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Lay Weeders’ Meeting

“Behold, I am making all things new.” Revelation 21:5 The Fire Department will be notified. The permit will be in place. Plants in the churchyard’s Prairie Garden and switch grass in the parking lot will burn! Thus, the cycle of life will begin again. We can all watch new growth happen as tiny shoots come… Read more

A sermon preached by The Revd RL Ficks III at Saint John’s Church, Worthington, Ohio on the First Sunday in Lent (2/18), 2018

Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15 In a small Southern town…on the banks of a small crystal-clear river…a local Pastor was baptizing. He was baptizing a young man of 15 years, and both of them were in the river up to their waists. The Pastor pushed the young man over backwards and held him… Read more

A sermon preached by the Revd RL Ficks III at Saint John’s Church, Worthington, Ohio on the Last Sunday after the Epiphany (February 11, 2018)

2 Kings 2:1-12; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9 Oddly, I recall that, some fourteen or fifteen years ago, I was struck with sadness by the death of Fred Rogers. His presence on the television screen of our home as Mr Rogers of “Mr Roger’s Neighborhood” for a considerable portion of the formative years of our… Read more

Vestry Election

St. John’s Parish Elections for Junior Warden (2 year term) and four new Vestry Members (3 year term) will be held on Sunday February 11th and 18th. The Polls will be open in the Atrium for at least 15 minutes before and after each service. Results of the election will be announced and become effective… Read more