Upcoming Events

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Sunday Morning Education at 9 a.m.
Epiphany: God in the World, God for the World
The season of Epiphany marks the coming of Christ into the world, the recognition that he came for all people. We celebrate that today by practicing our faith in the world. We launch this spring’s classes with the themes of Epiphany: the connections between religious and civic life, politics and community; how faith inspires literature and arts, how the church can work in the world for good.  
January 27: Institution and Inspiration - The Work of the Church
February 3 and 10: Seeing God in the World Through Words
February 17 and 24: Being God in the World Through Action

DIOSWVA Convention and Revival with Presiding Bishop Curry
Diocesan Convention is next week, January 25-27, and this year we celebrate DIOSWVA's 100th anniversary. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be here for the weekend, participating in Friday night's Eucharist at St. Andrew's and leading a revival on Sunday morning at the Berglund Center - doors open at 9 a.m., service is at 10. Everyone is invited, and encouraged to bring friends! St. John's will still hold Sunday services and classes on January 27.


CYP Oyster Roast Dinner and Auction
Friday, February 1, 6:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now for CYP’s annual Oyster Roast!  Enjoy live music by Tommy Roller & the Possum Band, live auction, gourmet food sales, a hearty menu of brunswick stew, BBQ, mac & cheese, beer/wine, and of course, all you can eat OYSTERS!  Tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door.  Purchase tickets at CYPOysterRoast.BrownPaperTickets.com or mail checks payable to CYP to “Oyster Roast” PO Box 257, Roanoke, VA 24002.  Tickets will also be on sale after each service.

ECW February 5 Presentation on St. John's History
Everyone is invited to ECW (Episcopal Church Women)'s upcoming program, given by Alison Blanton and Anne Beckett. Wine at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. Reservations: contact Pat Burns, 529-0096 Cost: $12 with wine, $10 without; the program is free.

Rise Against Hunger
February 24, 11 a.m.
A Lenten service project for all ages – we’ll pack thousands of meals for a community in need (last year we sent them to Haiti). The event takes place following the 10 a.m. service and a family-style lunch sponsored by Fellowship on the Fourth.

A Celebration of David-Charles Campbell's Ministry of Music
February 10 - 10 a.m. service and reception following
Please join us on February 10 for a celebration of David-Charles Campbell’s presence and ministry with us, on his last Sunday as minister of music at St. John’s. Everyone is invited to bring cards, notes and favorite stories for David-Charles – we’ll have a basket on hand to collect them – that will also be a time to bring gifts, if you choose. If you cannot be there on February 10, drop cards and gifts off at the church offices any time before then.

Fine Wines
Casserole Sale, Youth Sunday, March 24, to support Youth Mission Trips this spring.  Please buy one to support our youth – just $20 each!
“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.
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Concert, 3 p.m. February 10. Dinner will follow at Restaurant 419 at 5:30 p.m. Please secure your own symphony tickets. RSVP for dinner: Janet Johnson, 776-2415.
Second Sunday Brunch, March 10 at The Roanoker.

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

St. John’s Book Club
February 7: Patti Callahan’s “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”
Women at the Well
February 7, March 7, April 11, May 9
Foyer Groups registration deadline for winter/spring 2019 is January 25.

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