This Week on the Mountain
Sunday, January 13th
The Baptism of our Lord


Join us this Sunday

Join us at the 10 am service when will celebrate the baptism of James McKeon, and welcome him into Christ's Body, the Church.

More Pageant Photos
Click here to view more pageant photos, courtesy of Sandy Freas.  

Messiah Soloists Recital

This Sunday, January 13th at 4 pm


Enjoy the acclaimed soloists for an intimate afternoon of ravishing arias and art songs in the beautiful acoustic of the Parish Hall at the Church of St. John on the Mountain. Performers include artistic director Stephen Sands, Luthien Brackett, Kristin Sands, Brian Harlow, Dashon Burton, winner of the 2012 NY Oratorio Society Competition, and Laquita Mitchell, A MET Opera National Council Auditions Grand Prize Winner and guest artists Carlos Cuestas, Jill Crawford, and Richard Morgan.  For more information visit

Ladies' Luncheon - this Thursday, January 17th
All are welcome to the Ladies' Luncheon on Thursday, January 17th at the home of Betsey Blair - 98 Chapin Road in Bernardsville. Please bring a sandwich; beverages and dessert will be provided. Kick-off the New Year with fun and fellowship. RSVP to Betsey at 908-204-0424.
Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 27th

Please join us on for our Annual Meeting, on Sunday, January 27th, when we will have one worship service at 10 am with a luncheon and a meeting to follow.

Souper Bowl on Sunday, February 3rd

Please join us on Sunday, February 3rd, as our middle and high school students make and serve soup for Souper Bowl Sunday immediately following the 10:00am service.  Soup will be for available for sale for immediate consumption or to go with take-home containers.

Weekly Offering Envelopes 

The Weekly Offering Envelopes are now available for pick-up and can be found on a table near Parish Hall.  If you don't see your name and you would like weekly envelopes, please call the office 908-766-2282 or contact to have them sent to you.


2013 Stewardship


As of Thursday, January 10th, we have 105 pledges totaling $323,737 for the 2013 EMC campaign, which includes a few new members. But we still have a ways to go to surpass last year (115 pledges for $355,622) and achieve this year's goal of $370,000 in pledges. 


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.

This Week at a Glance


January 13, The Baptism of Our Lord 

    8:00 am   Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am   Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

     9:15 am   Sacred Stories, Upstairs Classroom Parish House     

  10:00 am   Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                      Sunday School

  11:15 am   Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                     Budget Meeting, Meeting Room

   4:00 pm   Messiah Soloist Recital - Music in the Somerset Hills, Parish Hall

January 15, Tuesday

   6:30 pm    Handbell Choir Rehearsal, Church

                      Mission Outreach Meeting, Meeting Room

    7:30 pm   Parish Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 

January 16, Wednesday

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

  10:00 am   Staff Meeting, Meeting Room

    5:15 pm    Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

January 17, Thursday

  10:30 am    Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

  12:00 pm   Ladies' Luncheon, Home of Betsey Blair

January 20, The Second Sunday of Epiphany 

    8:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

    9:00 am    Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                       Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

    9:15 am     Sacred Stories, Upstairs Classroom Parish House

  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
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More Pageant Photos
Ladies' Luncheon
Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Souper Bowl
Weekly Offering Envelopes
This Week's Calendar
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