Celebrate St Valentine's Day at the Whole
Lot of Love Roast Beef Dinner on
February 14. Tonya Carter and Jeanne VanHoesen are organizing this
event and ask for volunteers.
Fr John reflects on Rev Martin Luther King, jr and his dream of
justice, justice too often denied to the poor, the Black, the
powerless. Read John's sermon
of January 18.
Read all about it!
November issue of
Voice is here! Fr John reflects on
gratitude in the season of Thanksgiving. See photos of the Harvest Fest
and read about all the celebrations, concerts, dinners, and parties
planned and enjoyed!
Our Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori
asks for a day
of prayer for those in the Diocese of Liberia and all
affected by the Ebola Pandemic, the sick and those who care for them.
of St John in the
Wilderness is located in a park-like setting, Taconic
State Park! We're on the Harlem
Valley Rail Trail and Bash-Bish
Falls is just up the road. Come, enjoy!
September, Wendy Langlois
honored the children of St John in the Wilderness and described
Sunday School program. Registration for the new
term beginning 21 September remains open.
Peace, and Integrity of Creation
(JPIC) is a worldwide movement to promote social and economic
justice and respect for the environment. Diocese of Central NY is
as an organizing principle for social justice.
We made a list of the many Good
Causes supported by St John in the Wilderness. Can
you add to
Divine Reading/ Contemplative Prayer Group:
Wednesdays at 3 pm on your calendar and gather with us in the rectory
for the Divine Reading/Centering Prayer Group. This
approach to scripture will bring peace to your soul.
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you checked the St John's Photobook? Several new faces have been
Thus says the Lord, See, I am sending my messenger
to prepare the way before me, and the Lord whom you seek will suddenly
come to his temple. The messenger of the covenant in whom you delight--
indeed, he is coming, says the LORD of hosts. But who can endure the day
of his coming, and who can stand when he appears?
For he is like a refiner's fire and like fullers' soap; he will sit as a
refiner and purifier of silver, and he will purify the descendants of Levi
and refine them like gold and silver, until they present offerings to the
LORD in righteousness.