Categories: Rector's Corner

by John Ross The Episcopal News Service recently published an online feature about how St. John’s Norwood led the charge in raising funds to buy an ambulance for St. Luke’s in the West Bank city of Nablus. Both Sari and our deacon, Anne Derse, were quoted. Ever since our first Holy Land pilgrimage in 2014, […]

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Join Our Annual Men’s and Women’s Spring Retreats

Join the men and women of St. John’s for their annual spring retreats. These weekend retreats offer excellent opportunities to build and deepen relationships with other parishioners, get away from the craziness of life, and dig in to spiritual growth.   The Men’s Retreat will be held February 1-3 at the Shrine Mont Retreat Center […]

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Mary’s “Yes”

Mary is one of the central characters in the Christmas story. It was Mary’s “yes” that led her to become one of the most important figures of faith known to us. Mary is the only woman named in the Koran, making her not only a central figure in Christianity, but also in Islam. She was […]

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And A Little Child Will Lead Them

The wolf shall live with the lamb, the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them. Isaiah 11:6 It was a child that changed the course of this world forever. It was a little baby – born in a stable […]

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An Ambulance for Christmas!

For 15 years, since 2003, St. Luke’s Hospital in Nablus, West Bank has provided emergency transport for medical care in the five governates of Northern Palestine – Nablus, Tubas, Salfit, Qalyquiiya and Tulkarem. St Luke’s, an outreach ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, is recognized as providing the highest standard of medical care in […]

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Understanding the Muslim Experience in Our Area

Join us for our Adult Forum this Sunday at 10:00 am in the Parish Hall as we dive into another difficult issue: Islamophobia. Please join us this Sunday for a conversation between Sari and Imam Tarif Shraim to learn about the normalization and impact of the current anti-Muslim narrative in our local community – among […]

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