‘Tis The Season to be Grapeful 2017

Wine, Beer, and Food Tasting with Silent Auction and Live Jazz Music

Hosted by St. John’s Episcopal Church, Waterbury

Sunday, November 12, 2017 •2:00-5:00pm



Tickets are $25.00 each – Buy Tickets Now

Join us for an afternoon of friendship and fellowship, with a selection of wine, soft drinks, hors d’oeuvres and dessert, and featuring a silent auction.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Outreach Ministry of St. John’s, which helps various community groups in and around Waterbury.

Outreach at St. John’s – “Christmas in July”

Outreach at St. John’s will be accepting monetary donations and unwrapped gifts to support a special project. Christmas in July is a collection by Outreach to help meet the gift requests from social workers across the state of Connecticut for the many children who would otherwise not receive a gift at Christmas. (This is a separate program from St John’s December Giving Tree for Covenant to Care). This collection will continue through July 30.

Thank you for any support you can offer.

Dance Night – Thank You!

A great big thank you goes out to the members of the parish who worked tirelessly to organize and present the July 1 Dance Night:

Efrain Colon, Ramon Davila, Cinthya Montalvo, Victoria Cruet, Barbara Garcia, Leo Reyes, Scott Markham, Wanda Gonzalez, Frank Torres, Padre Armando Gonzalez.

Safe Haven Collection for July

July collection for Safe Haven assists in providing services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Please consider donating one roll of paper towels or one laundry detergent or one package of disposable diapers. Items may be dropped off anytime.

Prayers for Sunday, July 9, 2017
Oraciones para domingo, 9 de julio de 2017

  • In the Anglican cycle of prayer, we pray for:
    En el ciclo de oración Anglicana, oremose por:
    St. Peter’s Church, Fraserburgh, Scotland; The Monks of Holy Cross Monastery; Iglesia Episcopal San Fernando Rey, Omoa, Cortez, Honduras; St. Thomas Church, New Haven; St. James’, Poquetanuck; St. Philip’s, Putnam; Christ Church, Redding; ECCT and parish-based committees and networks for investments, stewardship, finance, planned giving, insurance, and personnel policy.
  • In the parish cycle of prayer, we pray for:
    En el ciclo parroquial de oracion, oremose por:
    Judith Ryan; Maritza Mojica, Pedro Saldivar & Yaritza; Sharon Samela; Roberta Santa Maria; Jose Santiago.
  • We pray for those who have asked for our intercession:
    Oremos por los que pidan nuestro intercession:

    Justino, Monica, Joshua, Michael, Sammy, Jack, Brianna, Esther, Hamsa, Lynne, Orry, Paul, Teuta, Leo, Barbara, Glen, Greg, Tom, Paul P., Wendy, all first responders and active duty military personnel, George B., Pam, Nick.

Safe Haven Collection for June

Safe Haven assists in providing services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Please consider donating one new pair of women’s or children’s (all sizes) underwear or one dish detergent. Items may be dropped off at the church office, any time.

Dance Night

Dance Night Saturday, July 1 – 6:00pm -10:00pm
Donation $25 per person $40 per couple to support St. John’s Latino Minsitries.

Refreshments included – appetizers and dinner. For more information please contact the church office at 203-754-3116 or stjohns@stjohnsonthegreen.org.

St. John’s Church supports GWIM

St. John’s Church supports GWIM as the main supplier of food for Labor Day lunch bags which are given to those in need on Labor Day. As you plan for your summer, please consider making either a monetary or item donation (jars of peanut butter, jars of jelly, juice boxes, granola bars). Please bring your donations any time to the church during office hours and on Sundays through August 27.

Outreach at St. John’s – June

Outreach at St. John’s will be accepting monetary donations to support two special projects in June:

  • Christmas in July is a collection to be used by Outreach to purchase gift cards and toys to help meet the gift requests from social workers across the state of Connecticut for the many children who would otherwise not receive a gift at Christmas. (This is a separate program from St John’s December Giving Tree).
  • Outreach will also be purchasing gift cards to benefit the displaced residents of the Lounsbury Street Fire to help them in replacing their belongings (clothing, household items, items needed for work, etc. ) so they can begin getting back to a normal living situation. Please look for the marked envelopes or ask an usher.

Jazz Concert & CD Release: Rosemary Minkler Trio

Sunday, June 25, 2017
3:00pm at St. John’s Church
Tickets are $5, available in advance, at the door, or online at EventBrite (online service charges apply)

This afternoon’s performance is a showcase of the compositions featured on Rosemary Minkler’s debut album, entitled Prospectus. This self-produced album features all original music performed by Rosemary on piano and vocals, Jeff Moro on bass, and Eric Hallenbeck on drums.  Rosemary has been a member of St. John’s since birth, and leads an ensemble of musicians at the church’s monthly jazz music service. Read more >>