Welcome to St. John’s!

St. John’s Episcopal Church is a vibrant, growing parish located in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Tampa.  We invite you to visit our beautiful, historic church and hear our angelic Anglican-style choir.
Our Sunday Services
We have resumed in-person services in the Church with safe distancing procedures in place, including required face coverings and a maximum capacity of 100 people. Services are said Morning Prayer at 8:00 a.m. and Choral Morning Prayer, or Matins, at 10:00 a.m.  Our regular Sunday service schedule and Holy Hospitality Coffee Hour will resume in the future.
Service Streaming
The 10:00 a.m. service is streamed on Facebook Live and uploaded to our YouTube channel after its conclusion each week. Bulletins and newsletters for Sunday services can be found here.
Sunday School
Sunday School for children has paused. Please contact Ayana Grady at agrady@stjohnstampa.org with questions. Our nursery is closed until further notice. 
Virtual Worship and Ministries
We offer many forms of virtual worship and ministry, including small Bible study groups and daily Evening Prayer by our Rector. All are welcome to participate! Click here to see our complete schedule.
Chapel of the Resurrection
Our lovely outdoor chapel and courtyard are open 24/7. Please practice safe distancing measures.
Giving and Support
We encourage you to support the parish financially, either with an ongoing pledge or a one-time gift. Use the Give Now button at the top right side of this page, or by clicking here. You can also give by text by texting SJE to 73256 and following the prompts.
Let’s Connect!
The St. John’s family would love to get to know you. Please call 813.259.1570, or send us an email. We look forward to meeting you soon!
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Weekly Wednesday Scroll

Annual Women's RetreatAnnual Women's Retreat

The Annual Women’s Retreat, sponsored by the Contemporary Women’s Bible Study group, is scheduled for Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For those who feel comfortable gathering in person, we have reserved a large space at the Franciscan Center that will allow for social distancing. For those who would prefer to participate from the safety of home, there will be several opportunities to Zoom in over the course of the day. If you are interested in participating, please contact Deacon Kathleen Moore at kmoore@stjohnstampa.org and let her know your preference. We will discuss selections from Barbara Brown Taylor’s book, Learning to Walk in the Dark, and other readings and reflections will be provided.

From the Desk of the Rector

From the Desk of the Rector

June 4, 2020
My dear parish family,
As we resume limited worship this Sunday, June 7, we will continue to stream our 10:00 service on Facebook for those who prefer to worship at home. If you are uncomfortable being in or near a crowd during this pandemic, or if you have an underlying health condition which places you at high risk under the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control, we invite you to continue to worship with us virtually on Facebook.


Advent and Christmas Lessons and Carols

Sunday Services in Person and on Facebook Live, Downloadable Bulletins

We have resumed in-person services with appropriate controls in place. The services are said Morning Prayer at 8:00 a.m. and Choral Morning Prayer, or Matins, at 10:00 a.m. The 10:00 a.m. service is also streamed on Facebook. You can watch Sunday services on our YouTube channel, they are uploaded following the conclusion of the service…

Online Prayer Resources

Many of us are using online prayer, scripture, and devotional resources-some are old friends from pre-pandemic days, others you may have discovered more recently.   Here are some examples that you may want to sample; all of them are free.  If you know of others, please send the information to Deacon Kathleen at kmoore@stjohnstampa.org and she will share them.…

Virtual Ministry Meetings and Worship Services

In addition to a live stream of our main service on Facebook Live each Sunday, the following ministries and worship take place at St. John’s virtually.   Group Prayer and Pastoral Care   Evening Prayer Fr. Chip Connelly prays evening prayer every day Monday through Saturday at 3:00 p.m. on Facebook Live. A pdf of…