St. John on the Mountain
Upcoming Events

Regular Worship Schedule Resumes
Sunday, September 18
Join us this Sunday as we resume our regular Sunday worship schedule

 8:00 am    Holy Eucharist, Rite I 
 9:00 am    Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level 
                  Choir rehearsal, Church 
10:00 am   Holy Eucharist Rite II with Choir, Church 
                  Sunday School 
11:15 am   Coffee Hour, Parish Hall
Sunday School Begins 
Sunday, September 18
All Sunday School children (Pre-K - 6th Grade) should meet in the chapel at 10 am.  After a welcome, song, and prayer, students will move on to their classrooms.  If you have never filled out a Sunday school registration form for your children, please consider doing so.  You can find a form in the Children's Library or online at
Save the Date - Art-Fest Fundraiser
Saturday & Sunday, October 22 & 23
  • Art on display and for sale on Saturday and Sunday. In addition to local artists, local high school students and all our parish youth are invited to display and sell their paintings and photographs.
  • Vendors with interesting and unusual wares are for sale on Saturday afternoon and evening. Come and buy gifts for yourself and others. A percentage of the money from everything that is sold goes to St John on the Mountain.
  • Artistic and Creative Activities for adults and children are planned for Saturday afternoon.  For a small fee, you and your children will be able to attend a painting class, take a fabulous photograph, join a photographic scavenger hunt or make a unique craft.  
  • Party Time on Saturday evening with live music, silent auction, wine pull, wine and soft drinks and St John's usual fantastic hors d'oeuvres. 
Look for your invitation in the mail in a few weeks....Willing to help? Contact Nina Dixon.
Silent Auction Items Needed
We are in need of items or services to help make the fall fundraiser a success. These can be artwork, jewelry, gift certificates, dinner for two at a favorite restaurant, theater or sport event tickets, a weekend getaway, children book selections, computer games, or services such as massage, or facial treatments, a day at the spa.....Be creative!! 
Contact Joy Baird or Jody Flegal with your offering and suggestions.
Confirmation Sunday
Sunday, October 2
Join us as celebrate Confirmation, with Bishop Councell, on behalf of Bishop Stokes on Sunday, October 2nd at 10 am.
God's Giving Garden
We have some planting and clean up dates scheduled to get our garden growing.  Our goal this year is to grow "A TON OF FOOD", which means we need "A TON OF HELP". A sign-up sheet will be on the Notice Board or sign up online here . 
Please come and help and have some fun in the fresh air! The garden is located at the Boudinot-Ross Estate, 135 North Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge.
Grace Soup Kitchen
Friday, September 30
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, September 30th from 10 am - 1 pm.  To sign up, please email 
This Week on the Mountain
September 18, The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
   8:00 am        Holy Eucharist Rite I, Chapel 
   9:00 am        Nursery Care, Room 2 Lower Level
                        Parish Choir rehearsal, Church 
  10:00 am       Holy Eucharist Rite II, Church   
  11:15 am       Coffee Hour, Parish Hall
September 20, Tuesday
   7:30 pm       Parish Choir Rehearsal, Choir Room
September 21, Wednesday
    8:15 am       Men's Bible Study, Meeting Room
September 25, The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost
   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

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The Rev. Susan Ironside
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