Unobstructed Peace

Lectionary 17 Prayer of the Day Beloved and sovereign God, through the death and resurrection of your Son you bring us into your kingdom of justice and mercy. By your Spirit, give us your wisdom, that we may treasure the life that comes from Jesus Christ, our Savior...

Our Holy Indebtedness

Lectionary 16 Introduction It is an age-old question: why is there evil in the world? In the parable of the wheat and the weeds Jesus suggests that both grow together until the harvest. With Paul, we long for the day that all creation will be set free from bondage and...

Come, to What Will Be

Lectionary 14 Prayer of the Day You are great, O God, and greatly to be praised. You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you. Grant that we may believe in you, call upon you, know you, and serve you, through your Son, Jesus...

Labels that Stick

Lectionary 12 - A Third Sunday after Pentecost/Pride Sunday Prayer of the Day Teach us, good Lord God, to serve you as you deserve, to give and not to count the cost, to fight and not to heed the wounds, to toil and not to seek for rest, to labor and not to ask for...

Green: The Color of Mission

Lectionary 11 Introduction Moses tells the Israelites that they are called to be a priestly kingdom and a holy people. Jesus sends out the disciples as laborers into the harvest. In baptism we too are anointed for ministry, sharing God’s compassion with our needy...

Witness of a Mystery

The Holy Trinity Baptism of John Dustin Prayer of the Day God of heaven and earth, before the foundation of the universe and the beginning of time you are the triune God: Author of creation, eternal Word of salvation, life-giving Spirit of wisdom. Guide us to all...

Wind Swept Waiting Rooms

Day of Pentecost Prayer of the Day O God, on this day you open the hearts of your faithful people by sending into us your Holy Spirit. Direct us by the light of that Spirit, that we may have a right judgment in all things and rejoice at all times in your peace,...

Joy, Hope, and Life Sustained

Seventh Sunday of Easter Prayer of the Day O God of glory, your Son Jesus Christ suffered for us and ascended to your right hand. Unite us with Christ and each other in suffering and in joy, that all the world may be drawn into your bountiful presence, through Jesus...

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...

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