The cloudy skies and intermittent rains could not deter our Easter revelers.
Sunday, June 19, Noon-4:00pm We will hold our second annual Father’s Day Plant and Bake Sale, Sunday, June 19 at the base of St John’s driveway. All kinds of plants will be for sale, including herbs, perennials, annuals, vegetables and ferns. A colorful feature will be lots of hanging baskets filled with beautiful annuals! Delicious baked goodies will also be on sale. -Lucy Eldridge
As explained in previous issues of A Voice in the Wilderness, earlier this year the Capital Campaign Committee, in consultation with the Buildings & Grounds Committee and the Finance Committee, prioritized projects for completion in the Campaign. On April 28, 2022, we sent out pledge request letters, covering calendar years 2022 and 2023, to 91 members and friends of St. John’s. The letters stated that we needed to raise $42,500 to complete ongoing capital projects (mechanical and electrical upgrades and Sacristy renovation) and new capital projects, specifically the restoration of … Read more
In this Summer Of Change, there’s a lot happening at the Church and on the grounds and you’ll be able to see it soon, as described in this issue. Thanks to all who are working to enhance the inherent beauty of this beautiful and historic place! We’ve also changed the summer fundraiser to the Fall, so SAVE THE DATE for our Community Harvest Festival, September 17, 5:00-7:30pm. We’ll begin with music outside by Broadway Composer Jim Wann, Irish Traditional Musician Robbie Haldane, Jazz Guitarist and Clarinetist John Myers, and Upright … Read more
Spring weather has arrived, finally, and the flush of new leaves and blossoming of flowers is accompanied on our church grounds with a flurry of activity to prepare for upcoming capital projects. Kudos to the Buildings & Grounds Committee for pushing these projects forward! The Chair of that committee, Marjorie Hoog, summarized for the May Vestry meeting the status of projects. I’ll briefly review some of those highlights here, and others are covered in the “Capital Campaign Update” in this issue of the newsletter, along with the just received news … Read more
Elen Freeston’s legendary Scottish shortbread cookies, homemade soups, Christmas wreaths and much more, made the St John in the Wilderness annual Christmas Market a resounding success. A huge thanks to the Christmas Market coordinator, Lucy Eldridge, and the many parishioners who donated their talent and time to keep the market running smoothly. With all things at St John in the Wilderness, it takes a village!
We are happy to welcome everyone to our in-person Sunday services. However, if you are not comfortable about meeting indoors, if you are unvaccinated or if you simply can’t make it to our in-person service, we invite you to join us on a live-stream through Facebook when we have an in-person operator. Our regular in-person iPad live stream operator is unavailable December 25 through April 10. If you are available to stream our Sunday 10am service, please contact Jay Corcoran at [email protected] Join us online in December on the following … Read more