If you would like to reflect on the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. this week, here are a few ideas of things in
By Gabe Lepage, Racial Justice Fellowship member– CHALLENGE: Capitol rioters and false claims to truth REFLECTION: To be Christian is to love truth. The looting
By Jennifer Brown–(presented during coffee hour sharing time on Jan. 10, 2021) CHALLENGE: The most disturbing part of Wednesday’s insurrection (Jan. 6, 2021) for me
A musical lament, posted by Paul Smith on the STJ Facebook page.
“He has told you, O mortal, what is good: and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness
by Joe Rose The first followers of “The Way” did not observe Christ’s birth. Two millenia later, the days leading up to Christmas tend to
By Rebecca Lewis, STJ vestry member— CHALLENGE (Becoming aware): As we celebrate the approval of COVID vaccines and await their rollout, it is important to remember
by John Hare This is John Hare, one of your wardens at St. John’s. I am going to talk today about John the Baptizer, who features
Here is the trailer for Messiah/Complex, an online performance of Handel’s Messiah using First nations performers: Here is an article about the piece. And here
by Bill Rowley Advent was, for me, growing up, a time of delightful anticipation. Our Advent calendar often had chocolates behind the doors and my
By Jennifer B. Friday, November 20th was the first night of the new Racial Justice Fellowship series, “Jazz Café: Music, Race, and Conversation.” The event
By Michele SiggI’d like to share two musical pieces that have encouraged me in darkest times. The first one is a piece from Handel’s Messiah.
From Michele SiggI encourage you to visit the Theo Arts Gallery at Boston University for an online exhibit of visually stunning artworks. Who Is My
Please join us this Sunday on Zoom, directly after the worship service, for a detailed presentation of the St John’s Racial Justice Mural, a project
From Michele Sigg—A friend shared this music video with me a few days ago. I find it a delightful piece sung by a Black musician,
– by Bill Rowley Challenge Growing up, I knew of only one illustrious ancestor, a general in the Continental Army during the Revolution. One year,