Upcoming Events

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It’s Time to Order Your Easter Flowers
If you wish to give Easter flowers for a memorial or in thanksgiving, please complete the form by clicking here and mail it to the parish office to the attention of Lisa Cayse. Checks should be made payable to St. John’s Episcopal Church in the amount of $20 for each. Please note: The last date that we can accept forms is March 29 in order for names to be published in the Easter Sunday leaflets.

Sunday Morning Classes at 9 a.m.
Lent: The Upper Room, The Garden, The Cross
March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 14
For six Sunday mornings between Ash Wednesday and Easter, we’ll explore the theology of Christ’s last days, the significance of those three small but infinite places in his life and how they shape our world and lives today.

Fine Wines: “The Diaries of Adam and Eve”
Based on the writings of Mark Twain, March 22, performed by Mary Jean Levin and Gates DeHart. 6 p.m. with a reception at 5:15.  All are invited; $10 admission.

Youth Sunday
Youth Sunday and Youth Mission Trip Fund Sunday is almost here! On March 24 we will welcome the youth to take an up-front role in the service, including readings, preaching, ushering and many other areas, particularly at the 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. services. March 24 is a fundraising day, with all proceeds from Abuelo’s Night going to the youth mission trip. Additionally, the Fine Wines are generously donating casseroles again this year to support the Youth Mission Trip Fund. The three casseroles offered this year are pizza spaghetti, chicken and wild rice and vegetable lasagna, each sold in a 9” x 13” casserole for $25 each. Following the 8 and 10 a.m. services, the casseroles will be sold in the narthex, and following the 5 p.m. Gathering, outside the parish hall.


Office Volunteers Needed!
We’re looking for folks to help out in St. John’s offices during the week, answering phones, helping with mailings and projects and being a friendly face for our visitors. Volunteers work in four-hour windows on weekdays, 8:30-12:30 or 12:30-4:30. If you’re interested, contact Lisa Cayse (lcayse@stjohnsroanoke.org) or Kristi Brown (kbrown@stjohnsroanoke.org) via e-mail or by calling the church offices, 540-343-9341.

Canterbury Book and Author Event 
with the Very Reverend Barkley Thompson
April 4, 6 p.m.
The Very Reverend Barkley Thompson, former rector of St. John’s and now dean of Christ Church Cathedral in Houston, Texas, will read from his collection of columns and sermons, In the Midst of the City: The Gospel and God’s Politics. A book signing and reception follows. 

Music on the Corner: The Garth Newel Piano Quartet
April 5, reception at 5:15 p.m.; concert at 6 p.m.
We welcome back the Garth Newel Piano Quartet, which has performed throughout the U.S. and on five continents at venues including Carnegie Hall and Strathmore Hall. They regularly commission and premiere new music and serve as faculty and directors for the Emerging Artist Fellowship Program. 

Yoga at St. John’s 
Mondays 10-11 a.m.  
(Fees are $90 for a 10-class punch card, $10 for drop-in. 

Save the Dates – 2019
Women at the Well, April 11, May 9
Pre-Youth Group, March 31, following the 10 a.m. service.
ECW with Gates DeHart speaking about Family Promise and CIAApril 2, 5:30 p.m.
Red Cross Blood Drive, April 10, 12-6 p.m.
Roanoke College Spring Concert benefiting the Rescue Mission, April 12, 6 p.m. 
Women’s Retreat, April 26-28

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