The Education for Ministry program is a course to enable Christians to better understand their faith, traditions and scriptures; to ask hard questions; and to help discover ways to serve and discern God's call.
The Annual Messiah Sing will take place again at St. John's at 7:30 pm on TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17th.
Rehearsal for musicians etc. is at 5pm
We have determined after much prayer and reflection not to hold our Christmas Fair this year. We feel it is more important for us to take a break after the year long renovations and regroup, as we renew our mission and vocation.
We are beginning Judith Carpenter's book "The Uninvited Goddess" at our book study. All are welcome, even if you haven't read the book. It might help you decide if you want to buy the book or not.
We will have a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 10 am on Thanksgiving Day. All are welcome
Christmas eve is on a Tuesday this year and Christmas day is on Wednesday.
Our traditional Christmas services are a 5:30 service of Lessons and Carols on Christmas eve for the whole family. At 11 pm on Christmas eve, we have our midnight mass. On Christmas day we have our service at 11 am.
Linda Sheperd is returning with her yoga classes at St. John's every Tues. and Thurs. mornings at 9 am.
On Saturday, November 16th at 1 pm there will be a service celebrating 200 years of the Episcopal diocese of Maine, at Christ Church in Gardner, Maine.