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Education for [Lay] Ministry

The opportunity to sign up for Education for Ministry (EfM) for September 2019 to May 2020 is open now. We meet Wednesday nights at St. John’s, starting at 6:30 with dinner and ending promptly at 9:30 p.m. This is a seminar program, meaning that each person contributes their thoughts, experience, and ideas. It is also […]

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Rector Sabbatical & Summer Preachers

Dear St. John’s,   Many of you may recall that in the summer of 2017, I availed myself of the first half of my Sabbatical (3 out of 6 months) to re-start my doctoral studies at Virginia Theological Seminary. Since that time, I’ve completed nearly all my required course-work and have begun writing my thesis […]

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St. John’s YouTube Channel

Did you know that St. John’s has a YouTube channel? We do, and this is where you will find past forums that you may have missed. Most forums are recorded and posted on our channel sometime in the week following the event. You may find St. John’s channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/StJohnsNorwood/, or click on the YouTube […]

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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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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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