This Sunday, June 7, 2020 the Christian Church celebrates and affirms the HOLY TRINITY. Around 829 AD Pope Gregory IX introduced Trinity Sunday as a Christian Festival that honored the Biblical belief of one God in three distinctive persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit Although the early church was plagued by contrary views of…

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By Susan Shinn Turner The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the ELCA’s ordination of women. Throughout the year we will honor those women who have served as pastors at St. John’s or were nurtured here along their journey to ordination. To kick things off, we welcome the Rev. Dr. Marty Stevens on Sunday,…

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  By Susan Shinn Turner The St. John’s Palestine Ministry continues to expand, says Mike Connor, who leads that ministry. “There are serendipitous parts of this ministry to make it grow and change organically.” A longtime piece of the ministry is the Christmas simulcast between Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem and the National Cathedral in…

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By Susan Shinn Turner Once again in December, St. John’s will host the live simulcast between Christmas Lutheran Church in Bethlehem and the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. St. John’s welcomes all in the community to join in this annual worship service at 9:30 am Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Faith Center. Prayers, readings and…

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By Susan Shinn Turner In December, the St. John’s Men’s Chorus will be sharing its light with others. “Light of the World” is the theme of this year’s Men’s Chorus Christmas concert, set for 4 pm Sunday, Dec. 9, in the sanctuary. “It’s no secret thing that things feel a little dark in our community…

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By Susan Shinn Turner Please join us on Sunday, Oct. 29, for the concluding event of St. John’s year-long commemoration of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary. The 11 am service features a variety of St. John’s musicians, with brass and festival liturgy. Dr. Vergel Lattimore, president of Hood Theological Seminary, will be a featured guest. The…

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As part of the congregational observance of the legacy of 1517, the Miller Sunday School class will sponsor a special one-day exhibit on Reformation Sunday, October 29, in the room that will become the church museum. The museum is located in Peeler Hall, just to the left of the Welcome Desk. A collection of Lutheran…

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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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