Recent Happenings @ St. John’s

The Bishop is Coming! Confirmation Sunday

  Congratulations to those who are being confirmed this morning:  Andrew Barton, Lock Billingsley, John Deviney, Eva Dupre, Cassidy Edmondson, Gabrielle Ellicott, Lucas Johnson, Liza Obel-Omia, Zachary Obel-Omia, Anna Wilkerson, and Britta Wilkerson.  Bishop Knisely will be visiting St. John’s on Sunday, November 19th. He will be confirming those students who have completed their classes and…

Chamber Orchestra of Barrington Inaugural Concert

A new chamber orchestra will present its inaugural concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, at St. John’s Episcopal Church. Jacob Stott, the music director at St. John’s, has agreed to host the new orchestra which draws its performers from all over the state. Led by conductor, Edward Markward, the Chamber Orchestra of Barrington…

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat! Save the date and start planning your entry!  On Sunday, October 29th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, we will be hosting a new fundraiser to benefit youth mission trips. “Trunk or Treat” is a safe alternative to traditional Halloween festivities that relies on participation from the whole church and surrounding community.  We need…

Confirmation Prep

Confirmation Prep Confirmation candidates will meet on October 15th and 22nd from 11:30-1:30.  All sessions are required.  The bishop’s visit is scheduled for Sunday, November 19th.  Please see Heather Annis or Robin Higbie for more information.

JV Mission Trip Planning!

If you are currently in 8th or 9th grade, this group is for you!  Join us to begin planning for a domestic mission trip in 2019.  There will be an informational meeting on Sunday, October 22nd from 5:30-6:15 (right before youth group!)  This group will meet monthly beginning in November.  See Heather Annis or Jay…

Blessing of the Animals

Please join us on Sunday, October 8th for our annual Blessing of the Animals at the 10:00 a.m. service.  Everyone is encouraged to bring the members of their families that are fury, or scaly, or otherwise different from us as human, so we can ask God’s blessing on them…and all of us!