A Weekend of Welcoming at St John’s Episcopal Church

St. John’s Episcopal Church welcomes the community as it begins a new year of ministry.  On Saturday, Sept. 15, there will be a Children’s Christian Formation Open House from 10 a.m. to noon in the Parish House at 27 Devens St. Parents and children are welcome to meet our teachers, Rachel Pfost and Simon Ringrose, and learn more about the classes for children that will begin on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 9:45 a.m.

We welcome children from age 3 and up to our classes, and nursery care during the 10 a.m. service is provided for those under the age of 3.

The Annual Sidewalk Sale sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church Women and Garden Group will also be held outside the Parish House on Saturday,  Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (inside if there is rain). A variety of “gently used” items will be for sale. Donations can be dropped off at the Parish House on Friday, Sept. 14 between 5 and 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Sept. 16, our Gathering Sunday will feature services at 8 and 10 a.m., the return of our adult choir to the 10 a.m. service, a picnic following that service, and the beginning of our Christian Formation classes for children at 9:45 a.m.  New choir members are welcome to join the choir, which rehearses on Thursdays at 7 p.m. in the Parish House, and our Junior Choir, for children aged 7 and up, will hold their first rehearsal on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 9:15 a.m. The parishioners of St. John’s, and their rector, the Rev. Thomas Mousin, invite all in the community to join them in a new year of hearing the Spirit, seeing God’s beauty, and acting in love.

The church and Parish House are  located at 27 Devens St. For more information on these programs, go to www. stjohns02129.org, or contact the church office at 6127-242-1272, or [email protected].

St. John’s Episcopal Church is a welcoming Christian community serving persons in Charlestown and surrounding communities.  Sunday worship services are at 8 and 10 a.m., with nursery care and children’s programming provided at the 10 a.m. service, and Coffee Hour follows. The Rev. Thomas Mousin serves as the Rector of the parish.

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