The Parish Council is comprised of lay people who desire to serve the church in handling the daily operations of the parish, "the business of the world". They work with the pastor to ensure the proper function of the church by taking care of the various properties.
The Parish Council structure is madeup of an Executive Board (Pastor, President, First Vice President, Second Vice President [if elected], Secretary and Treasurer) and Board of Trustees [Minimum of 7] and Three Auditors.
St. John's currently maintains the following properties: Church, Rectory, Church School/Hall, Liberty (accessory) Building and two Adjacent Parking lots and 2 Cemeteries.
PARISH COUNCIL OFFICERS & TRUSTEES 2019
President - Steve Wythe
Vice President - Vacant
Treasurer - Kim Kuzma
Secretary - George Maslow
Trustees - Stephen Gallant, George, Gray, Wayne Petersen, John Sasala, John Seniakevich, Dan Nimetz
Auditors - Judi Petersen, Sharon Sarno and Dan Mucisko
- Unction Service - 6:30PM
- Holyday Divine Liturgy - 9AM12 Passion Gospels - 6:30PM
- Royal Hours - 9AM
Lamentations - 3PMBurial Vespers Service - 7PM
- Holy Saturday Liturgy - 9AMResurrection Matins - 7PM
- PASCHA9:00 Divine Liturgy with Blesing of Baskets.
- BRIGHT MONDAY LITURGY - 9AM
- BRIGHT TUESDAYDivine Liturgy - 9AM. RAHWAY with children's procession with icons.
On Friday Evening April 19, St. John's hosted the 10th and final NY/NJ Deanery Mission. The Liturgy of the Pre-Sanctified Gifts was celebrated with a large crowd of people. The Celebrant was the Very Rev. John Pribish. Homilist was Rev. Fr. Kenneth Ellis.
On Sunday, January 13, 2019, the parish of St. John's honored Protodeacon, Gregory Benc on his 20th Anniuversary of Ordination with family and friends followed by a surprse party in the parish hall. A sermon was prepared by Diocesan Chancellor Fr. Frank Miloro (uncle) who was unable to attend the celebration. The parish officers presented a combined parish gift to the deacon for the purchase of new vestments and a cassock. The gathering was filled with joy and thanksgiving for his service to St. John's Church and the Diocese.