Children's Sunday School, Adult Education and Ecumenical Teen Activities are offered year-round. Please see the Weekly Eagle for the latest dates and information.
The Creation Team works to ensure that our church infrastructure supports an environmentally healthy community through actions such as reducing water use, limiting use of disposable products, and environmental education.
Meditation and contemplative prayer sessions are led intermittently throughout the year by a member of the congregation.
Book group readings and discussions occur intermittently throughout the year by a member of the congregation and focus on books related to faith and spirituality. Recent readings have included For the Bible Tells Me So by Peter Enns and The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr.
This is a brief listing of other ministries at St John’s. Join one by contacting us and volunteering your time and skills! Everyone is expected to have a ministry at St John’s, so don’t be shy! Volunteer! More detailed information is available for each ministry. Just ask, and we’ll get you in touch with the coordinator of the ministries you’re interested in.
Prayer shawl knitting in action!
Food Pantry Outreach “First Tuesday”: On the first Tuesday of the month, we bake muffins, procure coffee and juice, sort donated clothing, or greet Food Pantry customers as they stand in line to receive donated food.
Nursing Home: Volunteer to attend services at assisted living and nursing homes on Sundays. It’s amazing how much a simple conversation with someone willing to listen makes a difference for individuals in the sunsets of their lives.
Prayer Shawl Knitting Ministry: If you knit or want to learn, the group meets weekly on Tuesday at 10am to knit and pray over shawls for those ill, recuperating or grieving. Great fellowship.
Altar Guild: Learn to prepare the vessels and supplies for the Holy Eucharist, and to care for altar linens.
Sunday Ministries: Read the lessons, acolyte, bear the chalice, greet or usher, assist with the Prayers of the People. Training available for all roles.
Pastoral Care: For parishioners who are ill or grieving, cook meals, give rides, lend an ear, etc. Organized according to neighborhood.
Bread Bakers: Following a simple recipe and working at home—or in the company of other bread bakers—bake unleavened bread for Holy Eucharist.