Diocesan Synod

Our annual Diocesan Synod was held June 13-14 in Roanoke, VA. Bill Garrett and Fr. Rob attended, representing St. John’s. Both Bill and Fr. Rob were encouraged and uplifted by the Synod, especially the open discussion held at the end of the Friday business session as well as the several small group and one-on-one discussions … [Read more…]

Ash Wednesday – 7:00pm

Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, is Wednesday, March 6. Ash Wednesday is one of the two fasting days of the year, the other being Good Friday. Jesus Himself recommended and practiced fasting (Matthew 6:16-18, Luke 4:2, Matthew 17:21, Mark 9:29), as did the early Church and faithful Christians in every generation. The general … [Read more…]

A Banner Day for St. John’s

Sunday, June 3, 2017 was a banner day for St. John’s. Our bishop came for his annual visit. We celebrated one infant baptism. The bishop confirmed four adults and received one adult into the Church. There were over 65 people in attendance–a record for our parish. Following the liturgy, we had a Nigerian-style luncheon. This … [Read more…]