Please help us save over $3,000 this summer by volunteering your time to cut the grass. We are in need of weekly volunteers. You can cut the grass any day of the week, as long as it is cut by Sunday in preparation for the Sunday services. A sign-up sheet is located on the bulletin board in the hallway near parish hall. For more information, please contact Beirne Donaldson at 973-543-2633 (home) or 973-476-0410 (cell).
May Ladies' Luncheon
Please join us for the May Ladies' Luncheon, at the home of Mary Courtemanche, 6 Deer Ridge Drive, Morristown, on Thursday, May 19th at 12 noon. Please bring your sandwich; drinks and dessert will be provided. Please RSVP to Mary at 973-267-0166.
Music on the Mountain Upcoming Event
Please join us on Saturday, May 21st, 7:30 pm for an eclectic program featuring Harmonium Choral Harmonium Chamber singers as they present in the early Barouque masterpiece Jepthe, along with renaissance & twentieth century a capella works by Palestrina, Gibbons, Philips, Vaughan Williams, W.H. Harris, Hovland, Sedek and more !. A free-will offering will be taken. Click here for more information.
On Sunday, May 22nd We Welcome James McGregor as our Interim Organist and Choir Director
James McGregor is an American organist and composer born in Cambridge, Ohio. He received a B.S. degree in music from Capital University in Columbus, where he studied with William S. Bailey. Later he received an M.S.M degree from the Union Theological Seminary, where he studied with Vernon de Tar, Searle Wright, and Margaret Hillis. While he was a student at U.T.S., he also served as assistant organist at the General Theological Seminary, New York. In 1960 he was appointed Director of Music at Grace Church, Newark, where he served until July 2008. He was a member of the American Training Courses Committee of the Royal School of Church Music from 1974-1992. In 1983 he was appointed a consultant member of the Service Music Committee of the Standing Commission on Church Music (Episcopal Church), where he served until 1985. A number of his compositions appear in The Hymnal 1982 including Mass settings, anthems, motets, and responsorial settings of all the psalms assigned to Sundays and Holy Days in the lectionary of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.
Do You Speak Another Language?
If so, your talents are needed on Pentecost Sunday, June 12th, at the 10:00am service. On this day, the lesson from the Acts of the Apostles will be read in different languages, highlighting the theme of God's people hearing the Word in their own language. Please contact Mo. Melissa in the Parish Office (908) 766-2282 ext 11 or MHartley@sjotm.org for more information or to participate.
Upcoming Baptism Date
The last day scheduled for Holy Baptism before fall is the Day of Pentecost: Sunday, June 12th at 10:00am. If you're interested please contact the office at 908-766-2282.
50/50 Raffle Fundraiser for Playground Equipment
Don't miss out on your chance to win big, while helping us to create an outdoor play space for the kids of St. John on the Mountain. Tickets will be sold for $10 a piece or three for $25. All proceeds will be split 50/50. Tickets can be purchased on Sundays during coffee hour or stop by the office Monday-Thursday between 8:00am - 3:00pm. The drawing will be held during the Parish Picnic on Sunday, June 12th. Click here for more information.
VBS Summer Camp returns to SJOTM - SAVE THE DATE for June 27th - 30th
Join us Monday - Thursday, from 9:30am - 12:00pm. Kids will get-together to create, connect, and journey together down Main Street where they will play sports, games, hear music, make snacks, listen to Bible stories, and make cool crafts! The cost is $60 per child pre-k through rising 4th grade. Space is limited. For more information, download a flier here and a registration form here.
Youth Volunteers Needed for Camp
Rising 7th Grade (and up) volunteers are needed to make camp a success! Credit for community service hours for school, scouts, and/or honor societies is available. For more information contact the office at 766-2282 or email email@example.com .