Categories: Rector's Corner

Vocation

Sari Ateek, Rector Two Sundays ago, I preached a sermon on vocation using the story of Isaiah’s calling (Isaiah 6:1-8). The word vocation comes from the Latin word “vox” meaning “voice,” and the related word “vocare” meaning “to call.” This is one of the reasons why we often refer to one’s vocation as a calling. […]

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Why Generosity Matters

Sari Ateek, Rector From the moment he began his public ministry, Jesus was in the business of making disciples (in Greek, mathetes, meaning one who is a devoted student and follower). By emulating and carrying out the instructions, convictions, and commandments of Jesus, these disciples were the agents by which he would accomplish the divine […]

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Resurrection Scars and the Gift of Life

Sari Ateek, Rector Does it ever strike you as odd that Jesus retained the marks of his wounds in his hands, feet, and side following the resurrection? What if these scars tell us something about what real resurrection looks like? At my previous church, there was a home-bound elderly English woman whom I would visit […]

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Nathan Laube Organ Concert

St. John’s is pleased to invite you to attend an organ concert by Nathan Laube on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 pm. The concert, which is open to the public, is in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the installation and dedication of St. John’s 3,529 pipe instrument, built by Berghaus Pipe Organ Builders of […]

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St. John’s Women’s Retreat 2018

Sign up today for St. John’s Women’s Retreat 2018: Finding Strength with God. Join with women of all ages and interests for a relaxing weekend away with worship, conversation, music, fun, and creative activity in a beautiful setting. The retreat begins on the afternoon of Friday, March 9, with dinner followed by a Taizé service. […]

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Come help us usher in Lent with a traditional pancake supper. Enjoy pancakes, bacon, sausage, apple sauce, fruit, and beverages for $7 per person/$14 for two persons/$20 per family of 3 or more. Kids under 6 years old eat for FREE. Have your own little Mardi Gras celebration! Bring friends! A portion of the proceeds […]

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