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Religious Education Offerings

October 17, 2014

Reminder: Religious Education Offerings Have Started

Join us on Sundays for:

  • Adult Faith Formation Bible Study from 11 am to noon in Campion Hall;

  • Youth Group from 11 am to noon in the Youth Center;

  • Parish School of Religion from 11 am to noon in the St. John Center.

There will also be a PSR Catechists’ Meeting this Sunday, October 19th right after class in the third floor Conference Room.

On Wednesdays:

  • Wednesdays with Wagner Bible Study live online at frwagner.com/live at 8:00 pm – or join us in the Bakhita Center (648 South Ohio Avenue) by 7:55 pm to get in.

St. John Learning Center Candidates Night

October 15, 2014

The St. John Learning Center Candidates Night is tonight, October 15th from 5 pm to 7 pm in Campion Hall in the St. John Center, 640 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus. See you there!

Thank you to all who helped with Health and Safety Fair

October 13, 2014

Thank you so much to all those who helped out with and/or attended the Health and Safety Fair this past Saturday.  It was a success and we are grateful for everyone’s contribution to it.  

Health and Safety Fair on October 11th from 10 am to 3 pm

October 10, 2014

A Health and Safety Fair will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the St. John Center, 640 South Ohio Avenue (between Main and Livingston), Columbus, Ohio.

Over 30 organizations will be in attendance with health information and screenings.  A free hot lunch will be served from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Community Kitchen.  Freebies and door prizes will be given away.  Everyone is welcome!

The St. John Center Health and Safety Fair includes:

  • Health information

  • Health screenings 

  • Workshops 

  • Health Navigators to assist you with signing up for health care

  • Neighborhood health organizations that can help you get active at free events in the community 

  • Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will do children’s screenings throughout the event 

  • Free hot lunch from Community Kitchen, Inc.

Exciting workshops are planned, including a self-defense demonstration at 11:00 am and a Cross Fit demonstration at 1:00 pm.  There will also be a cooking demonstration and addiction prevention presentations.  Referrals to free exercise and cooking classes will also be available.

The Health and Safety Fair is sponsored by the Holy Rosary/St. John Church Women’s Group, the Community Kitchen, and the St. John Learning Center.  The St. John Center is a former school that is now a community center and is home to the Community Kitchen, Inc., the St. John Food Pantry, the St. John Learning Center, and Holy Rosary/St. John Youth Programs.

For additional information, call (614) 252-5926, ext. 7, email hrsjevents@gmail.com, or go to hrsjchurch.org/healthsafetyfair.html.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

St. John Center Health and Safety Fair on October 11th

September 26, 2014

A Health and Safety Fair will take place on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the St. John Center, 640 South Ohio Avenue (between Main and Livingston), Columbus, Ohio.  Over 30 organizations will be in attendance with health information and screenings.  A free hot lunch will be served from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Community Kitchen.  Freebies and door prizes will be given away.  Everyone is welcome!

One focus of the Health and Safety Fair will be screenings, including diabetes testing, vision tests, and dental exams (for children).  There will be a variety of health information, including materials on respiratory health and asthma, heart disease, cancer prevention and care, how to keep children safe (Franklin County Sheriff and Poison Control), how to prepare for an emergency, preventing dementia, getting help for mental health or substance abuse problems, and much more.  Neighborhood groups focused on healthy living, including Walk with a Doc, Women to Women and the Third Hand Bicycle Cooperative will be in attendance (and basic bike repair will be available).  

Health navigators will be present to help those interested in signing up for health care (or simply to answer questions).  Ohio Benefit Bank volunteers will assist individuals and families with signing up for other benefits.  Social service and public health organizations, such as Catholic Social Services, Columbus Public Health, Columbus Neighborhood Health Centers and the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will also be there throughout the event.

Exciting workshops are planned, including a self-defense demonstration at 11:00 am and a Cross Fit demonstration at 1:00 pm.  There will also be a cooking demonstration and addiction prevention presentations.  Referrals to free exercise and cooking classes will also be available.

The Health and Safety Fair is sponsored by the Holy Rosary/St. John Church Women’s Group, the Community Kitchen, and the St. John Learning Center.  The St. John Center is a former school that is now a community center and is home to the Community Kitchen, Inc., the St. John Food Pantry, the St. John Learning Center, and Holy Rosary/St. John Youth Programs.

For additional information, call (614) 252-5926, ext. 7, email hrsjevents@gmail.com, or go to hrsjchurch.org/healthsafetyfair.html.  Everyone is welcome to attend!

 

Sunday School Starts this Sunday

September 19, 2014

Remember Parish School of Religion (Sunday School) and other opportunities for faith formation start this Sunday:

  • Parish School of Religion from 11 am to noon in the St. John Center

  • Youth Group from 11 am to noon in the Youth Center

  • Adult Faith Formation Bible Study from 11 am to noon in Campion Hall in the St. John Center

Parish School of Religion (Sunday School) Open House

September 12, 2014

Join us after Mass on Sunday, September 14th in the St. John Center for an Open House for our Parish School of Religion (Sunday School). Meet this year’s teachers and register your children for this year’s program. The Parish School of Religion is free for all children (Pre-K through 8th Grade), so don’t miss out!

Then, next week, Sunday, September 21st, our Parish School of Religion begins. So, be sure to visit our Open House this week and join us for our first session of Sunday School next week. The Parish School of Religion runs through May and meets from 11 am to noon in the St. John Center. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more details about our Parish School of Religion, Youth Group, and our Adult Faith Formation, talk to Brooke, our Director of Religious Education.

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