Christmas at St. John's 2014

Christmas Boutique and Tea
The St. John's Christmas Boutique offers a delectable assortment of wonderful home made jams, jellies, chutneys, relishes, baked goods and unique holiday items. Stock up on gift items for your favorite relative, teacher, or neighbor. A traditional English tea will be served in the Parish Hall Fireside Room on Friday afternoon only.

When: Friday, December 12 (Noon to 5pm) and Saturday, December 13, (11am to 4.45pm & 6pm to 8p)

Where: St. John's Parish Hall, 14 Lagunitas Road, Ross

Info: Virginia Kosydar, email or 415.456.1102, x102

Performance of Truman Capote's 'A Christmas Memory'
A candlelit reading of this heartwarming Christmas story will be performed by professional actors in our beautiful Neo-Gothic church 'A Christmas Memory' is a tender story and classic memoir of Truman Capote's childhood in rural Alabama. It is set in the 1930's and recounts frank and fond memories of family relationships. 

Adults and mature teens are welcome.

When: Saturday, December 13, 5pm. A reception with light refreshments will follow the perfomance.

Where: St. John's Church, 14 Lagunitas Road, Ross

Cost: $20 general admission/$10 students and educators.

Discounts available: Group of 6 General Admission tickets: $100. Group of 6 Students/Educators tickets: $50

Tickets Sales: Tickets may be purchased in person at the church office M-F, 9am to 4pm, at the church after Sunday services, or at the door the night of the performance. To purchase tickets online, click here.

Info: Virginia Kosydar, email or 415.456.1102, x102

Flyer: click here.

San Francisco Girls Chorus: A Christmas Concert
When: Sunday, December 14, 4pm

Where: St. John's Church, 14 Lagunitas Road, Ross

Cost: free

Info: Virginia Kosydar, email or 415.456.1102, x102

 

Solstice: A Female Vocal Ensemble concert
Relax into the warmth of Christmas here at Saint John’s by coming to hear cantor Emily Bender sing with her group, Solstice: A Female Vocal Ensemble. Enjoy their fun, eclectic and international mix of holiday music, including songs from Sweden, Finland, Spain, England and more. Sosltice CD’s, available at the show, make wonderful last-minute stocking stuffers for the music lovers in your life.

When: Sunday, December 21, 4pm

Where: St. John's Church, 14 Lagunitas Road, Ross

Tickets: available online and at the door

St. John's Annual Christmas Pageant

When: Sunday, December 21 during the regular 10am service

Where: St. John's Church, 14 Lagunitas Road, Ross

Info: For information or to particpate, contact Caren Miles, Youth and Family Minister (email or 415.456.1102, x105)


Christmas Services at St. John's
Christmas Eve

3pm Family Service: simple singing, story telling, prayers, and Holy Communion. All ages welcome.

5pm Children's Choir: A full choral service with hymns, readings, prayers, a sermon, and Holy Communion featuring our combined childrens's choirs.

8pm Choral Eucharist: The Chancel Choir leads with a program of carols and anthems, followed bya full choral service with hymns, readings, prayers, a sermon and Holy Communion.

11pm Service: Trumput and organ, hymns, readings, prayers, a sermon, and Holy Communion

(The 5, 8, and 11 o'clock services include candlelight singing of 'Silent Night, Holy Night.')

 

Christmas Day

10am Service: Our one service on Christmas Day includes hymns, readings, prayers, a sermon, and Holy Communion.

 

St. John's is a diverse community of worshipers. We invite everyone of all faiths to join us for worship services every Sunday morning.

 



 



St. John's Ross
14 Lagunitas Ave. (at Shady Lane)  |  P.O. Box 217  |  Ross, CA 94957  |  (415) 456-1102     |     contact us