Tomatoes on a vine
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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Photo of the St. John's Tower against a sunset backdrop
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St. John’s COVID-19 Response and Beyond

At its May meeting this week, the St. John’s Vestry warmly received two important documents from the Faith in Action Committee. The first, a white paper entitled St. John’s COVID-19 Response and Beyond outlines how St. John’s can pivot to become more nimble, responsive, and unified in our response to our community’s heightened needs during the pandemic. […]

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Parishioner Jay Mallin with leaders from the RideOn Bethesda-Silver Spring depot
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Serving the Community in Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has presented significant challenges not only to daily life, but also to our typical responses to crisis. St. John’s working to faithfully serve our community and you can be a part of the effort! Contact office@stjohnsnorwood.org if you have any questions or would like to sign up. Donate Your Money Helping the […]

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Photo of St. John's Tower
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Update on St. John’s Closure

While the initial directive from our diocese at the end of March suggested a possible re-opening of church doors by May 16, COVID-19 developments since then have made it clear that this date was too optimistic. We do not have a new date by which we hope to open, but we will follow the directives […]

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Suburban Hospital emergency room staff enjoying a hot meal
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Helping the Helpers Fundraiser

Dear St. John’s,  The Men’s Ministry is sponsoring an initiative called Helping the Helpers. In recent weeks we’ve all been moved by the heroic efforts of the front-line helpers who are working night and day to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to thank and help them, in a direct and personal way! […]

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