2017-05-28: 125th Anniversary Celebration and Bishop’s Visitation

A Threefold Parish Celebration 
Sunday, May 28, 2017 – One service only, worshiping all together at 10:15 am
The Bishop’s Visitation
We will be welcoming the Right Reverend Greg Rickel, our Bishop in the Diocese of Olympia, The Diocese of Olympia is made up of more than 26,000 Episcopalians in more than 100 worshiping communities through Western Washington.  Bishop Rickel visits the congregations in our diocese on a rotating schedule and was last here with us in 2013.
We will celebrate the Confirmation of Declan O’Ferrall as he expresses his “mature commitment to Christ, and receive strength from the Holy Spirit through prayer and the laying on of hands by a bishop” (BCP, p. 860). Join us in celebrating our new confirmand!
125th Parish Anniversary Celebration
We will celebrate St. John’s 125th Anniversary (1892-2017). Faithful Episcopalians created this worshipping community and worshipped together for the first time in June of 1892, in West Seattle’s old American Legion Hall.
After worship, please join us upstairs in the Parish Hall for a celebration luncheon and reception.