Announcements (Page 8)

Annual Spring Parish Picnic: April 23

On the Sunday following Easter, as is our custom, we will combine the 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services into one 10:00 a.m. service, to be followed by our spring Parish Picnic. The main course and dessert will be provided by St. John’s. Parishioners with last names beginning with A through L, please plan to bring a side dish. Those…

Holy Week and Easter in St. John’s

All services are held in the church, unless otherwise noted. *Denotes that child care will be available in the parish nursery. The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, April 9 8:00 a.m. The Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist (Rite I) 9:15 a.m. The Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist (Rite…

Join us for Lenten Dinners and Discussion

Join us on the Wednesday evenings of Lent for discussion, dinner, and fellowship for all ages. We welcome you to come to a few, most, or all of the evenings, it is not necessary to come to every session to enjoy and benefit from them.  The group gathers in the Parish Hall at 5:30 p.m. for social…

Rector Christmas Letter

  Christmas, 2016   Our King and Savior draweth nigh: O come, let us adore him. My dear parish family, We wait and watch for our King and Savior to draw nigh during this season of Advent. We will come together as the body of Christ on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with great fanfare and joy to adore him. But on…

Anual Meeting Standalone 2017

Annual Meeting of the Parish The Annual Meeting of St. John’s Parish, which will include the election of four new Vestry members, will follow a combined service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 12. The combined service takes the place of the 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services, the 8:00 a.m. service will take place as usual. The meeting will take place in the…

A Wonder- and Spirit-filled Christmas at St. John’s

Join us for services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day! There is something for everyone, from children’s pageant fun to joyous Christmas music from our unparalleled choir and organist. Our beautiful historic church will be decked out for the season. We hope to see you with us for worship! Christmas Eve 4:00 p.m. Children’s Christmas Pageant…

Service of Lessons and Carols This Sunday!

On Sunday, December 4, a service of Nine Lessons and Carols will take place in the church at 5:00 p.m. This service was drawn up by Edward White Benson, Bishop of Truro, in 1880 for use in the then temporary wooden cathedral, with four hundred people attending at 10:00 p.m. The service was later adapted…

Organ Recital by James Kennerley

We are delighted to be presenting James Kennerley in concert at St. John’s on Sunday, October 30, at 5:00 p.m. James is one of the finest young organists of today, and this is a recital not to be missed. There will be a big screen to enable the audience to see the organ console, usually hidden…

From the desk of the rector

  September 7, 2016 Ordinary Time My dear parish family, The time between the Feast of Pentecost and the First Sunday of Advent is known in the Church as Ordinary Time. But this time is anything but ordinary in St. John’s Parish. The Holy Spirit is omnipresent and vitally active in your Church. We welcomed the Rev. Chase Ackerman from The General…

August 28: Services for Families Reconvene with a Special Backpack Blessing

Our monthly services for families with small children will reconvene on Sunday, August 28, at 9:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall, including a special Backpack Blessing to start the year off right. All students are invited to bring their backpacks to have them blessed for the new school year. The monthly Family Service is a casual and kid-friendly alternative to the formal service in the church, allowing us to introduce our youngest children to Episcopal lessons and traditions in a…