Men’s and Women’s Retreats

On Saturday, May 6, we will be holding two separate retreats for men and women. The men’s retreat is titled, “Building Your Legacy in God’s Grace,” and will be led by Gavin Kerr here at St. John’s from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with breakfast included. Contact Jim Little to

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Holy Week at St. John’s

Starting on Palm Sunday, Christians around the world begin a weeklong observance of the events leading up to the death of Jesus on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday (April 9) Worship at 9:30 a.m., with concurrent Sunday School and nursery care. The Sunday School children

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Care Package Received

We received this photo and note from some happy recipients of the care packages that the St. John’s family has sent to military personnel on active duty far from home. “Thank you so much for your generosity, @stjohnsPresbyteriandevonpa! Airborne! All the Way! God Bless!”

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St. John’s Concert Series

Our next monthly concert will be on Sunday, March 26 at 4 p.m. as we welcome The Brandywine Singers to perform two J.S. Bach motets. Tickets are required for this event, and may be purchased by visiting www.thebrandywinesingers.org or seeing Lara in the office during regular hours. Please join us

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Concert Series Article

On Sunday 19 February 2017, The Philadelphia Inquirer published a wonderful article by Beth Kephart about the St. John’s Concert Series and the musicians who have so generously shared their talents with our community. The article, titled Commentary: At church concert, an interlude of joy, may be viewed along with

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Supper At St. John’s

Scripture Readings and Discussion-January 18-March 22 Moderator: Rev. Patrick Marshall Back by popular demand, Patrick will lead a highly interactive 10-week class, in which we will read and discuss the scripture readings for the coming Sunday. This will give us the opportunity to already be reflecting on the scripture readings

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St. John’s Concert Series

Our next monthly concert will be on Sunday, January 29 from 5–6 p.m., featuring the music of American composers Cole Porter, Leonard Bernstein, and George Gershwin sung by Lara Kennedy with Iris and the Harvey sisters. These concerts are free and open to the whole community, so please bring a

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CHURCH-WIDE CHRISTMAS CAROLING

On Sunday, December 11 at 5 p.m., our entire church family is invited to bring holiday cheer to the neighborhood around St. John’s. We will meet at the church and walk around the neighborhood, singing Christmas carols. Caroling books will be provided; please wear festive apparel. After caroling we will

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Advent Craft Night

Join us for our annual Advent Craft Night on December 4 from 4–6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. It will be a fun evening of food, crafts, and fellowship to celebrate the Advent season. This event is open to everyone – kids and adults – and you are welcome to bring

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Stop Hunger Now Returns!

STOP HUNGER NOW RETURNS! On Sunday, November 20, we will be working with the international hunger relief organization Stop Hunger Now to pack 10,000 meals. To accomplish this task, we need 50 volunteers ready to go at 2 p.m. The project will be completed in less than two hours, and

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Consecration Sunday is Coming!

This year’s Consecration Sunday celebration will take place on October 30.  We will gather for worship at 9:30 a.m. to dedicate our pledges for the upcoming year.  Immediately following worship, we will celebrate with a delicious catered brunch in Fellowship Hall,  provided to you free of charge.  Children are absolutely

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Summer Book Study

There has been so much racial tension in our country lately. How can we, as Christians, engage these struggles and respond in ways that are faithful and loving? In the month of August, Patrick will be leading a four-week study of the book “Trouble I’ve Seen: Changing the Way the

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VBS 2016

July 18-22 (9 a.m.-noon). Ages 4 through 10, please join us for an exciting week of discovering God’s Word through drama, games, crafts and snacks. This year’s theme is Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace. Please bring a friend!! Sign up for VBS on our website under Quick Links.

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Horse Show Parking Sign-ups

It’s time to gear up for our biggest annual youth fundraiser of the year. May 26 through June 4, we will be parking cars from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at St. John’s. Any youth who are participating in the mission trip this year are required to sign up for 3 shifts.

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“The Fourth Quarter” Men’s Retreat

St. John’s will offer a men’s retreat/workshop on Saturday, March 5 from 7:30-12:00 in the Carriage House. Howard Friend will moderate the workshop focusing on discernment for whatever stage in life one may be in. Questions we will consider include, How is God calling me just now? What gifts is

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Do you know a member or members at St. John’s who you believe possesses the qualities and abilities to serve on the Associate Pastor Nominating Committee (APNC) or as an Elder, Deacon or Trustee? Please click “Continue Reading” and then on the link to complete the form and return to the

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“Trusting God’s Future”

“Saying Yes to God” by Ellen Moeller–Sunday morning worship October 25, 2015 I said “yes” to speaking a few words this morning . . . on faith. I find that I want to tell my faith story. I said “yes” before even knowing for sure what I was going to

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Supper at St. John’s

We’re starting early this year to bring you a very special course on the Life and Letters of the Apostle Paul led by Eastern University scholar, Dr. Joe Modica. We’ll begin, as we always do, with a delicious church-cooked dinner at 6:00 p.m., followed by the study, dismissing promptly at

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