First Communion Classes

First Communion Classes for children during Lent In the last years, there has been a good bit of confusion over when a child should start taking communion. Up until the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, a person was not allowed to receive Holy Communion until they were confirmed. With the advent of the ‘new’ prayerbook,…

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Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Tuesday Evening, March 8th 5:30-7:00pm Donations accepted at the door. Join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner benefiting the E.Y.C.’s fundraising efforts for their summer mission trip to the Ozark mountains to build and repair housing for the elderly and poor. The dinner is a tremendous amount of fun….

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Sermon- Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany Year A

Most of us here…and especially those of us who have been a part of the parish family for many years, love to hear the pitter-patter of little feet in our halls and in this nave. Most of us love to hear the laughter of little voices bringing life and vibrancy to this parish. There are…

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Parish Dinner tonight 2/16

Join us this tonight night for our February parish dinner. At the dinner we will look at the real Saint Valentine and be serenaded with a few romantic classics. A nursery will be provided and there will be activities for the kids. Come on out, share a meal, and learn more about your faith. Menu:…

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Music at St. John’s

Emily Hindrichs, soprano,with Lois Leventhal, piano Sunday afternoon, February 27, 3:00 p.m. “…soprano Emily Hindrichs dispatched exuberant, high-flown lines with a winning ease…” –Steve Smith, The New York Times “To this taste, she had the finest voice — firm, full, lustrous, agile and distinctive — and her coloratura passages sometimes took on the disembodied quality…

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Children’s Chapel

Thank you to those who have volunteered to help Crystal Nail and Phyllis Johnson with our Children’s Chapel program. This has been a huge undertaking for the two of them and now we need your help. Please call Crystal (601-319-7283) or the church office (601-428-7252) and sign up to volunteer 45 minutes of your time…

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St. John’s Mens Basketball League

Saint John’s Church League Men’s Basketball team will close out the season this Thursday, March 24 beginning at 8:00 p.m.  The game will be played at Westminster Presbyterian Church gym and is sure to be exciting.  Thanks to all the guys on the team and to our Coach, Richard Follis–you all have made this season…

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Sermon- Third Sunday after the Epiphany

Today, my brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ, let us consider repentance. Repentance is a major theme throughout the entirety of the record of Scripture. From the fall of Adam and Eve and the expulsion out of the Garden of Eden…From Noah and the Arc and the flooding of the world…from the call of Abraham…

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Candlemas & The Blessing of Throats

Candlemas & The Blessing of Throats Wednesday, February 2nd at 6:00pm Join us for Candlemas and the Blessing of the Throats on Wednesday February 2nd at 6:00pm.  At this service we will celebtate the Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus Christ in Temple.  We will bless all of the candles to be used…

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