This Week on the Mountain
The Fifth Sunday of Easter
May 6th


this Sunday, May 6th

The Ecuastore returns just in time to do your Mother's Day shopping!  A collection of crafts and jewelry made by Ecuadorian artisans will be on display.  Join us in Parish Hall on Sunday, May 6th beginning at 9 am.  Choose from a large selection of unusual handcrafted jewelry, embroidered and woven goods, and carvings from the craftswomen of our Companion Diocese.  Don't forget that Mothers' Day is the following Sunday, May 13th; buy something lovely, just in time.


Outreach Sunday this Sunday, May 6th

Come to the Parish Hall after the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, May 6th for the chance to talk to Outreach Commissioners about the work of the Commission and to learn about the charities that they have supported over the past few years and how you can get involved.

Confirmation Preparation and Adult Inquirer's Class


Classes will be held in Easter season to prepare those who are seeking confirmation on the Feast of Pentecost on Sundays at 9:00 am in the Parish House classroom.  All are welcome to attend these classes, which will be an overview of the riches of our faith and traditions.  Anyone seeking to be confirmed or received in the Episcopal Church should contact Mother Susan for more information. The weekly topics are as follows: 


May    6      Holy Baptism

May    13     Holy Communion

May    20    The Episcopal Church


Special Ladies' Luncheon

The May Ladies' Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 17th at this year's Mansion In May house Glynallyn in Convent Station.  There will be reserved seating at noon in The Castle Café for the ladies of St. John.  Admission tickets to see Glynallyn, if purchased that day, are $30 or $25 for seniors (62 years & older).  For more information, to volunteer or to purchase your ticket on-line go to:


St. John on the Mountain Wine Tasting Saturday, June 2nd


Please join us for a Magical Summer's Eve at Cold Brook Farm on Saturday, June 2nd from 5-7pm for a Wine Tasting Event with Food Pairings, along with a Silent Auction.  There are three different levels of donation, beginning at $35.  All proceeds from the evening will go towards our Outreach, Education, Music, and Worship programs.  Click here for invitation.  Space is limited, kindly RSVP by May 25th.

VBS Summer Camp June 25-28th 


Children ages 3 through rising 4th graders are welcome to join us as we "Journey to the Olympics:  It's a Golden Opportunity" from 9:30 am - 12:00noon.  Kids will learn, create, and have fun.  Join us for sports, games, music, snacks, Bible stories, and cool crafts!  The cost is $60 per

child (with a $150 cap per family).  Registration forms are available on the church website and in the Children's Library.  Space is limited.  Scholarships are available. 
 Click here for registration form.
Habitat for Humanity

June 30th from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM.

16 Viking Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873



Ten volunteers are needed for all the essential components of home construction including; foundations and masonry, framing, sheathing, roofing, and siding, wallboard, painting, trim and interior finishes, site work, trenching, grading, raking and seeding, clean-up and storage of materials, trash and recycling. Lunch is provided.

Click here for more details.  To sign-up contact Fenn Putman.


This Week at a Glance

May 6, The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Outreach Sunday

   8:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am    Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Inquirer's Class, 2nd Floor Parish House

                      Rite 13, 2nd Floor Parish House

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church

                      Ecuastore, Parish Hall

  10:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                       Sunday School

  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                       Ecuastore, Parish Hall

                       Mission Outreach, Parish Hall

May 8, Tuesday

    6:00 pm    Vestry Meeting, Meeting Room

    6:30 pm    Hand Bell Choir Rehearsal, Church

    7:30 pm     Parish Choir, Choir Room

May 9, Wednesday

    8:15 am    Men's Bible Study, Meeting Room

    5:15 pm    Treble Choir Rehearsal with Pizza, Choir Room

May 10, Thursday

  10:30 am    Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

 May 13, The Sixth Sunday of Easter 

   8:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am    Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Inquirer's Class, 2nd Floor Parish House

                      Rite 13, 2nd Floor Parish House

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church

  10:00 am   Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                      Sunday School

  11:15 am    Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

St. John on the Mountain
379 Mount Harmony Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924
In This Issue
Outreach Sunday
Ladies' Luncheon
Wine Tasting
Habitat for Humanity
This Week at a Glance
Quick Links
Contact Us
The Rector
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Director of Music & Organist
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Parish Administrator
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Director of Children's Ministries

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