Calling all kids! The St. John’s Music Academy (K-5) and the St. John’s Singers (grades 6-12) are getting ready to launch their new year. Do you have children/teens or grandchildren interested in music? Here’s more information on both programs – register now for this great year-round program of learning, creativity and singing in worship. The… Continue reading Calling All Young Singers!
St. John’s parishioner Billy Kingery was one of our diocesan deputies for The Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas this year. He reflected on his nine days there for the August Record: This is my sixth General Convention and each has been different – different challenges, different opportunities. This year our deputation had… Continue reading A Final Report from General Convention 79
I’m a trail runner. Which means that when I am able to find the time to run, I like to run on trails – roots, rocks, dirt, hills and all. The woods are where I find peace and I use running down a trail as a way to clear my mind and exhaust my body.… Continue reading Seeing More when We Slow Down
The kids who are part of the Community Youth Program and Congregations in Action communities need supplies for back to school – on Sunday morning, August 19, please bring donations – see the list below. Also on that day, we’ll be blessing backpacks – kids, bring along yours and you’ll receive your very own tag… Continue reading August 19: Back to School Donations and Backpack Blessings
Billy Kingery, a parishioner at St. John’s, is a deputy to General Convention this year, and sends this reflection from Austin, Texas. The Holy Spirit has been soaring these past six days. She’s been swooping down and whooshing us up, sometimes brushing us gently with the softness of her feathers and sometimes gripping us fiercely… Continue reading General Convention: Making History with the Holy Spirit
If you are interested in serving St. John’s as a vestry member, or know a member who is committed to the well-being of our church and would be interested in this ministry, serving by attending meetings, participating in parish events, providing leadership to ministries or programs, and continuing to pledge to the parish’s work, please… Continue reading A Call for 2019 Vestry Nominees
St. John’s sent $443.83 (note: this is an update from the amount reported in the July Record) to United Thank Offering this year, contributing to UTO’s work around the globe. These donations support projects in Louisiana, Haiti, California, Tanzania and many other places. The UTO’s roots go back to Episcopal women’s ministry beginning in the… Continue reading St. John’s Contributes to UTO