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We’re Worshipping Together

NOONDAY PRAYERS

Tuesday, May 14 at 12pm, Chapel

All are invited to a service of Noonday Prayers in the Chapel.

For info: jered.weber-johnson@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

MASS FOR THE FEAST OF THE ASCENSION

Thursday, May 30 at 7pm, Church

Music by Mirandola; Nick Chalmers, director.  Refreshments will follow.

 

DAILY MORNING PRAYER

Weekdays 8:15am-8:40am, Chapel

A simple service said directly from the Book of Common Prayer.

For info: Jayan Nair, 614-531-6062 or jtn.nair@gmail.com.

 

SUNG COMPLINE

Thursdays through May 23 at 7pm in the Chancel (Incense is Used)

 

WE’RE MAKING MUSIC

BACH CANTATA

Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm, Church

An exciting chance to hear J.S. Bach’s early cantata, Gottes Zeit is die allerbeste Zeit. Music by members of Mirandola ensemble, and some of the Twin Cities’ leading period instrument performers.

FESTIVAL CHORAL EVENSONG

Sunday, May 19 at 4pm, Church

With guest Organist Dr. Sean Vogt. Music performed includes Richard Dirksen, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Craig Phillips’ Suite for Organ, Brass Quintet and Percussion.

We’re Growing in Our Faith

THURSDAY MORNING BOOK GROUP

1st & 3rd Thursdays at 10am, Fireside Room

On May 16, our Jerusalem Pilgrims will discuss how genders, races, sexualities, nationalities, ages, social classes, languages, etc. intersected with their faith experiences. All are welcome!

For info: craig.lemming@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

FAITH FORMATION FOR YOUTH & ADULTS

Sunday, May 19 at 9am, Fireside Room

The Rev. Susan Moss & Ed Stieve presents, “Personal Reflections on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land.” St. John’s members returning from a pilgrimage to the Jerusalem will speak about their experiences.

For info: craig.lemming@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

SUPPER & UNPACK THE SERMON

Wednesday, May 29 at 6pm, Fireside Room

Unpack the previous Sunday’s sermon with the Rev. Craig Lemming in a casual conversation that engages voices and perspectives of all ages.

RSVP for dinner to: craig.lemming@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

We’re Giving to God and Our Neighbors

BLESSED RAMADAN YARD SIGNS
To stand against hateful rhetoric and demonstrate a caring spirit, we are again offering signs you can put in your yard to support our Muslim neighbors during their holy season of Ramadan (May 6-June 3). Pick yours up in the narthex (at the back of the church).

 

“TAKING HEART” RAMADAN MEALS
This Minnesota Council of Churches program brings Christians and Muslims together for food and conversation. Free and open to the public.

To find a dinner: www.bit.ly/TakingHeartRegister

Questions: the Rev. Cynthia Bronson Sweigert, revcbs11@gmail.com.

 

FAMILIES WITH KIDS MEET AND GREET

Friday, May 17 at 5:30, Fireside Room

Families with kids at St. John’s are invited to a fun and casual evening of food and conversation. Share your hopes and dreams for the St. Johns Children’s Program. Kids can be dropped off in the Undercroft Gathering Space just outside the nursery where childcare and pizza will be provided.

For info: leaanne.schmidt@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

JEAN HANSEN FAREWELL

Sunday, May 19 at 11:15am, Gym

We will celebrate Jean Hansen’s ministry in the Gym following 10am worship. Please come and wish Jean the best in her next endeavors. If you would like to contribute to a farewell gift for Jean, you can give online or by text to the fund “Jean Hansen Farewell.” (See green cards in the pews for instructions.) You can also make a check out to St. John’s with “Jean Hansen Farewell” in the memo line.

 

ALL PARISH LISTENING SESSION FOR CYF

Sunday, June 2 at 11:30am, Fireside Room

This season of transition is the perfect time for our faith community to take stock and to assess our resources for faith formation for children and youth at St. John’s. We will hold an all-parish listening session after 10am worship on Pentecost and want your feedback about our hopes and aspirations as a community of faith in regard to ministry with our youngest members and their families.

For info: jered.weber-johnson@stjohnsstpaul.org.

 

SATURDAY ALTAR GUILD HELP

Altar guild needs a person to help with the altar linens and other setup of items needed in worship. Time commitment is one Saturday a month for about one hour. Altar guild is open to everyone age 13 and older.
To help: contact Diane Power at 651-222-1031, powerdianep@gmail.com, or at church after services.

We’re Building Community

 

CAPITOL CITY GRIEF COALITION

Thursdays through July 25 at 5:30pm, Gathering Space

Each meeting includes an educational presentation led by a trained facilitator and small group meetings to share experiences and caring support with others. Join anytime.

For info: Lois Knutson, 651-227-4430.

 

OWLS LUNCHEON

Tuesday, May 14 at 12:30pm, Fireside Room

All who identify as “Older, Wiser Laity” are invited to a luncheon hosted by the staff and clergy.

To RSVP for lunch: church@stjohnsstpaul.org or 651-228-1172 x10.

 

CROCUS HILL PRESCHOOL ART SHOW

Thursday, May 30 at 5:30pm, Gym

Everyone at St. John’s is invited to Crocus Hill Preschool’s Annual Art show of the children’s work. The teachers are excited to show and celebrate all that happened this school year.

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