Calendar of Events
Winds in the Wilderness
At the intersection of classical, jazz and world music, Winds in the Wilderness Concerts is shaping a new paradigm for music performance that resonates with the joyful connection between artists and audience. Our eclectic programs explore music from Baroque to Contemporary, Eastern, Jazz and Latin, including our own arrangements and new works created for us, making every program an adventure that delights listeners. Join us for our next outdoor concert on Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 3 pm; with Allan Dean, trumpet! Jazz and classical music by Giuseppe Torelli, John ... Read more
Hevreh (a world music ensemble)
The critically acclaimed chamber music group, Hevreh Ensemble will present a special outdoor concert at the bucolic setting of The Church of St. John in the Wilderness in Copake Falls, New York. The church is located next to Bash Bish Falls. Hevreh is a Hebrew word meaning “Circle of Friends.” Friendship, relationship, connection: these are the DNA of the HEVREH Ensemble. Formed and cultivated by a group of friends, both new and lifelong, HEVREH Ensemble is the best kind of chamber group: their “clean, tight, creative… aesthetic that defies description” ... Read more
Stewardship Pledge Campaign 2023
During the Stewardship Drive we ask parishioners to make their monetary pledge for the coming year. The monies collected during the drive will fund the church budget.
Community Harvest Festival
Food and drink, live music, and a silent auction The historic Church of St. John In The Wilderness announces the 2022 Community Harvest Festival to be held Saturday, September 17, 5:00-7:30pm at its beautiful property in Copake Falls, NY. The event is open to the public and will feature food and drink, live music with Broadway Composer Jim Wann and Friends, and a silent auction. Tickets are $75 general admission and $25 for those 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online. “We are so excited to invite friends and ... Read more
This luncheon is the halfway point of the Stewardship Pledge Campaign, when the parish comes together to both celebrate what’s been pledged-to-date and to encourage those who haven’t yet pledged. All parishioners and friends of St. John in the Wilderness are invited to attend. Those interested in attending are asked to contact Wendy Langlois at [email protected] stating the number of people in your party who will be attending and what pot-luck dish you’d like to bring. Alternatively, there is a sign up sheet in the entry of the church.
During coffee hour
Winter Walk in Copake Falls
and Christmas Market on the Rectory Porch