SJCS Stories

Spring Newsletter 2019

The history of St. John’s has been one of growth and change, slowly working to best meet the needs of the communities we support. Over the past year, we have been working to identify our strengths and how our expertise and values can best meet the needs of communities. In…...

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New Partnership with Harlan Morris

Pictured above, St. John’s staff welcomed to Trenton, TN by Mayor Ricky Jackson We are pleased to announce that Harlan Morris and St. John’s Community Services are actively pursuing Harlan Morris’s acquisition by St. John’s Community Services. We do this at the invitation of and in partnership with the Harlan…...

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Expanding our Mission As you may know, we are in our 150th year of changing lives and building stronger communities. Throughout our history, we have been responsive to the changing needs of the communities we support. From the beginning, our services have slowly shifted from serving those wounded during the…...

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Make a Difference in Your Community

My family, like many of yours, celebrates the holidays by preparing and sharing meals. My daughters are prolific bakers, so we always have pies, cookies, and sweets. For me, the time spent with my girls in the kitchen, and later, with friends and family sharing a meal, brings us closer…...

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Fall Newsletter 2018

Postcards from St. John’s As the warm weather starts to change and autumn begins to take hold, I have been reflecting on my summer. My girls were out of school and we had a great trip to the beach. Spending time relaxing with friends, family and loved ones is rejuvenating.…...

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Summer Newsletter 2018

Building on a Legacy of Service 2018 marks the 150th year of St. John’s Community Services. From our inception, St. John’s has been dedicated to changing lives and building strong, inclusive communities for all. Since 1868, we have been forward-thinking, engaged, and prepared to embrace change....

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James and His Sister, Pat

By Pat Berry, Guest Writer James loves life. He loves going places, sports, meeting people, and food. He was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He loved hanging out with his dad, James. Our mom, Jessie, was a stay at home mom. His dad would often take him with…...

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SJCS Job Fairs in Tennessee | Rewarding Careers with Deep Community Impact

St. John’s Community Services of Tennessee is hiring! Join us for job fairs in Bartlett and Paris, Tennessee! If you seek a rewarding career and are inspired by supporting people living with disabilities as they strive to meet their daily needs and increase their independence, SJCS is the place for…...

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10 Years of Dedication

When the University of Tennessee, Martin opened for the spring semester, Sodexo Dining Services recognized one of their valued team members for reaching a special milestone within the company. Tony was presented with a certificate of appreciation for ten years of dedicated service from his supervisor, while receiving cheers and…...

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Gerald Finds Job Satisfaction

Until 2016, Gerald Smith had either worked in a sheltered workshop, where he was on a piece-work rate scale, making pennies a part, or in janitorial teams of people with disabilities, again making at or just above minimum wage. This work did not satisfy Gerald, he wanted to be out…...

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