Please join us
Holy Week & Easter
29 March, Palm Sunday
8 and 10 am services
2 April, 6 pm Seder and Maundy Thursday rite
3 April, Good Friday
10 am, 7:30 pm
4 April, Holy Saturday
10:30 am, Easter Egg Hunt
5 April, Easter Day
8 am, Holy Eucharist
10 am, Choral Eucharist
Spoken Eucharist, 8 am
Choral Eucharist, 10 am
Wednesdays, 3 pm
Church is open daily for prayer and meditation
The Very Rev John P Thompson, Rector
Be with us as we
experience again the mystery and majesty
of Christ's resurrection. Review the Service Schedule.
For the whimsical side of Christian worship, join the Easter Egg
Voice in the Wilderness
for March is out! Fr John reflects on
self-knowledge and authenticity, both nurtured through prayer. Karen
Flynn writes a warm portrait of Edee Hedrick,
our organist, celebrating 30 years of service! Lucy Eldridge
waits for Spring Blooms and Bob Dodd recaps the
At 6:30 each Wednesday in Lent, join our church neighbors for a simple
soup and bread supper. As says this poster,
"Journey with us as we encounter the divine in each other."
Change Crisis Forum is now available for viewing.
Days of Action leads up to Earth Day.
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.
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!
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
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
The great crowd that had come to the festival heard that
Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and
went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes
in the name of the Lord-- the King of Israel!" Jesus found a young
donkey and sat on it; as it is written: "Do not be afraid, daughter of
Zion. Look, your king is coming, sitting on a donkey's colt!"
His disciples did not understand these things at first; but
when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things had
been written of him and had been done to him.