Pastoral Messages

CRICKET JOHNSON

Greetings St. John’s, This past Thursday evening, Cricket Johnson, died surrounded by his family and friends. Cricket was an avid supporter of our Eagle’s Nest program and faithful member of our congregation. A Celebration of his Life and Ministry will take place on Sunday, December 29th at 1:00 P.M. here at St. John’s. Please keep…

Marjorie L. Seachrist

Dear St. John’s, On All Saints’ Day, November 1st, longtime parishioner and friend, Marjorie Seachrist died. Marjorie most recently resided at Homestead Village but was an active member of our parish for many years. A celebration of her Life and Ministry will take place on Saturday, November 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John’s. Visitation…

Thetis Harvey

Dear St. John’s Parish Family, Thursday evening, parishioner, Thetis Harvey, made her transition from this life to the next. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. A Celebration of her Life and Ministry will take place on Monday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s. Please keep Thetis’ family and friends in…

Pastoral Message

To the St. John Family Grace and Peace to you all. I write to share with you two concerns for your prayers.  First, Christine Cunningham, 77, sister to Father Stephen, died on Sunday.  Christine, who resided in England, was Fr. Stephen’s last remaining sister.  She was recovering from a recent surgery but her death was…

Gray Sellers

In sure and certain hope of the resurrection to eternal life through our Lord Jesus Christ, I share with you the news of the death of Gray Sellers, beloved husband of Ellen Sellers and longtime beloved member of St John’s. Gray died peacefully after receiving last rites on Sunday October 28th early in the morning.   A service…

Robert A. Lyon, Jr.

With sadness and Resurrection Hope, I send word of the death of Robert Lyon, Jr.  Bob had been a long time member of St. John’s Church.  He died at Mt. Joy Hospice on Friday, April 13th. Bob was a gifted artist.  His ink and pen drawing of St. John’s Church is still used on our…

Michael Brogan

It is with great sadness that I write with the news of Michael Brogan’s death.  Michael died this Monday past, embraced by Meagan and surrounded by family.  Michael, Meagan and their children Frances, Gabriel and Beatrice have been faithful worshipers at our St John’s Church.  Meagan serves as a lector, Frances as an acolyte, and…

Joan Lahr

Dear St. John’s family, On Friday, February 16th, following a prolonged decline in health, Joan Lahr, faithful member of St. John’s passed from this life to the next.  She was found by her son, Denny, seated peacefully in her living room. Joan was the wife of Stan Lahr.  Together they worshiped every Sunday with the…