St. John on the Mountain
Upcoming Events

Mountain Art Show Preview Party Tomorrow 
Friday, October 24th

Be the first to preview all of the wonderful art work, while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and wine on Friday, October 24th from 6 - 9 pm.  Tickets prices range from $40 to $200, with free childcare.  Purchase tickets online or at the door.

All Saints' Day Dedications   
During the Sunday service on November 2nd, we will remember in prayer the names of those who have been buried from St. John on the Mountain during the past year.  In addition to reading the list of names of those who died this year, we invite you to share with us the names of those you have loved and lost.  Please send us those names, and we will remember them before God when we celebrate the Feast of All Saints. Please return your dedication form to the office by Friday, October 24th.
Fall Fun Day     

Saturday, October 25th

Outreach is hosting a Fall Fun Day at Middle Valley Farms this Saturday, October 25, 2 - 4 p.m. for families dealing with cancer.   There will be a corn maze, hayrides and pumpkin picking.   If you know of a family who would benefit from an afternoon at the farm, please contact Sally Hespe at (908) 875-1518.

The Mountain Art Show Exhibit Dates    

October 26 - November 2, 2014

Sunday, October 26th   

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, October 27th - Saturday, November 1st   

10:00 am - 5:00 pm       

Sunday, November 2nd   

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  

Sunday, November 2nd   

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


All proceeds from the 2014 Art Show will be given to the 

Nursery School Scholarship Fund and 

a fund for the care of our beloved Chapel

Healing Service with Holy Eucharist    

Thursday, October 30th

The Holy Eucharist with Prayers for Healing will take place on on Thursday, October 30th at noon in the chapel. This simple service of prayer, Holy Communion, and the laying on of hands for those who desire it, is an extension of the ministry of the Pastoral Care Committee.  All are welcome.

Grace Soup Kitchen     

Friday, October 31st

Grace Soup Kitchen serves 1,000 hot nutritious meals the last five days of each month to the hungry of Plainfield.  St. John on the Mountain parishioners help prepare and serve lunch on the last Friday of each month.  Join us on Friday, October 31st from 10 am - 1 pm at 600 Cleveland Avenue, Plainfield.  Sign-up sheets are on bulletin board outside kitchen or contact Graham Argent Belcher.
November Food Bank Staffing    


St. John parishioners will staff the Food Bank Pantry each Saturday in November 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.  Sign-up sheets are located on the bulletin board near the Parish Hall kitchen.  For more information contact Sally Hespe.

Mountain Art Show Concert   
Saturday, November 1st

The Festival Choir of St. John on the Mountain Presents 

An evening in Vienna: Music, Art and Life

Join us Saturday evening, November 1st beginning at 7:00 pm with a pre-concert lecture and concert beginning at 7:30 pm.  The concert features Schubert's Mass in G and the music of Mozart, Haydn and Bruckner.  Bronagh Coakley is the Director of Lower School Music at The Peck School in Morristown.  She has spent the last few summers studying music, art and life in Vienna, Eisenach, Leipzig, Potsdam, Dresden and Berlin on National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Program. Her presentation will include photography and a lively dialogue.  A reception of Viennese delights will follow, including the famous Sachertorte, Crescent Cookies, dessert wines and Viennese coffee.  The Mountain Art Show will be open for your viewing and purchasing pleasure.  Richard Morgan, Director; Brian Harlow, Organist; Bronagh Coakley, Lecturer.

Mountain Art Show Meeting   
Sunday, November 9th

The Mountain Art Show Committee invites you to join us for a debriefing of this year's show in the Meeting Room of the Parish House.  We will be talking about the pros and cons of 2014 and the future of the show.  Please come with questions, concerns and new ideas!  All are welcome to attend.


This Week on the Mountain
October 24, Friday

  6:00 pm      Mountain Art Show Preview Party

October 25, Saturday

  10:00 am    Mountain Art Show

    2:00 pm    Fall Fun Day, Middle Valley Farms

October 26, The Twentieth Sunday After Pentecost

   8:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am     Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                     Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge

                     Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

  10:00 am    Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church

                     Sunday School

  11:15 am    Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                     Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

  12:00 pm    Mountain Art Show

    6:00 pm    Artist Reception

October 27, Monday

   10:00 am    Mountain Art Show 

October 28, Tuesday

   10:00 am    Mountain Art Show 

  7:30 pm       Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room 

October 29, Wednesday

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

 10:00 am      Mountain Art Show 

October 30, Thursday

  10:00 am     Mountain Art Show 

  10:30 am     Knitting Needles & Thread, Meeting Room

  12:00 pm     Healing Service with Holy Eucharist, Chapel

  12:30 pm     Pastoral Care Meeting, Meeting House

October 31, Friday

   9: 15 am     Women's Bible Study, Meeting Room

  10:00 am     Mountain Art Show 

                      Grace Soup Kitchen, Plainfield

November 1, Saturday

  10:00 am     Mountain Art Show

    7:00 pm     Mountain Art Show Concert, Church

November 2, The Feast of All Saints

   8:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel

   9:00 am      Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level

                      Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge

                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 

  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II with Baptism, Church

                      Sunday School

  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall

                      Treble Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room

  12:00 pm     Mountain Art Show

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The Rev. Susan Ironside
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