St. John Parish Weblog

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Eagles are most majestic in flight and soaring. Christians are most effective when engaged in ministry in Jesus’ Name and in the power of the Holy Spirit (Mark 1:7-11; Acts 1:8; Acts 19:1-7; 1 Corinthians 12).

This is the Parish weblog for St. John’s, Tulare, CA.  If you are interested in assisting with this blog, please leave a message for Brewster Bird. And feel free to leave comments.

We  are working on updating the weblog to include weekly excerpts from the sermons  and including portions of the Revised Common Lectionary, plus scheduled activities of our parish. Remember, that like all parishes and missions in the Episcopal Church, Diocese of San Joaquin, we are welcoming and affirming.

Stations of the Cross station 1

The Stations of the Cross is an event and order of service found in many main-stream and Orthodox Christian Churches. These photographic renderings presented there in represent 9 of the 14 possible stations. Our church, Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, Tulare, CA hosts the Stations of the Cross through the Lenten Season.

The Gospel in Solentiname

Solentiname is an archipelago o
n the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. It held a communal Christian community during the Somoza regime. Their community was destroyed by the Somoza-directed Guardia Nacional.

It is a good story, a worthy Bible -study read. Hopefully we will be studying the book at Saint John’s this spring.

Liberation Theology has been accused of being Communist, Marxist and Socialist. It goes against the Prosperity Gospel Theology currently popular among many Protestant Believers. The campesinos who shared their thoughts with the author were later dispersed by the raids of the Guardia Nacional several of the campesinos were killed in the process .

Christ’s Liberation is for all , not just for a few. Join us in the study of the Bible with the campesinos of Solentiname this spring at St. John’s.