It takes the work, prayers, love and grace of our entire congregation to produce the Holy Week and Easter Services that meant so much to so many. I offer my heartfelt thanks to everyone. THE LORD IS RISEN INDEED. ALLELULIA. Father Richard.
Bishop Barry Beisner will be joining us on Sunday, April 15. He will be preaching at both the 8:00 and 10:15 services. At the 10:15 service, there will be lots of excitement. We will confirm Roger & Ashley Wilson and Garrett Breedon, baptize Dawn Farris, receive Linda Anderson, and receive Deacon Lew as an Oblate Read More
River Partners, a non-profit headquartered in Chico has accomplished over $100 million of habitat restoration on California water ways over the last 20 years. Our program for Senior Lunch this month will be John Carlon, President, who will relate the success of River Partners and what it means to the enhancement of California wildlife and Read More
Plans are progressing well with Garden Tour preparation. Please help spread the word about our big event with friends and family. Thanks for your continued help in our church-wide event!
Please mark your calendars for a St. John’s Piano Dedication Concert on Sunday, April 22nd at 4:00 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The concert will celebrate the rebuilding of the sanctuary piano’s action in summer 2017. Come join our own talented St. John’s musicians as they share solo and ensemble pieces. Concluding the program will Read More
This Sunday we can purchase certified organic, pasture-raised and soy free medium-size eggs from Rockside Ranch, after both services. At the Thompson ranch, they collect 900 eggs a day! Proceeds from egg sales support the Rockside Ranch ministry.
Garden Tour Fund requests are due by April 30th. Look for the yellow form in the back of the church or in the church office.
Holy Water is used to symbolize purification, blessing, dedication, and renewal of the baptismal covenant. Our parish places a “stoup” (basin) at the entrance of the sanctuary to make holy water available to those who enter the church. Those who wish to participate in the pious custom of “taking holy water” may touch it with Read More
For those households and individuals who have been following the Formation in Faith readings, it was previously announced that there would be a blessing for those participating in April. That will be held instead for scheduling conflicts at the services on Pentecost Sunday, May 20, with Father Richard as celebrant. Thanks for your understanding.
Deacon Lew will lead a prayer vigil from 10:00 to 11:00 on Saturday March 24 for all those affected by violence in our society. Weather permitting, we will meet in the Prayer Garden; otherwise we will meet in the Sanctuary.