Eugene Friesen and Maeve Gilchrist: Saturday, November 3 at 7:00 pm: $20.00

The Arts at St. John’s is proud to announce a spectacular concert featuring two world-renowned musicians in concert at St. John’s, Saturday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are only $20.00 The artists are cellist, Eugene Friesen and Celtic harpist, Maeve Gilchrist.

Eugene has performed at St. John’s in the past. He is a four-time Grammy Award-winner, and is active internationally as a concert and recording artist, composer, conductor and teacher. Recording credits include five albums of original music, more than 30 CDs with the Paul Winter Consort, and hundreds of tracks featuring his rapturous cello playing on instrumental albums, films, and television scores.

Eugene is an artist-in-residence at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, and on the faculty of the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Maeve Gilchrist, Celtic harpist is described by one critic as “a phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with unparalleled purity.” Born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland she has played as a soloist for internationally renowned orchestras and with traditional Irish folk groups as well as in more contemporary improvisatory settings. She has appeared at such major music events as Celtic

Connects in Glasgow, Tanglewood Jazz festival, the World Harp Congress in Amsterdam and the opening of the Scottish Parliament.

She was the first harpist to join the faculty at the Berklee School of Music in Boston where she taught for five years. Currently, she is touring and is in demand as a composer and arranger working on several commissions. She has released five albums to date.

This Week’s Calendar

Monday, October 15
10:00 am, People of Faith Meeting Hospitality Room

Tuesday, October 16
7:00 pm, Circles of Trust, Chapel

Wednesday, October 17
10:30 am, Fr. Tom Bonacci: The Gospel of Luke An Interfaith Perspective, Chapel
7:00 pm, Choir practice, Church

Saturday, October 20
9:00 am-3:00 pm, Stockton Can Training, Hospitality Room, Patio & Kitchen – Briana Gregg

Lodi Coat Drive

New or gently used warm winter coats for families in Lodi who are unable to purchase coats for their children and themselves are being collected. Please bring the coats to St. Johns by November 7 and they will be delivered to Hope Harbor Shelter for the Nov 9th distribution. Please no sweaters, sweat shirts (with hoodies), and other less warm coats. Rain coats are acceptable if warm. Questions? Contact Pat Fehling or the church office.

Sermon from Sunday, October 14, 2018

Andee Zetterbaum
Sunday, October 14, 2018
The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 23
Listen to this Sermon 2018 10 14 AZ

Homily from Dorothy Snyde’s Celebration of Life

The Rev. Elaine H. Breckenridge
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Dorothy Snyde’s Celebration of Life
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Blessing of the Animals, Saturday, September 29 @ 10:00 am

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist,
in honor of St. Francis, invites you to

A Blessing of Animals

Saturday, September 29, 2018
10:00 a.m.

Note the new date!

The public is welcome to attend.
The blessings will be held on the back patio behind the big church.
Please bring your animal on a leash or in a cage or other carrier.

Sermon from Sunday, September 23

The Rev. Elaine H. Breckenridge
Sunday, September 23, 2018
The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 20
Listen to this Sermon 2018 09 23 EHB

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Sermon from Sunday, September 9, 2018

The Rev. Elaine H. Breckenridge
Sunday, September 9, 2018
The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 18
Listen to this: Sermon 2018 09 09 EHB

Sermon from Sunday, September 2, 2018

The Rev. Elaine H. Breckenridge
Sunday, September 2, 2018
The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost: Proper 17
Listen to this  Sermon 2018 09 02 EHB