Church Doctrine & Coffee

Every Tuesday after 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and Holy Communion

Join St. John’s clergy to explore the week’s topic every Tuesday at 9:15 a.m. (after 8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer and Holy Communion in the chapel) in Cranmer Hall in the Reading Room (3rd floor) Christians who want to be part of this discussion are welcome. Parishioners in leadership or in other ministries in the congregation are welcome.


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January’s Faith + Fiction

This Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 5:30 p.m.

The book for this month’s discussion is Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. This group will meet at 5:30 p.m. after Evening Prayer in the Green-Meldrim House on Wednesday, Jan. 25. All are welcome to join this theologically focused book discussion led by Heather Cross and Fr. Jameson. The only requirement is that you’ve read the book.

Urban Hope Talent Show & Dinner

This Wednesday, Jan. 25, 6 p.m.

We are excited to host the students of our outreach partner Urban Hope this Wednesday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. for their Talent Show and Dinner in Cranmer Hall.

The Word At Work: Tools to Read the Bible with Confidence and Understanding

This Thursday, Jan. 26, 12:15-1:15 p.m.

The next session in our new lunch series on how different parts of the Bible fit together is this Thursday, Jan. 26 at 12:15 p.m. in Cranmer Hall. You may sign up for any upcoming session at

Registration is required and $25 buys food for the soul – food for the body – and helps neighbors in need. Lunches will be catered by The Dive Savannah, a business with a ministry for the homeless and struggling veterans. The price is $25 per session or $200 for complete series of eight weeks.


Optional companion reading: God’s Big Picture: Tracing the Storyline of the Bible by Vaughan Roberts.

Mere Anglicanism Conference

Jan. 26-28, Charleston, SC

If you registered for this conference and would like to coordinate travel and social plans with other members of St. John’s, please let the clergy or church office know.

Monday–Friday, Jan. 23–27

8:15 a.m. Morning Prayer, Online



5 p.m. Evening Prayer, Chapel



8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer with Holy Communion, Chapel

9:15 a.m. Church Doctrine & Coffee, Cranmer Hall, Reading Room

5 p.m. Evening Prayer, Chapel



8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer

12 p.m. Holy Communion, Church

5 p.m. Evening Prayer

5:30 p.m. Faith + Fiction, Green-Meldrim House

6 p.m. Urban Hope Talent Show & Dinner, Cranmer Hall

9 p.m. Sung Compline, Church



Start of Mere Anglican Conference, Charleston, SC

8:30 a.m. Morning Prayer with Holy Communion, Chapel

12:15-1:15 p.m. The Word at Work, Cranmer Hall (Sign up required)

5 p.m. Evening Prayer with Holy Communion, Chapel



5 p.m. Evening Prayer, Chapel


Sunday, Jan. 29, Epiphany IV

8 a.m. Holy Communion, Church

9 a.m. Family Morning Prayer, Church

10 a.m. All Ages Sunday School, Cranmer Hall/Chapel/Zoom

11 a.m. Holy Communion, Church/Online


The Parish Paper (1/22/23)

Weekly Psalms & Lessons (Epiphany 3) Adult Catechism Videos

Service-at-Home Booklets

Services on Facebook

Services on YouTube



We extend our condolences to the family of parishioner Gloria Sinclair who died today at home after a long illness.

New Junior Warden Elected

The Vestry of St. John’s elected a new Junior Warden at its January meeting. Mr. Brian Culver will now serve as the Junior Warden.

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New York Times Bestselling Author, Eric Metaxas Presents His New Book

Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 6-8:30 p.m.

New York Times bestselling author, Eric Metaxas will be speaking about his newest book, Letter To The American Church, which examines the Church’s irreplaceable role in the culture of a nation. Eric will be in Savannah at the Desoto Hotel‘s first-floor ballroom (15 E. Liberty St.) on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 6-8:30 p.m. with a book signing to follow. Admission is free and the community is encouraged to attend! To learn more, visit his website at or connect with him on

Solemn Choral Evensong for Candlemas

Sunday, Feb. 5, at 5:05 p.m.

If you’ve never been to Evensong, discover the beauty of this ancient tradition of worship at our next Solemn Choral Evensong for Candlemas with prelude music beginning at 5:05 p.m. and the service beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Adult Confirmation & Reception into Membership

Sunday, Feb. 5, 10 a.m.

The Rector will be offering a class on Sunday mornings at 10 a.m. beginning Sunday, Feb. 5 for adults seeking Confirmation, reception into membership at St. John’s, or a refresher/introduction to the Anglican tradition of Christianity. It will run through Palm Sunday (April 2), and will touch on the history of Anglicanism, and its distinctive approach to Christian faith and worship. If interested, please notify the Church office at 912-232-1251 or Fr. Dunbar.

Annual Oyster Roast & Barbecue

Saturday, Feb. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

St. John’s much-anticipated oyster roast and BBQ, sponsored by the Men of St, John’s, is Saturday, Feb. 11 at Camp Villa Marie, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your family and invite friends to enjoy delicious food and beverages, music, and a bouncy house. Oysters are served at 11:30 a.m.; BBQ and hot dogs are served at 1 p.m. All bakers are encouraged to bring a dessert to share.

You may purchase advanced tickets by calling the church office at 912-232-1251 or visiting the website at Prices are $40/adult, $30/guest, $10/youth, Children under 5 are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5 more.

You may also enter to win a stunning, framed oyster photograph (shown above) donated by Winslett Watson This fine art print is valued at $2,400. Tickets are available online at or at the door for $5 each, 5 for $20, or 15 for $50. The winning ticket will be drawn at 2:30 p.m. at the Oyster Roast. The winner does not need to be present to win.


For questions, contact Sean Finnegan at 912-441-3267 or

Second Sunday Suppers

Cathy Jarmin to Host Feb. 12 Supper

We are excited to share that St. John’s very popular Second Sunday Suppers are returning. The next dates are Feb. 12, which will be hosted by Cathy Jarman, and March 12. These suppers are designed for parishioners to get together and build deeper relationships with one another and to encourage and support one another in the faith and service of Christ. If you are new to the parish, this is a wonderful opportunity to get to know others.


Interested in Hosting?

If you are interested in being a host or co-host for one of these suppers, please call Coren Ross (912) 398-6884 to learn more and to reserve the date of your preference.


Interested in Attending?

If you are interested in attending one of the suppers, please call the Church Office at (912) 232-1251 and make your reservation. Suppers are open to the first 20 individuals who reserve a place, and a waiting list will be kept, as well. Please plan to bring a side dish, salad, dessert, or beverages as your contribution to your hosts. The addresses, times, and additional details will be shared as they become available.

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