The Senior Luncheon on Tuesday, May 16, will feature an outstanding lecturer, Don Campbell, sharing information on the infamous Bermuda Triangle. He and Suzy will share from their vast knowledge from many years of working in the cruise industry. Lunch opens at 11:30 a.m. for fellowship and lunch will be served at 12 p.m. The menu includes cabbage Read More
Some have wondered why some of the verses of the psalm listed on a given Sunday might not be sung by our choir. What’s up with that? The answer is that the musical setting that we are currently using is the Ionian Psalter by the late church composer Peter Hallock. He composed them in 1987 with the Read More
Troop 3 Scouts recently volunteered at St. John’s Garden Tour, giving assistance to shoppers at the plant shop. The scouts also completed a small service project by weeding each side of the church and clearing rocks near the sale. Scouts additionally volunteered at the Butte Humane Society’s Bidwell Bark fundraiser and the wildflower century bike Read More
Deacon Lew attended the joint deputation meeting of the six diocese of California from May 5-6 in Berkeley in order to network with leaders of General Convention and discuss the 2018 convention slated to be in Austin, Texas. From Deacon Lew: As a first-time deputy, the meeting was helpful to me as it afforded me a Read More
Dear St. John’s Friends, Garden Tour week is here. We are truly in the home stretch now! Photo Preview of Gardens – You can catch some of the highlights of the gardens on our website, stjohnschico.org. Photos were taken Sunday! Report Ticket sales to Veva at 345-1251 by Wednesday so we can make our projections Read More
It was quite some years ago this week that as a boy I casually looked down at the magazines and papers on the family coffee table. While I was only about 9 I still remember the shock and terror I felt when I saw Time Magazine that day. The cover was black and on it Read More
Commit yourself to walking with Jesus this Holy Week. The services at St John’s will commemorate Jesus’ descent into death before the great miracle of Easter. The crowds’ cheers at Jesus’ triumphal parade into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday turn to jeers and the demand for his blood on Good Friday. PALM SUNDAY Sunday, April 9, Read More
Thank you for your enthusiastic response to our call for volunteers with many jobs being taken. We still need help in the plant boutique area with the sale of plants during Garden Tour Day. Food for Garden Tour Planning the salad, desserts and service for our luncheon requires attention to many details. One Read More
Palm Sunday 4/9/2017 with Procession of Palms at 10:15am Tenebrae – Tuesday 4/11 at 7pm Maundy Thursday Service and Agape Meal –Thursday 4/13 at 6pm Good Friday Service – Friday 4/14 at noon. Easter Vigil – Saturday 4/15 at 8pm.
Deacon Lew will again offer anti-racism training in a program called “Its More Than Just Color” on Tuesdayevenings April 25, May 2, May 9, and May 16 from 7:00-8:30 PM in the PLC. The program is open to anyone interested. All lay leaders and clergy are expected to receive this training.