church fellowship hall on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. for dinner ($6.00)and a meeting.
We currently administer the Stoppelbein Scholarship - an annual scholarship awarded to St. John members to further their educational endeavors at the post secondary level. We use donations to fund this, as well as offering fundraising opportunities, such as the parking lot.
 At the North Georgia conference level and national level, please visit these websites for more information about mission and purpose.
www.gcumm.org       and           www.ngcumm.org

United Methodist Women (UMW)  
meet in individuals' homes the second Monday of each month at 7:30pm.

United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF)
meets each Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Youth Room, Rm 214, for devotions, prayer, music, and fellowship.
This Older Adult Ministry meets for various programs and speakers at 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch at noon ($6.00) on the fourth Monday of the month, from September through May.

Small Group Fellowship
Gatherings for fellowship and faith feeding. Groups generally meet monthly, although some short orders are available occasionally!

Ladies, Literature and Laughter
Join us to laugh, eat and enjoy a different book each month. Reading the book is helpful, but not necessary. We meet in a different home each month on the fourth Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m.

Have an idea for a small group gathering?
Please contact Nichole Kuehl, Program Director, if you have any interest in starting a small group. Some options are: bible study, parenting class, marriage class, finance class.

Retreats and Camps
Vacation Bible School
for ages 4 and up for one week in summer.

Women's Spiritual Retreat
A chance to retreat from the everyday busyness and relax and rejuvenate in God's world and in God's word. Mark your calendars now for March 14-16, 2014. Place: Folly Beach, SC.  Leader: Becky Moon.
Contact: Nichole Kuehl

Chancel Choir Retreat
A retreat for adult choir members to fellowship, rest, and rehearse for the busy fall/winter services.
Youth Summer Retreat
for youth, grades 6 - 12
Choir Camp
a day camp for young singers, entering grades 1-8
Choir Camp 2014: July 14-20
Contact: Jamie Council Garvey
Kindermusik Camp
weekly classes or week-long camp for newborns to age 6
Contact: Director, Amy Toney