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Ash Wednesday Services

Tues, Feb 25 at 6:00 PM  & Wed, Feb 26 at Noon and 6:30 PM

Tuesday, February 25 at 6:00 PM

During the Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, a short prayer service with the imposition of ashes is designed especially for children. Come for the pancakes and stay for the ashes or come for the ashes and stay for the pancakes.

Wednesday, February 26 at Noon and 6:30 PM

THE IMPOSITION OF ASHES

The Ash Wednesday liturgy begins the season of Lent with Holy Eucharist and the imposition of ashes. The smudge of ashes across the forehead is such an arcane thing. It may even be hostile to the sensibility of one who hears the words, “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return.” Do you think you are dust? Do you ever even consider the possibility? To be reminded of our mortality feels like someone is pointing toward a failed aspect of our personhood, as if to say, “You are king no longer.” The ashes are a mark of the fraud of our life, the sad realization that our kingdoms don’t come and our will is not done, at least in any lasting way. The open secret, because it is a fully known reality, is that we are ash and to ash we shall return. It is a yearly re-entry into a conversation about our souls, which is to say, about our eternal relationship with God.

THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered after both the morning and evening Eucharist services. Akin to the Sacrament of Confession in the Roman Catholic Church, this sacrament is a healing way for us to be restored to God when our relationship with God has been broken. A confessor will be available in the Church to hear your confession privately and confidentially.

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St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church is an affirming and inclusive Christian community. Our members and leaders strive through love, worship and service to welcome all people just as God created them. No matter where you are on your journey of faith, our welcome knows no boundaries of age, race, ethnicity, culture, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, or economic condition. We believe that God delights in the diversity of creation and so do we.

We strive to live into these words of our mission statement:

Living God’s Word encourages us to extend the lessons of compassion and love we learn in worship and study to our daily lives.  At the conclusion of every worship service we are sent into the world to be the human face of the Good News of Jesus’ love.

Loving God’s World reminds us of our responsibility to be good stewards of God’s blessings — to work for social justice in our community, country, economy, and world – to protect and preserve the environment – and to respect the dignity and freedom of every human being.

Growing in God’s Love calls us to mature in our faith.  We know that God loves each of us where and how we are.  This is our starting point.  We are co-creators with God and share God’s transformative love.

 

What's coming up

01
MAR

Chaplains on the Harbor

Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Parish Hall

01
MAR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

01
MAR

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

04
MAR

Evening Prayer with Lay Preachers

Date: 
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

08
MAR

Visioning Our Musical Future

Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

08
MAR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, March 8, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

11
MAR

Evening Prayer with Lay Preachers

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

11
MAR

Visioning Our Musical Future

Date: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

15
MAR

Visioning Our Musical Future

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

15
MAR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

15
MAR

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

18
MAR

Evening Prayer with Lay Preachers

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

18
MAR

Everyone Sing Choir Rehearsal

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

21
MAR

Verger, Acolyte, and Usher Training

Date: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

21
MAR

Outreach Fundraiser

Date: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Parish Hall, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States
John Kettel

22
MAR

Israeli-Palestine Conflict Part 1

Date: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

22
MAR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

25
MAR

Evening Prayer with Lay Preachers

Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

25
MAR

Everyone Sing Choir Rehearsal

Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

29
MAR

Israeli-Palestine Conflict Part 2

Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

29
MAR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

01
APR

Evening Prayer with Lay Preachers

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

01
APR

Everyone Sing Choir Rehearsal

Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

05
APR

From Palms to the Passion: Holy Week in Preview

Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

05
APR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

05
APR

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

08
APR

Everyone Sing Choir Rehearsal

Date: 
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

09
APR

Maundy Thursday Liturgy

Date: 
Thursday, April 9, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nave

10
APR

Good Friday Liturgy & Sacrament of Reconciliation (copy)

Date: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Nave

11
APR

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

11
APR

Easter Vigil with Baptisms

Date: 
Saturday, April 11, 2020 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

12
APR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

19
APR

The Path: Good News of Great Joy

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

19
APR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

19
APR

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

26
APR

The Path: Follow Me

Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

26
APR

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

03
MAY

The Path: Proclaiming the Good News of the Kingdom

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

03
MAY

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

03
MAY

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

10
MAY

The Path: Crucify Him!

Date: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10
MAY

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, May 10, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

17
MAY

The Path: We Have Seen the Lord

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

17
MAY

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

17
MAY

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

24
MAY

The Path: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

24
MAY

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

31
MAY

The Path: Grace May Abound

Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

31
MAY

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

07
JUN

The Path: Be Doers of the Word

Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

07
JUN

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

07
JUN

Youth Group

Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
New Youth Room

13
JUN

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

14
JUN

The Path: The Alpha and the Omega

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

14
JUN

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

21
JUN

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

28
JUN

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

29
JUN

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Monday, June 29, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

30
JUN

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

01
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

02
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

03
JUL

VBS for Grownups

Date: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Church, California Avenue Southwest 3050, 98116 Seattle, United States

05
JUL

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

12
JUL

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

19
JUL

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

26
JUL

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, July 26, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

02
AUG

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

08
AUG

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, August 8, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

09
AUG

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, August 9, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

16
AUG

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

23
AUG

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, August 23, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

30
AUG

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, August 30, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

06
SEP

The Button Room

Date: 
Sunday, September 6, 2020 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

10
OCT

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

12
DEC

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

24
DEC

Christmas Eve Pageant and Holy Eucharist

Date: 
Thursday, December 24, 2020 5:00 PM

13
FEB

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, February 13, 2021 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

10
APR

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, April 10, 2021 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long

12
JUN

White Center Welcome Table Meal

Date: 
Saturday, June 12, 2021 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartell Drugs, 15th Avenue Southwest 9600, 98106 Seattle, United States
Sharon Parker and Carol Long
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