Hospitality is a hallmark of healthy community.  The people of St. John’s truly enjoy each other’s company and welcome those who visit to join in.

COMMUNITY LIFE

A wonderful and lively group offers hospitality within the congregation, hosting parties and events throughout the year. We’d love to have your help! A small contribution of your time goes a long way toward providing a hospitable, welcoming environment for all.  Contact: Mary Corlett.

BREW CREW

A great group of men share the responsibility of overseeing coffee hour for Sunday services. We support those who sign-up to make and serve coffee and bring treats for the weekly social gathering of the church. We’d love to have you join us! No experience is necessary; we’ll show you the steps. Contact: Mary Corlett.

GREET & CONNECT

Hospitality at St. John’s starts at the door and extends well beyond the end of the service. Greet and Connect ministry members greet everyone warmly in the hallways prior to the service. They help visitors find their way on Sundays–to the sanctuary, to childcare or Sunday School, to the Coffee Hour–and follow up during the week with those interested in learning more. Contact: Elizabeth Moe or Sonia Toomey.

Community and Education
Community and Education

We offer on-going education. Only it's not anywhere near as boring as that sounds.

More Information
For more information about St. John's Community and Education programs, please contact Rachel Svihel.
Community Events
March 1, 2020
  • Congregational Listening & Learning Event

    March 1, 2020  10:10 am - 11:00 am
    Parish Hall

    Your voice is needed! Ages 14-114 are invited to an event to imagine and express your hopes on culture of children’s and youth ministry, the future of children, youth and family ministry programming, and ideas about staffing that serves our goals for children, youth and family ministry. 

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March 2, 2020
  • Palm Sunday Reahearsal

    March 2, 2020  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Library

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March 3, 2020
  • Chair Yoga

    March 3, 2020  5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
    Crary Room

    Come breathe, stretch, strengthen and pray with people wanting to stay healthy and active. Most participants use chairs but we welcome people with their own mats to join us in these basic yoga poses. Free will offering.

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March 4, 2020
  • Spirit Group

    March 4, 2020  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Library

    We gather each Wednesday at noon, between September and May, to discuss the spiritual life, aided by a scripture study, spiritual exercises or a book we read together. All are welcome.

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March 7, 2020
  • Safe Church training

    March 7, 2020  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Parish Hall

    9:00 – 12:00 (Children and Youth)

    12:45 – 3:00 (Adult Exploitation)

    The new guidelines require renewal training every 3 years.We have also updated the training with revised and new videos.

    Everyone with access to the building, or who work withchildren and youth, and all employees are generally required to participate inSafe Church Training. 

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