St. John's, Wilmot
Monday, February 20, 2017

Welcome to  St. John's, Wilmot, Episcopal Church 

11 Wilmot Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804
Phone: (914) 636-0047

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Sunday Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.
Choir Practice: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

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Dear Friends,

St. John's is a vibrant community of folks who gather on Sundays and throughout the week to carry out our mission and ministry in the city of New Rochelle and beyond.

Once purely a "local" church known as "the little church on the hill," our members now travel from as far away as The Bronx, Queens, and Brewster, to participate in our unique way of proclaiming what we believe as Episcopalians in the Diocese of New York. And we are so fortunate to be able to proclaim and live out God's word in a beautiful chapel, parish hall, and gardens, set on six acres. Our chapel, built in 1859, has been the church home to Norman Rockwell, among other New Rochelle notables.

We are proud of our 158-year history, but we are especially proud to say that in 2016 we are an "open church" that constantly and purposefully seeks to create a warm and loving community, welcoming everyone regardless of where you might be on your spiritual journey. We hope you'll join us on Sunday mornings for worship at 10:30 a.m., or for one of our tag sales or activities that are listed on our events page. We can promise you one thing: It won't be dull!

Faithfully yours,

Lanny Miller & Scott Meyer, Wardens
The Rev. Jennie Talley, Rector



Upcoming Events at St. John's

Wednesday, February 1, 8, 15 & 22, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.: BOOK GROUP —Celebrating the Saints—Due to popular demand, we will be reading about the saints each week through Easter. Our text is an e-book by Melody Wilson Shobe that Rev. Jennie will have printed for those who would like to participate.

Sunday, February 5, Coffee Hour: SOUP AND STEW AUCTION—Bring your favorite savory winter dishes to sell for this popular fundraiser! And bring your checkbook, and your friends to join in the fun and support a great cause!

Sunday, February 12, during Coffee Hour: BROWN BAG LUNCH PREPARATION to assist the hungry in New Rochelle.

Saturday, February 18, 2:00 p.m.: Join the St. John’s Choir for the “THIRD ANNUAL KATONAH VILLAGE LIBRARY GOSPEL FEST,” at the Katonah Village Library, 26 Bedford Road, Katonah, N.Y.

Tuesday, February 21 & 28, 7:00 p.m.: BIBLE STUDY- We will be gathering together on Tuesday evenings to participate in group Bible Study. No prior experience or knowledge of the Bible is necessary, and all are welcome! We will focus on the Gospels and the Sunday lectionary. For more information, please contact Deacon Bill Cusano at or 201.755.1925.

Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.: SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER—A pancake and sausage supper will be served in the Cottage to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Also, remember to bring your palm crosses from last year, as we will burn them to create ashes for tomorrow.

Wednesday, March 1: ASH WEDNESDAY
7:30-10:00 a.m
.: The Prayer Ministry offers imposition of ashes at Crestwood Train Station
11:00 a.m.: Morning Worship at St. John’s with imposition of ashes and Holy Communion
7:00 p.m.: Evening Worship at St. John’s with imposition of ashes and Holy Communion, with choir

Tuesday, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.: Lenten CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER in the Sanctuary 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: BIBLE STUDY in the Cottage
Tuesday, March 7, 7:00: PAINT & PRAY- Bible Study on this first Tuesday night in Lent will be
an opportunity to be creative and to paint your prayers in the Cottage. No artistic ability is required, and all are invited to participate! For more information, please contact Ann Post at or 914.837.4023.

Wednesday, March 8, 15, 22 & 29, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.: BOOK GROUP Sunday, March 12 , during Coffee Hour: BROWN BAG LUNCH PREPARATION to assist the hungry in New Rochelle.

Saturday, March 25, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.: LENTEN MINI RETREAT on the day of the Feast of the Annunciation. Enjoy a “Spa Day for the Soul,” inspired by Blessed Mary the God-Bearer, and led by Rev. Jennie.