REV. CHRISTOPHER WITH MUSINGS ON ‘IT’S NOT FAIR’, THE WAY OF LOVE, AND THE WORSHIP SCHEDULE FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEBER 20 THROUGH SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2020

Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost • September 20, 2020 “It’s not fair!” Typically, the cry from a child faced with the consequences of her actions or when running headlong into firm boundaries. “Dad, how come Eric gets to stay up late? It’s not fair!” “Why am I being punished? Sue’s dad didn’t punish her!” The only […]

YOUTH GROUP RECAP, ERATOSTHENES’S DISCOVERY, AND MORE . . .

BINGO! was the game this week in both Youth Group meetings. But in the High School group it was ongoing references to prime numbers that dominated the game. Turns out some YG members blow steam by discussing Eratosthenes’s discovery. Who knew?! We also got caught up on more self-portraits — see pics, below. This week’s […]

LET’S CONNECT AND CHECK-IN WITH THE ST. JOHN’S YOUTH GROUP!

Connecting and checking-in are why St. John’s two Youth Groups meet weekly. Without COVID life is busy enough, but throw COVID into the mix with its life-changing challenges, and the importance of connecting and checking-in with our youth is paramount. This week’s ZOOM meetings were full of Middle Schoolers, High Schoolers, and even a couple […]

IN-PERSON WORSHIP FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 22 IS NOW LIVE!

In-person worship at St. John’s is happening Saturdays at 6:30 p.m. on the fountain courtyard. We are enjoying worshiping together — it is so good to see one another! Per State of California guidelines, sign-ups are required. Please show up 15 minutes before the service so your temperature can be taken (additional guidelines are at […]

EXTREME HEAT CANCELS OUTDOOR WORSHIP ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 15

Grace, joy and peace be with us all. People of God, We have been blessed and reaped our fortunes on Saturday afternoon with the weather of the last two weeks. The first week we were warm, last week a bit cooler. However, there is alarming meteorological news about this Saturday, August 15, during the time […]

WATCH THE VIDEO OF OUR FIRST IN-PERSON WORSHIP!

Our first in-person worship service during COVID was held at St. John’s today, Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 5 p.m. in the courtyard. It was:    • powerful to worship together in person    • comforting to see the church and be on the courtyard    • heartwarming to see Revs. Christopher and Karen engaging […]

ST. JOHN’S YOUTH GROUP SUMMER UPDATE!

What is our Youth Group up to? In addition to weekly ZOOM meetings, members and adult leaders are getting out in nature, hiking, and eating! Adult leaders, middle schoolers and high school kids met in the church parking lot last Sunday, walked to an O’Neil Park trail head, did a four-mile out and back trail […]

REGISTER NOW FOR IN-PERSON WORSHIP ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 1!

Your link to sign-up for in-person and outdoor worship on Saturday, August 1 is here! Just click on the “Register for In-Person Worship!” button above. The number of worshippers and volunteers is small, due to state guidelines, so don’t delay signing up.