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8:30 am Rite I Traditional Eucharist

9:15 Coffee Hour & Sunday School

10:00 am Rite II with Children's Chapel and Music

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Visit our virtual worship page for the Sunday Bulletin

Livestream at 10:00 on YouTube

Easter Flower/Music Sponsorships Now Available. Deadline is April 3. Details here.

Upcoming Events @ St. John's:

See Sunday's Lectionary here.

The Brief Bible: 20 Minutes with Matthew (Mt 6:19-34)

Sunday, 3/19 @ 9:30 AM

We Believe: Exploring our Episcopal Faith

Wednesday, 3/22 @ 6:30 PM

Thursday Morning Café

Thursday, 3/23 @ 10 AM

Healing Eucharist

Thursday, 3/23 @ 11:30 AM

"Soul Sunday" 

Sunday, March 19 11:30-1:30

Stay after church for pizza and watch the movie Soul about a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn't quite gone the way he expected; when he travels to another realm, he discovers what it means to have soul.

Seeking & Growing

Candy Collection

Small candy donations needed for our annual Easter Egg Hunt. Please drop off donations at the welcome center. The youth group will stuff the eggs at 4pm on April 2. Deadline for candy: Sunday, April 2. Thank you!

Lent at St. John's

Lent Mite Boxes

If you didn't get your Lent Mite Boxes yet, be sure to pick one up the next time you are at church. You can access the devotional calendar that goes along with it here. All funds raised via the Mite Boxes will go benefit the food pantry at Chester Eastside.

THANK YOU for your generosity!

“We Believe: Exploring our Episcopal Faith”

Our Lenten formation series will explore church history, sacraments, and the Episcopal expression of the Jesus Movement. These classes are for everyone.

View details and full schedule.

Wednesdays, March 22, and 29 from 6:30-8pm, meeting in the Battin Room and via Zoom (955 049 2211 code 1702).

The Brief Bible:

“20 Minutes with Matthew”

Sunday mornings at 9:30,

Rev. Jill and Rev. Terry will lead a series on the Gospel of Matthew.

This week's focus passage is Matthew 2:13-23.

Meeting in the Battin Room.

View the full schedule here.

Planning ahead? Click here for our Holy Week & Easter Schedule


Anti-Racism Trainings

March 18: African American Spirituals

2-5 PM at the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas, 6361 Lancaster Ave, Philadelphia

Fee: $15. Scholarships are available. Email

Singing the African American Spirituals with Integrity

A workshop for church musicians, clergy, and lay to learn how to introduce African American Spirituals to their choirs and congregations.

More Info & Registration Here

March 25: Racism and History

9-12pm Virtual Workshop

Fee: $15. Scholarships are available. Email

Explore the ways in which systemic racism was created over time through laws, policies and practices.

More Info & Registration Here

Card Ministry Volunteers Needed

The card ministry is looking for volunteers to send greetings for birthdays and anniversaries. Please contact Peggy at 610-299-9931 if you are interested in learning more.

Diocesan-wide Survey

The diocese has created a 5 minute survey to understand church going habits since the pandemic. Participation is anonymous and voluntary; and results will be shared with all clergy.

Take the Survey Now

On-Going Collections

We are still collecting items for St. Mary's Food Cupboard in Chester. Please check their website for their most up-to-date needs. Collection bins are located at the Welcome Center. Thank you!

Soda Tab collection benefiting the Ronald McDonald House. Look for a collection bin at the Welcome Center. More information on the program here. See Tracey with questions. Thank you!

Save The Date: Saturday, April 22 @ 11 AM

Celebration of New Ministry

Bishop Gutierrez will install Rev. Jill as Rector of St. John's as we celebrate her ministry among us. A party luncheon will follow. Please mark your calendars for this joyous event!.

St. John's Episcopal Church

Usual Office Hours

Monday - Friday

9 AM - 1 PM


The Rev. Jill LaRoche Wikel, Rector

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