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Wednesday Night Lenten Speaker Series: The Rev. Chris Girata

March 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday nights in Lent: February 17th – March 16th, St. John’s will host a different speaker each week.  Eucharist at 5:30, Supper at 6:00  ($4 child, $6 adult, $20 maximum family).  Speaker at 6:30-7:30, separate children’s program at 6:30-7:30, nursery available for infants and toddlers.

March 16th Speaker: The Rev. Chris Girata

Chris Girata



The Rev. Chris Girata is the Rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Memphis, TN, and before that, Rev. Girata served as Associate Rector at St. Luke’s in Birmingham, AL. After completing his undergraduate education at Stetson University, he received a Master of Theological Studies degree from Emory University with an emphasis on comparative religion and conflict resolution and his Master of Divinity degree from the Virginia Theological Seminary. He has served parishes in the Washington, DC area, including the Washington National Cathedral, where he worked under the Rev. Canon John L. Peterson, former Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, in the Center for Global Justice and Reconciliation. He currently is pursuing a doctorate in Christian Leadership at Duke University.

Children’s Program: MIND GAMES

Mind Games (Lenten Series)

All the children will love a variety of ridiculously fun games designed to make them think. We will incorporate some art into the series! Children ages 4-6th grade are encouraged to join us as we learn more about important Bible points!

*Following God

*God’s love

*Helping/Loving others

*Not judging

*With God nothing is impossible

A different Bible point is taught each night of the series; games are related to this Bible point. The children’s program is held in the children’s chapel, following supper on Wednesday nights.



March 16, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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