A Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols
Sunday, December 16
9:00 and 11:15 am
Scripture readings by St. John’s parishioners tell the story of the promise of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus interspersed with the singing of Advent and Christmas carols and hymns by the congregation and choirs of St. John’s Church. A Festival of Lessons and Carols is accompanied by organist Dr. John C. Wulff and the Sunrise String Quartet with Teri Lazar and Osman Kivrak. Children’s Chapel will be available.
Monthly Mom's Morning
Wednesday, December 19
9:00 am in the Meeting Room on the Lower Floor
Moms of St. John's: Whether you have just 10 minutes or a full hour, we invite you to join in this spiritual gathering of support, conversation, and friendship, starting around 9:00 am one Wednesday each month. Let this group be your haven from the daily chaos of motherhood. Come for as little or as long as you’d like. Little ones are welcome. Toys and good coffee will be provided. Questions? Please contact Whitney Wolf. View a listing of upcoming Mom's Mornings HERE.
Day Trippers Excursion
Thursday, December 20
United States Botanic Garden
Join the Day Trippers for a special holiday trip to the United States Botanic Garden located at the foot of the US Capitol Building. The Botanic Garden is featuring Christmas displays with historic model trains and depots. We will meet in the church parking lot at 10:15 am to depart at 10:30 am, returning around 2:30 pm. Please contact Deborah Page through the Parish Office to let us know of your interest in a festive good time.
An Invitation to Sing on Christmas Eve!
Monday, December 24
Youth Choir at 4:00 pm; Adult Choir at 7:00 & 10:00 pm
Help make this season meaningful for all by singing with the choirs. Music will feature familiar works by composers including George Frideric Handel and John Rutter. Rehearsals are in the Choir Room on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm for the Youth Choir and at 7:30 pm for the Adult Choir. Questions? Please contact Nigel Tangredi, Youth Choir Director or John Wulff, Organist and Choirmaster.
On Your Mark, Get Set, KNIT!
The Missions Committee is gearing up for the second annual Martin Luther King Day Knitting Bee, to be held on January 21, 2019. Once again, we will be creating little red hats to donate to the American Heart Association. The Bee is open to all ages and levels of skill. Last year, we sent off more than 30 hats. For knitters and crocheters who want to get a head start, please find information on materials and patterns HERE.