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Christmas Concert

The St. John's 2017 Christmas Concert will be on Sunday December 17th in the worship service. All choirs will participate!

Community Christmas Carols Sing-Along

Invite your neighbors and friends to the special worship service on Sunday, December 24th at 10:30am to sing Christmas carols and listen to the historical accounts of the beautiful carols.

Thank You...

Thank you, St. John's family for sharing the love and spirit of Christmas in such varied and meaningful ways.

  • Thank you for giving to Operation Christmas Child outreach
  • Thank you for giving to the Salvation Army's stocking campaign.
  • Thank you for bringing in books to be used by incarcerated mothers in Fluvanna Prison as gifts for their children.
  • Thank you for bringing in gifts and giving cash for gifts for women and children at the battered women's shelter, Bethany House.
  • Thank you for bringing in groceries for ECHO's distribution to needy in our area every week.
  • Thank you for purchasing personal care products for women in Guest House.
  • Thank you for decorating the sanctuary, narthex and social hall for the holidays.
  • Thank you for purchasing poinsettias to enliven our sanctuary "flower tree."
  • Thank you for making our exterior more presentable for these special days.
  • Thank you for the special offerings of beautiful music, both vocal and instrumental.
  • Thank you for the extra work of the staff to help our holidays be enjoyed by all.
  • Thank you for all you have been part of giving and loving this season.

Advent Program — Gift Bags

Saint John's will celebrate Advent by make gift bags for 26 women of Friends of Guest House in Alexandria, a program for recently incarcarated women who are striving to re-enter the community. Bring items (chosen from the ornaments in the narthex) to the church no later than Sunday, December 17th. Monetary donations are also welcome and can be placed in the "Change for Change" jar.

Items to donate:

  • Lotion (full size only)
  • Shampoo (full size only)
  • Body wash (full size only)
  • Lip balm
  • Gloves
  • Journal or blank book
  • Candy
  • Makeup or nail polish kit

St. John's Pre-School

St. John's CECE promotes the mental, physical and spiritual growth of our children through a program including instruction, work and play. We offer preschool classes for children two years of age to five years of age. Our after school care program is for our preschoolers.

See the school's home page for more information.

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