Great job everyone! Thank you to everyone who brought fruit, helped decorate and fill bags, and donated for turkeys. We packed 56 bags of fruit and raised $2245 for turkeys! Click Here for more pictures!
I hope you have been watching our videos on the topic, “I Pledge.” I appreciate all who have participated and thank everyone for the creativity and inspiration. I am inspired! Pledging may not be your pattern of participating in church, but it is a principle that has kept St. John’s strong and vibrant for over 160 years. So, I ask three things: 1) Join Lois and me and make a pledge to St. John’s. 2) If you made a pledge last year, increase your pledge this year. 3) Cons
Rick Boyd had studied voice with Peggie Howard (as many at St. John’s have) and was singing at Fifth Avenue Baptist when he visited St. John’s Flower Festival. Ric Sidey asked him to sing in a quartet for the All Saints’ Sunday service in 1996 and by May, 1998 Rick was confirmed. When he arrived at the Cathedral, Rick was still working at TVA in the retirement office until retiring in 2002. He was also serving in the Army Reserve and retired in 2009 as Master Sergeant. Typica
Jason will participate in his first service at St. John’s this Sunday, November 9. Jason and his wife Edie Johnson met at Furman while studying music for their undergraduate degrees. Jason then earned his Masters in Music Composition at Florida State and moved to Indiana where Edie was working on her Masters in Organ Performance. Indiana was a fine place to be, according to Jason, but the geography of East Tennessee really appealed to them. It cut the distance from their fami