Food items included in Nourish Bethesda's food packages
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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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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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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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Protesters hold signs reading "Black Lives Matter" and "Silence = Betrayal"
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Book Study on Race in America

Dear St. John’s, I want to invite you to join me in reading and reflecting on a selection of books on the subject of race in America. My hope is that we (particularly those of us who are white or pass as white) can become more awake to the systemic cycle of racial injustice and […]

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Update on COVID-19 Closure

Hi St. John’s. I had a conversation with a Jewish friend of mine yesterday. She’s very active in her local synagogue. And I asked her, well, are you guys live streaming on your Shabbat services? And it was so funny. I can’t believe I didn’t think this, but she goes, no, because you know that […]

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