Transforming Generosity

I am energized by this year’s stewardship theme, “Transforming Generosity.” I like it because it has two meanings. The first way to look at it is that generosity can transform us, our community and our church. When we become financially generous, we can empower the...

Stained Glass Window Update

The next time you are in church take time to really look at our beautiful stained glass windows. They have stories to tell – from the birth of Jesus to his crucifixion and stories of our patron, St. John.  Not so easy to find are the stories of the people who gave us...

2015 Stewardship Update

Our fall stewardship campaign is underway! This is the time of year when we take stock of our blessings and gifts and how we can give back to St. John’s. We have many blessings for which to be thankful. Our rector has been with us three years and our average...

A Stewardship Update

Curious to see how the 2014 budget is taking shape?  Wonder what that means for you?  Here are some highlights of the ministries supported by your giving last year! Staff Funding: This year St. John’s staff has been working to develop a new Sunday School program, the...

The Christian Environmentalist

The stereotype that in order to care for the earth you have to eat granola, wear dread-locks and participate in drum circles is a false dichotomy.  Although this type of “environmentalist” does exist, everyone, including the Christians of St. John’s, has the potential...