Community Garden!

As Spring is finally beginning to show promise, it is time to start thinking about gardening! St John’s invites you to participate in our Community Garden, a joint effort of the African Women’s Alliance and St. John’s. This year we will treat the garden with compost to amend the soil. …

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HOLY WEEK

“Then he opened their minds, to understand…”       On Palm Sunday we will begin our commemoration of the last week of Jesus’s life on earth.  It is a week of extraordinary importance for Christians, the most sacred time of the Christian year, “Holy Week.”  And, while Easter Sunday is the…

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Lent

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, continues for six and a half weeks and climaxes on Easter Day. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry explains it, in part, like this: “Lent has two quite remarkable bookends. On Ash Wednesday, we are reminded that we are dust and that God loves…

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Epiphany Season

Epiphany means “manifestation” or “revelation” or “appearing”. It makes sense that Epiphany season comes right after Christmas. Christmas is about the birth of Jesus; Epiphany is about the spread of the good news to the wider world. Epiphany Season lasts four to nine weeks, from the Feast of the Epiphany…

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