St. John’s COVID-19 schedule and updates

As the weather warms and the COVID situation improves, we revisit worship options. via Zoom services.
Read St. John’s guidelines here.
The guidelines and service options change periodically, so please check back regularly for updates.

Last updated:  3/12/21 11:50 PM

Worship

Click below for this week’s readings!

Preparing for Sunday

Each week’s service will be recorded. Important fellowship/coffee hour/forum discussions might also be recorded. The recordings for the month are shared via email, and are also posted below.

Visit the calendar to see coming services and events.

If possible, please join a Zoom worship 5 or 10 minutes before the appointed time, so that the host can greet you and note the number of attendees. If you join by phone, please announce yourself so that the host can label your connection with your name.

April services

April servicesConnection info
4/11
2 Easter
Sunday Morning Coffee Hour

10:45 AM
Pastor is off this week. Attend the Diocese of New Hampshire morning prayer service lead by the Rev. Alanna Antwerpen at 9:30, or attend your favorite alternate online worship. For more details about the Diocesan worship offerings, click HERE. To visit a church anywhere in the country (or beyond), click HERE.

Afterwards, join us for Zoom coffee hour to share insights and fellowship.

Join by Zoom:  https://zoom.us/j/5759275615
Join by phone (audio only):
1-929-205-6099 (Long distance)
Meeting ID:
5759275615
4/18
3 Easter
Zoom Worship

9:50 AM
Zoom worship, followed by a continuation of our Lenten discussion about discerning the future of St. John’s during a time of transition. We will discuss the first chapter of Gil Rendle’s book, Quietly Courageous (PDF of first two chapters HERE). For anyone who can’t manage to read it, we’ll begin the discussion with a brief summary. We’ll talk about the second chapter the following week, as well as gather input on continued planning for the time of transition.

Join by Zoom:  https://zoom.us/j/5759275615
Join by phone (audio only):
1-929-205-6099 (Long distance)
Meeting ID:
5759275615
4/25
4 Easter
Zoom Worship
Worship, followed by continuation of our discernment discussion.

Join by Zoom:  https://zoom.us/j/5759275615
Join by phone (audio only):
1-929-205-6099 (Long distance)
Meeting ID:
5759275615

This month’s recordings

3/28 Palm Sunday recording
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Easter Sunday
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4/184/25

Pastoral care

Any parishioner requiring pastoral care should contact Pastor Duncan at (603) 756-4533, or by email at pastor@stjohnswalpole.org.

If you are unable to reach Pastor Duncan in an emergency, you can contact one of the wardens:

  • Jr. Warden Al Sparks can be reached by phone at (802) 296-1252, or by email at sparks.al@gmail.com
  • Sr. Warden Marilyn Wilking can be reached by phone at (713) 410-7372, or by email at mnwilking@gmail.com

Assistance during restrictions

Anyone needing assistance during restrictions can contact the following people, who are willing to pick up groceries or run errands, exercising appropriate precautions:

Christopher EvattPhone: 484-788-9902
email: christopher.l.evatt@gmail.com
Beth LeinauPhone: 603-354-3783
email: shadowdragon39@gmail.com
Nicole SamuelsPhone: 609-529-8111
email: nicoleesamuels@gmail.com

Westminster, Vermont residents: Westminster Cares helps with such needs, as well as meal service (Meals on Wheels) and rides to appointments, among other things. Call: 802-722-3607.

Additional Online Worship Resources