St. John the Divine Plans Holiday Outreach & Welcomes New Rector
On December 9th, St. John the Divine Episcopal Church will hold its annual “Operation Shoe Box”, during which hundreds of shoe boxes will be filled with small toys and personal items for underserved children. Their Girls Friendly Society youth group hosts the event, packing boxes for children from 3 to 18. Donations of shoe boxes and gifts such as socks, grooming items or school supplies can be dropped off at the church office throughout the week.
Rev. George Okusi was officially installed as Rector at in November. A special service and welcome dinner took place on November 10th with nearly 200 people in attendance. The parish is thriving and recently invested in new heating, air conditioning and other building improvements. For more information, visit their website, https://www.stjohncm.org or their campus at 183 Bay Street in Costa Mesa.