The Ministry of “Fatherhood!”

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY! On this day we give thanks to God for the gift of fatherhood. Fathers formed in the Anglican faith are called to lead and model their family life to fully live out the truth and the mercy of Christ in a balanced and loving way. They nurture their spiritual life having a […]

The Story … As Told Through the Christian Calendar

The Christian calendar tells the story of God and His people by dividing the year into two major segments, each lasting approximately six months. The first part tells the story of Jesus – beginning in Advent with the anticipation of His birth and stretching all the way to Pentecost with the sending of the Holy […]

March in the Level II Atrium

Parents of Level II Atrium students, By now, your student has probably brought home a wall hanging depicting the five Kingdom Parables they have studied. In our synopses and discussions of these parables, we discovered the qualities of beauty, growth, and transformation in God’s Kingdom. Ask them to tell you about the parables–I think they’ll be happy to […]

The Great Litany

On the first Sunday of Lent, Feb 14th at St. John’s we will pray the “Great Litany.” For 472 years Anglicans have prayed with deep faith this litany during penitential times and in times of discernment, distress, war and disaster.  The Great Litany (BCP: 148-53) was written by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer and first published in […]

“Go make disciples… teach them all that I have taught you!”

Have you ever stopped to consider what an amazing responsibility the Great Commission is?  Jesus is asking us to teach “all that He has taught.” How do we do this with children? Children need to be formed in the richness of the faith even at the youngest age.  The fact that they have been baptized they have […]