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Reflection 12/7: Shalom

Reflection 12/7: Shalom

Dear Beloved Community of St. John’s, Shalom. Most of us realize this is the ancient Jewish word for peace. Shalom. It’s also a greeting and a blessing when someone is departing. It is the...


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Reflection: Repentance and Readiness

Reflection: Repentance and Readiness

Dear Beloved Community of St. John’s,   Two of the gospels start with nativity stories (Matthew and Luke), and two of them (Mark and John) start out with John the Baptist, crying out in...


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Bulletin 12/03

Bulletin 12/03

First Sunday in Advent December 3, 2017 10:30 a.m. HOLY EUCHARIST   PRELUDE MUSIC (a time for silent reflection) WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT WREATH Leader        Light and peace, in Jesus Christ...


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Reflection: Advent and Anniversary

Dear Beloved Community of St. John’s,   Well, I’m going to cover two topics in this essay. There are many things going on during this week after Thanksgiving, and I’m going to focus only...


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