Green Sanctuary

St. John’s opens it doors to the public every 4th Sunday for community discussions. The series focuses on environmental justice issues — the need to ensure a better quality of life for all, now and into the future, in a just and equitable manner, while living within the limits of supporting ecosystems. How can we respond — locally, … Continued

IT’S TIME TO GET ORGANIZED

The Board of St. John’s would like to invite all who are interested to join us for two listening and discussion sessions about our current organizational structure. We are interested in hearing your thoughts, concerns, and ideas related to our council structure, committees, volunteer roles, and communication. These sessions are a chance to begin an … Continued

Worship Until 12:15

Just a reminder that worship lasts from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. every Sunday.  Congregants and guests are invited to stay for coffee and conversation after every worship.  Parents are welcome to wait in the same area for adult interaction as children will be brought to the Fellowship Hall when the Religious Education programs finish.

Tulsa Time

Dear Church, This week Alice and I will be in Tulsa, Oklahoma taking a class titled, “Multi-Racial Congregations as Faith Formation.”  It promises to be well worthwhile. This trip means something else to me as well. From the start of 5th grade until the end of 10th, my family lived in Broken Arrow, a suburb … Continued

Sabbatical

If I don’t say it enough, let me say it again, I love St. John’s! I find this church to be creative and engaged; willing to try new things while respectful of a unique and beautiful history; kind even while challenging the inequities in which we are immersed. Like many ministers, I will be taking … Continued

Sabbatical

If I don’t say it enough, let me say it again, I love St. John’s! I find this church to be creative and engaged; willing to try new things while respectful of a unique and beautiful history; kind even while challenging the inequities in which we are immersed. Like many ministers, I will be taking … Continued

World events are rarely so clear…

World events are rarely so clear as they were this past weekend.  The violence and hatred expressed and experienced in Charlottesville reminds us that evil exists.  We must name evil, condemn it, and dedicate ourselves to the great source of goodness that will always triumph over it. As we watch the news or talk with … Continued

Uplift, an LGBTQ blog from the UUA

The UUA has a new LGBTQ newsletter, Uplift, designed to support welcoming congregations and UUs who identify as LGBTQ & allies.  Check it out at http://www.uua.org/lgbtq/blog  and sign up to receive the future emailed newsletters.

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.

Coffee Hour

  A Labor of Love to Your Community.   Steve Roth, Caretaker Extraordinaire, is doing 85% of the setup.  Coffee duty now starts at 10:45 am (after the forum!) and continues after the service. Join your favorite serving group(s)! Please click the title to visit the full article and sign up online.