Posts Tagged ‘salisbury’

“In God’s Own Country” Premiered at the Meroney Oct 12

By Susan Shinn Turner What an exciting experience St. John’s vocal ensemble members had in October, joining with the Piedmont Players Theatre and Landesbuhnen Sachsen in the American premiere of “In God’s Own Country.” The play follows Henry Muhlenberg’s struggle to establish the Lutheran Church in America. Set during the start of the French and…

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SCREENAGERS: Movie Night for the Family

Movie Night for the FamilySunday Nov 5, 5:30 PM “Are you watching kids scroll through life, with their rapid-fire thumbs and a six-second attention span? Physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston saw that with her own kids and learned that the average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. She wondered about the impact…

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St. John’s: The Place for Teachers

By Susan Shinn Turner You might have noticed over the years that St. John’s has perhaps more than its share of teachers. So much so that Pastor Rhodes is fond of saying, “St. John’s is the place for teachers!” Kelly Everhart adds, “St. John’s is also the place to be if you want to be…

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Salisbury Symphony to Perform at St. John’s on September 23

By Susan Shinn Turner The Salisbury Symphony joins in the 500th anniversary celebration by performing in the historic St. John’s sanctuary on September 23 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are on sale through the Symphony website and at Seasons Gifts. In addition to performing Mendelsohn’s Reformation Symphony and JS Bach’s cantata on “A Mighty Fortress,” the…

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Congregation-wide Work Project at Salisbury High

By Susan Shinn Turner  After completing projects at elementary and middle schools, St. John’s Serves this year will be working at Salisbury High School. The event is set for two days, 9 am to noon on Saturday, Sept. 9, and noon-3 pm on Sunday, Sept. 10. A sub lunch will be served on Sunday. “We…

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Pastor’s Letter

Dear friends, I’m in the early stages of study for our upcoming sermon series entitled “We Can’t Stay Here: the life and times of Moses.” I’ve always loved the book of Exodus, and this series gives us another chance to dive deeply into a story that is of immeasurable importance in our journey of faith.…

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Reformation Symphony

By Susan Shinn Turner As part of St. John’s Reformation celebration, the Salisbury Symphony will perform Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 5, “The Reformation Symphony,” in the Sanctuary at 7 pm Saturday, Sept. 23. Tickets are available in Seasons Gifts or online for $20 each. “This is quite a rare treat,” says Rob Durocher, St. John’s minister…

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MOM Dental Clinic Returns this September

By Susan Shinn Turner The third Missions of Mercy (MOM) dental clinic is slated for Sept. 15-16 at The Event Center at West End Plaza (formerly Salisbury Mall), and Krista Woolly wants YOU. Krista, executive director of the Community Care Clinic, is serving as community coordinator for the dental clinic, a   ministry that was initiated…

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FUEL – HS Youth Group Kicks-Off 9/7

FUEL – HS Youth Group kicks-off on Sunday at 6:30pm.  We will gather for Dinner — cooked by Margy Fink (and it will include her delicious banana pudding) — and then have youth group til 7:59pm.  Get ready for some Alaskan Baseball and test your skills at the balloon face-off.

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