Saint John’s Song Lovers

Each Wednesday in February, starting on February 2, Music Director Marcia Klinder-Badgley will be offering a class celebrating the hymnody/liturgical contributions of Black poets/composers. This class will be virtual on Zoom and held consecutive weeks beginning at 7:00 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82812268887 Meeting ID 828 1226 8887   Materials in preparation for Song Lovers…

A Message from Marcia Klinder-Badgley, Director of Music Ministry

A strummin’ summer comin’ your way… In Fall 2021, multiple conversations were taking place about the direction ministries might be headed as St. John’s envisions the future. One idea that came from my dialogue with members of the Strategic Design Team, was a three-year goal for the creation of a school of the arts that…

A Message from The Rev. Stephen Mazingo, Sr. Assoc. Family Ministries

Several years ago, I helped lead a youth group on a pilgrimage to Greece and Turkey. It was a part of a process these young people went through, which included biblical preparation, learning about what pilgrimage means, and fundraising. Traveling to Greece for pilgrimage meant that we had to take a cruise ship to visit…

The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes Preaches at St. John’s on Sun, Feb 6 to Kick Off Black History Month

As part of St. John’s Episcopal Church’s celebration of Black History Month, The Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr. will preach on Sunday, February 6. Dr. Forbes has spent his lifelong, spirit-filled career challenging people of faith and moral courage to stand up nonviolently against hurtful policies that disproportionately impact the poor, the  ill, children,…

Congregations for Social Justice

Congregations for Social Justice Annual Meeting (aka “Annual Dinner Meeting”) Virtual Annual Meeting – Monday, February 7, 2022 – 6:00 PM Register HERE to attend, advanced registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAocOCorjsjEtWSyIa2GU1EvbbAwGoeuHPA Instead of paying for dinner, we are invited to make a donation to…

Parish Care Committee

PARISH CARE COMMITTEE I have been asked to chair this new committee at St. John’s, which will bring several wonderful volunteer groups under one heading.  Please understand this does not mean the many competent leaders for Lay Eucharistic Visitors, the Meal “train”, Birthday recognitions, the Prayer Team, Memorial/Funeral Receptions and Alzheimer’s support groups, among others,…

Creation Justice Ministries for a climate revival

Join Creation Justice Ministries for a climate revival! CLICK HERE to see the Creation Justice Ministries for climate revival webpage and to register for the event on Jan. 20 at 7:30 PM.   After another year of record-breaking climate disasters, environmental injustices are degrading our communities, God’s Creation, and democracy. This year, Creation Justice Ministries…