December 18, 2020
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Christmas Joy for Grace House
Through the extraordinary generosity of St. John's Community, Christmas morning will look like this for the families of Grace House. Thank you to everyone who made this a possibility during these challenging times, especially our organizers and special helpers, Michelle, Judson, Leah, Helen, Olivia, Maddy, Sophie, and Frank! Our favorite Santa Claus, Frank, will be making the socially distanced special delivery!
Christmas Eve Services
4PM - Family Christmas Eve
by ZOOM (info will be emailed next week)

8PM - Christmas Mass
on Facebook
Throughout Advent and Christmastide, St. John's will offer a virtual Holy Eucharist service at 8am on Facebook and a Participatory Sunday Worship at 10am on ZOOM. To join the ZOOM worship, use the meeting ID: 883 0267 7388 and the Passcode: 175371 or you can clink the link below.
Join us Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7pm during Advent and Christmastide for a virtual service of Compline with a scripture reflection via ZOOM. To join this ZOOM service, use the Meeting ID: 833 2904 6468 and Passcode: 465757 or clink the link below.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
A Prayer Shawl is a wonderful gift to those in any kind of bereavement, or who have experienced a medical, surgical, or life changing event. They are knit with love, blessed and can be gifted to anyone as a sign of God's healing presence. Do you know someone who would be blessed by receiving one? Prayer Shawls are available through the office. Call or e-mail Ben to schedule a time to pick one up.
e-Mail Phishing Scam
We are, yet again, experiencing e-Mail Phishing Scams impersonating Rev. Julianne. Please know that Julianne or any staff member of St. John's will never contact you by e-mail to ask you to buy iTunes or other types of gift cards. These scams are becoming more sophisticated and harder to identify, but be easiest way is to look at the email address it is being sent from. As you can see in the example below, there is a fake email address that the scammer has made to impersonate Rev. Julianne.

If the message does not end in "," don't trust it! If you ever are not sure, please give Julianne or Ben a phone call directly to sort it out. Do not respond to a phishing scam e-mail. Please report it, delete it, and change your password if possible. Thank you!
St. John's Office will be closed December 24th to January 4th. If you have a pastoral emergency, please contact Julianne+ at 773-677-1996 or

End of year gifts can be mailed to the church. Gifts received by December 31st will apply to tax year 2020. Tax statements will be sent out by the end of January. Thank you!
Worship Opportunities

Virtual Holy Eucharist
8AM on Facebook
Participatory Zoom Worship
10AM on ZOOM

7PM on Zoom

7PM on ZOOM Webinar & Facebook
(first Wednesday of each month)

7PM on Zoom

Office Hours

The Office remains closed to the public. Our Administrative Assistant, Ben is working remotely and can be reached:

Monday -Friday
Ministerial Staff

The Rev'd Dr. Julianne Buenting
Interim Rector

The Rev'd Dr. Michael Ramsey-Musolf
Priest Associate for Global Mission

Grant Moss
Organist & Choir Master

Olivia Leone
Christian Education Director

Benjiman Durfee
Administrative Assistant

Cole Dvar
You can contact the office
at 413-584-1757 or
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