Archive for April 2017

1st Grade Milestone – Lord’s Prayer

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] We were excited to celebrate a wonderful milestone with the first graders and their families at St John’s – Exploring the Lord’s Prayer. Milestones are special events that teach our children – and their parents – different faith practices in environments are that are fun and memorable. On April 6th, we learned the…

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Pastor’s Letter

Dear friends, Every 9 seconds, someone is physically abused. 1 out of every 3 women have been physically abused at some point in their lives. 1 of 7 have been stalked to the point of fearing for their safety. Let those numbers sink in for a second. They equate to 10 million US abuse victims…

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Solar Panels will generate 30 percent of the congregation’s energy needs

There’s an old song from the ’80s that includes the lyrics, “The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades.” Mark Ritchie just might be donning sunglasses these days. His family recently purchased 199 solar panels, which have been installed on the roof of the educational building. When they go operational soon, the panels are expected…

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St. John’s Men’s Chorus Spring Concert

Honoring Rosemary Kinard upon her Retirement  as Founding Director of the Men’s Chorus The St. John’s Lutheran Church Men’s Chorus will present its 22nd  Annual Spring Benefit Concert, GRACE!!  on Sunday, May 21, 2017,  at 4 pm in the sanctuary of St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Salisbury.  The Inner Voices (an auditioned ensemble of…

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Pastor’s Letter

Dear friends, I have discovered a new kind of tired after my first Holy Week and Easter as a mom of a three month old.  Several times during last week, Michael found both Moses and I asleep on the couch trying to catch some sleep whenever we could! And yet, Holy Week was blessed.  My…

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