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St. Johns

Technology and Prayer

Technology and Prayer   Many are the woes of modern technology. Being constantly available wears on us as there is less and less down time. Our attention spans seem much shorter as our phones and […]

Blessing of the Backpacks-August 13

Each year, right before school resumes, we take a few minutes during the 10:30am service to honor everyone who’s heading out to school with our “Blessing of the Backpacks”. So if you’re heading to school […]


Over the years, as I have attended and led Youth Group meetings, I have watched teenagers walk into a room and gravitate toward people they already know. If we allowed it teenagers would divide into […]

Don’t GO TO Church…

Don’t GO TO Church…   In this part of the country, it is very common to ask the question, “Where do you go to church?” In some ways that question reveals what is good about […]

Rocky Top

What do you do when you fall off a cliff?  When the rug gets pulled out from under you and you begin a free fall that spirals and circles into blackness until you don’t know […]

Outreach Grants of $110,000

On June 19 the Vestry approved the recommendations made by the Outreach Grants Committee, chaired by Charlie Harris. Grants of $110,000 were made and will be distributed September 1 to the following ministries in our […]

SpiritLit on Monday 7/10 & Heavenly Hosts on Tuesday 7/11

SpiritLit is our summertime monthly book study for women and Heavenly Hosts is our monthly covered dish supper. SpiritLit for the month of July will be reading the book “When Breath Becomes Air”, and will […]

Saying Goodbye and Hello

So we’re losing another great Associate Rector and gaining still another great Associate Rector. We’ve done both more than a few times over the years and it’s a rhythm we’re becoming used to. This time […]

What’s Next for the Strandlunds?

As many of you have heard, Lucy and I are leaving St. John’s at the end of this month.  Many of the details of our move—where we’ll be living, what I’ll be doing for work, […]

Ascended Christ

When young people graduate from high school or college their worlds begin to change pretty rapidly. Their relationship with their parents begins to shift dramatically or at least it should. There is new freedom. There […]

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