St. John Receives School Partnership Grant

St. John School won a $27,415 School Partnership Grant from the Fulcrum Foundation.  The grant will help to fund a new fire notification system in the main school building.  Donations to fund this project are still being collected and can be made online here.  If you prefer to give via another method, please contact Michele Thornquist … Continue Reading »

Construction and Budget Update 9/17/18

Jambo Rafikis! We hope you all had a chance to visit the wonderful new space in administrative building after Mass during the open house or at coffee and donuts! In the August Construction and Schedule update, we described Washington State’s new seismic standards—expected to be adopted by the City of Seattle in 2019. We concluded … Continue Reading »

Summer Construction Update 8/16/18

CONSTRUCTION AND SCHEDULE UPDATE FROM FR. CRISPIN & THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE August 2018 Jambo Rafikis! Summer construction projects continue and our future campus is taking shape! We want to thank you for your flexibility, understanding, and support as the parish completes our capital projects. In this update we are providing information on the following: * … Continue Reading »

St. John Wins $20K Capital Needs Grant

We are pleased to report that St. John Parish & School received a $20,000 grant from the Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation to support the Honor the Past, Embrace the Present, and Secure the Future campaign.  The Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation is “dedicated to encouraging and supporting individuals and organizations seeking to improve and enrich the community they … Continue Reading »

Construction Update 3/15/18

Jambo Rafikis! We wish you a holy Lenten season and look forward to celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord with you this Easter. No doubt you have seen the construction activity on our campus. We are writing to update you on the progress of our Honor the Past, Embrace the Present and Secure the Future … Continue Reading »

Construction Update Addendum 3/15/18

As we described in the March 15, 2018 letter to parishioners from Fr. Crispin and the Executive Committee, the following is additional information on the progress of the campaign, construction and planning: By September of 2017, the Parish had raised $2.7 million of the overall stated goal of $3.266 million. With confidence that we would … Continue Reading »

Construction Update 2/12/18

As you learned at last week’s State of the School presentation, remodeling has begun on the former rectory space. You will notice fencing around the work area, construction vehicles accessing the neighborhood, and a dumpster on 79th Street. Our parish Building Advisory Committee (BAC) has retained the professional project manager services of Falkin Associates to … Continue Reading »

Catch Up on the Campaign!

Want to catch up on the latest news about the St. John Capital Campaign?  Since school let out last June, we’ve accomplished a lot: Purchased a house in the neighborhood for Fr. Crispin with the help of a generous parishioner Reached the $2.7 million mark Received a $100K grant challenge Catch up and read more … Continue Reading »

Campaign Update 9/21

Honor the Past Almost. We are almost at the end of our campaign to Honor the Past, Embrace the Present and Secure the Future of St. John. Through the generosity of parish and school families, our campaign has raised more than $2.7 million of our $3.2 million goal. Asante Sana! When complete, parishioners, students and … Continue Reading »