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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From Deacon George …

Conflict Resolution in the Church and in the World The Gospel reading for this Sunday, from Matthew chapter 18, has been referred to in at least one commentary as the “Matthew 18 Process” for resolving conflict. In this time of heightened stress and tension for many, this time of novel…

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From Father Tom …

Wow, we did it! We pulled off outdoor church during a pandemic in a safe manner and everything seemed to go just fine. I hope all of you are doing well and are staying safe.  The Gospel this coming week is: Matthew 18:15-20 Jesus said, “If another member of the…

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From Deacon George …

SOULS => => => POLLS My colleague and fellow-member of the ECMN Commission for the Diaconate, Rev. Janet McNally, recently challenged all ECMN deacons to do something we are fundamentally formed and ordained to do, and that is to energize our congregations to embrace social justice in our communities and…

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From Father Tom …

This coming Sunday we will gather outside church at 10:00 am. If you are coming please bring a chair and a mask.  The service will be basic and short. The bathrooms will be used for emergencies only.  We will do our best to see that everyone is protected according to current CDC…

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