Adult Education & Small Group Fellowship

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Church Doctrine & Coffee
Tuesdays at 9:15-10 a.m. in Reading Room, Cranmer Hall, 3rd Floor


Paul expresses this hope for the Philippians, that they would “stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (1 :27). Developing “one mind” about matters of faith is a key to cohesive and purposeful fellowship in ministry. It requires the ongoing free engagement of minds thinking together about the gospel and its implications. To that end, starting Sept. 13 on Tuesdays (after 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and Holy Communion in the chapel), the clergy will meet in Cranmer Hall in the Reading Room (3rd floor) from 9:15 to 10 a.m. for an informal discussion about core Christian theology. We will discuss the Articles of Religion – the historic touchstone of Anglican teaching. Thoughtful Christians who want to be part of that discussion are welcome to join us. Parishioners in leadership or in other ministries in the congregation are especially welcome.

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Continuing on the Lifetime Road to God:
A Study in Christian Growth and Maturity

Sundays at 10 a.m. in Prayer Book Room, Cranmer Hall, 3rd Floor

This spring we will continue our “Lifetime Road to God” with a study of another book by Bishop Donald Parsons entitled, “In Time With Jesus”. This builds upon the spiritual journey we began the previous spring with the study of Bishop Donald Parson’s book, “The Lifetime Road to God”. We learned that growing in our relationship with God is a journey and examined ways to grow stronger in that relationship. Then this past fall, we studed the wonderful spiritual classic, “The Practice of the Presence of God”, by Brother Lawrence.

As we learned from Brother Lawrence, we need to be intentional about our relationship with God and being present for him as He is for us. Like Brother Lawrence, Bishop Parsons knows that being intentional about spending time with Jesus is essential to our spiritual growth. “For so many today Jesus is a figure of the past, indeed a distant past. Some are able to think of him only in those terms and find Him banished to a moment of history. Others avoid that error, only to find themselves with a vague blurry concept.” (pg. 1)

Let us gather as we look into the accounts of Jesus’ Resurrection appearances with the hope of finding clues to engaging in a deeper awareness of his presence in our lives. Our Lenten pilgrimage will be upon us before you know it and what better way to prepare our hearts and minds and souls for this pilgrimage than being “In Time With Jesus”.

The book may be purchased from The Parish Press for $5 per copy.

The Rt. Rev. Paul E. Lambert

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Adult Sunday School Class

Sundays at 10 a.m.

The Cardinal Virtues (3rd Floor, Cranmer Hall):
Parishioner Cody Moran will offer a class for adults this Lent — a season in which, by God’s grace, we seek to throw off the tyranny of the world and the flesh in our hearts through fasting and self-denial in imitation of our Lord. However, a negative chastisement of our souls and bodies will produce only limited spiritual freedom unless our inordinate passions are replaced by some positive good. As Christ himself said, “When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out. And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more wicked than himself; and they enter in, and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first.” (Luke 11:24-26). Therefore, this class will seek to understand those positive goods which the tradition calls the cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance. With the help of readings (provided) from St. Thomas Aquinas and Josef Pieper’s Four Cardinal Virtues, we will not only seek to know these virtues in an intellectual way, but will also investigate ways we can apply them practically during this Lenten season. If interested, notify the Church office.

The class will use: The Four Cardinal Virtues by Josef Pieper and Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas


Adult Confirmation & Reception into Membership (in the chapel):
The Rector is offering a new class for adults seeking Confirmation, reception into membership at St John’s, or a refresher/introduction to the Anglican tradition of Christianity. The class will touch on the history of Anglicanism, and its distinctive approach to Christian faith and worship. If interested, notify the Church office.

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Faith & Fellowship Class

A study of the Book of Common Prayer
Sundays at 10 a.m. in the Reading Room, Cranmer Hall (3rd Floor)

This is a fellowship discussion led by Fr. Jameson. If you are interested, please email


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We also offer Sunday School classes for children and teens.

Children’s Ministry & Youth Classes
For more details, visit our Children’s Ministry page or Youth Ministry page.

10-11 am Cranmer Hall 2nd Fl, Children’s Chapel Children’s Sunday School (K-3rd grade)
10-11 am Cranmer Hall 3rd Fl, Middle Classroom #2
(off Ralston Room)
Jr. High Sunday Class (4-7th grade)
10-11 am Cranmer Hall 3rd Fl, Middle Classroom #1
(off Ralston Room)
Sr. High Sunday Class (8-12th grade)
4:45-7:15 pm Cranmer Hall 1st Fl, Front Room Parents’ Night Out (nursery available)
NOTE: Sign-up is required on Youth Ministry page.
5-7 pm Cranmer Hall 1st Fl, Fellowship Hall Youth Group
NOTE: Sign-up is required on Youth Ministry page.


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