Welcome Dinner   The vestry is hosting a “Welcome Dinner” for those new to our Parish Family. This dinner will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018. A “meet & greet” with great conversation begins at 6:00 pm with wine and cheese and non-alcoholic beverages in the Guild Parlor. Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm. You will be on your way home by 8:30 pm. The meal is prepared by Feastivities Gourmet Catering. Reservations required. Please RSVP by Tuesday, Sept 18th.  Call the Parish Office at 817-927-5341 or email office@stjohnsfortworth.com. Childcare is available. Please indicate if you need child care when you RSVP. Invitations have been mailed, but we may not have everyone’s contact information. If you are new to St John’s in the last several years and have not received an invitation, please know that you are invited. Just RSVP.

Labor Day Holiday, Monday, Sept 3rd   The parish office will be closed and the sexton away on Monday, Sept 3rd. Please do not attempt to access  the building unless you are familiar with the alarm system.

Wednesday Bible Study   The Wednesday morning 9:30 Bible study class will resume on Wednesday, September 12, as will the Wednesday 11:00 Mass. The class will begin the new school year with an overview and discussion of the Deuterocanonical books of Scripture, and where they fit in the bigger picture of Old Testament literature.

Save the Date! Joe T Garcia’s, Wed, Oct. 3    If you have never attended St. John’s annual Stewardship Dinner at Joe T Garcia’s, we hope you will make plans to join us on Wednesday, Oct 3rd. Details to come!

 Catechesis of the Good Shepherd   Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, the program that we use at St. John’s for preK-elementary age children, is a beautiful Christ-centered environment in which the children and catechists pray and work in the atrium. We would like to invite children who are new to the atrium to join us Sunday, August 26th, and September 2nd for a time of orientation beginning at 10:15am. All Sunday school classes will resume on September 9th. If you have questions, please contact Lisa Estes at 817.600.8552 or email: lisa_m_estes@yahoo.com.