At the 2018 General Assembly in Kansas City, members of St. John’s were challenged and inspired to live our religion in a world struggling for inclusion and equity.
2018 is the 450th anniversary of the Edict of Torda, a statement urging freedom of religious belief and tolerance of religious difference. It was originally proclaimed in Transylvania, now a part of Romania, in 1568. It was enacted at a time of theological, religious, political … read more.
We all need time to renew and to feel safe. How might we offer time and space for renewal to those most in need – particularly those without a homeland?
There comes a time when we all must pause and reflect on where we’ve been and where we want to go. Ministers are no exception. This service will take the time to wish Rev. Mitra well, while she takes that brief opportunity to pause as … read more.
We will have our intergenerational water communion! Yes, it’s early this year! Please join us as we honor the four corners of the earth by making a communal offering of the drops merging into one deep pool just as we re-enter the new church year … read more.
What would it be like if we committed our congregation to the community outside our walls? Explore an opportunity to put our values into action.
Sometimes connecting to our creative selves will help us connect to our spiritual selves, too. Explore creative, intergenerational worship through a skit, poetry, art and music.
“Y’all Means All” –Universalism tells us that everyone has inherent worth and dignity. The Kentucky Pride message for June agrees! Y’all means All! Hear from St. John’s members about what “all” really means.
with Alice Diebel
Rev. Mitra and Intern Alice went to Tulsa, Oklahoma in October to experience the largest congregation in our denomination. Our experience was steeped in a mix of cultures and ideas. The congregation began in the aftermath of a racial massacre and is moving forward with … read more.