Men’s Night Out Thursday, May 12th

The next meeting of our St. John’s Men’s Group has been scheduled for Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 6:30 pm. at the church. This is sure to be an evening filled with food, fun and fellowship and all men of the parish (and guests) are invited. Mark this date on your calendar gentlemen and…

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Parish Picnic May 22nd 2011

Please join us for St. John’s Annual Parish Picnic. The picnic will take place May 22nd at 10:30 a.m. at the Howard’s Lake House. The festivities for the day include a celebration of the Holy Eucharist, followed by Lunch, provided by our hosts Billy and Linda Howard. After lunch, we’ll enjoy an afternoon of Fellowship…

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Easter Sunday

The celebration of Easter Day begins this year with a low mass at 8:00am (Nursery Provided).  This is a said service (Rite I) with no incense or hymns.
At 9:30am, people begin gathering for the flowering of the Cross.  All individuals and families are invited and encouraged to bring bunches of flowers from garden and home,…

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The Great & Holy Vigil of Easter

The Great & Holy Vigil Of Easter
April 23
7:30pm
with the Baptism of Lauren Sullivan
The Easter Vigil is ancient in origin and is commonly held to be the most important service of the Church Year.  The service marks the official transition from Lent to Easter. The Easter Vigil is also the time when most of the Baptisms…

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Good Friday

April 22
12:00pm
Holy Friday, commonly and almost universally called Good Friday, is the day the Church remembers the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour.
The solemn service of the day is unique.  The color of the day is Black and there is a serious and mournful tone to the entire liturgy.
The Liturgy of the day…

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Maundy Thursday

April 21
6:00pm Solemn Mass
Holy Thursday, or Maundy Thursday begins the Triduum Sacrum, the sacred three days, of the Passion and Resurrection.  The feast itself remembers  several things in the life of Jesus Christ.
The first remembrance of the day is the love of Jesus for His people.  In our tradition this day is commonly called ‘Maundy…

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Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday
April 17
8:00 Low Mass
10:30am High Solemn Mass
Palm Sunday begins Holy Week.  The 10:30 service begins on the Courtyard lawn (the 8:00am service begins in the Church and will not use incense, at the 10:30 incense will be used with the church being vented).  Once gathered on the lawn the priest will bless and hand…

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