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Church Updates re: Coronavirus
St. John’s Church will be closed – with no in-person activities or services – until mid-May, as part of the Episcopal Church’s effort to help contain the spread of the Coronavirus.
Although we will be closed, we will be providing opportunities for remote/online worship experiences which we will post to our YouTube channel. You can subscribe to get every service we post, and click here to get to our YouTube channel. Click on the image to the left for our most recent service of Compline, or Night Prayer, brought to you by members of our parish – near and far.
Even though we won’t be meeting at church, we still want to help you engage with the big stories of our faith and find meaning in these stressful times. One of our tools is our podcast, The Irreverends, where we dig into the readings for the coming Sunday. Episodes are about 30 minutes long. To listen to the podcast click here (or any time you see our logo).
During this time of community anxiety and concern, please know that our prayers are with you, and that God is in this. Take care of yourself and look after your neighbors. If you need some help or support, please feel free to call the office, and our phone system will patch you through to one of us.
Lent and Holy Week
We have a variety of ways for you to practice a Holy Lent at St. John’s. Click here (or on the photo) for programs, books, podcasts, and links to help you make the most of this season of preparation and self-reflection. Click here for the Rector’s Lenten blog reflecting on Amy-Jill Levine’s book Entering the Passion of Jesus: A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week.
On Sunday, February 9th, friendly neighbors and kids of all ages found Sesame Street on the corner of O and Potomac Streets in Washington, DC! For 50 years, Sesame Street has been teaching kids – through story, music, and play and by the personalities and representations of their characters – that everyone is welcome, everyone matters, and even the air is sweet! We call that the Kingdom of God, and we caught a joyful glimpse of it on February 9th! Click here for some pictures, and and click here for our special Sesame Street podcast episode recorded with our seminarian, Meg Goldstein!
The Irreverends – the Podcast that takes God seriously, but not much else.
The Irreverends is a weekly podcast in which Gini and our former Assistant Rector, Tim Watt, explore the lessons for the coming Sunday with a spiritual exercise and a dash of snark! We were on sabbatical this summer but we are back! Click here (or on the picture) to take you to a veritable treasure trove of all of our episodes…
Join us every Sunday morning for a family-style service at 9am, or a more formal service with full choir at 11am.
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At St. John’s, we do Mission… It’s about feeding our at-risk neighbors with Grate Patrol or Saturday Suppers, supplying space for neighborhood organizations, or providing pastoral care… It’s about loving like Jesus… by being WITH others.
To learn where you are being called, VISIT OUR COMMUNITY MISSION PAGE
The people are happy there… I am happy going to St. John’s!
St. John’s has made me feel welcome from the moment I set foot inside. I am so blessed to have found such an amazing new church home since my move to the DC area!