When girls in developing nations don’t have access to menstrual supplies, they are forced to miss school, falling further and further behind their male counterparts. Sometimes they are even left with no option but to drop out of school entirely. Reusable menstrual kits from Days for Girls empower girls to continue their education uninterrupted.
The last two groups from St. John’s that traveled to Uganda purchased…Continue
Posted on October 10, 2018 at 1:45pm
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…Continue
Posted on June 29, 2017 at 11:58am
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…Continue
Posted on March 30, 2017 at 11:47am
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…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2017 at 12:44pm