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Our Next Rector

We are delighted to share with you that the Vestry of St. John’s, following the recommendation of the Search Committee, has called The Rev. Amanda Knouse to be the next Rector of St. John’s. Pastor Knouse will begin her ministry among us on July 1. Pastor Knouse is a native of Central Pennsylvania. She has…

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration?

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration? Hardly! The Church’s position is action! The Church holds devastation of climate as a justice issue. It urges climate action – a moral responsibility, integral to faith- and science-informed stewardship of Creation. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, in an Anglican Theological Review article “The Episcopal Church and Climate Change” reported: “……

Sign Up for MLK Day Kids Camp

Children in grades 1–5 are invited to attend a celebration of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 321 W. Chestnut Street, Lancaster, Monday, Jan. 21, from 9:30 a.m-3 p.m. Over the course of the day, students will explore the question, “What’s Right,” through games, discussion, stories, movement and art.…

You Are Invited to a Celebratory Luncheon

ALL are invited to a luncheon celebrating the beautiful results of St. John’s 2015 capital campaign: Honoring Our Past…Welcoming Our Future. Join us Sunday, January 13 at 11:45 a.m. in our now fully accessible auditorium. TOGETHER we’ll enjoy a light lunch, fellowship, and a special performance by our own Chara musical ensemble, as we reflect…