A Blast from the Distance Past… brighten your day. Steve Kitzuk led a Lector’s training workshop in April 2011. It was an afternoon workshop that covered prayer, music and how to read biblical passages aloud in a service for the congregation. In the photo are the graduates. 

First row: L to R Judy Claus, Molly Cleator, Rev. Dr. Derek Neal, Isabelle Churcher, Alan Parslow

Back row: ??,??, Diane Randall, Marg Soroye, Steve Kitzul

Group Photo from the 2011 Lector's Workshop

A Blast from the Recent Past… was Shrove Tuesday known as Pancake Tuesday, February 25, 2020! The Men’s group hosted a successful Pancake and Sausage meal. The photo are some of chefs who ensured the food was good and plentiful.

The Men's Group chefs preparing dinner on Shrove Tuesday, 2020

Mike Patterson, Ken Pawson, Irv Dyck, Tom Zink, Rob Patterson, Lloyd Leonard. 

A Musical Adventure

On the evening of Friday November 8th 2019, St John's hosted "A Musical Adventure: A roof-raising fund-raiser!". Guests were captivated by the musical talent of performers:

  • Jason Brock
  • Hannah Shira Naiman (2017 CFMA winner Traditional Singer of the Year) & Dave Merleau
  • Heartbeat Quartet
  • Dominique Ethier and Sharon Paris, accompanist
  • Time After Time

Everybody also got the opportunity to share their own vocal talents and join in for three separate sing-a-longs!

Our hosts for the evening were The Rev. Beth Hewson and Stephen Kitzul.

Jason Brock Dominique Ethier & Sharon Paris

Beth Hewson & Stephen Kitzul Sing-a-long

View from the back of the nave Hannah Shira Naiman & Dave Merleau

Time After Time Harmony Quartet featuring Tom Zink