• 2017 Senior Baccalaureate Service
  • Colorful new Sunday School space
  • copyright Katherine Ehle

  ~ Welcome to St John's Episcopal Church ~

             CELEBRATING 250 YEARS OF FAITH IN JOHNSTOWN, NY 

   Thank you for visiting our website!  St. John’s Episcopal Church is an historical place of worship in the center of downtown Johnstown, New York.   Our Sunday Holy Eucharistic is celebrated at 8:00 am and 10:00 am by our Rector, The Rev. Laurie Garramone.  The 10:00 am service includes organ music, hymns and an anthem by the St. John’s Adult Choir. Sunday school is held during the 10:00 am service. [Note that the choir and Sunday school are on vacation during the summer months]  An informal coffee hour follows the 10:00 am service every Sunday. 
    Please consider this a heartfelt invitation to visit us at St. John's. Check the announcements and calendar on this page to note the date and time of services or call our church office at (518) 762-9210.  We look forward to meeting you!

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Contact Us

St. John's Episcopal Church
1 N. Market St.
P. O. Box 395
Johnstown, New York 12095
Phone (518) 762-9210

Regular Schedule

Sunday
  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist ~ Spoken
  • 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist ~ Music
  • 10:05 a.m. "Jesus-Time" Sunday School for K-6th grade (except summer months)
Wednesday
  • 12:05 p.m. Holy Eucharist/Healing Service
Watch Our Sunday Services Live or On Archived Video

Click Here to watch St. John's church services

Announcements

  • A Prayer for Safety During Hurricane Irma

    A Prayer for Safety During Hurricane Irma

    God of heaven and earth,
    Source of All,
    Hurricane Irma has already left behind a path of destruction, death and difficulty for so many people, particularly on the small Caribbean islands, and we are afraid as we wait to hear of the effects on our own country.
    What chaos will blow with the wind?
    What destruction will strike?
    Who will suffer? Who will stay secure?

    God of mystery and awe,
    Grant the people of Florida, Georgia and surrounding areas safety as Irma and the after storm surges engulf their homes and businesses. Protect them. Shield them. Guard them.
    Grant peace of mind to those in fear.
    We pray that everyone has enough food, clothing and water.

    Provide shelter to those in need.
    Bless emergency and rescue workers with the tools and skills they need
    as they risk their lives for the sake of our families, communities and friends.
    Grant healing to those who are sick or injured.

    Bless people with common sense throughout the hurricane
    And with kinship and cooperation when the storm passes.

    God of awe and wonder,
    Our Rock and our Refuge,
    Be with our loved ones through this difficult and frightening time,
    watch over them through the night,
    surround them with your comfort, security and wellbeing,
    and give us the wisdom and compassion to know how to help them in the days to follow.

    We ask all this in the name of your blessed son, Jesus Christ. Amen.

  • Follow us on Facebook!

    Get the latest updates, news and photos about St. John's Church family on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/stjohnsjohnstown/

  • Bishop's Message - Hurricane Harvey

    Click the shield to read the Bishop's Letter regarding Hurrican Harvey and how you can help.

  • A Prayer for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey

    (The following prayer was written by the Institute for Religion and Democracy.)

    Almighty God,
    We come to you with a heavy heart for Houston and all those communities affected by this storm. While it’s tempting to ask you “Why did this happen?”, we humbly submit to your will and instead ask, Lord, for you to be a beacon of hope among the wreckage.
    Grant safety to the men, women, and little children navigating the dangerous flood waters. Strengthen local clergy and congregants as they provide shelter and aid for their communities. Specifically, give wisdom and present resources to pastors and lay leaders working to provide for the physical needs of those who have lost homes, precious belongings, and are possibly separated from their loved ones. Give them courage to minister to the spiritual needs as well.
    No doubt considerable fear and anxiety haunt those in affected areas. Grant unshakable peace and rid this storm’s victims of the spirit of fear. Show us all how to respond to the needs of those struggling with frustration and fear, that we may serve you well through your son Jesus Christ.
    Amen.

  • Quick Check Sunday Ministry Assignments

    For a quick check of Ministry Assignments for this week, click on the picture of the altar.

     

  • Watch Our Sunday Service Live

    Click here to watch our Sunday service live or to see videos of past services. 

  • Food Pantry is Open for Extended Hours

    The Council of Churches Johnstown Food Pantry at St. John's is now open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon and 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Sunday Readings

    To study Lectionary Readings for the coming Sunday, Click Here

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