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Weekly News Update

Note from Bishop-in-Charge | September 18, 2022

We are off and running! The public schools and universities have opened their doors to

welcome a new program year. Here at the cathedral we are beginning our new year as well.The

young choral scholars have had their first rehearsal, and soon the cathedral choir will be back in full form. Moreover, the vestry and I will be working on some major initiatives.

These events mark for us a good time to pause and reflect before we launch ourselves

into the busy months between Labor Day and the Christmas holidays. I invite you to spend five

quiet minutes thinking about the shape of your life in the months to come.

Consider that as “cathedral people” we are the baptized, that defining moment in the life

of every follower of Jesus. In Holy Baptism we have been united with our Savior Jesus Christ in

his saving death and victorious resurrection. He will be active, alive, and present in our church

and lives bringing life out of death, light out of darkness. This is THE fact of life for us.

So…let it show. Consider two ways you can form your life ahead. First, plan to make

time every Sunday to be present to hear the Risen One speak in scripture, sermon, and prayer and receive his living presence in the Body and Blood of communion. What an enormous privilege and honor this is. Second, begin planning for and praying about your financial pledge to the mission work of Jesus, that is, to the mission carried out in Jesus’ name by our cathedral and diocese. In our society money is what makes things work, and remains true for the ministry of the church, as well. Let’s make our money work for Jesus.

I’ll see you soon at the cathedral. Please make time to chat with me.

Peace and blessings,


All Saints Sunday

Those interested in Baptisms, re-affirmations, receptions, confirmations should contact Bishop Brookhart or Kyle Black in the Office.

Evensong Service Cancelled

Last Sunday at our 10 am service we announced that we would be holding a Diocesan mass in honor of "Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II". Unfortunately, due to a scheduling conflict the service has been cancelled. 

Upcoming Events

Said Mass at the Lady Chapel

Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 8:00 am (In-Person Only)

Belize Day

Sunday, September 18, 2022 

Choral Mass at 10:00 am | In-person & online.

Worship with us on Vanco Live

Worship with us on Facebook

Worship with us on YouTube

Download 10 AM Service Leaflet

Flower Donations

We continue to seek sponsors for flowers on Sunday Morning. If you would like to honor a loved one who has passed or give thanks to God for His ongoing blessings in your life, please contact the church office or make an online donation.

Make An Online Donation!

Christian Education

“Joy In Spite of it All”

Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 11:30am

Next Sunday we wilcontinue to explore the Letter to the Philippians. St. Paul’s last letter it is full of inspiring words. During this month we will have occasion to talk about your ideas for future forums.

Christian Education will now take place in the Parish Office.

Vestry On-Call

Kelly Coyne

Vestry members are partners with clergy, encouraging the growth of community and the establishment of common ground in the spiritual life of the congregation. Parishioners are always welcome to speak with these individuals on Sunday morning; they assist in making sure our questions, comments, or concerns are heard.

For Pastoral care, call the church office or Bishop Brookhart.


Food Pantry

Saturday, September 17, 2022

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Every third Saturday of the month St. John's helps out the community by distributing fresh produce, meat, dairy and canned goods. Thanks to Robert Sterling Richards we will be providing meat and dairy this month.

If you would like to learn more or have questions you may contact

Halloween at the Cathedral

Halloween will take place for neighborhood children on October 31st at the Cathedral. Around seventy young folks visited the church last year.

Individually wrapped candies/cookies/drinks are requested and can be dropped off in the donation basket at church.

Interested volunteers should speak with our Sexton, Ms. Ada Galindo; be sure to bring your costume!

Inspiring Stories: Discussing Politics in Religious Spaces 

September 21, 2022 | 4pm-6pm

Welcome to our third season of storytelling and conversation on complex issues we all care about. Once again, The Guibord Center and IslamiCity are bringing together people with rich spiritual backgrounds and diverse perspectives to share powerful stories from the heart and invite you into the conversation.

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