There are many ways to connect with God in worship. At St. John's, we offer many opportunities for meditative prayer and reflection.
Third Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m.
We gather to encourage and support one another as we traverse the ebbs and flows of life and our individual and collective exploration of the holy. We gather with compassionate hearts, creative spirits, and open minds to see where the spirit will take us. We gather on the third Tuesday of every month to share women-centered worship and great conversation …Read More »
Second Mondays, 5:30 p.m.
Our Red Door Series is held on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in St. John's Chapel, the small historic building on the corner of North Glenwood and Gill. This series of meditative poetry reading is inspired by Padre Spencer, who created the Red Door program at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Jackson Heights, NYC. Here's how it works: A…Read More »
Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.
Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered throughout the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace. His key teaching is that, through mindfulness, we can learn to live happily in the present moment-the only way to truly develop peace, both in one's self and in the world. …Read More »
When it's not covered in snow, you can enjoy the meditative walk of our labyrinth!
The labyrinth goes back 5,000 years or more. There are many indirect references to it as a spiritual tool. Abbess Hildegard of Bingen defined divinity as "a circle, a wheel, a whole." In the Divine Comedy, Dante uses both the metaphor and the image of the labyrinth. It is from the tradition of the …Read More »