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Posted on Thu, Feb 15

St. John’s is now actively seeking a full time Rector. That position has now been widely posted and those interested are being directed to use the following link for more information:

Posted on Tue, Feb 13

Please join us for Easter Brunch after the 8AM and 10AM services on Easter Sunday!!

Posted on Tue, Feb 13

A group of people from Christ Church in Cedar Rapids is planning a mission trip to the Houston area in March.  The group will be leaving from Cedar Rapids on March 12th and returning either on March 16 or 23, you can pick your return date.  Most of your food and boarding are taken care of by the host church in Beaumont, TX and all of the worksites have been chosen.  If you feel the call to... more

Posted on Tue, Feb 13

Seamstress needed:  The Altar Guild is looking for someone who enjoys doing fine hand stitching (maybe you are a quilter).  We have some small altar linens with seams that have come apart and need repair.  This probably needs to be done by hand but perhaps there is a machine that could handle this "fine" work.  Please contact Marti Elzer or Phyllis Heffron if you can be of help.
Thanks,... more

Posted on Mon, Feb 12

During Lent:

On February 18 Greta Levis will help us start the series title “What Wondrous Love” highlighting the artwork of John August Swanson.  There will be a short video along with small and large group discussions.  Lesson 1 will discuss “The raising of Lazarus” and lesson 2 will discuss “The Entry into Jerusalem.”

On February 25... more

Posted on Mon, Feb 12

Sunday School Classes:
Godly Play is for children 4 years old to 4th grade.  #JesusSquad is for youth 5th - 8th grade.  The Den is for youth 9th - 12th grade.  Calendars of Sunday school dates will be available in the parish hall.  
Sunday school classes will meet on February 25 at 9am.  
EYC (Episcopal Youth Community)
We will... more

Posted on Fri, Feb 09

We are getting low on acolyte numbers and I am appealing to the parish for help.   There is nothing that says only 18 and under can serve.  Far from it!   We would welcome college students and other adults into our ranks with gratitude.   It is not difficult and we will have training classes for anyone who would be willing to serve.   Please give it some prayerful consideration and let Fr Ben... more

Posted on Wed, Jan 31

On Wednesday evenings during Lent we will have our usual potlucks dinners beginning at 6PM.  We will be baking bread this year and discussing how we gather, break, eat and share the word of Christ through our Holy Eucharist as well as Communion.  We will bake three loaves, “one for yourself, one for those you love and one to give away.  Contact Amy Mellies with questions