All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day: Upcoming Feast Day Events

Friday, November 2: All Souls’ Day On All Souls’ Day at 7:00 p.m., the Choir of St. John’s will sing a solemn requiem mass to the setting of Gabriel Faure Op. 48. The choir will be led by Organist and Director of Music Simon Morley, accompanied by Associate Organist Ryan Hebert. The service will be celebrated by the Rev. Chase Ackerman. Please…

Bingo is Back and Better than Ever!

St John’s Fall Family Bingo Night is coming up on Friday, September 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall! We’ll have pizza and game materials-come join us for a fun night of fellowship with friends! Contact Ayana Grady at agrady@stjohnstampa.org for more information.

Sunday School Kickoff and Backpack Blessing This Sunday

THIS Sunday, August 19, is our Sunday School Kickoff and Backpack Sunday! All students (pre-school through college) should bring their backpacks to the 9:15 a.m. service this Sunday to be blessed by Fr. Chase. We will also have special laminated St John’s backpack tags available for everyone that wants one. After the service, we will have a Registration/”Meet your Sunday School Teacher”…

Courtyard and Chapel Dedication: September 9

Dedication of the renovated Courtyard and Chapel of the Resurrection will be held Sunday, September 9, following the 9:15 a.m. service. The choir will mark this special occasion with a piece they have prepared especially for the dedication, Locus Iste by Anton Bruckner. Refreshments will be served. Locus Iste Locus iste a Deo factus est, inaestimabile sacramentum, irreprehensibilis est. This place was…

Rally Day 2018

Rally Day, St. John’s ministries’ kickoff event, will take place on Sunday, September 16. The event will have a whole new format in a new, exciting way to get to know all the ministries, outreach projects, and fellowship groups going on in your parish! The 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services will be combined into one…

VBS Success!

Thanks so much to everyone who volunteered with Vacation Bible School this year! From decorating the rooms, making nametags, preparing snacks, leading classes, and cleaning up afterwards-it truly required a group effort to succeed! And the faces say it all: the kids had a blast!

Celebrating St. John’s Seniors

Our annual celebration of our graduating high school seniors will take place during the 9:15 a.m. service this Sunday, May 13. Brief remarks given by some of our seniors will stand in place of the sermon at the service. A reception will follow. Congratulations to St. John’s 2018 Seniors!