Past Special Events

Past Special Events

Feb 10, 2019

2-10-19: South Mountain Community Hike Led by Chip & Rebekah Hart

Come enjoy a glorious hike in God’s beautiful creation! We will meet at the Hart’s house and then begin our journey. (Address to be provide at St. John’s. 🙂 Please bring water bottle, change of clothes, and any snacks you would like to enjoy on the hike.
Feb 6, 2019

2-6-19: Inquirers & Catechumens Class 11: Mystery of Eucharist

All are welcome to come learn more about Jesus Christ’s Holy Orthodox Church. Click the following link to see the rest of the 2019 Inquirers & Catechumens Class Schedule. The Communion Service. The Eucharist has always been the central focus of the life and worship of the Church from the beginning. Here we try to convey, by way of the Cherubic Hymn and the priestly prayers, the meaning of the Great Entrance – the journey of the gifts from the…
Feb 3, 2019

2-3-19: IOCC’s “Souper Bowl of Caring” Sunday

Help International Orthodox Christian Charities! Here is what your monetary contribution on Souper Bowl Sunday can do to help needy children and families should you select International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) as your designated charity. $100 — Help Children During Emergencies Your gift of $100 can help turn a time of crisis into a time of action for children in need. When disasters strike, IOCC responds quickly to provide emergency relief assistance (including basic food items), supply medical equipment and…
Feb 2, 2019

2-2-19: Altar Servers & Readers Workshop & Luncheon

This will take place immediately after Festal Liturgy. Lunch will be provided. All readers and altars servers (and those who help during divine services) are encouraged to attend. We will cover the following: Readers: How to get blessing to read and chant. How to get blessing and make entrance with Apostol Book during divine liturgy. How to chant prokeimenon, epistle and alleluia during liturgy. How to chant thanksgiving prayers. Altar Servers: How to fold vestments and get blessing to serve.…
Jan 30, 2019

1-30-19: Inquirers & Catechumens Class 10: Mystery of Holy Confession

All are welcome to come learn more about Jesus Christ’s Holy Orthodox Church. Click the following link to see the rest of the 2019 Inquirers & Catechumens Class Schedule. Further resources and podcasts from “Our Life in Christ” produce by Sbdn Steve Robinson & Reader Basil Gould. Confession Part 1: What does the Scripture mean when it says, “Confess your sins to one another”? What are common issues with the idea of “confession to a priest”? What does the idea of confession…