Welcome to St. John Church
I’m Reverend Larry Hoxey and I extend greetings on behalf of all our friends and members. St. John is a spiritual faith family celebrating God’s marvelous love. We embrace both traditional and contemporary worship and we invite you to attend one of our services.
Well, for the first time I have been quoted in an article just published in a major national magazine, The Atlantic Monthly. I was interviewed by one of the Atlantic Monthly’s reporters about a local phenomenon, a community mascot known as Whittaker the turkey. Yes, a wild turkey became the subject of national attention recently after the bird’s demise in the local intersection which it owned and occupied for over six months. My friend and colleague Brian Malley and I are quoted in the article along with a bunch of other relevant individuals. Here’s the link to the article:
How a bird in the left turn lane captivated, united—and divided a town