By Rob Durocher Minister of Worship and the Arts, Deacon (Evangelical Lutheran Worship #351)O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns, Thine…

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By Susan Shinn Turner Bradley Chestnut, St. John’s contemporary worship leader since 2016, will become worship leader/pastor at Live Oak Church in Bluffton, SC, near Hilton Head. He starts March…

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By Susan Shinn Turner In mid-March, the 11 am worship service moved completely online, and it’s presented a unique opportunity for St. John’s to reach more people than ever. “We’ve…

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Ritual can be a powerful bridge between the present and the eternal. Worship embraces all kinds of rituals, including the following time-honored one on All Saints, the day we remember…

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