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A 2019 Lenten Guide

Published by Kate Wesch on Tue, Mar 5, 2019 3:42 PM
Rector's Reflections

Wednesday Evenings in Lent

March 13, 20, 27 & April 3, 10

Come for a portion of the evening or stay the whole time. These evening gatherings are a wonderful way to engage this season of formation and preparation. The 40 days of Lent offer new and longtime...

SJB’s Just Gardens: A Story and A Need

Published by Kate Wesch on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 3:44 PM
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The Service & Outreach Team at St. John’s is looking for new leadership and ideas for our Just Gardens. These are the raised beds on the east side of the church. Two original beds were built during the Rev. Peter DeVeau’s tenure. Under the leadership...

Letter to Bishop Rickel regarding Confirmation, Reception, or Reaffirmation

Published by Kate Wesch on Thu, Feb 14, 2019 1:18 PM
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Description and Ideas for the Letter to the Bishops
During Bishop visitations, we quite often have the great honor and privilege of Baptizing, Confirming, Receiving, and presiding over the Reaffirmation of Baptismal vows. As you will see in the visitation...

Sunday school at SJB

Published by Kate Wesch on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 5:06 PM
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Sunday School at SJB

By Julia Wight

Welcome to our Sunday School program Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS). We meet on Sundays from 10-11 AM. After that the children join their families for Holy Eucharist.

Children start at around aged 3 in a family...

Morning Prayer for a Snowy Sunday

Published by Kate Wesch on Fri, Feb 8, 2019 5:07 PM
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Morning Prayer for a Snowy Sunday

Lord, open our lips.

And our mouth shall proclaim your praise.

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be for ever. Amen. Alleluia. 

Psalm 147:17-19

[The LORD]...