From Deacon George …

An amazing thing happened at our Good Book Club meeting on Sunday. While discussing Mark’s Gospel, how its author describes the grace of God, and how we can apply God’s grace to our immediate context, an entire worship series evolved. We are now about half-way through our nightly series, Ten…

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From Deacon George …

Goodbye and Good Riddance? My son Kevin is – stop me if I’ve told you this before – an in-patient addiction counselor at St. Joseph’s Hospital in St. Paul. St. Joe’s has been in the news a lot lately as its corporate management has been dismantling it as a full-service…

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From Deacon George …

Normal 2: Changing Up Christmas In 2011, Nancy Davidge (Episcopal Church Foundation and Episcopal Divinity School) wrote an article titled A New Normal 2: Communion, about how uncomfortable she felt when first attending a new church and receiving Communion in the round – as we normally do at St. John’s…

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From Deacon George …

Great News: Return of The Good Book Club! While our current faith formation book group settles into the season before Christmas with the historic yet timely Advent sermons of Saint Osacar Romero, we have news about our next book group, the one that many of you have been waiting for…

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From Deacon George …

Our Advent Book Group is Filling Fast… We have facilitated a lot of book study groups at St. John’s Church, and while we always have good turnouts, none have filled as quickly as the one we are about to begin on the First Sunday in Advent, November 29. Considering this…

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