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:
- Kick-off event hosted by Jerome McDonnell at Metropolis Cafe in Avondale
- A fair trade sample sale at Sobremesa’s warehouse in West Garfield Park
- Fair trade cocktails and tours at local indie designer Production Mode in Pilsen
- Studio tours and weaving demos at the Weaving Mill in Humboldt Park
- Shopping, shopping and more shopping at the Andersonville Galleria, Union Handmade, Embellish, and Eco & the Flamingo
- Suburban locations include Glen Ellyn, Oak Park, and Evanston
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.
Recording of Peace and Justice Webinar
Webinar from April 7, 2022 Here is a Link to YouTube recording.
Please note the addition of a presenter, The Rev. Garth Howe, enrolled member of the Crow Creek Sioux and Episcopal Deacon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
Here is a link to recommended reading and viewing list.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org (put fish fry in memo).
Tickets available at the door with cash, checks or Zelle payments.
Saturday, February 12 from 4-6 pm
Together we will watch the award-winning film Hilleman: A Perilous Quest to save the World’s Children. This documentary tells the inspiring story of Dr. Maurice Hilleman, a man with a singular, unwavering focus: to eliminate the diseases of children. From his poverty-stricken youth on the plains of Montana, he came to prevent pandemic flu, invent the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, and develop the first-ever vaccine against human cancer. Responsible for more than half of the vaccines children receive today, he is credited with saving more than eight million lives every year.
Stay on zoom afterwards for a discussion!
Join us via Zoom (Meeting ID: 874 7249 6852 Passcode: 3857) or Facebook Live.
Free organ tour and concert
Sunday, January 23 at 2:30/3:00 p.m.
St. John’s Concert Series with John W. W. Sherer is Sunday, January 23 at 3:00 p.m. Join us in person or via Zoom or Facebook Live!
Advent Meditation An hour of meditative music from Jonathan Hannau on Tuesdays December 7, 14, and 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Join in person or on line via Zoom (Meeting ID: 889 5016 7778 Passcode: peace) or Facebook Live.