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Bulletin 1/6: Epiphany Sunday

Bulletin 1/6: Epiphany Sunday

PRELUDE MUSIC (a time for silent reflection) WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   HYMN #109BLUE                                      The First Nowell, v. 1, 3, 5 The first Nowell the angel did say was to certain poor shepherds in fields...


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Reflection 1/3: Epiphany

Reflection 1/3: Epiphany

Dear Beloved Community of St. John’s, One of the obsessions in biblical history down through centuries is the attempt to place all the stories of scripture in real time, in real geography, with an...


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Reflection 12/27: Come Out, Come Out

Reflection 12/27: Come Out, Come Out

Dear Beloved Community of St. John, On of the core aspects of the Christmas story—a central part—is that any number of people are being told about God’s extravagant love for us. No one seems...


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Bulletin 1/14: Baptism of Jesus

Bulletin 1/14: Baptism of Jesus

PRELUDE MUSIC (a time for silent reflection) WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   HYMN #76 BLUE                                       On Jordan’s Bank, v. 1-3 On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry announces that the Lord is nigh; awake and...


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Bulletin 1/7: Epiphany

Bulletin 1/7: Epiphany

Feast of the Epiphany January 7, 2018 10:30 AM   HOLY EUCHARIST   PRELUDE MUSIC (a time for silent reflection) WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   HYMN #109BLUE                                      The First Nowell, v. 1, 3, 5 The...


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Reflection: Getting Epiphany Right

Reflection: Getting Epiphany Right

Dear Beloved Community of St. John’s, Mostly, we get Epiphany wrong. That’s a shame, because this commemoration has much to teach and inspire us.   Last year, a colleague asked me what was the...


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