Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist - York, PA

  Welcome!

The people of St. John's welcome you to our parish website. If you are a visitor, we hope you will spend some time browsing our parish site; if you are a member, please feel free to share our site with your friends and neighbors.

 

"We give you thanks, most gracious God, for the beauty of earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains, and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers. We praise you for these good gifts, and pray that we may safeguard them for our posterity. Grant that we may continue to grow in our grateful enjoyment of your abundant creation."
  -- For the Beauty of the Earth, p. 840, Book of Common Prayer



   Click here to check out more info on St. John's Concert Series













Refreshments after each concert are provided by a group of volunteers called Encore. 
Please stop by our parish hall after each concert to greet the performers, meet new people and enjoy the wonderful food and drink. 
                                                 

Upcoming Events at ST. JOHN

 
   
 

~ Wednesday’s During Lent: February 25, March 4, 11 & 18

Forgiveness~ What is it and what is it not? We shall learn how to best incorporate forgiveness into our lives.  The evening will begin with a covered dish supper at 6:30 PM.  You are invited to bring a dish, salad or bread to share.  Drinks will be provided.  At 7:15 PM we shall begin our discussion of forgiveness and conclude by 8 PM with evening prayers. 

~ March 8 – Daylight Saving Time Begins – Spring Forward

~ March 13 – Family Fun Night in the Parish Hall, 6 PM

~March 14 - All Pro Dad Breakfast, 9-10:30 AM

~ March 15 – Concert Series featuring Manhattan School of Music Jazz Quintet, 5 PM

~ March 26 & 27 – Palm Cross Making for area nursing homes with a dinner planned on the 27th

 

 

                

                                                   
   
Next Great Step of Faith
Building & Campaign Update

Progress continues on our plans to improve on our church campus.   The building committee continues to work with our architect in finalizing plans.   Permits are being worked on with the city and contruction will begin in the coming months.

Financially, we have begun the second phase of our funding campaign.    Letters have gone out to parish members and we are looking to continue to work towards our goal.

You may click here for further information on the project and the campaign.



 
 

 

 

Thank you for visiting the web page of St. John Episcopal Church. We hope that after looking over the wealth of information posted on this site, that you will join us for worship services. St. John's is a faith community seeking deeper relationship with God and with one another through worship, education, outreach, and discipleship./p>

On this web page you will find information about our common life together as followers of Jesus Christ. Everything we do at St. John's--our worship, education, and outreach--is about the work of forming disciples of Jesus Christ. Who we are as a people of God is informed by a story. It is the story of God's people and the wonderful relationship to which we are called as we live into our Christian identity.

If you are seeking a faith community in which to journey toward greater relationship with God, please know that you are always welcomed at St. John's. If you would like more information about any aspect of our parish life, or would like to discuss your own spiritual journey, please do not hesitate to call (717) 848-1862 or e-mail.

Yours in Christ,

The Rev. David W. Lovelace

Rector

 

St. John Episcopal Church
140 North Beaver Street
York, Pennsylvania  17401
(717) 848-1862

 

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