St. John's News

Seeking Vestry Nominees for 2020

Every December, St. John's holds its annual meeting and votes new members to the vestry, nominated from the congregation.

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St. John’s Welcomes Deb Neff as Financial Controller

Deb Neff, a native of Michigan, has joined the staff of St. John's Episcopal Church.

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CYP Turns 20, Launches Summer Renovation Project

The Community Youth Program at St. John’s is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018-2019.

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WSLS Channel 10 Features St. John's Habitat for Humanity Work

WSLS Channel 10 features St. John's in a May Habitat for Humanity build.

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Welcoming a Robotic Guest: Pepper

Pepper the Robot took a break from his work with Roanoke County Public Library to visit St. John's in early May.

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Becoming Beloved Community: How You Can Help Rebuild

Members of a multiracial community group born out of the Becoming Beloved Community initiative and the Gainsboro Southwest Neighborhood Organization have begun a project to restore and rebuild in Roanoke's Gainsboro neighborhood.

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St. John’s Serving in the World

St. John's is practicing Epiphany - God in the world - this season in projects including our annual Rise Against Hunger pack and an upcoming Habitat for Humanity build.

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St. John's Music in Transition

David-Charles Campbell, minister of music for nearly 20 years, retired in February. Assistant Minister of Music Michael Milam has stepped in as interim while we move toward a national search.

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After 10 Years, the Raleigh Ringers Return

Practicing handbells at home between rehearsals isn’t quite the same as packing up a violin or a flute in its case. It more often requires substitutes – hairbrushes, spoons. Handbell ringers make music in ensemble, like an orchestra or a chorus, but in the case of handbells, the melody is built entirely note by note. Silence one bell, and you hear the gaps...

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Nadia Bolz-Weber: The Dodson Lecture Lowdown

Perhaps you’ve heard – the Reverend Nadia Bolz-Weber is coming to St. John’s on Thursday, November 16! Seats will go fast, so here are the details...

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