March 23rd Thru April 16th
Nomad Playhouse and Maya Productions presents Three Rings, a modern retelling of Nathan the Wise, first published in 1779. A rare exploration of shared humanity in the face of complex racial and religious taboos, and interfaith divisions. Maya Productions in collaboration with Nomad Playhouse will also offer an accompanying panel discussion series with clergy from the three faiths, experts in Interfaith bridge building, academics and local community leaders. For tickets visit www.nomadplayhouse.org or call (303) 443-7510.
11th Annual St. Benedict Benefit
To Benefit the Medically Underserved in Boulder County
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 5:30 pm
Avalon Ballroom 6185 Arapahoe, Boulder
For Tickets $50 Call/e-mail:
- Sara 303-910-0994
or order online at: https://squareup.com/market/st-benedict-health-and-healing-ministry. Come visit with friends, old and new, who are striving to provide a medical safety net for people in need! Enjoy music and games, and the SILENT AUCTION. Tickets available after Sunday services during January & February or from Jim and Bill. Saint Benedict Health and Healing Ministry is a Jubilee ministry of the Diocese of Colorado
Dinner Catered and Served by Jules Catering
Winter Saturday Services
- Bluegrass & Gospel Music; Holy Eucharist; Readings and 3-minute silent reflection; 40 minute service; teen group meets concurently.
- Offered these dates: Dec 3, 10, 17; Jan 7, 21, 28; Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
- No Saturday service Nov 26; Dec 24, 31; Jan 14; due to holiday weekends
- Please join us on the journey as together we grow into the heart and mind of Christ.
In the Episcopal Church, all children are welcome to receive communion at any age. However, we also believe that by the time they're in first or second grade, it's important that children learn more about what the Eucharist means. Our 2017 Communion Instruction (for children and at least one parent) will be two sessions.
- Session 1. SATURDAY, January 28th, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., We'll meet in the parish hall for lunch (I'll provide pizza, salad, and drinks), then we'll talk about the Last Supper, what communion means, and how we celebrate the Eucharist today. We'll also do some Bible study.
- Session 2. SATURDAY, February 4th, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. We'll do some Bible study, tour the sacristy with a member of the Altar Guild, practice receiving communion, and bake the communion bread for the 9:30 a.m. service on February 12th.
Children and their families will receive communion together at our Second Sunday service on February 12th.
Help Colorado Stay Gun Safe: Join our Rapid Response Network
With a new State House of Representatives and a new State Senate preparing to convene for the 2017 session in early January, we are developing a list of parishioners who are interested in being part of our Congregation’s Rapid Response Network. This network would be activated as significant bills are introduced that relate to guns. Talking points will be provided and you will be asked to contact either your legislator or members of the committee hearing the bill by letter, phone, e-mail or in person. We will also use this mailing list to keep you informed of events and activities dealing with this issue that we think you will find of interest.
St. John’s Working Group for Gun Violence Prevention
Sunday School is Meeting Now
All children ages 3-12 are invited to join us in the education wing for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd or Joyful Journey classes. Nursery care is also available for children under 3. New to St. John's? Not sure where to go? Call Pam White, Director of Faith Formation, for assistance, 303-324-5868. Teens are welcome to join Father Ben in the balcony for Eagle's Nest. If you have not yet registered your children, please do so on our website or see Pam White for a form.
Whittier Pantry at St. John’s
St. John’s Whittier Pantry is off to a good start with the donations we have received so far. Thank You!! Keep them coming (Deodorant, Bar Soap, Feminine Supplies, Toothpaste, Toilet paper, Kleenex, Diapers).
Please keep the Pantry in mind year round. Here are some ideas:
- When you are shopping pick up items you find on sale that the Pantry could use.
- When you travel, bring home the toiletries items from your hotel.
- Invite your children to pick out a bar of soap, or a children’s toothbrush for another family.
Deacon Jan will fine-tune what the Pantry stocks as we go along, according to the needs of the families we serve, and update you each month. Thank you for sharing your gifts in this personal way.
Solar Power for St. John's
See a real time graph of St. John's Energy usage.
The solar project for St. John's will now have its own section on the St. John's web site at www.stjohnsboulder.org/solar . This page has been updated with extensive information on the solar project, including a very interesting time-lapsed video showing the construction project, as well as a link to a set of static images. Watch this space and visit the page often for project updates.