Our representatives on the Diocesan Commission to Dismantle Racism and Discrimination are Mother Barbara, Jean Gerlach and Barbara Yandian. They have planned several special events for our parish in 2023, including: The Thomas Ashford Story: Jean, Barbara and Mother Barbara hosted a special coffee hour, where we viewed a short YouTube video, “The Thomas Ashford Story.” Tom was present
On Feb. 12, we will have a special coffee hour, at which time we will view a short video, “The Tom Ashford Story.” Many of us know Tom, a leader at St. Peter’s in Niagara Falls, who also worships with us from time to time. Tom shares via video interview his experience of being a Black man in a predominately White congregation during the early days of the Civil Rights movement. Everyone is
Keely Mackey, cellist, composer and interdisciplinary artist, returns to St. John's to perform her original compositions on Wednesday, Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. For more information, please visit Keely's website. Limited seating; doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for seniors and $10 for general admission and may be purchased in advance or at the door.