Our Advocate: Object of Worship, Model for Living

Sixth Sunday of Easter Prayer of the Day Almighty and ever-living God, you hold together all things in heaven and on earth. In your great mercy receive the prayers of all your children, and give to all the world the Spirit of your truth and peace, through Jesus...

Marc in Venice for Pride

As part of its Pride Month celebration, St. John’s is excited to present a new play that interweaves stories of faith and self-discovery.  Marc in Venice is a unique play that is anything but a typical coming out story.  Set in three different centuries, three...

A Witness that Lifts Up

Fifth Sunday of Easter Introduction As we continue to celebrate the fifty days of Easter, today’s gospel includes Jesus’ promise that he goes to prepare a place for his followers in his Father’s house. Our baptism commissions us to share Jesus’ mission in the world....

No Fear for the Flock

Fourth Sunday of Easter Prayer of the Day O God our shepherd, you know your sheep by name and lead us to safety through the valleys of death. Guide us by your voice, that we may walk in certainty and security to the joyous feast prepared in your house, through Jesus...

St. John’s Actors Going to Wittenberg, Germany

St. John's will be sending representatives of its theatre ministry to participate in an international gathering hosted by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Germany to commemorate the 500th Anniversary of the start of the Reformation.  In the shadow of the church...

Where Christ Finds Us

Third Sunday of Easter Prayer of the Day O God, your Son makes himself known to all his disciples in the breaking of bread. Open the eyes of our faith, that we may see him in his redeeming work, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and...

Our Rolling Stones, God’s Cornerstone

Resurrection of Our Lord: Easter Day Introduction On this day the Lord has acted! On the first day of the week God began creation, transforming darkness into light. On this, the “eighth day” of the week, Jesus Christ was raised from the dead. We celebrate this new...

An Unlikely Resistance

Sunday of the Passion / Palm Sunday Prayer of the Day Sovereign God, you have established your rule in the human heart through the servanthood of Jesus Christ. By your Spirit, keep us in the joyful procession of those who with their tongues confess Jesus as Lord and...

Funeral Surprises

Fifth Sunday in Lent Prayer of the Day Almighty God, your Son came into the world to free us all from sin and death. Breathe upon us the power of your Spirit, that we may be raised to new life in Christ and serve you in righteousness all our days, through Jesus...

Focusing the Eyes with Faith

Fourth Sunday in Lent Prayer of the Day Bend your ear to our prayers, Lord Christ, and come among us. By your gracious life and death for us, bring light into the darkness of our hearts, and anoint us with your Spirit, for you live and reign with the Father and the...

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