New Events


CPR/First Aid/AED Training

Saturday, October 14

The Sunshine Daycare and St. John's are offering a CPR/First Aid/AED training in the downstairs of St. John's from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. All members of the church and Sunday school teachers are invited to take this class. Questions? Contact Jennifer Foglesong - 503-313-4702

HELlos and Goodbyes

Sunday, October 15 - Goodbye to Father John Goddard

We are really going to miss John and want to send him off with a big thank you for spending this important transition time with us at St. John's!  Please plan to attend his last Eucharist with us on Sunday, October 15th!  Following the 10:00 am service there will be a celebratory coffee hour in the Parish Hall hosted by the Vestry.  ECW will host a thank you card table and the Vestry will make a special presentation.  

Sunday, October 29 - Hello to the                                      Rev. Dr. Deborah Brown

This will be Deborah's first Sunday with us!  Please join us in the parish hall for a festive coffee hour following the 10:00 am service, hosted by St. Martha's Guild and St. John's Episcopal Church Women. There will be special food and a chance to visit.

Saturday, November 4, 5:00 pm - A great big St. John's Welcome Event for Rev. Dr. Deborah Brown

This big event will be our formal welcome of our new rector complete with food, activities, and fellowship!  You won't want to miss this time to get to know Deborah a bit better and reconnect with the parish.  More details to come - stay tuned!

The 129th Annual Convention of                     the Diocese of Oregon

October 27 – 28, 2017 - Salem Convention Center

For information and details:                                 

Young and Restless Thanksgiving Dinner

November 5, 5:00 p.m.

Young and Restless group are folks roughly 50's-ish that occasionally get together to eat, laugh, and enjoy the fellowship of their St. John's age group. If you fit that description - or just want to come join us - you are invited. Held at the Van Drimmelen home. Lots of turkey, potluck dinner, tons of laughter, and open to your whole family!

Please RSVP to Cindy and Fred at or 503-652-5923

Young and Restless Annual Christmas Potluck and Ornament Exchange date to be determined - stay tuned! This annual event is hosted by the Mallory-White family with yummy food and an ornament exchange! Contact Cindy Van Drimmelen, Coordinator for Young and Restless -

Christmas Cookie Sale

December 16, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The sale will be in the West Wing conference room.  If we haven’t sold out on Saturday, cookies will also be available for purchase following the 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. services on Sunday, December 17th. The money received will be used to support the St. John’s Operating Fund. Last year, 22 bakers contributed 42 varieties of cookies, filling the West Wing with Christmas treats. Please contact Jan Childs at if you will be a Christmas Cookie angel this year. Let’s bring the joy of Christmas Cookies to our family and friends again this year!