St. John on the Mountain
Upcoming Events

SJNS & SJOTM Spring Fundraiser
Saturday, April 16th
The committee for the 3rd annual St. John's Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 16th is planning a wonderful event that will include delicious food, wine, music, silent auction, wine pull and raffle items.  All proceeds from the event benefit the mission of the church, the nursery school and scholarship fund. We thank you in advance for your support!
Baked Goods Needed for Spring Fundraiser
We are looking for volunteers to bake goodies for the Spring Fundraiser on Saturday, April 16th.  If you would like to bake a dessert for the fundraiser, please sign-up on the sheet on the bulletin board outside Parish Hall.
Women's Bible Study
Wednesday Mornings at 10 am
In Eastertide, the women will continue to spend time together on Wednesday mornings.  We are looking at Jesus' own life of prayer.  
No background needed!  All are welcome!
Town Hall Meeting
Sunday, May 1
The Wardens and Vestry invite members of the community to gather after the 10:00 worship service on Sunday, May 1 for a Town Hall Meeting.  We will happily answer any questions, and look forward to updating the community on various aspects of our common life.  If you would like to submit questions in advance, please email them to 
Somerset County Food Bank
Saturday, April 16th 
Volunteers are needed to staff the food pantry Saturdays in April from 9:30 to noon (April 16, 23 and 30).   Tasks include interviewing clients, and bagging and distributing food. The pantry is located at the rear of the United Reformed Church, 100 West Main Street in Somerville. This is a great opportunity for families; community service hours will be given. To sign up, please email Sally Hespe or call   (908) 875-1518.
Grace Soup Kitchen
Friday, April 29th
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 on the last Friday of each month.  Join us one Friday as we prepare and serve lunch.  The next day scheduled to serve is on Friday, April 29th from 10 am - 1 pm.  To sign up, please email Graham Argent-Belcher.
Heifer Farm Trip
July 15th - July 17th, Rutland Farm, MA
Sixth Graders and up... are you looking for a meaningful way to spend a summer weekend?  Join us from Friday July 15th -  Sunday, July 17th in Rutland, MA at the Heifer Farm for a two night Global Gateway experience that creates an existence in which nothing  -- shelter, food, water or cooking fuel -- can be taken for granted. Participants prepare a meal with limited resources and spend a night in the Global Village.  Approximate cost will be $100 per person, including transportation. Any questions? Email Sally Hespe directly or call (908) 875-1518.
Surf Shack VBS Summer Camp 
June 27th - July 1
Children ages 3 through rising 4th graders are welcome to join us from 9:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Kids will learn, create, and have fun at Surf Shack.  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 here, on the church website, and in the children's library.
VBS Volunteers Needed
Youth and Adult Volunteers Are Needed for Camp
Rising 5th 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. Email  Lynn Mitchell if you are interested in volunteering even for one day. 
This Week on the Mountain
April 17, The Fourth Sunday of Easter
   8:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel
   9:00 am      Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge
                      Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level
                      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 
  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church
                      Sunday School
  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall
April 19, Tuesday
   7:30 pm     Parish Choir Rehearsal, Music Room
April 20, Wednesday
    8:15 am     Men's Bible Study, Meeting Room
  10:00 am     Women's Bible Study, Meeting Room
April 23, Saturday
   9:30 am     SJOTM Staffs the Food Bank, Somerville
April 24, The Fifth Sunday of Easter
   8:00 am      Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel
   9:00 am      Parish Choir rehearsal, Church    
                      Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level
                      Confirmation Class, Parish House Lounge
  10:00 am     Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church
                      Sunday School
  11:15 am     Coffee Hour, Parish Hall
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Contact Us
Monday - Friday
8 am - 3 pm


The Rev. Susan Ironside
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Pastoral Associate
Billy Webster
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