Cornerstone Kids Christmas Party!

St John’s Cornerstone Kids Christmas Party for the kids of Cornerstone, Inc, was held at St James House of Prayer Episcopal Church on Tuesday, December 10. Much merriment was enjoyed by the kids and families from St. John’s at this annual tradition! Thanks to the O’Brien family for helping organize!

Advent and Christmas Lessons and Carols

Christmas Lessons and Carols 2019

A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols with the Holy Eucharist will take place on Sunday, December 22. Music will be of Philip Stopford, John Tavener, and Benjamin Britten. This service takes the place of our usual 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. services (the 8:00 a.m. service will take place as usual). A special Holy Hospitality…

Ordination of the Rev. Deacon Cannon

The Rt. Rev. Dabney T. Smith Ordained the Rev. Deacon Michael Cannon to the Sacred Order of Priests in St. John’s Church on Saturday, November 23, at 11:00 a.m. We are so pleased and proud to have the Rev. Cannon as our Associate Rector. Congratulations, Rev. Cannon!

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Advent Lessons and Carols

Join the choir of St. John’s on Sunday, December 8 at 5:00 p.m. for a Service of Advent Lessons and Carols, featuring the music of Herbert Howells, G.P da Palestrina and Boris Ord. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.

Advent Wreathmaking

We will be offering Advent wreathmaking on Sunday, November 24 beginning after the 8:00 a.m. service and continuing after the 9:15 a.m. service. Wreaths and candles available for $5 each. Everyone is welcome, make your wreath before Advent 1! 

Cornerstone Kids Christmas 2019 Update

There was much excitement at St. John’s these past two Sundays, and as a result all of the ornaments have been taken!  For clarification, all of the toys, pajamas, socks and gift cards need to be returned to the church office NO LATER THAN December 11. The goodies will then be sorted into large individual…

St. John’s Giving Tree

It’s time to shop for the children who attend Cornerstone Kids, the local after-school program supported by our parish. The next two Sundays, look for the Christmas tree in the courtyard between/after services. There will be more ornaments to choose from this year: RED, WHITE, and BLUE. If you want to buy toys for a…

St. John’s School Admissions Open House

St. John’s School is hosting a fall Admissions Open House on Tuesday, October 29, at 8:30 a.m., for K(4) through Grade 4 at the Lower Division campus (906 South Orleans Avenue). Interested families can register at or contact Admissions for more information! Can’t make the Open House? The Primary Division is open for tours…

The Choir of St. John’s in Concert: Sunday, October 13

The removal of the carpet from the sanctuary this summer resulted in enhanced acoustics, and the Choir of St. John’s will present a concert of choral favorites to celebrate the new sound. The concert, which will take place on Sunday, October 13, at 5:00 p.m., will feature works by Olivier Messiaen, Robert Parsons, Sir Edward Bairstow, and…

DR Mission Trip 2019: San Timoteo Complete!

Visit our Facebook page and check out photos of Team II, Tampa Deanery Project 2019. The pictures show the completion of San Timoteo in Nizao, and the lodging at the Morrow Center in Bani. This summer’s St. John’s participants were Carol Ihrig and Sally Thompson, and they joined team members from Holy Innocents, St. Mark’s,…