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Our next week with IHN is July 16-23. Can you help?

The next week for St. John’s to support the Interfaith Hospitality Network is July 16-23. Read a little more about our participation on St. John’s social justice site, http://stjohnsuu.org/social-justice/. Contact Wanda Crawford, or find her after service to ask questions or to volunteer.

Summer RE help needed! Can you teach one Sunday?

Summer RE begins this Sunday and will be geared for children in Pre-K-4th grades. Our focus this summer will be on nature and the environment. We’ll be exploring Native American stories (from Keepers of the Earth and Keepers of the Animals) and related activities as well as helping in our church gardens and exploring the … Continued

St. John’s has achieved Green Sanctuary status

Congratulations to us! Through numerous efforts and dedication to the environment, sustainability and community, the UUA has granted St. John’s the status of Green Sanctuary. Read details on our Green Sanctuary website.

St. John’s seeks a music director

St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church will be hiring a music director to begin fall of 2017. We are blessed with an excellent choir and an active music program, for which the director will be responsible.  The successful candidate will work with the minister and pianist to lead Sunday worship. This part time position is approximately … Continued

Beyond Civility hosts free speech forum at St. John’s May 30

With the topic, Campus Protests, Public Safety, and Free Speech, Beyond Civility, which advocates for communication for effective governance, invites the public to hear a panel exploring the tensions currently erupting between our desire for respectful speech and First Amendment rights, how Universities respond, and the roles of the people in the middle: students, faculty and … Continued

Jazz & Justice Concert May 20

Featuring Phil DeGreg and Brasilia. $10 for adults and $5 for youth. Details:  http://stjohnsuu.org/events/jazz-hope/

Artisan Bread-Making

Join Will and Rebecca from 1-4 p.m. at the church kitchen Saturday, April 22.  Will brings ready dough for shaping and baking, then instructs on steps of making bread from scratch. Contact the office to reserve a space, 961-1938.

Split the Plate April 9-IJPC

Our split-the-plate offering on April 9 will benefit the IJPC. The Inter-Community Justice and Peace Center is a partner organization of St John’s and has actively worked for peace, elimination of the death penalty, support of immigrants in the community and race awareness programs. If you wish to write a check and contribute the whole … Continued

Nominations for St John’s “Unsung Hero” Award

The Nominating Committee is taking recommendations for the Unsung Hero award. Individuals may nominate others by submitting their name(s) to the Nominating Committee by April 23, 2017. Selection Criteria This award is NOT intended to recognize the work of the members of our Board of Trustees; paid staff; efforts that are honored during the church year; or the work … Continued