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Each week will focus on a Lectionary reading that will be the focus of the Sunday Sermon. Some of the passages may seem strange and uncomfortable, but don’t be worried. No requirement to come every week, and you won’t fall behind. You’ll be prepared to participate more fully in worship each week. Come, drop in, and bring a friend.

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On September 8th we opened a Time Capsule, prepared in 1994, to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of St. John’s. The tradition continues on October 13th, 2019, as we continue the celebration of our 150th Anniversary. We will place small items, photos and letters from members of the congregation into the capsule to express our hopes and dreams for the future of St. John’s, and to tell about what life was like in 2019. The...

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Adult Sunday School Begins September 8th. 11:00 a.m. in the Library. All are welcome! The Struggle is Real. Getting Better at Life, Stronger in Faith, and Free from the Stuff Keeping You Stuck. A short DVD presentation followed by open discussion. The Struggle is Real, by Nicole Unice. Life often feels harder than we think it should. We think we’re doing it wrong, that we’ll be stuck in this place forever, that God...

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HELLO TO OUR NEW PASTOR! We warmly welcome our new pastor of the St. John’s-Idlewylde Cooperative Parish, Reverend Dr. Nick Bufano. Before his appointment with us, he served as the pastor of the Jarrettsville-Ayres Chapel Cooperative Parish since 2009. We also welcome his wife Joy, daughters Alison and Gabriela, and son Joshua.  Pastor Nick graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree and...

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