Reformation Sunday Festival of Hymns

Saint John’s Episcopal Church will host a Hymn Festival on Reformation Sunday, November 3, at 5:00 p.m. All are welcome to join in the singing of familiar and new hymns, lead by organist, Charles Collins, and the Choir of St. John’s. A reception to welcome Priest-in-Charge, Father Aaron Evans, will follow in the Great Hall.

Movie Night and Healing Prayer on Sunday!

This Sunday, August 5, offers several opportunities at St. John’s. We’ll be showing a movie about the Pine Ridge Reservation, called A Thunder-Being Nation, at 5 pm. This is your chance to learn more about the location of our second Diocesan summer mission trip.

Following the movie, at 7 pm, will be a healing service. It will be a simple service of scripture, teaching and healing prayer. You may request specific prayer for yourself or for others, but you do not have to specify the reason for prayer if you prefer not to.

All are welcome!

Movie Night

In October we watched “Gran Torino” to continue our reflections on Christian Hospitality in the context of multiculturalism. The question I am left with is: “In what ways are we called to be hospitable as Christian persons? In what ways are we called to sacrifice, in order to be hospitable?”

Christian Hospitality

On Monday, we will resume the movie nights that were started last year as part of learning about Christian hospitality. The movie is: “Remember the Titans” and begins at 7 pm in the Great Hall. Hope you can come.

Tomorrow we will be having special prayers in remembrance and in compassion for those who were directly affected by the attacks in NYC, Washington, and PA, and we will be praying for ways as Christians to work for peace and understanding in the world. How can it begin with me? Tomorrow’s Gospel is about forgiveness – perhaps the most difficult of all of Jesus’ requirements in following him. Without Him, impossible – with God all things are possible.