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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

Choral Evensong for Lent

Sunday, March 18 at 5:00 p.m. (prelude beginning at 4:45) Choral Evensong has long been an important part of our Anglican heritage. This quiet, meditative, music-filled service incorporates elements of drama and ritual that nourish our spiritual lives. The choir will sing contemporary chant-based settings of the canticles by Bob Moore and Carlos R. Messerli,… 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