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Join Iqraa: Running for a Brighter Palestine

The Holy Land Committee (HLC) and Iqraa (“Read,” in Arabic) invite you to make a commitment this spring that combines fitness and good works by joining the Iqraa running team. Here’s how it works: We/Iqraa train with a charity coalition, Marathon Charity Cooperation, that provides coaches and on-course support for a group run every Saturday […]

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Grants for Young Adult Mission Trip to the Holy Land

The Olive Oil Ministry (OOM), of which St. John’s is a member, is offering grants of $1,000 to support young members of OOM congregations (ages 18-35) to participate in the “Israel and Palestine Mission Trip for Young Adults and Professionals,” organized by Overlake Christian Church in Seattle, Washington with support from Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) and MEJDI […]

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Easter Break Closures & Cancellations

Our staff will be resting and recuperating  from all of their hard work during Holy week, so the following events are cancelled during the week after Easter. All activities will resume at their normal days and times beginning on April 29th.   Monday, April 22 Parish Office Closed Tuesday, April 23 Parish Office Closed Choir […]

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Support Nursing at St. Luke’s Hospital, Nablus

St. John’s Holy Land Committee, formed right after our first pilgrimage in 2014, has dedicated itself to easing humanitarian suffering in the Middle East by supporting established institutions in the region, like St. Luke’s Hospital. St. Luke’s Hospital in Nablus in the West Bank is a recognized mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. St. […]

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Join us for a special Taizé service

In the south of Burgundy, France lays a small village called Taizé. This village, founded over seventy years ago by Brother Roger, is home to a monastic community devoted to prayer and reconciliation. The community is made up of brothers from all the continents and major denominations who gather together three times a day, seven days a week, throughout the year to […]

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Call for Norwood Parish Fund Grant Applications

From March 25, through April 7, the Norwood Parish Fund (NPF) Board will accept grant applications for 2019. Grants are available to organizations or parishioners for: St. John’s capital needs, Outreach ministries, Seed money for new ministries and special one-time projects, and Other highly meritorious purposes that are similar to, but do not precisely fit, […]

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Buy Tickets for the J2A Auction Today!

Tickets are on sale now for the most fun night of the year at St. John’s! Join the J2A pilgrims and their families on Saturday, March 2nd, for a Costa Rican-inspired evening of cocktails, dinner, and the J2A’s popular Silent and Live Auctions. All proceeds directly support this year’s young adult pilgrimage to Costa Rica. […]

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Outreach Sundays 2018

The Outreach Committee thanks the parish for its generous contributions on Outreach Sundays in 2018. The following charities received the amounts shown: January:  Seabury Resources for Aging  $568 February:  Bethesda Help  $867.86 March:  Episcopal Relief and Development  $922 April:  Housing Up  $449 May:  United Thank Offering  $1702 June:  Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington  $732 July:  […]

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