January.February 2018

CHRISTMAS EVE PAGEANT

All children and youth (Age 4 -12th Grade) are invited to present a St. John’s Christmas Eve Pageant at the 5:00 p.m. Service on December 24th. Parts will be assigned after church on Sunday, December 10 from 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Rehearsals will be held on Sunday, December 17, from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and on Saturday, December 23, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon.  Lunch will be provided for all Read More

January.February 2018

A NOTE FROM OUR MUSIC DIRECTOR:

This year as we journey through Advent each Sunday we will sing selected verses of the beloved Christmas Carol “People, Look East” for the Gradual Hymn.  “Love,” in turn, is defined as “Guest,” “Rose,” “Bird,” “Star,” and “Lord.” Key images of the season are abundant.  “People, Look East” is the direction of the rising sun and, in the Read More

January.February 2018

ECW GENERAL MEETING

The Episcopal Church Women general meeting is Saturday, December 9, at 10 a.m. in the Parish Life Center.  At this meeting we will vote in new board executives, vote on community outreach funds from Garden Tour profits, hear a report about the Woman’s Retreat, fill cookie tins for our specially selected parish members, and enjoy refreshments together.  Attendees are requested Read More

January.February 2018

REV. DELIA FAY’S WOMEN’S RETREAT SERMON

Our women’s retreat was a fabulous getaway! In addition to worshiping God, we walked a labyrinth and Stations of the Cross, enjoyed good food and fellowship, and decorated a cross which we placed on the altar. Rev. Delia Fay’s sermon can be found online under the Rector’s Corner on the website or by clicking here.

January.February 2018

CHURCH INTERNET IS DOWN

We are sorry to announce that our church office internet is down this week, though we are working quickly to bring in a solution. If you have anything for Jo Ann, please call the church as our phones are still working! Thank you for your patience with the situation.

January.February 2018

THANK YOU, TROOP 3!

We are so grateful to the Scouts of Troop 3. They dedicated three hours of service to St Johns on Saturday, raking, spreading bark underneath the playground, pruning and general clean up.  Alexander Stoner also had a crew of scouts making further progress on the labyrinth and stations of the cross path, his Eagle project, which is Read More

January.February 2018

RHYTHMS OF GRACE INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Our new service for people and family with disabilities will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, and continue on the second Sunday of each month. The service will consist of a bible story, activities, Eucharist, and music. We need volunteers to assist in various aspects of the service. Please consider joining us at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17, Read More

January.February 2018

BENEFIT CONCERT

Cellist Michal Palzewicz and pianist Dr. Robert Bowman will present music of Bach, Scarlatti, Palzewicz, and Rachmaninoff in a Benefit Concert for the Torres Community Shelter and the Chico Housing Action at 7 p.m. on Monday, November 27, at St. John’s. The concert is open to the public. Donations large and small will be greatly appreciated. Half of Read More

January.February 2018

CHRISTMAS EVE PAGEANT

All children and youth (Age 4 -12th Grade) are invited to present a St. John’s Christmas Eve Pageant at the 5:00 p.m. Service on December 24th.  Parts will be assigned after church on Sunday, December 10th from 11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.  Rehearsals will be held on Sunday, December 17, from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and on Saturday, December 23, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon.  Lunch will be Read More

January.February 2018

THANKSGIVING SUNDAY

This Sunday we will sing some of our favorite Thanksgiving hymns and hear from our Youth Choir as we enter into Thanksgiving week. As is our custom at St. John’s, we will have no Thursday service to enable people to spend time with their family and friends. This Thanksgiving Sunday is also the time we have our ingathering of canned food that we place at the Read More