Are you missing the fun and fellowship of GT this year? Join us on Sunday, April 28 for our Garden Tour Celebration lunch. Remember: ONE SERVICE will be held at 9:30AM that day. We will continue taking reservations for the next 2 Sundays. Your generosity with tickets purchase is appreciated as we are raising funds for our Read More
This is the time of year when we ramp up our efforts in planning for our Spring Garden Tour. However, our church community and Chico at large have been deeply impacted by the disastrous fire in Paradise and the extended region. St. John’s campus has become the gathering place for several local Long-Term Recovery Group meetings. We Read More
You will find a bee hive of activities on our campus on Fridays. The Long-Term Recovery Group meeting takes place at 8AM with 80-100 people from an inspiring range of groups from the community. Then at about 9am, committees for Volunteer Management, Case Management, and Spiritual and Emotional Wellness meet in the PLC, conference room, Read More
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Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual LifeBy Henri Nouwen From the Amazon description:“With the clarity and depth characteristic of the classics, this spiritual bestseller lays out a perceptive and insightful plan for living a spiritual life and achieving the ultimate goal of that life — union with God. Nouwen views our spiritual “ascent” Read More
Perhaps you have heard of people “giving something up for Lent” or perhaps have practiced that yourself. (I always gave up candy for Lent when I was a kid. -rby+) What is that about?Abstaining from something such as red meat or candy (or Twitter -rby+) is a means of sharing in the fast of Jesus in the wilderness. Read More
The Long Term Recovery Group meets every Friday 8AM to 9AM as heads of different groups and organizations share their progress and look for insight to help with problem solving. From 9 to 11AM, their sub-committees break into groups to tackle specific areas of needs and concerns. This includes Spiritual and Emotional Wellness led by Read More
Jake Erickson is currently working on his Eagle Scout Project here at St. John’s: a shed for the Jesus Center Garden here at the church!
During the early days of the Camp Fire, our facility was designated as a shelter for evacuees, but others within our City and County saw a need to house those who were here to help. So, began our first encounter with those types of organizations, beginning with Team Rubicon. They are a non-profit organization of Read More
A Community Interfaith Memorial Service will be held on Friday, February 8 from 4 to 5:30pm in the Paradise Performing Arts Center. This will be the grand opening event for the PAC since the fire. The lives of those lost in the fire will be celebrated and remembered during a time of prayer, poems, music Read More