A wild adventure awaits as St. John’s Episcopal Church experiences “ROAR – Life is Wild, God is Good!” — our 2019 Vacation Bible School running Monday – Friday, June 17 – June 21, 9 a.m. to Noon. The registration fee is $55 per participant and is open to children age 4 years old (as of June […]
Ash Wednesday marks the first of the forty days of Lent, named for the custom of placing blessed ashes on the foreheads of worshipers at Ash Wednesday services. The ashes are a sign of penitence and a reminder of mortality, and may be imposed with the sign of the cross. Ash Wednesday is observed as a […]
Okay, guys, COURT IS IN SESSION! Men’s basketball in the gym Saturday, February 17 at 6:30 a.m.! All are welcome; first timers, come on down! What’s in it for you? This: • shooting hoops helps burn around 300 calories an hour. • playing a half court game brings it to about 558 an hour. • […]
The February-April issue of the daily devotional, Forward Day by Day, is available in the Narthex. Your $1 donation is greatly appreciated. Why a daily devotional? 1) You grow spiritually. 2) You get to know God. 3) You gain a deeper understanding of the Bible. 4) You begin to apply the Bible’s teaching. 5) You […]
Here’s Mrs. Patti with a reminder about February’s Youth Winter Retreat: “If you were on the fence about retreat, you can still sign up! We can make space for you!” The details: Rescheduled Youth Winter Retreat Saturday, February 17 – Monday, February 19 El Capitan Canyon, Santa Barbara Email Mrs. Patti right away if you […]
Community Lutheran Church will host the Augustana College Symphonic Band from Illinois Sunday, February 18 at 4 p.m. This in an unticketed event with a freewill offering. In addition to the concert, the people of St. John’s are also invited to consider hosting some of the musicians. Community Lutheran has lined up homes for almost […]
Chrysostom Day on Sunday, January 28 was great! Turnout was solid, ministry booths were terrific, and the fellowship was fabulous. Here are a few captures from the day:
• Saturday, December 23, our 5 p.m. Holy Eucharist is the Eve of the Fourth Sunday of Advent. We’ll have special guest musicians leading the music with Fr. Christopher. Please invite a friend! • Join us Sunday, December 24 for Christmas Eve worship: – 4 p.m. is our festive family service! – 9:30 p.m. is […]
Alert! Daylight Saving Time Ends Early Sunday Morning! Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 5. Before retiring Saturday evening, November 4, be sure to turn your clocks back one hour! To help you remember this important task, here are six poems to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time.
The Thanksgiving Food Drive is here — and it’s through the generous commitment of parishioners’ time, talent, and treasure that make this event happen. Again this year, your donations will support our local RSM Cares Food Pantry. Use this handy flyer when you next grocery shop. Shopping lists can also be found on the Narthex […]
After you attend Trunk-or-Treat from 4 to 6 p.m. in our parking lot, head up the 73 Toll Road to St. Michael and All Angels in Corona del Mar for the annual Canterbury Irvine Fall Fundraiser. CI is the Episcopal campus ministry at UCI. The fundraiser runs from 6:30—8:30 p.m., and tickets are $100 each. […]
Our annual Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit RSM Cares Food Pantry is around the corner! Shopping lists can be found on the counter in the Narthex. Please bring your donations to church by Sunday, November 12. Contact Roger Bradshaw, firstname.lastname@example.org, if you can help out with preparing and loading bags on Monday and Tuesday, November […]
We’re heading to El Capitan Canyon, just north of Santa Barbara, for our annual Youth Winter Retreat, Saturday-Monday, January 13-15, 2018. To sign up, shoot an email to Mrs. Patti at email@example.com. Cost is $225 for all youth grades 6-12. TWENTYSOMETHINGS are invited, too!
Please join us at one of three gatherings for our annual stewardship conversations. Fr. Christopher and the Bishop’s Committee will provide a short presentation on the “State of St. John’s”. You are a vital part of the discussion, so please plan on attending one of the meetings and help us plan our future together. Each […]
We’ve recently introduced the email address “firstname.lastname@example.org” in Facebook and website posts as a way for church members needing information to reach out to a ministry’s lay leader. Here’s why we’ve taken the step of providing a generic email rather than posting the ministry leader’s home or work email: 1. Search engines crawl all Facebook […]
Building on the incredible youth forum held at St. John’s earlier this month, an informational forum for parents, teachers, and community leaders is set for Monday, October 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Norman P. Murray Community Center, 24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo. For more information, please call 949.709.0976 or email ato email@example.com.
St. John’s hosts a Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, November 12 from 8 a.m.-2:15 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. Sign ups for both donors and volunteers continue Sundays. Look for the sign up sheet in the narthex. Questions? Contact Paul Eskildsen via firstname.lastname@example.org Like to know more about what your donation can do? Check it […]
Cub Scout Troop 1618, started at St. John’s many years ago, will hold an informational meeting Wednesday, September 27, 6:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. All parents and boys are invited to learn more about scouting. An exciting year is ahead with a schedule full of thrilling activities. Visit Troop 1618’s website to see all […]
The Congregations of Deaneries 9 and 10 gather Saturday, September 30 to bid fond farewell to Bishop Jon and Mary Bruno. St. George’s Church in Laguna Hills hosts the gathering from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please RSVP! St. George’s is located at 23802 Avenida De La Carlota in Laguna Hills. Questions? Call the Rev. […]
Join Youth Group Members Sunday, September 24 and Hang Invites on Neighbors’ Doors! Our fall program of hashtags, evangelism, and community building kicks off Sunday, September 24 (also Social Media Sunday) after the 10 a.m. service. You’ll walk with other church members and our youth group to walk our neighborhood, and hang invitations on our […]