Connecting

Join Us! You are So Welcome Here
 

How can I become a member of St. John's?

We'd love to welcome you and get to know you. Simply speak to any member of the clergy, or sign our guest book with your contact information when you come to church, and we'll follow up with you.  

Newcomers Classes

We offer Inquirer's (Newcomers) Classes two or three times a year for those who want to learn more about the Episcopal Church and/or want to be confirmed or received into our tradition. The sessions are taught by the clergy and others. Contact the church office for details.  

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Newcomers Brunch

St. John's hosts a Newcomers Brunch several times during the year for those who are new to the community. Come to meet other newcomers and to learn more about life at St. John's. Watch the bulletin or contact the church office for more information.

Sunday Coffee Hour

After every Sunday service our congregation and, most importantly, our visitors are invited to stay and enjoy coffee, conversation, and confectionaries! St. John's has a dedicated ministry who host our weekly Sunday coffee hours after the 8:00 am and  the 10:15 services.   Your help and food contributions to these connection opportunities are very welcome.  

Contact: Mary Fairman 

First Sunday Breakfast

The First Sunday Breakfast Team plans, prepares and serves breakfast on the First Sunday of most months for St. John's parishioners. It is one of the major fellowship gatherings of the parish. Please join us after the 10:15am service in Jatho Hall (lower level) on First Sundays (excluding July and August). All are welcome!

Contact: Scott Bruns or Keith Freeman

Day Trippers

The Daytrippers visit fun and interesting places. Field trips carpools generally leave from the church, usually include a lunch (separate checks please), and return within a few hours. A great opportunity for fellowship! Check the calendar for upcoming dates. 

Contact: Linda Tucker

St. John's Dinner Groups

St. John's Dinner Groups are a great way to meet new people in a casual and fun atmosphere. Groups (7-10 people) form in the fall.  The group meet every 6 weeks or so for potlucks, dessert and coffee, brunch or other simple gathering. We have daytime, evening, family and restaurant groups.The focus is to socialize and deepen relationships with a smaller group within the congregation. Singles, couples, and families are very welcome. 

Contact: Mary Beth Weigel

LGBTQ Social Group

The LGBTQ Group meets occasionally for dinners at various restaurants in the area for fellowship. We invite ALL parishioners to any gathering. Check the calendar for upcoming dates. 

Contact: Melanie Hill

Christmas Legacy Tea

Please join us on Thursday, December 5th from 1:30-3:00pm.  Cookies, fellowship - All are welcome.  RSVP to Rev. Beth Taylor bethtaylor@stjohnro.org or 248-546-1255 to help us plan.  Thank you to Carolyn Darling, Janice Pedersen and Bette Ann Wright for co-chairing this year's tea.

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