On October 17, 2017, the Rev. Dr. Luis León, rector of St. John’s Church, announced his retirement in May 2018.
Please visit this page for updates on the transition process.
The Rector Search Committee
Front row: Betsy Danello, Clark Ervin, Sara McGanity, Hilary West (Chair), Lisa Russo, Ralph Olson
Back row: Powell Hutton, Frank Klotz, Michelle Mangrum, Andrew Hunt
Not pictured: Krista Becker, Wendy Fibison
The parish survey is complete and a summary for distribution is being prepared. Our parish profile has been forwarded to the diocesan Office of Ministry Transition and has been posted on its website together with application instructions, where they will remain for a number of weeks to allow clergy to read them and, if interested, … Continue reading An Update From The Rector Search Committee – July 17, 2018
The Vestry’s Charge to the Rector Search Committee St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square March 20, 2018 On Tuesday, March 20, by a unanimous vote, the Vestry adopted the following charge to the Rector Search Committee: I. Introduction The Rector Search Committee (Committee) is a committee of the Parish, appointed by the Vestry, and charged to … Continue reading The Vestry’s Charge to the Rector Search Committee
November 14, 2017 Dear Parishioners, Following up on my October 24 letter, I would like to share several updates as we begin to move forward in the transition process. To begin, the Vestry had a very informative and productive day-long retreat at Virginia Theological Seminary on November 4. We were joined by Rev. Canon Paula … Continue reading A Letter from the Senior Warden – 14 November 2017
October 24, 2017 Dear Parishioners, As you all have learned, our Rector has announced his intention to retire next year, and his last Sunday with us will be May 20, 2018. Luis has been our steadfast leader for over 23 years – a constant and guiding presence. We will miss him and Lu dearly and look … Continue reading A Letter from the Senior Warden – 24 October 2017
October 17, 2017 Dear Parishioners, Tonight at our October Vestry meeting, I informed the Vestry of my intention to retire as Rector of this incredible parish. My last Sunday at St. John’s will be Sunday, May 20, 2018. I find it hard to express fully how deeply grateful I am for the privilege of serving … Continue reading An Important Message from our Rector