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Categories: Parish News

Advocacy from the Comfort of Your Own Home

by Rob Hartmann, Social Justice Advocacy Program, Faith in Action Want a front row seat for social justice advocacy? Well the best seat in the house is right in your own home!  The Episcopal Church’s Office of Government Relations (OGR) – the public policy branch of the Church attached to the Presiding Bishop’s office – advocates […]

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Categories: Rector's Corner

Desert Island Discs

When the war was on in South Africa, began having refugees to deal with…And then various ministers came and said, ‘All who belong to the United Something, follow me.’ And then another one would say, ‘Everybody who belongs to the Such and Such, come with me.’ And the [Salvation] Army captain who was a youth […]

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Categories: The Parish Column

St. John’s Financial Update

by Teresa Gill, Accounts Manager In reviewing the current pledge status, we find that even through these tumultuous times the St. John’s community continues to show strong support and generosity! As of May 31:Total Pledged for 2020:  $1,010,202Received:  $514,528.92, 51% (pledge status) The 2020 budgeted expected expenses total $1,464,453. We have seen a reduction in expenses since […]

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Categories: The Parish Column

Nelson Mandela’s Onions and Tomatoes

by Jane Houlihan, St. John’s Eco-Action Team Gardening is a favorite diversion of St. Johns’ parishioners, especially during this pandemic. Flowers, vegetables and herbs all feature prominently in our good-news Facebook posts that drive away the bleakness of stay-at-home orders. If you’re a beginner, St. Johns’ experts can help you launch a new garden or […]

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