Monthly Archives: September 2016

Spring Concert 2017

ST. JOHN’S ORATORIO CHORUS performed FAURE REQUIEM Sunday, May 21 at 2:00 pm in St. John's Sanctuary. Download a poster here! For more information please contact Sam Grace, or 612-827-4406.

2017-11-02T21:02:21-05:00September 6th, 2016|

Handel’s Messiah: December 10 & 11

Enrich your holiday season with performance of a musical masterpiece! For 27 years, the St. John’s Music Series has presented free performances of Handel's Messiah, featuring the St. John’s Oratorio Chorus, professional orchestra, and distinguished guest soloists under the direction of Samuel Grace. Performances: Saturday, December 10, 7:00pm Sunday, December 11, 4:00pm Riley Svatos, Soprano Sara Fanucchi, Mezzo-Soprano Craig Lemming, Tenor Chandler Molbert, Bass The St. John’s Music Series is dedicated to offering these performances to the public at no charge. A free will offering will be taken to help offset production costs. View or download the Messiah poster here. [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00September 5th, 2016|

World Communion Sunday is October 2!

On October 2, St. John’s will participate in a worship exchange! To celebrate our year of Growing in our community, we have partnered with Tapestry, a community of faith linked through the ELCA. Tapestry leads worship together con sabor latino, leading multicultural worship services and sharing in community at the dinner table and at the Lord's table.Tapestry will join us at St. John’s in the morning to lead worship. Pastor Melissa Melnick will preach with Pastor Mark presiding. Music will be led by Tapestry’s talented band of musicians. As is custom with Tapestry’s mission, the service will be received in [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00September 4th, 2016|

A Message from the Pastor — September 2016

September is a month of transitions and juxtapositions. On the one hand, it is the time of year when tree leaves change color, evenings become a little cooler, and days are noticeably shorter. On the other hand, it is the time of year when school resumes, classes refill, excitement about new things is palpable. This month is the commencement of a new ‘program year;’ a time when Sunday School restarts (9:00 AM each Sunday this year), Confirmation reconvenes, choirs and hand bells and brass restart their regular routine, and relationships are rekindled (remember to sign up for the Progressive Dinner [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00September 4th, 2016|