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Archive for April 2018

LYRA, A Cappella Group from Russia

By Susan Shinn Turner Lyra, an a cappella vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will again visit St. John’s for the 11 am worship service on April 29. “We are excited and privileged to have Lyra return to us for the third time in five years,” says Rob Durocher, minister of music and deacon. “We…

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State of the Church, April 25 at 5:30 pm

  By Susan Shinn Turner The third-annual State of the Church meeting is set for Wednesday, April 25 at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall. “We’ve had great attendance at these gatherings and a lot of enthusiasm,” Pastor Rhodes says. “It provides space for us to understand the broader ministry of the church, to engage…

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Youth Ministry

Youth Sunday April 22: Anchored in Christ By Kai Thurow, Youth and Family Minister Youth Sunday is April 22 at all 3 worship services. Our high school youth have been hard at work planning, writing, and preparing to lead our congregation in worship. The theme that they selected for Youth Sunday this year is “Anchored…

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Palestine Unlimited Reception and Dialogue

By Mike Connor On March 10, more than 50 people attended the reception and dialogue for the Palestine: Unlimited Photo Exhibit at St. John’s. The enthusiasm of our volunteers, the Peeler Hall and Faith Center layout, background music, and refreshments resulted in a welcoming atmosphere throughout the evening.  In addition to the artwork, people were…

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Aaron Shust unplugged

By Susan Shinn Turner Aaron Shust, a contemporary Christian singer and songwriter, will perform a live acoustic concert at 7 pm, April 15 in the Faith Center. “I cannot wait to see him again! I have seen Aaron Shust in concert twice now. Each time is completely different, and each one even more amazing than…

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Remembering the Legacy of Martin Luther King in Salisbury

By Susan Shinn Turner and Rhodes Woolly Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago this month, on April 4, 1968, an event that immediately provoked nation-wide confusion and grief. One St. John’s member had a pivotal role in helping Salisbury residents deal with the uncertainty. King was killed in Memphis, Tenn., on…

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