» Epiphany 2019

Posted on: November 30, 2019

Worship

Iconography Event
January 9 at 7:30pm
Immediately following Sung Compline, come into the Chapel of the Beloved Disciple, where St. John’s young adults will be hosting an educational program about Orthodox Iconography taught by Fr. Jonathan Proctor, Pastor of Holy Trinity Church.

Baptism of our Lord
January 12 at 10am service
The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord. To plan a baptism for yourself or a child, please contact Jered Weber Johnson (jered.weberjohnson@stjohnsstpaul.org).

Eucharist and Reception for St. Aelred
January 12 at 4pm in the Church
In honor of the Feast of Saint Aelred of Rievaulx, patron saint of LGBTQ+ Episcopalians, St. John’s invites all to this Celebration of Holy Eucharist which will feature hymns and service music composed by the LGBTQ+ community. The Rev. Mike Angell will be our Guest Preacher. A festive reception will follow the service in the Fireside.
For more information, contact Craig Lemming at craig.lemming@stjohnsstpaul.org.

Candlemas
February 2 at 9am in the Fireside Room
Children, Youth, and Family Ministry and Faith Formation invite the whole parish to participate in making candles together which will be blessed at The Feast of Candlemas Eucharist at 10am.

 

Music

Kirk Michael Rich, Organ Recital
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 4:00pm 
Dr. Kirk Michael Rich, Director of Music for All Saints Episcopal Church, Atlanta, performs a program on the historic four manual E.M. Skinner / Shantz pipe organ in the sanctuary. He holds degrees in organ performance from the Oberlin College Conservatory, the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, and a doctorate from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music. A reception will follow this event.

Choral Masterclass and Workshop with Dr. Jong-Won Park
Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 9:00am-12:00pm
Dr. Johng-Won Park, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, gives a masterclass on Bob Chilcott’s St. John Passion to the adult choir and a lecture on choral and vocal technique. This event will be held in the sanctuary and is open to the public.

Sung Compline
Thursdays at 7pm in the Chancel
Led by The St. John’s Compline Choir, The Mirandola Ensemble and Lumina. Incense is used.

 

Giving

Project Home
For the month of February
Once again we will open our gym and provide families experiencing homelessness with a place to sleep, some snacks, and hosts with compassion for their present situation. Signups for volunteer slots will be available online and at coffee hour.

 

Fellowship

Coffee Hour Epiphany Event
January 5 at 11:15 in the Gym
We will be packing gift bags for Project Home families staying with us during the month of February. All members of your family are welcome!

Annual Meeting
January 26 at 11:15 in the Gym
Hear the stories of all the wonderful work being done at St. John’s. The church will provide lunch; please bring a dessert to share. Childcare provided for kids birth through age 4. Contact Marilyn Conklin (conklinmarilyn@gmail.com) for more information.

OWLs and Noonday Prayer
February 4 at Episcopal Homes
Noonday prayer will be held in the chapel of Episcopal Homes at 12pm. Afterwards, we invite everyone who identifies as Older, Wiser, Laity to a luncheon and program. Please RSVP to the church at 651-228-1172 x10 by January 19th to reserve your spot.