All are welcome to worship, you need not be a member of St. John’s or the Episcopal Church.
- 8:00am – Adult Christian Development – in the Library
- 9:00am – Worship with Holy Communion
- 10:15am – 2nd Sunday School Christian Education for all ages – Next Second Sunday School on Oct. 8: PUMPKINS, SAINTS & MORE! All ages are invited to join Fr. Tim in the chapel to discuss All Hallows Eve, All Saints Day, All Souls Day and Day of the Dead.
- 9:30am – A small Eucharistic gathering including discussion and conversation. Everyone is invited to meet in the Library.
Blessing of the Pumpkins & Free Kids’ Halloween Carnival
Sunday, October 29. Bring your pumpkins to the 9:00am service to be blessed then take them home so that your jack-o-lanterns can be the Light of Christ in the world!
Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30-7:30pm. Bring the kids for a fun and safe time! The 9th annual Kids’ Halloween Carnival is free with games, crafts, prizes, candy and treats. Nothing too spooky, come for a safe and fun evening open to all!
Prayer for those suffering from natural disasters
Blessing of the Animals Oct. 7
We celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi! St. Francis is best perhaps known as the patron saint of nature and the environment, with many legends dealing with his love for animals. Francis believed that the world was created good and beautiful by God but claimed that it is the duty of humanity to both protect and enjoy nature as stewards of God’s creation. more photos on Facebook
EPISCOPAL RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT RESPONSE FUND
In 2016, Episcopal Relief & Development spent 84% on programs versus 9% on fundraising and 7% on administration. Because ERD receives support from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society in addition to income from investments, at least 90% of every donor dollar goes directly to programs.
TIME MAGAZINE: WOMEN WHO ARE CHANGING THE WORLD
Katharine Jefferts Schori – First woman to be elected presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. “I think maybe the piece we’re wrestling with now is the full reality that every part of creation has a value and a purpose, and that we cannot simply treat other parts of creation as commodities as we have treated human beings in the past and still do in too many places.” Read more
PRESIDING BISHOP MICHAEL CURRY
“‘The Episcopal Church Welcomes You,’ is not just a slogan, it’s who we seek to be….” Read more
Celebrating over 50 Years of Ministry in Denver’s West Metro area:
1963 – 2013 and counting!
The Episcopal Church of St. John Chrysostom is in unincorporated Jefferson County, very near Lakewood, Wheat Ridge and Arvada in the Applewood area just off I-70 at the Youngfield exit and West 32nd Avenue.
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SJC’s current Ministry & Event Calendar