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Social/Community Building

Evangelization Committee

The Evangelization Committee is the outreach Ministry of the Parish Council. Our Mission is to build up the Body of Christ through Prayer, Service, and Hospitality. All are welcome to join, Parish Council membership is not required. Members of the Evangelization Committee  are also involved in our    Prayer Team.


Barb Bittner, 


Well-Read Mom Book Club

This women's group reads one book a month from a list of works, and meets monthly to discuss literature.

CONTACT: Kara Starceski,

Outdoor Book Club

Funeral Luncheons

The Funeral Lunch Ministry was established to take the stress of serving refreshments, after the funeral service, away from the family.  It is the  honor of this group to provide desserts made by parishioners and lunch from a local grocer for a nominal fee. You may offer to help serve or provide desserts by calling:

Judy Hooper 717-335-6251 or

Barb Zimmerman 717-880-7405


Lenten/Parish Dinners

Organized by the Knights of Columbus Council #8891, a menu of delicious meatless entrees and side dishes, as well as delicious homemade desserts, are offered for sale every other Friday in Lent.

CONTACT: Mark Phipps


St. John's Jewels

St. John’s Jewels  is an 50+ age group social club. The Jewels meet the 2nd Monday of the month beginning in March  through November with a picnic in August at Lake Redman and a Christmas dinner at a specified restaurant. We meet at 12:30pm for lunch followed by games. All denominations are welcomed.



CONTACTHerman Hall 717-942-5050

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Parish Festival

Our annual Parish Picnic features hamburgers, hotdogs, and other yummy picnic foods! It also features games, music, crafts for sale, bingo, and more. It's a fun afternoon for our parish family. This event usually take place in September. If you're interesting in helping plan this event, contact:

CONTACT: Parish Office 717-235-2156

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