We enter the season of Epiphany,
when the awareness of God enlightens
the world. Wendy
is planning to direct the children in an Epiphany Pageant this
Sunday during the 10 am service. Hope
to see you there!
Celebrate St Valentine's Day at the Whole Lot of Love Roast Beef Dinner on February 14. Tonya Carter and Jeanne VanHoesen are organizing this event and ask for volunteers.
Read all about it! November issue of The
Voice is here! Fr John reflects on
gratitude in the season of Thanksgiving. See photos of the Harvest Fest
and read about all the celebrations, concerts, dinners, and parties
planned and enjoyed!
Our Presiding Bishop, Katharine Jefferts Schori
asks for a day
of prayer for those in the Diocese of Liberia and all
affected by the Ebola Pandemic, the sick and those who care for them.
of St John in the
Wilderness is located in a park-like setting, Taconic
State Park! We're on the Harlem
Valley Rail Trail and Bash-Bish
Falls is just up the road. Come, enjoy!
September, Wendy Langlois
honored the children of St John in the Wilderness and described
Sunday School program. Registration for the new
term beginning 21 September remains open.
Peace, and Integrity of Creation
(JPIC) is a worldwide movement to promote social and economic
justice and respect for the environment. Diocese of Central NY is
as an organizing principle for social justice.
We made a list of the many Good
Causes supported by St John in the Wilderness. Can
you add to
Divine Reading/ Contemplative Prayer Group:
Wednesdays at 3 pm on your calendar and gather with us in the rectory
for the Divine Reading/Centering Prayer Group. This
approach to scripture will bring peace to your soul.
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you checked the St John's Photobook? Several new faces have been
the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of
repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And people from the whole
Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to
him, and were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their
sins. Now John was clothed with camel's hair, with a leather belt
around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. He proclaimed,
"The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not
worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals. I have
baptized you with water; but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."