Holy Week and Easter

Very large crucifix against a cloud-filled sky

Services this year will once again be over the Internet.28 March, Palm Sunday, 10 am via Zoom 1 April, Maundy Thursday,  7:30 pm 2 April, Good Friday, 7:30 pm 4 April, Easter SundaySunrise service CANCELLED for weatherInternet Church, 10 am

Our mission: heal a hurting world

Ringed hand reaching toward the light

Episcopal Relief & Development (is our church’s global mission heal a hurting world. During Lent we will not forget the neediest among us. Louise and Dale Peterson have published a new Voice in the Wilderness. Fr John’s essay relates Plato’s story of the Cave to respect for reality, however challenging, and the dangers of denial. Elen Freeston, our new Senior Warden, writes with surprising enthusiasm of church management and the Zoom experience. Lucy Eldridge describes the pastoral ministry visiting the housebound with meals and the love of community. Also find … Read more

Annual church meeting

St John in the Wilderness in the snow

Sunday 17 January we held the Annual Meeting of the Church. Read the Annual Report. With this November issue, Dale and Louise Peterson begin to wind up ten years of Voice in the Wilderness. Jim and Patricia Wann have stepped up to take over the publication of our parish newsletter. This is a vital service to our community and we are grateful to have such capable editors! Zoom Book Club has finished discussion of So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo. Our 5 person, all White group found it painful in places, but resolved to become better partners in the fight against systemic … Read more

Troubled times, everyone!


Come to the Annual Meeting, this Sunday 17 January, immediately following the 10 am Zoom Service.  Important church business, the Annual Report for 2020, and the election of officers will all be conducted. Read Fr John’s invitation. DON’T LET YOUR GUARD DOWN! COVID-19 Infection Rates are Rising.  Visit the NY State Coronavirus page.

2021 pledge drive is underway

Money jar

We continue Zoom service at 10 am.  Read Fr John’s invitation. Supporting material. Christmas may be over and for some of us it was the loneliest Christmas of our lives. But now we have 12 Days to celebrate the Nativity, culminating in Epiphany. Let us rejoice and be glad in them! Mibs Zelley reports that the 2021 pledge drive is underway. Please return your pledge card to the church with as generous a gift as you can. Thank you! Rt. Rev. William  Love, our Diocesan bishop, will resign 1 February. His conscience did not allow the celebration of same-sex marriage, a practice approved by the Episcopal … Read more

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