Tapestry is Now Famous!

Well. Maybe not famous. But our new weekly intergenerational worship service, Tapestry, has been written up in the April issue of The Disciple, our diocesan news magazine, so other parishes in our diocese may be inspired to take risks and try new things. Thanks to Louis Mullinger, Karen McIntyre, and Veronica LaFemina for participating in interviews and…

A Message from Karole Badgley, Director of Music Ministry

Favorites…colors, foods, songs, places, people…consider Biblical figures…who comes to mind? Moses, John, Abraham, Ruth, Josiah?    Joe who???  With historical accounts in two separate Old Testament books—II Kings 22-23 and II Chronicles 34-35—the story of Josiah, a Judean king who reigned for 31 years—may not be a prominent name on “favorites” lists. Though a 3+ decade…

Holy Week and Easter @ St. John’s 2024

Monday of Holy Week Centering Prayer March 25 @ 12 Noon in the Church Nave/Sanctuary Description of Centering Prayer below. Facilitated by parishioner, Kathryn Kelley. Tuesday of Holy Week Centering Prayer March 26 @ 12 Noon in the Church Nave/Sanctuary Description of Centering Prayer below. Facilitated by parishioner, Kathryn Kelley. Maundy Thursday March 28 @…

Message of the Week – Men’s Group

St. John’s Men’s Group – Ministry Spotlight The St. John’s Men’s group officially launched in March of 2023.  Co-Chairs are Ken Marsh and Chuck Covarrubias.  Our focus is fellowship, humor and building community with each other. Our first couple of meetings were held in local restaurants but the competing with the restaurant noise while trying…

Prayer Shawls

What is a Prayer Shawl? A Prayer Shawl is a tangible gift representing the many and continuing prayers for comfort, caring, healing, and love offered for an individual experiencing serious illness, grief, loss, emotional trials or spiritual upheaval in their lives. Prayer Shawls can also be given in times of great joy, celebration or appreciation.…

Preschool Director Job Description

St. John’s Episcopal Church Preschool, located in Wake Forest, NC, has an opening for the position of Preschool Director for the 2024-2025 school year. St. John’s offers a half day preschool which has enjoyed an outstanding reputation in the greater community for over 20 years. We serve toddlers through age 4,with a developmentally appropriate, play…

Adult Formation – Helen Holt

When Mawethu asked me several weeks ago if I would be willing to write a piece about my Adult Formation, I initially balked.  Until a decade or so ago, I had never even heard the term “adult formation,” much less felt very “formed” myself.  Yet, when he clarified that I could focus on my Education…