“What is good about Good Friday?” There have been traditions in many places like Kenton where schools and stores ceased their activities on Good Friday. Often, there were services from noon until 3 PM as that was the period of darkness after Jesus’ death on the Cross (Matthew 27:45). During those services, people would walkthrough
“Thursday of the Lord’s Supper” The celebration of Maundy Thursday goes back at least to the fourth century, when pilgrims on their way to Jerusalem are known to have marked the Last Supper and other events of Passion Week with special services at holy sites. As the idea of such Passion Week or Holy Week
Kenton High School Chorale Virtual Event
With Payne Chapel for Black History Month A combined virtual service is planned for March 21 at 3 pm. Watch for more details.
Easter Flowers are available for purchase through Sunday, March 7 Daffodils, Hyacinths, Tulips, Lilies are $15 each and Hydrangeas are $20 each. See order forms for color options. Money due at time of order. Please make checks payable to St. John’s Church. See Michele Sherman with any questions.
February 17 at 7:00 PM Lent is a season of fasting, but we want to make sure our fasting is true and right (see Isaiah 58). As such, our Ash Wednesday will have three occasions where we may come before the altar. First, we may come to receive the ashes for we are sinners, the
The Annual Congregational Meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 7, pending COVID restrictions. The Annual meeting will begin in the sanctuary following the service approximately at 11:00 am. Mark your calendar and plan on attending. We will update you with any changes. Any questions, please email or call the office at 419-673-7278. Slate of
Much has been made about the psychological toll of the pandemic. With increased isolation, mental health markers have deteriorated while stress levels increased. When looking at people’s face swathed in bands of cloth, we have lost the ability to see one an- other’s full humanity and their complete responses to our presence. A lot of
January 31, 2021 We will still have in-person Worship service at 10:00 AM. Please use extreme caution if you travel. Online options available: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stjohnskentonohio Youtube: St. John’s Evangelical Church or the Church Kenton Ohio Our website’s Live Stream Page: http://www.stjohnskenton.org/live-stream/ Congregational meeting has been moved to next week, February 7 at 11:00 AM. God Bless and Stay Safe!
Preaching Series These are indeed strange and wonderful times. As we move from Epiphany to Lent, some things may seem familiar as we return to worship in the sanctuary. Some things, will be very different. For instance, Ash Wednesday will not include Payne Chapel this year. Their denomination has asked them to keep worship only