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Bulletin - October 11, 2020

Annual Report

A hard copy of Annual Report 2019 - 2020 is being mailed to your house in coming days. This report give part of the picture of what we have achieved in the past year and how we are striving for a future full of hope.


This report is also a Big Thank to all parishioners of St. John of the Woods Parish. Thanks for your stewardship of Time, Talent, and Treasure. Thanks for everything you have done to build up our spiritual house - the parish.


Click the Picture below for electronic version of Annual Report



Sign-Up to Attend in person Mass

It's time to reserve your seat for this coming weekend in person Mass. Please fill out the online form to sign up. Your reservation is a big help for the parish to ensure the safety

6pm, Saturday Oct 10, 2020

8am, Sunday Oct 11, 2020

11:30am, Sunday Oct 11, 2020

October Rosary Rally

Please join us in praying the Rosary with intentions for our country
this Saturday October 10, 2020 at 12 noon
 at St. Ann Parish parking lot

(7025 S Park Ave, Tacoma WA)



Summit Christian Preschool

begin meeting at St. John of the Woods October 5th

We have classes for the following ages:
Children who are 3 by Sept 1 -- Tue and Thurs, 9:30-11:30, $90 per month
Children who are 4 by Sept 1 -- Mon-Wed-Fri, 9:00-11:30, $120 per month


If interested Contact: laurelsamples@gmail.com or 253-536-1687 


Bible Study Class

We are planning to restart Bible Study Class
Tuesday, October 13 at 7pm.


We will meet in Zoom and continue to study the book of Isaiah which we started last fall. If interested, contact:

Brenda Kelly at brendaekelly@hotmail.com or 253-922-6569

It will be a place for you to gain comprehensive biblical education and spiritual growth. Join with us


Adult Catechism Class


St. Ann Parish - Adult Catechism Class is starting Oct 21, 2020
in school building e
very Wednesdays at 6:30pm 

This year especially, you can renew your gift of faith and humbly ask the Holy Spirit to guide you closer to Christ and encounter Him in the Sacraments, especially in the Eucharist. This adult faith formation program will help you to strengthen and share your faith in Christ during these difficult and challenging times

Limited seating - Need mask up - Keep social distancing





Sacrificial Giving - October 3 & 4, 2020
56 envelopes: $4,784.67
Online Giving: $750
128 attended Masses

Online giving will help sustain our church during this time. Meeting your giving goal will help support our church's many ministries. It allows you to make donations and pledges via your smart device or computer to our church. Set up your gift today just by a click


2020 - 2021 CCD Classes

Classes will start on Sunday Oct 18, 2020 at 10:15am

Registration form is available at the church entrance, or you can download from the link below

CCD Registration Form

Questions or more information, please contact Sr. Theresa at 253-592-2541 or sotheresa@hotmail.com



Directories for picking up

Thank you for picking up your directory last Sunday

There are still 20 more directories to be picked up

Please plan to come to the office or call to arrange pick up 253-537-8551
Monday & Wednesday 9am to 12noon & 1pm to 4pm

See Bulletin for details 



Growing in Faith - October 2020 Issue

Prayer List 

Carol Kalapus, Connie Bender, Courtney Kryder, Jennifer Akins, Rod Stormshak, Karen Knobbe, Judith Levesque, Linda Johnson, Betty Polansky, Liam Chisholm, Evelyn Allen, Dave Casey, Susan Kitaji Dorothy Harris, Rita Pangelinan, Larry Anderson, Damian Roldon Isaiah Williams Isaako Malo, James Moe, Robert Lumas, Remedios Laurente, Bill Miller, Anna Kaperick, Joan Ellis, Carlos & Claudia Caballero, Keith Browne, Wendy Hanchett, Larry & Ivern Rubida Irene Simon Anne Gannon, Donna & Dick Severson, Evymae Sablan, Danny Sneed Gordan & Nichole Chisholm III, Victims of COVID-19

Military: SPC Sean Gilson, AMN Mason Land, & WO-1 Stephen Adelman

Those who around the world are affected by coronavirus pandemic