IMPORTANT NOTE:
A Christian formation class, EPISCOPAL STUDIES 101,  for adults and teens will begin meeting in preparation for Bishop Mary Glasspool's visitation on April 22, 2018. The class is designed especially for those seeking confirmation, reception into the Episcopal Church, or reconfirmation of baptismal vows, however all who would like to learn more about the Episcopal Church are welcome to participate. Classes will meet Sundays from 12:15-1:15 p.m., beginning February 25 through April 15 (excluding April 1, Easter Sunday). For more information, please contact: Rev. Jennie at 917.496.1009.  

                                                                   FEBRUARY

Tuesday, February 13, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER- 
A pancake and sausage supper will be served in the Cottage to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Also, remember to bring your palm crosses from last year, as we will burn them to create ashes
for tomorrow.

Wednesday, February 14: ASH WEDNESDAY
7:30-10:00 a.m.: The Prayer Ministry offers imposition of ashes at Crestwood Train Station
11:00 a.m.: Morning Worship at St. John’s with imposition of ashes and Holy Communion
7:00 p.m.: Evening Worship at St. John’s with imposition of ashes and Holy Communion, with choir.

Wednesday, February 14, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: NEW ROCHELLE GARDEN CLUB- 
Meets in the Parish House (Cottage).

Tuesday, February 20, 27, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: BIBLE STUDY- We gather together on Tuesday evenings to participate in group Bible Study. No prior experience or knowledge of the Bible is necessary, and all are welcome! For more information, please contact Deacon Bill Cusano at billcusano@mac.com or 201.755.1925.

Tuesday, February 20 & 27, 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.: Lenten CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER - in the Sanctuary 

Wednesday, February 21, 28, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: BOOK GROUP- We are enjoying Sacred Fire: A Vision for a Deeper Human and Christian Maturity , by Ronald Rolheiser, O.M.I. All are welcome to join in! Please contact Rev. Jennie for more information at jennie.talley@gmail.com or 917.496.1009.

                                                                                                                         
                                                                      MARCH
Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.: LENTEN CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER-
in the Sanctuary
Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20 & 27, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: BIBLE STUDY- We gather in the Parish House (Cottage) for group Bible study. No prior experience or knowledge of the Bible is necessary, and all are welcome! For more information, please contact Deacon Bill Cusano
at billcusano@mac.com or 201.755.1925.

Wednesday, March 7, 14 & 28, 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: BOOK GROUP- All are welcome to join in! We gather in the Rector’s Office. Please contact Rev. Jennie for more information at jennie.talley@gmail.com or 917.496.1009. 

Sunday, March 11, during Coffee Hour: BROWN BAG SANDWICH PREPARATION- 
Come and join us as we prepare lunches to help feed our hungry neighbors of
New Rochelle.

Wednesday, March 14, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: NEW ROCHELLE GARDEN CLUB-
In the Parish House (Cottage)

Saturday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: LENTEN MINI RETREAT ON CELTIC SPIRITUALITY-  Enjoy a  “Spa Day for the Soul,” inspired by the spiritualty of St. Patrick,
St. Brigid, and St. Columba, and led by the Rev. Jennie Talley. Please make your reservation via email at jennie.talley@gmail.com, or phone/text at 917.496.1009.


                                           HOLY WEEK & EASTER at ST. JOHN’S
Sunday, March 25, 10:30 a.m.: PALM SUNDAY: Procession of the palms & reading of the Passion

Thursday, March 29, 7:00 p.m.: MAUNDY THURSDAY: Holy Communion, choral music, 
foot washing, and Garden of Repose. We will enjoy Hot Cross Buns and tea together in the Cottage afterwards.

Friday, March 30, 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.: GOOD FRIDAY: Join us for this very special service with Stations & Veneration of the Cross and Taizé music. Come and go as you are able.

Saturday, March 31, 7:00 p.m.: EASTER VIGIL: The first celebration of Easter, and our first time celebrating this beautiful ancient Christian service at St. John’s! 

Sunday, April 1, 10:30 a.m.: EASTER SUNDAY: An Easter brunch and Easter egg hunt will follow the service. 



Photo credits: Jean Marie Angelo, Stephanie Hartwell-Mandella, Lanny Miller, Robin Newman, Fran Sisco, Rev. Jennie Talley.