The Society of Saint John the Evangelist

Renovation, Renewal, Resurrection

The Brothers have returned to worshipping in the Monastery Chapel and are glad to share our Service of Thanksgiving celebration from September 17, 2011.


A Service of Thanksgiving

  • Living Stones – Br. Geoffrey Tristram
    In this sermon from the celebratory Eucharist of thanksgiving for the renovation and renewal of the Monastery, Br. Geoffrey Tristram shares the Brothers’ gratitude and renewed sense of mission, in which we all take part as living stones, marked with love, in God’s house of prayer for all people.
  • Words of Thanksgiving - Br. Geoffrey Tristram
    After the liturgy, Br. Geoffrey Tristram expresses the Brothers’ gratitude and thanks to all who have supported the community in and beyond this time of renovations.

Audio Slideshow

Click here to view a gallery of images from the service and celebration, accompanied by audio of the assembled congregation singing the hymn, "Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones."
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Before and After Photos from the Renovation




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