Explore the mystery of the labyrinth

Many know that St. John’s has its own labyrinth garden. But how much do you know about labyrinths and the role they can play in our spiritual life?

Barrie Carter Gibby

Join us at 9:30 a.m. (Central) Saturday (Oct. 24) on Zoom for an online workshop, “Wisdom Path: An Embodied Journey on the Labyrinth.” Certified labyrinth facilitator Barrie Carter Gibby will lead the session, which St. John’s is sponsoring.

Here is a description of the event: “This live on-line workshop offers an opportunity to experience the mystery of the archetype of the labyrinth. Through poetry, music, gentle movement and imagery, we will explore how this ancient tool can be a resource for spiritual practice as we seek to live open-heartedly during these unsettling times.”

History, slides, resources and seed patterns for take- home designs will be included. Downloadable finger labyrinths and other information will be sent in advance to those who request them.
For more information or to request advance information, please contact Rev. Rachel Bauman, 831-566-0353 or pastor@stjohnsmadelineisland.org. (The Zoom meeting link is above but copied here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85492180179.)

Church Holds Annual Meeting Online

Members of St. John’s United Church of Christ on Madeline Island joined Rev. Rachel Bauman and other leaders at the church’s annual meeting, held by online video conference July 26.

Members heard updates on church work in the past 12 months and reviewed a proposed budget for 2021. Church Council President Debbie Knopf shared information about how the church and the congregation have responded amid COVID-19 concerns that have kept the church from holding in-person services and meetings since spring. Members in attedance approved the Annual Report as well as the proposed budget.

A recording of the annual meeting is available for review. For more information or to share thoughts, please email pastor@stjohnsmadelineisland.org.

Church Shares Annual Report and Budget

A report on the last 12 months of activities at St. John’s United Church of Christ and a proposed budget for 2021 were released for discussion at the congregation’s annual meeting, to be held online starting at 11 a.m. July 26.

Both documents are attached here. Anyone interested in attending the annual meeting can join via Zoom video conference using this link and password 50700.

2020 Annual Report_8-4-20

Proposed 2021 Budget – St John’s

St. John’s offers help amid COVID-19 crisis

Dear Friends,

In the midst of this ever-evolving pandemic, St. John’s remains here for you. Our ministries, programs, and resources are going strong. Please be in touch with me (831-566-0353) if I can support you in any way.

St. John’s offers many outreach opportunities available for all. We invite you to use these services as needed and to volunteer to help support those in need.