Annual Meeting and Pot-Luck Brunch 

This Sunday January 25th

 Child Care will be provided throughout.

Please come and join us – all are welcome!


St. John’s Happenings

News from the Centre Street Food Pantry:    

Please continue your thoughtful and generous giving!  The Pantry is in need of:  diapers and wipes (adult too), canned meats and fish, meals in a can, canned soups and toilet paper and other toiletries.  Also, if you have any extra brown grocery bags, they can be put to good use!  Please continue to leave your donations on the right side bench in the long hall – along with vocally spreading the word about the Pantry!  Thank you

The Reverend Mark D. W. Edington is our Celebrant and Preacher at the 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, this Sunday, January 25, 2015.  Child Care will be provided.

Please Note:  there will be no 8:00 a.m. service this Sunday.  

Mark’s report to the parish for the Annual Meeting has been posted on the Saint John’s website, and can be read at this link:

Church School News:

This Sunday, January 25, the children will continue with the section on Prophets and will learn about the Prophet Elijah. The children will start in church for the 10AM service and be dismissed to Sunday School. Godly Play is offered for children 4 years old through 2nd grade. Older children (3rd – 6th grade) will be assisting with the younger children and participating in the activities. Child care is available for younger children. If you are interested in having your child(ren) attend Sunday School, willing to volunteer or have ideas about the program, please contact Jennifer Morgan at

Recipes and Memories, the new St. John’s cookbook, is out! We will be selling these wonderful gifts for $15. This cookbook contains recipes from our members now and from previous cookbooks made at St. John’s. Make sure to get your copy!  Kate McKey-Dunar

A Big Thank You to all who have signed on for Coffee Hour!  There are only three more dates to be filled:  March 15, 22, and 29.  Please take the time to sign up for one of these dates – the list is posted on the Parish Office door.  Thank you!

St. John’s Gift and Thrift Shop:  Mark your calendar – the half- price winter sale at the shop will be Saturday, January 31, 11am-4pm.  Come in to shop and to say ello!

An Invitation to Saint John’s Parishioners:




This Week at Saint John’s

Saturday, January 24       

9:00-11:00 am  Zen Group Meeting (upper hall)

11:00 am  Gift & Thrift Shop (lower hall)

Sunday, January 25         

10:00 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Celebrant and Preacher: The Reverend Mark D. W. Edington

Annual Meeting ~ Preceded by a Pot-Luck Brunch

5:00 pm  OA Group Meeting (upper hall)

5:00 pm  Confirmation Class (@ St. Paul’s)

Tuesday, January 27

   2:00-6:00 pm  Trumpet Lessons (lower hall)

Thursday, January 29

         7:30 pm  Choir Rehearsal

Saturday, January 31       

9:00-11:00 am  Zen Group Meeting (upper hall)

11:00 am  Gift & Thrift Shop [half-price sale] (lower hall)

Sunday, February 1      

         8:00 am  Contemplative Eucharist, Rite II

8:45 am  Open Community Breakfast (upper hall)

10:00 am  Holy Eucharist, Rite II

Guest Celebrant and Preacher: The Reverend Richard Simeone

5:00 pm  OA Group Meeting (upper hall)


Sunday, January 25, 2015   

Eucharistic Minister: Bryn Wood  –  1 Corinthians 7:29-31

Lector:  Tom Wood  –  Jonah 3:1-5, 10

Gospel Reading:  Mark 1:14-20

Acolyte:  Ian Groh

Altar Guild:  Kristin Knudson-Groh

Ushers:  Candy Jones, Jeff Barrell

Collection:  Christopher Carter, Tom Wood

Coffee Hour: Annual Meeting Pot-Luck Brunch

If you have any announcements for this bulletin, please contact Paula DiMauro

( or Kristin Knudson-Groh (