From Deacon George …

Information Underload Have you ever (of course you have) felt like you are being bombarded with too much information? Perhaps you are feeling that way right now, with the intensity of “breaking news” focused on the COVID 19 pandemic, the crazy weather, the imminent local, state and national election, the…

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From Father Tom …

GospelMatthew 22:15-22 The Pharisees went and plotted to entrap Jesus in what he said. So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in accordance with truth, and show deference to no one; for…

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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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