Neighbor-to-Neighbor Food Pantry & Community Dinner:

Third Tues. each month from 5-7pm


Lenten Series Begins March 4—Lenten Wednesdays, Interactive Prayer: Deepening Our Conversations with God Evening Program (6-7pm Soup, Salad, Socialization and 7-8:30pm Program)

  • Mar 4 “What is Prayer?” (St. John’s—Essington)

  • Mar 11 “What is Daily Office?” (St. Paul’s—Chester)

  • Mar 18 “What is Lectio/Visio Divina?” (St. Mary’s—Chester)

  • Mar 25 “What is Embodied/Body Prayer?” (St. James—Prospect Park)

  • Apr 1 “What is Centering Prayer?” (St. John’s—Essington)


The Reconciliation of a Penitent: Remembering Confession in Lent

The Book of Common Prayer contains two orders of service for private confession, known officially as the Reconciliation of a Penitent. Making a private confession is a traditional and powerful spiritual practice, and the choice to confess or not confess to a priest is governed by the old adage: All may, some should, none must. This Lent, Rev. Jessie will be reserving Sunday afternoons for hearing confessions, and will also be available by appointment. If you would like resources or help preparing for confession, or if you would like to set up a time for this please contact Rev. Jessie.

Church of St john
the evangelist



16 w. 3rd St.

Essington, PA 19029

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