Celebrating 25 Years

Sisters and Brothers, Twenty-five years ago (plus one day), at the Virginia Synod Assembly at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Roanoke, VA, these words were spoken. “I present for ordination…

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30 Days of Thanks

By Susan Shinn Turner As leaves fall and trick-or-treaters grab the last pieces of Halloween candy, sights are set on family gatherings, pumpkin pie, stories of “Pilgrims and Indians,” abundant…

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Still Going Strong

For Over 50 Years, Yvonne Yost, Carole Parrott’s Mother, Has Served Cross of Christ Lutheran as Volunteer Organist By Susan Shinn Turner Rand and Yvonne Yost were married in June…

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St. John’s Members Volunteer in the Community

By Susan Shinn Turner While some volunteer groups connected to St. John’s are on pause, others are finding different ways to participate. The Rainbow Makers, which serves the Child Development…

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