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September 4, 2020

Although we have some limitations around gathering together to serve in our community this year due to COVID-19, God is still working powerfully in the world and the church can still be powerfully present in that work. This year, our God's Work Our Hands activities wil...

September 25, 2019

Values identify who we are and what is most important to us; they can be both descriptive (what kind of church are we) as well as aspirational (what kind of church we hope to be).

As part of the recently launched Strategic Planning process, a small group has been tasked...

Dear St. John’s Faith Community,

Here at St. John's, we are currently experiencing the intersection of two seasons: first, the church's penitential season of Lent and secondly, a season of racial tension in our city. What if we live into both of these seasons with inten...

February 27, 2019

The following request has been shared with us by our neighboring synod, the Southwest California Synod.

Remember the parents who were separated from their children at the border? You may have heard that a number of them were deported without the opportunity to apply for...

Dear St. John’s Faith Community,

Since August of last year, a small group of St. John’s members has been meeting as a Racial Justice Group - coalescing as a team and working to discern how St. John’s might more fully engage in racial justice work in our mission to “Live...

On Monday, January 21, 2019, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Sacramento churches, non-profit organizations, schools, local officials, and residents will join March for the Dream in memory of Dr. King. Marchers will express their continuing or renewed support for the Americ...

Click herefor an easy-to-print PDF of the January Spokesman. 

Coming Home

Epiphany stretches the Nativity story beyond the well-known manger scene.  As if having a child on the road wasn’t tough enough, the continuation of the story with the Magi following a newborn star...

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