Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

St. John's hosted it's semi-annual Chicken and Biscuit luncheon on April 10, 2019

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

The magic in the kitchen!

Congregation

Congregation

The smiling faces of St. John's, from when Bishop Singh came to visit on November 4, 2018

Confirmands

Confirmands

Eight folks in the parish renewed their faith and were Confirmed, Received into the church, or Reaffirmed their baptismal vows. Congratulations!

Children's Area

Children's Area

A local Girl Scout completed her Gold Award Project, which to create a Children's Area in our church. Great job!

Children's Area

Children's Area

Can you identify the Bible stories depicted in the mural?

Congregational Development

Congregational Development

A couple members of St. John's attended a two-year program called the College for Congregational Development. This program provides church leaders with tools for helping their parishes to be more healthy, faithful, and effective faith communities.

Highway Cleanup

Highway Cleanup

Parishioners at St. John's care for a 2-mile strip of Route 96 between Clifton Springs and Phelps. We recently held a clean-up day to clear litter from the area.

Youth Sunday

Youth Sunday

In place of our final Sunday School class, we held Youth Sunday, in which the young people of St. John's helped to lead the service! Here the young folks listen to Andrew's children's message.

Yard Sale 2018

Yard Sale 2018

In early June, St. John's held a Yard Sale in cooperation with the Clifton Springs Sulphur Springs Festival!

Yard Sale 2018

Yard Sale 2018

Despite being in June, it was a chilly day!

Soft Space

Soft Space

One of two "Soft Spaces" in the sanctuaries for children to sit, play, and create as they participate in the worship service

Soft Spaces

Soft Spaces

Soft Spaces

Soft Spaces

The second of two Soft Spaces

Soft Spaces

Soft Spaces

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

On December 10, St. John's musicians Arsen Jamkotchian and Becca Galick offered a Christmas concert at the Spa Apartment Chapel. A link to a video of the concert can be accessed by clicking on the photo and then on the link below.

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

Arsen describes his solo piano piece

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

The audience mingles with the musicians after the performance

2017 Christmas Concert

2017 Christmas Concert

Adoring fans greet the performers

Bishop's Visit

Bishop's Visit

Bishop Prince Singh visited us on September 18th to celebrate the Confirmation and Reception of five members at St. John's.

Bishop's Visit

Bishop's Visit

Bishop's Visit

Bishop's Visit

The five newly confirmed and received finally have a chance to relax and celebrate after a summer of hard work!

Raised Beds

Raised Beds

We're growing peppers, herbs, tomatoes, and flowers for the community food cupboard!

Pentecost

Pentecost

Rachel and Jade help dismiss everyone!

Pentecost

Pentecost

The Backuses enjoy a cup of coffee after church

Linda, Gloria, Andrew

Linda, Gloria, Andrew

Gloria wishes St. John's farewell as she and her family move down to Florida!

Easter Sunday 2017

Easter Sunday 2017

Children's message

Easter Sunday 2017

Easter Sunday 2017

Breaking out the "alleluias" after they've been put away for 40 days!

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

The pie-cutters finishing their work!

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

The product of all their cutting

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Last minute preparations before the guests arrive!

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

The proverbial passing of the torch (or bag of carrots, as the case may be)

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

Chicken and Biscuit, March 2017

A few tired souls relax after the lunch rush!

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Turning the Other Cheek

Turning the Other Cheek

Andrew needed a volunteer to help demonstrate what it means to "turn the other cheek." Steve bravely stepped up.

Turning the Other Cheek

Turning the Other Cheek

Christmas Concert at Spa Apartments

Christmas Concert at Spa Apartments

Cara Johnson and Johnandrew Slominski offered a beautiful Christmas concert at the Spa Apartments in Clifton Springs!

Salt Potato Giveaway

Salt Potato Giveaway

A few volunteers brave the cold to give away free Salt Potatoes during the Clifton Springs Festival of Lights

Salt Potato Giveaway

Salt Potato Giveaway

A few more jovial faces!

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chef Bill Lindner gets ready for the Chicken and Biscuit festivities at St. John's!

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Pam works her magic making coleslaw

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Before the meal begins, Linda and Joan go over last-minute details

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Tables ready for hungry guests

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

...And they arrive!

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Chicken and Biscuit, Fall 2016

Johnnie Mallery's Song

Johnnie Mallery's Song

On September 18, Johnnie taught the congregation "I'm Just a Nobody" by the Williams Brothers.

Johnnie Mallery's Song

Johnnie Mallery's Song

Johnnie Mallery's Song

Johnnie Mallery's Song

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

On June 4th, St. John's hosted a Yard Sale during the Sulphur Springs Festival in Clifton Springs. We had a beautiful day and a great turn-out - thanks to everyone who helped to organize the event!

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

The masterminds behind the Yard Sale.

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Yard Sale

Gary shows off his newest purchase!

