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Building a Home with Habitat for Humanity, July 24-Aug 4

Home is a powerful word—perhaps one of the most powerful of all. Wood and nails can be shaped to become a house, a home, a place not just to visit but to dwell—the same word the Bible uses to describe Jesus: “The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.” To create a home is to give a deeply meaningful gift.

Last summer, 70 volunteers worked 150 shifts for Faith Builders, helping Habitat for Humanity construct a new home in…

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Posted on June 29, 2017 at 11:58am

Two Stations of the Cross Art Exhibits at St. John's in April

From ancient times, Christians have made pilgrimages to holy places.  In the medieval period, when not everyone could travel to Jerusalem, the church began to offer local pilgrimage liturgies — the Way of the Cross. 

Two collections of art work related to the Way of the Cross will be available for viewing at St. John’s beginning April 2 and continuing through April 30.

In the church nave, fourteen…

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Posted on March 30, 2017 at 11:47am

Sam Wells Workshop

St. John's is excited to host the Reverend Dr. Sam Wells, respected Anglican theologian, ethicist, and pastor, in March.

On Saturday, March 11,  the Rev. Dr. Sam Wells will present a workshop on "Living Without Enemies," exploring what it means to Live With the World in the midst of violence - the theological dimensions of solidarity, reconciliation, and life with our neighbor, our government, and the other. How can the church move from being & doing for others…

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Posted on February 12, 2017 at 12:44pm

Using the St. John's Bible in Worship During Lent

The Saint John’s Bible is the first completely handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine Abbey since the invention of the printing press. It was completed in 2011 and created in the style of medieval manuscripts.

At St. John the Evangelist, we will use a Heritage Edition throughout Lent in our Sunday worship.The Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s…

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Posted on February 12, 2017 at 12:39pm

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