Worship with St. John’s

The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, September 25, 2022

“To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven…”
—Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8
Art by Gretchen Anderson

Join us for worship at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

Download the bulletin for Sunday, September 25.

For In Person Worship: 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. worship is mask optional.

The Nursery is open for both services, from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. The children join the worship service for communion.

For Online Worship: Join either service with the same Zoom link. Meeting ID: 882 2966 1337, Passcode: 3857. By phone: call 312.626.6799. Enter the Meeting ID and #. Enter the Password and #. OR Watch on Facebook live on our public page. 

Giving to St. John’s

Thank you for supporting St. John’s! There are four ways to give to St. John’s.

This fun video shows all the ways you can give to St. John’s! Or read the details below:

  1. You can write a check and mail it to the office: 3857 N Kostner Ave. Chicago, IL 60641. The cost to you is the envelope and the stamp (about $.60).
  2. If your bank offers on-line bill payment you can schedule a reoccurring payment. You just need the name and address of the church. If you have a pledge number please add it to the memo line. The bank will generate and send the checks to St. John’s. There is no fee for this.
  3. If you use Zelle you can schedule a donation to St. John’s by using the email treasurer@stjohnschicago.com There is no fee for this.
  4. You can donate on our website. Click on the red “donate” button at the top of the screen and enter in your debit or credit card number. The fee is 3.95%. For example, if you donate $100 it will charge you $103.95.

Please use the memo line to designate “pledge” or a specific event or area for donation such as “flowers,” “memorial donation,” etc. If you have questions contact Lisa at parishoffice@stjohnschicago.com or call her at 773.725.9026. Thank you!

EVENT CANCELLED: Mock United Nations Meeting on Climate Change Game

Chicago Fair Trade plans to reschedule this event for February 2023.

Mock United Nations Meeting on Climate Change Game
Sunday, July 24
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s Episcopal Church
Free for all St. John’s members since St. John’s is a member of Chicago Fair Trade. RSVP here by July 20. Join Chicago Fair Trade for an innovative game to explore what combination of policies may have the greatest impact on climate change. Chicago Fair Trade Board member Professor Jocelyn Leitzinger will facilitate this interactive event featuring En-ROADS Climate Solutions Simulator. Developed by MIT’s Sloan Sustainability Initiative and Climate Interactive, this interactive event helps foster a deeper understanding of the complexities involved in tackling one of the biggest challenges in our lifetime.

Fair Trade Day at St. John’s!

Saturday, May 14 between 11 am and 4 pm

Join us in the garden (rain location: Parish Hall)

Visit St. John’s during the 2022 Open House Celebration of World Fair Trade Day with Chicago Fair Trade on Sat. May 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Jerome McDonnel, former host of Worldview on National Public Radio and fair trade supporter, will be doing a bike ride to 3 of these fair trade stops on the north side of Chicago – one of them being St. John’s! 
St. John’s open house stop will feature 

– Indigenous Columbian art from Tulia’s Artisan Gallery
– Land Acknowledgment (2:15 pm)
– Conversation between Jerome McDonnel and Karen Torres, CEO of Tulia’s Gallery (2:30 pm)
– Clothing Swap – bring an item – take an item
– Fair Trade Trivia Prize Wheel
– Eco Tours of our campus
– Fair trade coffee and tea

More about Open House Chicago around Chicago and suburbs…

Each May, World Fair Trade Day is celebrated by tens of thousands of people in dozens of countries. For fifteen years, Chicago Fair Trade has organized the largest World Fair Trade Day in the U.S.

On Saturday, May 14, Chicago Fair Trade’s member businesses, organizations and allies are hosting multiple events throughout the city to showcase how they support economic and environmental justice.  As an attendee you will receive a virtual passport to use when checking in at different sites and if you check in at three or more, you’ll be entered to win a fair trade raffle (over $200 in value!).  Proposed itineraries will be neighborhood-based for easy access and an interactive map listing all participating locales will be available on our website.

Here is a sneak peak of some of the day’s activities: 

Join our growing network of conscious consumers and show your commitment to building a better, more just and equitable world.  We hope you are able to join us on this celebratory day!

St. John’s Concert Series

Luis Rafael Vivanco, Sunday, May 1, 3:00 pm

St. John’s Concert Series presents Luis Rafael Vivanco performing flamenco music and masterpieces of the Spanish guitar by Paco de Lucia, Joaquín Rodrigo, Isaac Albeniz and others.

You can also watch online via Zoom (Meeting ID: 878 8575 2024 Passcode: 3857) or Facebook Live. Concert is free and open to the public. Masks optional, vaccine strongly recommended.

Holy Week and Easter

Palm Sunday  April 10
8:00 a.m. Worship (gather at the Byron Street Door)
10:00 a.m. Worship (gather in the Garden)
Services in person or via Zoom (Phone: 312.626.6799 Meeting ID: 882 2966 1337 Passcode: 3857) or via Facebook.

Children’s Holy Week  April 13, 6:00 p.m. Gather in person for dinner, stories, and communion. Or join via Zoom (Meeting ID: 834 5028 3757 Passcode: Holy) over your own dinner at home.
Download the bulletin for Children’s Holy Week.

Maundy Thursday  April 14, 7:30 p.m. Worship
In person or via Zoom (Phone: 312.626.6799 Meeting ID: 865 4187 9057
Passcode: HolyWeek) or via Facebook.
(same link for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday)

Download the bulletin for Maundy Thursday.

Good Friday  April 15
12:00 Station of the Cross
(gather in the garden, neighborhood walk is about 2 hours)
In person or follow via Facebook.
Download the bulletin for Stations of the Cross.
7:30 p.m. Worship
In person or via Zoom (Phone: 312.626.6799 Meeting ID: 865 4187 9057
Passcode: HolyWeek) or via Facebook.
(same link for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday)

Download the bulletin for Good Friday.

Easter Vigil at the Cathedral  April 16, 8:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday  April 17, 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Worship
Easter Egg hunt for children at 9:00 a.m. (Bring empty baskets!)
Services in person or via Zoom (Phone: 312.626.6799 Meeting ID: 882 2966 1337 Passcode: 3857) or via Facebook.
Download the bulletin for Easter Sunday.

Fish Fry! Fish Fry!

Saturday, April 2 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Eat in the Garden, the Parish Hall, or take your dinner to go!

Menu and Tickets

 $8 for kid’s meal (1 piece of fish, coleslaw, fries, roll)
$15 for adults(2 pieces of fish, coleslaw, fries, roll)

Link to purchase tickets in advance OR Zelle to treasurer@stjohnschicago.com (put fish fry in memo). 

Tickets available at the door with cash, checks or Zelle payments.