St. John’s is in a discernment process of being a sanctuary congregation. To kick it off, worshippers were given an opportunity to explore the issues surrounding immigration as well as reflect on the creation story through prayer stations. Sanctuary at St. John’s – Process (This document was inspired by the process that the Congregational Church of
Choir begins on September 3. Join the choir, whether you want to just check it out or be a part of a singing community. Practice is every Sunday morning at 8.45am. Contact Karen (email@example.com) for more information.
Discernment of Becoming a Sanctuary Church In 2016, the St. John’s session approved a motion to begin discerning providing sanctuary space at St. John’s. Over the past couple years, partners at St. John’s shared growing concern for refugees and immigrants in our area. Through Interfaith Welcome Bay Area Refugee Support, we participated in creating welcome
In June, we will be focusing on what it means to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind as well as love our neighbor. June 4 – Pentecost Sunday, there will be prayer stations reflecting on Deuteronomy 4 that explains who our neighbor as well as our migration story. June 11 – Joaquin
If you would like to donate potted tulips to decorate our sanctuary, you may give them in remembrance of, in honor of, or to be used without specific acknowledgment. Send your request to office at firstname.lastname@example.org. A donation of $8 per potted tulip is requested to defray the cost. You may pick up your potted
April 23 is Interactive Sunday, where there will be opportunities to engage in prayer through song, reflection, and hands on activity. This is a wonderful intergenerational worship opportunity. The theme will focus on Easter and Resurrection.