Welcome to St. John's Episcopal Church. We look forward to you joining us in worship on Sundays or participating in our various fellowship programs, Bible studies or other activities. If you would like to speak to someone about our church or receive further information, please contact Holly with our Newcomers and Guests' Committee.
Weekly Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm
An Acolyte Training will be held on October 5 at 4 pm in the church to meet the new Acolyte Master, review scheduling, and refresh our skills and training. Youth, currently in 9th through 12th grade, will be trained as a crucifer. Youth, currently in 6th through 8th grade, will be trained as torch bearers.
For more information, contact Acolyte Master Brian McCants at 546-8516 or email email@example.com.
If you are interested in helping in the kitchen on Wednesday Nights, September 17 - November 19, please contact the parish office. Volunteers are needed to set up the kid's table, serve the Wednesday Night meal, help make dessert and take up money at the door. It's just once-a-week from 4:45 pm until 6:30 pm!
Sunday, September 21, 5-6 pm
Dinner at Emily Douglas Park. Meet in the parking lot at St. John’s. Fourth & Fifth Graders are welcome to join the Third Sunday Squad every third Sunday at 5 pm for games, community service and dinner.
For more information, contact the parish office at 799. 4767.
We are excited about our 2014 Sunday School offerings. With tons of amazing resources for children through adults!
It is time for us to gather! We will meet on September 18 at the home of Cathy Bourne, 6:30 pm, 2166 Shady Lane. Please bring a snack or drink to share.
For more information, please contact Cathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
...has resumed meeting on Thursdays, at 2 pm in the Heyward Hall Library. Everyone is welcome - experienced or learning knitters. Projects include: shawls for parish members who are ill or in need, baby hats for newborn parish members, and warm knits at Christmas-time for Hand Middle School families and the Women's Shelter.
Contact Lisa Wilcox 252-1180 or Elisabeth Williamson 738-1175 to learn more.
Couples in their 20s and 30s, join us at the home of Emily and Byron Davison, 4712 Reamer Ave, on September 25 at 7 pm. Visitors and newcomers welcome; Bring an appetizer to share and BYOB.
Any questions, call 803.331.5491
Thanks and blessings to everyone who has donated clothing, backpacks and school supplies for Hand over the past year. Please keep the donations coming! Hand students are still in need of backpacks (new or used), clothing (particularly gloves, jeans, black pants, and T-shirts in sizes 12 and up), can openers, and personal hygiene items. Do you have extra school supplies? Students need flash drives, loose leaf paper, and composition books too.
Drop off items in the break room across from the parish office in Heyward Hall.
The Kairos Prison Ministry Weekend is October 23 - 26. We need 8,000 cookies for the weekend. Please help us again this year by making cookies. Mark your cookies for Kairos and place them in the kitchen freezer at St. John’s marked “Kairos” by October 22 at 2 pm.
We also need your prayers for the success of the weekend.
In order to deliver in-depth information, editorial commentary and insider perspectives on all things episcopal at St. John's, we're introducing blogs to our social media circle. It’s a step forward in making our communication feel fresh, modern and relatable to you and the wider Episcopal community. Our first blogger is Director of Music Celia Tolar-Bane. Check out Celia's thoughts on All things musical and liturgical in our parish.
The Newcomers/Visitors Party has been rescheduled for October 2nd.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
6:00 PM Social : 7:00 PM Dinner
Bring your own beverages. This is an adult parish event for men. Newcomers and guests welcome.