Welcome to the St. John the Evangelist Church family and to our Website. Here you will find information about parish ministries, groups, activities, and organizations. You may wish to participate in one or many of the groups. Contact the leader directly or call or send an e-mail to the parish office, and we will put you in touch with the appropriate person. We hope that this Web site will strengthen the already vibrant St. John Community and lead to new friendships and closer associations.
Yours in Christ
Father Stephen Krile
Sat July 14 - St. Kateri Tekakwitha
» 9:00 AM Donna Francis (Don & Vera Gable)
» 5:00 PM Henry & Irene Louisa (Claudia & Jim)
Sun July 15 - 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time
» 8:00 AM People of the Parish
» 10:00 AM John J. Krannitz (Mike Krannitz)
Mon July 16 - Our Lady of Mount Carmel
» 8:00 AM Catherine Ucker (Mr. & Mrs. J.A. Fulkerson)
Tue July 17 -
» 8:00 AM Kenneth Konkler (Don & Pat Robers)
Wed July 18 - St. Camillus de Lellis
» 8:00 AM James Krannitz (Ed & Deb Mohler)
Thu July 19 -
» 8:00 AM Chapel Open
Fri July 20 - St. Apollinaris
» 8:00 AM Donald Henderson (Wilma Courtney)
Sat July 21 - St. Lawrence of Brindisi
» 9:00 AM No Mass
» 5:00 PM Jeannette Frazier (Edward & Ann Kilbarger)
Sun July 22 - 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time
» 8:00 AM Amy Mohler (St. John School Students)
» 10:00 AM People of the Parish
Vacation Bible School starts this Monday, July 16, at 6:00 p.m. The Knights will be providing a light dinner each night at 5:30 p.m. Our program this year is "Cool Kingdom Party” and runs through this Friday. Learn all about Mary and how she leads us closer to her Son, the King of Kings! Please register your children (preschool to 6th grade) online on St. John School's Facebook page or on the church website, or contact Matt and Christine Shaw. Volunteers are also encouraged to contact the Shaws & must have Protecting God’s Children and their background check on file. Register Here
A Reception for Stephen Krile will be held after each Mass on the weekend of July 21 & 22 in our Church Hall. Please join us next weekend to meet Fr. Steve and to welcome him to our parish. Light refreshments will be served.
Thank You to all St. John’s parishioners for a wonderful going-away reception last Sunday after the 10:00 Mass! I appreciate all who came, and thank you for the kind words and well-wishes for my new assignment in Hardin County. Thanks also for all your gifts and cards! For those who would like to keep in touch, my e-mail will remain the same at email@example.com. Feel free to stop in to my rectory at Our Lady of Lourdes in Ada if you are ever in the area. Thanks again, and God Bless! - Fr. Bill Ferguson
Summer Lunch Program: St. Vincent de Paul Society will again provide summer lunches to families with children who received free or reduced-priced lunches during the school year. Distribution of food will take place each Monday from June 4 through August 13 between 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the School Hall.
Reds Game Group Tickets are being considered for a game on Sept. 8 with a free concert by Tenth Avenue North after the game. Call or text Stephen Proctor at 740-603-0208 if interested by August 8. The cost would be approximately $15 each.
Mission Collection: Recently, Fr. Jesse Chick visited our parish explaining his work with the Sons of the Immaculate Conception. During this time, a collection for his mission work was taken up. The total raised came to $2,896.32. Thank you very much for your generous donation to this important work.
Please Note that we will no longer have Mass on Saturday mornings.
Protecting God’s Children: ALL volunteers working with youth in the parish and the school must have taken the Protecting God's Children course and have a background check on file PRIOR TO being able to volunteer. Please let the office know if you are interested in taking the course. Deacon Robers will be scheduling the course in the Fall.
Golf Tournament Request: Cash or prize donations for the August 4th Kevin Mohler & Joe Roop Memorial Golf Tournament would be appreciated. We will use any cash donations toward paper products, drinks, snacks, etc. - Deb Mohler
The Kevin Mohler & Joe Roop Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, August 4, at Pumpkin Vine Golf Course, Bremen, sponsored by St. John Tuition Assistance Program. Please save the date on your calendar if you are interested in participating. Registration that day is 7:30 a.m., with tee-off time being 9:00 a.m. Pre-registration is necessary. More information will be given at a later date. - Deb Mohler
The Wall of Honor Poster will stay up for several weeks. We would like for parishioners to look at it and note any corrections needed to either Jim Mock, 740-603-3760, or to Marian in the church office, 740-385-2549, ext. 4. Thank you.
St. John School Yearbooks:You can still order your 2017/2018 St. John School Yearbook. Please contact Jennifer in the school office to place your order.
Lancaster Golf Outing: The Chuck Rogers Memorial Golf Event will be held Saturday, August 4, with 8:45 a.m. shot-gun start at Pleasant Valley Golf Club, Lancaster. Three-person teams may register by sending $150.00 to Kellie Shonk at Fisher Catholic High School. All proceeds benefit Fisher Catholic Athletic Association. $350.00 Skins Game. Interested sponsors should contact Russell Rogers at 740-304-7180.
A Mass of Celebration: The Alumni Classes of 1953 & 1958 of St. Mary High School, Lancaster, will be honored at a Special Mass, Friday July 27, at 3:00 p.m. Since this will be the only daily Mass at St. Mark on Friday, all parishioners are welcome to attend and celebrate Mass with these alumnus.
Summer Square Dances at Schmelzer’s Grove in Bremen will be held the following Sundays: Aug. 12, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Admission is $4.00 per person. All are welcome.
ST. JOHN’S HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP!View Fall Events PDF Here
'Revolution' needed to combat climate change. Welcome with an open heart, read Pope Francis'Encncyclical'. His Address to Congress, Also, read the important information concerning marriage from the USCCB and other importasnt books from our library.
All Sundays are obligatory to participate in the celebration of the Mass
Please be reminded that any parishioner is welcome to ask that Masses be celebrated for deceased or living loved ones, Catholic or non-Catholic, or for anniversaries of important occasions. Intentions can be made for Sunday and weekday Masses, and are published in the Bulletin and read out loud in the General Intercessions of Sunday Masses. The suggested donation, set by the Bishops of Ohio, is $10.00. Such donations, of course, are not for "purchasing" the graces of God, but for the temporal support of the priest. Masses will be scheduled for specific dates on a first-come first-served basis. To schedule a Mass Intention, please contact Marian Gall during office hours at 385-2549, or place a note in the collection basket.