Art Show Preview Party Tonight

It's not too late!  Please join us tonight from 6-9 pm.  Be the first to preview all of the wonderful art work, while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and wine.  Tickets, which start at $35, can be purchased at the door. Babysitting is provided.  Click here for more information.

2013 Stewardship


By now you should have received your Stewardship letter for 2013.  If you haven't already done so, please return your 2013 Pledge Card, as the Vestry needs them to make their budget decisions for the upcoming year.  Click here to download of copy of the 2013 Stewardship Letter.


Extra pledge cards can be found in the narthex or click here to download or email the office to have one sent to you.


Don't forget that you can donate your Stocks to SJOTM. The tax advantages of giving stock, instead of cash, to church can make doing so very worthwhile.  To learn more, please contact Lisa Keenan in the office at 908-766-2282 ext 13 or by email at  We would be happy to accept stock donations for 2013 as form of  pledge payment.


Art Show Exhibit Dates

Saturday, October 27 from 10 am - 6 pm

Sunday, October 28 from 12 pm - 4 pm

Monday, October 29th - Friday, November 2nd 

10 am-6 pm

Saturday, November 3rd from 10 am - 4 pm

Sunday,  November 4th from 12 pm - 3 pm



All Saints' Day Services


✤   8 am Rite I Service, Chapel - St. John on the Mountain

✤   10 am Rite II Service, Church - St. Bernard's

We will have a joint celebration of Holy Communion with the combined choirs of St. John on the Mountain and St. Bernard's.


Art Show Concert


Art and Music: Sights and Sounds of the Soul

Sunday, November 4th at 4 pm 

The Festival Choir of St. John on the Mountain

Mass in D - Antonin Dvorak

Te Deum - John Rutter

And I Saw A New Heaven - Edgar Bainton

Click here for more information.


November Food Bank Staffing


St. John parishioners will staff the Food Bank Pantry each Saturday in April from 9:45 am to noon. Located at the United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street in Somerville.  All are invited, including older children, to help interview clients, bag and distribute food. Click here for driving directions.  Email Fenn Putman to let him know which Saturdays you can work.

St. John on the Mountain Market Day

Come to our first St. John on the Mountain Market Day on Sunday, November 18th during the 11:15 am Coffee Hour.    We will be highlighting crafts from artisans in our Companion Diocese of Ecuador and also the work or our own talented parishioners.  Do you have something you want to display and sell?  Please contact Hilary Thomas-Dorer Proceeds to benefit St. John on the Mountain programs.

Thanksgiving & Christmas Adopt-a-Family

Help save a struggling family's Thanksgiving and Christmas by providing an uncooked meal.  It's easy!  Just buy the makings for a meal, and deliver it uncooked to your Adopt-a-Family.  A sign-up sheet will be posted as soon as the Art Show is over.  Please call Sue Kennedy at 908-234-0267 with any questions.  If you have a particular family you have been supporting in the past, please let Sue know so that she can inform the Food Bank.

Workshop - Siblings Without Rivalry

On Sunday, November 4th, St. Mark's in Basking Ridge will hold a workshop from 1:00-4:15pm entitled, Siblings Without Rivalry, created by award winning authors Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, who also wrote "How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk." The workshop is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. You can go to St. Mark's website, and click on the link for more information and to sign up.  Questions may be directed to the workshop facilitator, Jean Wittig, 908-432-2794.

This Week at a Glance



October 28, The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost  

    8:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am     Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                        Parish Choir rehearsal, Church

    9:15 am      Grades 6/7/8 Sacred Stories, Parish House

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                        Sunday School

  11:15 am      Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

  12:00 pm    Art Show Exhibit

    6:00 pm    Artist's Reception

October 29, Monday

Mountain Art Show 10am-6pm

October 30, Tuesday

Mountain Art Show 10am-6pm

    6:30 pm     Handbell Choir Rehearsal, Church

    7:30 pm     Parish Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

October 31, Wednesday

Mountain Art Show 10am-6pm

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

    9:10 am     Mountain Morning Prayer, Chapel

  10:00 am    Staff Meeting, Meeting Room

    5:15 pm    Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

November 1, Thursday

Mountain Art Show 10am-6pm

  10:30 am     Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

  12:15 pm     Men's Luncheon, Morristown Club

November 2, Friday  

Mountain Art Show 10am-6pm

November 3, Saturday

  Mountain Art Show 10am-4pm

  10:00 am     Choir Rehearsal, Church

November 4, The Feast of All Saints

  Mountain Art Show 12pm-3pm

    8:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am     Choir rehearsal, Church - St. Bernard's

    9:45 am      Nursery Care, Parish House - St. Bernard's

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, St. Bernard's Church

                        Sunday School, Preschool Classroom in Parish House, 

                        St. Bernard's

  11:15 am      Coffee Hour, The Great Hall of Parish House, St. Bernard's

  12:00 pm     Art Show Exhibit

    4:00 pm     Art Show Concert, Church

St. John on the Mountain
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Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Preview Party
2013 Stewardship
Art Show Exhibit Hours
All Saint's Day Services
Art Show Concert
Food Bank Staffing
Market Day
This Week's Calendar
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