Parish Council

It is once again time for our parishioners to recommend new members for the parish council.  Recommendation forms can be found downstairs in the parish hall.  Please list 3 recommendations in order of preference and return this form to the office or place it in the offering plate or the envelope in the parish hall.  Current parish council members who will continue through next year are:  Fr. John, Gary Karnaghon, and Sandy Childress

Welcome to our new assistant pastor!


As most of you know, Rev. Fr. Philip Rogers has been assigned as the assistant pastor of St. John Church, effective September 1, 2015.  His appointment is in anticipation of my retirement in the summer of 2016, at which time Fr. Philip will assume the pastorate of the parish. This is GREAT NEWS!  I have known Fr. Philip since his birth.  His father, Fr. Gregory Rogers, and I have been friends since the 70’s.  Fr. Philip is an excellent priest, having served Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church in Lafayette, LA since his ordination.  He has also been the Camp St. Thekla […]

Architectural Review

In the spring of this year, the parish council decided to engage an architectural firm to do a facilities review of our building so that we might maximize the use of the existing space, and consider our options going forward space-wise.  An architectural review committee has been formed to assist in this review.  The committee had its initial “kick off” meeting with Scott Fleming of Fleming Architects last week to begin to assess our needs and, in the coming months, develop a master plan.  To that end, we are sending out a link to a survey we would like for […]