Glitter Ash Wednesday Service

Glitter Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

For so many people “the church” has become a place of intolerance or a place where they feel that they cannot be loved just as they are. Stand with us this year as we remind ourselves and remind all of those around us that God is a God of Love and a God of ALL people!

THERE IS A PLACE FOR YOU! Come Just As You Are!

“In Christ’s family there can be no division ... Among us you are ALL equal” - Galatians 3:28

Imposition of Glitter Ash available 7am-9am, 11am-1pm, and 4pm-6pm.

Glitter Ash Service to include Holy Communion will be 7pm-8pm.

We will have our service that will include Holy Communion at 7pm at our ministry facility on 622 Maywood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27603. We will also be offering the imposition of ashes for those who cannot make it to the service in the evening.

We will be offering the imposition of Glitter Ash! The imposition of Ash reminds of our humble beginnings and reminds us to look inward to our spirits rather than to our material possessions. To those around us, the mark of ash on our forehead is an outward physical symbol of our commitment to the Christ way of life.

We add the glitter component this year to remind us of God’s love of ALL people, regardless of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any of the other things that have been used to try to separate us. The glitter symbolizes God’s RAINBOW people from EVERY walk of life.

Social Justice Round Table

Social Justice What Does It Mean

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
7pm - 8pm
St John's MCC, 622 Maywood Ave, Raleigh NC 27603

People coming to the Table include....

Blu Honeycutt
Blu Honeycutt
Love Wins Engagement Center
Kendra Johnson
Kendra Johnson
Equality NC
Lindsey Lughes
Lindsey Lughes
LGBT Center of Raleigh
Mike Gauss
Mike Gauss
City on a Hill Foundation
Fred Cannady
Fred Cannady-Kelderman
St. John's MCC
Vance Haywood
Rev. Vance Haywood
St. John's MCC

Do you care about or want to know more about:

  • Women's Rights
  • LGBTQ Justice
  • Voting Rights
  • Criminal Justice
  • Immigration Justice
  • Education
  • Economic Stability
  • Healthcare

We believe the best way for us to move forward as a people is to be INFORMED on the issues that we face.

Come join us for an evening of learning and education as we engage each other in conversation about issues we are faced with each and every day.

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A Candlelight Christmas Eve

A Candlelight Christmas Eve

December 24th beginning at 6:30 pm

Our annual Feast of the Nativity will include an evening of carols, lessons of the Christmas Story, and time for reflection and meditation. There will also be a special time in the service for youth and children.

Parents are encouraged to practice singing “Away in a Manger” with their children.

The Rev. Annie Ross, Acting Pastor for Imani MCC in Durham, will speak during this special time. A reception precedes the service beginning at 5:30 pm and a Cookie Exchange follows it.

St. John's MCC warmly invites our Community ... from far and near ... to worship with us.

Reception 5:30 - 6:30 pm

Cookie exchange following the service!

Holiday Drag Brunch!

Holiday Drag Brunch 2019

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Drag Brunch is here, and this time to celebrate The Holidays while giving back to our community. This is a chance for the LGTQIA+ Community and our allies of The Triangle to celebrate the happiness we feel about being able to express ourselves, who we are, who we love, and what we stand for!

And what better way to do so, than with Drag? Welcome our Drag performers:

  • Naomi Dixx (your lovely host)
  • Tatianna Matthews
  • Satine Allure
  • The Woman Currently Known As Prince
  • Lena Miliana
  • Vyki Z LaRoxx
  • Ariana Michelle
  • Lola Carmichael
  • Veronica St. Taylor
  • Jazmine Brooks

Come down to St. John’s MCC on Saturday, December 21st, and give back to those who are less fortunate while enjoying a great meal and a bunch of drag queens. We will have a very special drag brunch with some special guests!

This is an All-Ages venue but be warned of the use of Adult language and subject matter.

This is a Brunch so please come hungry (and thirsty!).

St. John’s MCC
622 Maywood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27603
Saturday December 21 at 11AM

Tickets are $25; includes cover and brunch. All funds will go directly to the community center within SJMCC which serves hundreds of people weekly with things such as food, clothing, warm meals, showers, and so much more.

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