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Serving Seniors “Learn from the Experts” Lecture Series

by Joanne Allen, Serving Seniors Ministry Coordinator You are invited to attend the Serving Seniors “Learn from the Experts” online lecture series on Thursdays at 4:00 pm. Professors from American University will share their passion for their diverse fields of knowledge and explain some exciting new developments. September 17: Prof. Caleen Jennings on Understanding Shakespeare September 24: […]

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Volunteer with Nourish Bethesda

by John F. Ross, Chair, Men’s Ministry Committee This week, St. John’s will offer its third family food distribution at the B-CC Rescue Squad. Thank you to the dozens of St. John’s parishioners who have already volunteered!  The Men’s Ministry Committee and the Social Advocacy Committee, with the able assistance of our Deacon, put together […]

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Census Volunteers Needed Through September 30

Census 2020 Needs Our Help! 20 Percent of MoCo Households Uncounted!  The Montgomery County Volunteer Canter is still recruiting volunteers to help us encourage Census participation at food distribution, grocery stores, high-traffic shopping areas, and other community events almost every day, continuing through September 30th.  At each of these outreach opportunities, we will provide all necessary PPE’s […]

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Annual Parish Meeting Highlights

prepared by Pat Cascio, Secretary for the Rector and Wardens St. John’s Norwood made history on August 9, 2020, holding its Annual Parish Meeting via videoconference for the first time in its 140 years. Rector Sari Ateek hosted the meeting from the nave on the Zoom platform immediately following the Sunday service.  The first order […]

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Volunteer with Episcopal Relief & Development

St John’s has been a long-time faithful supporter of Episcopal Relief & Development (ERD), and new Ministry Partners are needed. Short job descriptions are provided below.  Congregational Ministry Partners (CMP) CMPs inspire, equip and connect congregation members to work together for lasting change. They do this through being fully informed on the work of ERD, sharing the work of ERD […]

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Voting Instructions for MD & DC

St. John’s is committed to fulfilling our Christian obligation to our neighbors by voting and helping others vote. In this effort, we’ve compiled some quick tips for voting this election season! Please see below for some voting tips for Maryland and DC. Let’s all “get out the vote!” Maryland Voting Instructions It is remarkably easy […]

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Back to Church School

Church School is back! Beginning Sunday, September 20, Church School will meet, live via Zoom, at: 9 am for children 3 years through 5th grade, and 11 am for youth 6th to 12th grade. Along with providing a great faith foundation, Church School is committed to supporting kids and families through this unique season by (a) […]

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