Fear of Abandonment

I still carry an image in my mind from elementary school. Most every day we would gather on the school yard or gymnasium and pick teams for some game we were about to play. Everyone would line up along the fence or wall and two captains would start picking teams. The first captain would pick […]


Three times in the Book of Habakkuk (sort of rhymes with tobacco) the word Selah is used. In some ways it means what we mean when we say Amen, carrying with it an invitation to appreciate more fully what is being said. It could easily be translated: Wow! Stop and Listen! Selah is used 71 […]

Seeds of Grace

Wearing a clerical collar in a public place can be an odd experience. If I go into the grocery store, for instance, and have my collar on, very nearly everyone I pass in the aisle or stand near in the checkout line smiles and speaks to me. If I don’t have on the collar, very […]

Stop Hunger Now Event-Nov. 26

St. John’s is having an Event called “Stop Hunger Now” on November 26th from 4pm-7pm.  This is an “all hands on deck” event.  We are partnering with a group called “Rise Against Hunger” to pack meals that will be sent to the hungry in 3rd world countries across the globe.  We have been tasked with […]

For Our Sins

As Christians we are familiar with the phrase, “Christ died for our sins.” The epistles of Paul and John make reference to this and we hear it often but what does it really mean? What does Christ dying for our sins mean to you? Some find it a helpful phrase. Others find it distracting and […]

Boo-Charist & Trunk or Treat

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 25th for our annual Boo-Charist & Trunk or Treat event! At 5:30pm, we’ll have a Boo-Charist (a halloween themed eucharist), everyone, please come in costume!! At 6:00pm, we’ll have a very healthy dinner of corn dogs, french fries & onion rings! At 6:30pm Trunk or Treat begins.  Grown ups have […]