Posts by LeeL

Advent Lessons and Carols: This Sunday, December 3

Mark your calendars for Advent Lessons and Carols given by our Choir this Sunday, December 3 at 5:00 p.m. in the Church. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.  The music at this service features some of the best-loved carols of the season for choir and congregation. The service opens with the setting by […]

Christmas 2017 in St. John’s

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2017 Service Schedule Sunday, December 24 8:00 a.m. – The Fourth Sunday of Advent, Holy Eucharist, Rite I 4:00 p.m. – The Holy Eucharist and Children’s Christmas Pageant 6:00 p.m. – The Holy Eucharist, Rite II 10:30 p.m. – String Quartet 11:00 p.m. – The Holy Eucharist, Rite I Monday, […]

New Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries Named

We are pleased to announce that Ayana S. Grady has accepted the position of Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries at St. John’s. Ayana was unanimously and enthusiastically recommended by the search committee. She will begin her duties on October 1. Ayana has served in Episcopal youth ministry for the past sixteen years and […]

Faith Cafe Augments Services to the Homeless

Beginning August 1, Faith Cafe, South Tampa Ecumenical Ministries’ (STEM) outreach to the homeless and hungry, began offering dinner on Sunday evening, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., at its 1340 South Clearview Avenue location. STEM member churches are rotating the Sunday supper service. St. John’s could be one of those churches if we are able to […]

Hurricane Irma Closing Schedule

Based on the current tracking information for Hurricane Irma, we have decided to cancel services and all other activities this Sunday. The parish offices will close at noon on Friday to allow our staff to make personal preparations. The office will remain closed on Monday. The current plan is to reopen on Tuesday for regular […]

Walking the Mourner’s Path: Transforming Grief into Joyful Living

We will offer the 8-week program Walking the Mourner’s Path at St John’s this fall, starting on Tuesday, September 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Walking the Mourner’s Path is a Christ-centered bereavement and grief support program whose purpose is to transform grief into joyful living by offering the outstretched hand of Christ.  It is a group-centered workshop […]

Children’s Ministry Upcoming Dates

Sunday, September 10 – Sunday School Kick-Off (9:15 a.m., Parish Hall) Sunday, September 24 – Family Services Reconvene (9:15 a.m., Parish Hall) Friday, September 22 – Family Game Night (6:00 p.m., Parish Hall) Sunday, October 1 – Christmas Pageant Sign-Ups Begin (During Sunday School Check-In) Sunday, October 22 – Pumpkin Painting Party (4:00 p.m., Parish […]