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A Love Song for the Ages

Love divine, all loves excelling, joy of heaven to earth come down; fix in us thy humble dwelling; all thy faithful mercies crown! Jesus, thou art all compassion, pure, unbounded...
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Our Vision for Racial Healing

By Susan Shinn Turner At its January meeting, St. John’s Congregation Council unanimously approved the Vision for Racial Healing. “It is everything you would expect it to be,” Pastor Rhodes...
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The Feast of St. Valentine

http://interestingliterature.com/2014/02/13/the-literary-origins-of-valentines-day/, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons By Rob Durocher, Minister of Worship and the Arts Long before Brach’s and Whitman’s began selling heart-shaped boxes of candy and...
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Loneliness

Dear friends, The Economist recently wrote of a quiet pandemic that’s been developing while most people’s attention has been on Covid-19: loneliness. It’s a problem that’s been around for a...
Colleen McDaniel, owner of The Inspired Garden of Badin, is installing the Outdoor Learning Environment.

An Inspired Garden: A New Outdoor Learning Environment opens at the St. John’s Child Development Center

Colleen McDaniel, owner of The Inspired Garden of Badin, is installing the Outdoor Learning Environment. By Susan Shinn Turner It’s hard to tell who’s more excited...
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A Message for a New Year

Sisters and Brothers, There is nothing better than a new planner! Ok, maybe not for you, but for me, the flipping of the calendar to a new year means a...
Isenberg Dual Language Immersion kindergarteners practice social distancing.

Supporting Student Growth – Even in a Pandemic St. John’s Local and Global School Partnerships

Isenberg Dual Language Immersion kindergarteners practice social distancing. By Karen Puckett Most people’s lives and routines have changed since the onset of the pandemic. Whether here...
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A Message for A New Year

Dear friends, How quickly can we bid farewell to 2020? Who knows if it’s a record or not, but the first Christmas tree I saw this year was the week...
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Simply Christmas: Youth to receive Chrismons on Dec. 22 at drive-through event

2018 Lessons and Carols—The Chrismon team passed out Chrismons to our children and youth. By Susan Shinn Turner Children and youth at St. John’s will celebrate...

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