Chicken & Biscuit Lunch

Chicken & Biscuit Lunch

Twice a year, St. John's hosts a Chicken & Biscuit Lunch. We usually serve around 400 people in 2 hours, so a lot of prep work needs to take place. These photos show some of the St. John's workers getting ready for the big meal!

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Desert-cutting and desert-boxing station

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Desserts ready to be served!

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Preparing cranberry sauce for take-outs requires precise measurements and calculations.

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Catching up over chicken

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

"You want HOW many carrots cut up?"

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

"Don't worry - I'll help!"

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Taking a breather

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Chicken & Biscuit

Baptism

Baptism

On January 17th, we celebrated as three people were baptized at St. John's: Cole, Rachel, and Diane!

Baptism

Baptism

Baptism

Baptism

Cole shares a moment with his grandma after he gets dried off.

Baptism

Baptism

Baptism

Baptism

The two children who were baptized are ready to celebrate (and eat)!

Baptism

Baptism

"Time for cake?"

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

On the eve of Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, it is tradition to get rid of all fatty foods from the kitchen. A pancake supper has become the regular way to celebrate "Fat Tuesday" and use up all the food, while spending some time celebrating with family and friends!

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Several guests cannot contain their excitement and enthusiasm about pancakes (despite their best efforts).

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Bill, a representative from the Ontario County Humane Society, explains a bit about the work that the Society does.

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Humane Society display, including pictures of pets who have been adopted in the past year.

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

Pancake Supper

The masterminds behind the meal, hard at work.

Renewal of Vows

Renewal of Vows

On December 27, Linda and Bill renewed their marriage vows as they prepare to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Renewal of Vows

Renewal of Vows

Renewal of Vows

Renewal of Vows

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Everyone brought cookies to enjoy as we worked to prepare the church for Christmas!

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Hard at work!

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

Church Greening & Cookie Exchange

The finished product!

Wedding

Wedding

Virginia and Frederick Church were joined in marriage in December of 2015.

Wedding

Wedding

Wedding

Wedding

St John's Presenting Check to FLACRA

St John's Presenting Check to FLACRA

St. John's raised over $400 at Andrew's ordination for FLACRA, the Finger Lakes Addiction Counseling & Referral Agency. Here, Linda, Andrew, and Dale present FLACRA CEO Marty Teller with a check from St. John's.

Ordination Preparations

Ordination Preparations

All set and ready for hungry guests!

Folks hard at work, getting things ready!

Folks hard at work, getting things ready!

Folks hard at work, getting things ready!

Folks hard at work, getting things ready!

Preparations

Preparations

The clergy share a solemn moment before the ordination service starts.

Preacher Chris Streeter and Bishop Prince Singh

Ordination Service

Ordination Service

Post-ordination Meal!

Post-ordination Meal!

Displaying an ordination gift!

Blessing of the Animals Service

Blessing of the Animals Service

In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi, St. John's offers a service in which pet owners could bring their furry friends to receive a blessing.

Blessing

Blessing

Each pet (and owner) received a certificate and a metal tag to show that he/she had been blessed.

Double blessing

Double blessing

Blessing

Blessing

Post-blessing socializing

Post-blessing socializing

Just your average Sunday...

Just your average Sunday...

...with church, sunshine, and a goat.

David and Goliath

David and Goliath

One hungry goat

One hungry goat

"That camera looks delicious!"

End-of-Summer Picnic

End-of-Summer Picnic

Folks from St. John's and from around town gather together for a picnic meal on August 30.

Buffet Line

Buffet Line

Picnic-goers brought all sorts of delicious dishes for everyone to enjoy.

Conversations

Conversations

Enjoying the Day

Enjoying the Day

Sun and Shade

Sun and Shade

"Are you sure this thing is sturdy?"

A quiet moment

A quiet moment

Grillmasters

Grillmasters

Making hungry people happy!

Shady Moment

Shady Moment

Two parishioners take a break from the sun to enjoy the shade.

Preparations

Preparations

Many hands make light the work!

Deep in Conversation

Deep in Conversation

"So do you think this will be the year for the Bills?"

Inspection

Inspection

Jean checks to make sure everything is in order.

Grilling!

Grilling!

Hard at work. Sort of.

...and pause.

...and pause.

Taking a break!

Rainbow

Rainbow

A beautiful double rainbow graces the sky in Clifton Springs on an August evening.

Rainbow Behind the Church

Rainbow Behind the Church

Majestic

Majestic

There must be a pot of gold nearby...

Springtime at St. John's

Springtime at St. John's

Church Panoramic

Church Panoramic

Front of the church

Front of the church

Imposing

Imposing

Looking up from the church entrance

Church Entrance

Church Entrance

St. John's Photo Gallery

St. John's Episcopal Church

32 East Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

P.O. Box 622

(315) 462-6611

stjohnscliftonsprings@gmail.com

Sunday Service at 10:00 AM