From Deacon George …

Lamentation for a Time of Crisis This past Lent, several St. John’s members and friends participated in a study of the Old Testament Book of Psalms, using as our guide C. S. Lewis’s book, Reflections on the Psalms. We learned that about one-third of the 150 psalms are lamentations, where…

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From Father Tom …

The Gospel for this weekMatthew 21:33-46 Jesus said, “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. When the harvest time…

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From Deacon George …

Words-on-a-Fence How can a church make a positive Christian statement to its neighbors when it is closed? How can a congregation tell the community that it is alive and well and doing God’s work even as much of our lives seem to be on hold?  What began here at St….

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From Father Tom …

Last week Deacon George and I decided to alternate weeks with our weekly messages and since he wrote last weeks, this weeks is my turn. Here is the Gospel for this Sunday, Proper 20. The GospelMatthew 20:1-16 Jesus said, “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out…

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From Deacon George …

Deacon George’s Message Starting today, Father Tom and I will rotate in providing the clergy column for the St. John’s e-News. Be sure to check back next week for Father Tom’s Message. How Are You Doing?  No, really. How are you handling the – I hate to call it “new…

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