Holy Week and Easter at St. John’s

Children’s Holy Week Wednesday, April 5
6:00 p.m. Interactive worship; Supper included. If you have not yet RSVP’d please text Kara at 773.960.1889.

Maundy Thursday April 6
Download the bulletin for Thursday, April 6, 2023
7:30 p.m. A beloved service with foot washing, the stripping of the altar, and the watch in the Garden
Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 865 4187 9057 Passcode: HolyWeek or watch via Facebook live

Good Friday April 7
12:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
Gather in the garden, walk in the neighborhood is about 2 hours (not online)

7:30 p.m. Good Friday choral service with the adoration of the cross
Download the bulletin for Friday, April 7, 2023
Join via Zoom. Meeting ID: 865 4187 9057 Passcode: HolyWeek or watch via Facebook live

Easter Vigil  April 8
8:00 p.m. RSVP to carpool to St. James Cathedral by texting Kara at 773.960.1889.

NEW! THREE SERVICES ON EASTER SUNDAY!
Easter Sunday April 9

8:00, 9:30, 11:00 a.m.
Download the bulletin for Sunday, April 9.
Peanut-free Easter Egg Hunt in the garden following the 9:30 service! Please bring an empty basket.
Join via the usual Sunday Zoom link. Meeting ID: 882 2966 1337 Password: 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.

Worship with St. John’s

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Art by Scott Gustafson.

Ash Wednesday Worship at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

Download the bulletin for 5:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday.
Download the bulletin for 7:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday.

For In Person Worship Masks are optional. Childcare provided at both services.

For Online Worship Join with the Zoom link. Meeting ID: 812 9424 2540 Password: Ashes By phone: call 312.626.6799. Enter the Meeting ID and #. Enter the Password and #. OR Watch on Facebook live on our public page.

Bishop Visitation!

The Feast of the Baptism of our Lord
Sunday, January 8

Bishop and Server, fellow Brown alums!
A newly received Episcopalian with Chaplain Luis Garcia and The Rev. Shane Gormley
After 2 baptisms, 2 confirmations, 7 receptions, and 1 renewal of baptismal vows all received prayers, gifts, certificates and congratulations!

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.

A COVID Christmas

The word was made flesh and dwelt among us – full of grace and truth.

Ready and waiting for the Christ Child.
The voice of the organ strengthens our voices,
Reading the story, with the images of those online surrounding us.
Silent Night, Holy Night
Joe Lill, trumpet and Mio Nakamura, piano. Thank you to all our musicians!
The Peace Light from Bethlehem shines over the Light of the World.
Here come the kings!

Christmas Worship at St. John’s

Please observe these COVID protocols
Please do not come in person if you are an unvaccinated adult or have a compromised immune system. Please join us online instead!

For those worshipping in person:
Please sign in with your phone number at the front door.
Everyone aged 2 and under will wear a mask covering their nose and mouth.
NEW: Readers and speakers will leave their masks on when reading or speaking.
NEW: We will not be serving food or drink after services.

Please remember!
You can bring a small cup or shot glass to receive wine at communion (we have plastic available if you forget). Please return to your seat before consuming the bread and wine.

You are welcome to bring a votive candle if you wish to take the Peace Light from Bethlehem with you. We will also be providing hand-held candles – please don’t blow them out until you are outside after the service!

Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24 at 4:00 p.m.
In person or via Zoom (Meeting ID: 870 9818 4807 Passcode: merry)
or Facebook Live.
Download bulletin for Christmas Eve, 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24 at 10:00 p.m.
In person or via Zoom (Meeting ID: 881 3377 0145 Passcode: merry)
or Facebook Live.
Download bulletin for Christmas Eve, 10:00 p.m.
Christmas Day, Saturday, December 25 at 10:00 a.m.
In person or via Zoom (Meeting ID: 834 6758 7771 Passcode: merry)
or Facebook Live.
Download bulletin for Christmas Day, 10:00 a.m.

Author Talk: recording available

Click on this link to hear a recording of the talk which occurred on September 21, 2021.

This Assembly of Believers: Author Talk with the Rev. Bryan Cones
September 21 at St. John’s & online
 
On September 21 at 7 pm, St. John’s, Chicago will host priest and author Bryan Cones for a discussion of his new book, “This Assembly of Believers.” The conversation will take place in person and on Zoom.

Cones’s book is available for purchase here and here.

Please rsvp to the Parish Office to receive the Zoom link.