Please join us
Spoken Eucharist, 8 am
Choral Eucharist, 10 am
3 pm Divine Reading/Contemplative Prayer
Church is open daily for prayer and meditation
The Very Rev John P Thompson, Rector
Walt Zelley will serve as priest and pastor while Fr
John attends his mother in Milwaukee through Tuesday, 26
August. Thank you Walt!
Voice in the Wilderness for July is
here. Elen Freeston invites us all to
support the Country
Fair & Auction, Fr John reflects
on the fruits of the Spirit, and Rebecca Garrard
describes some of activities of the wider church, working toward
justice and tolerance.
Country Fair and Auction was held Saturday, 12
July. Crowds of eager fairgoers enjoyed perfect weather. See photos
of the fun! View historic CF&A
of years past.
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.
After 3 decades of devoted service, Jane Peck, our
esteemed treasurer, is passing the mantle to Louise Peterson.
We thank Jane, Louise, and all the faithful serving the church,
sometimes in shadows and in silence..
from the Greater Good Science Center
reveals that an attitude of gratitude changes brain chemistry so as to
strengthen relationships and increase happiness. As has been said
before, science is catching up to truths that religion found
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
Moses was keeping the flock of his
father-in-law Jethro... and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There
the angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire out of a bush;
he looked, and the bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed. Then
Moses said, "I must turn aside and look at this great sight, and see
why the bush is not burned up." When the LORD saw that he had turned
aside to see, God called to him out of the bush, "Moses, Moses!" And he
said, "Here I am." Then he said, "Come no closer! Remove the sandals
from your feet, for the place on which you are standing is holy