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 8:00 am service is spoken while the 10:00 am service includes organ music, hymns and an anthem by the St. John’s Adult Choir. Children's Chapel is held during the 10:00 am service. [Note that the Choir and Children's Chapel 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!
St. Johns is hosting this year's Baccalaureate Service for graduating seniors on Friday evening, June 24th, at 6 p.m. Several area pastors will join us to pray for our seniors, to bless them, and to celebrate. The Johnstown High School Choir, led by Cindy Wood, will also be performing. All are invited to celebrate with us!
Mother Laurie and other church members thanked Johnstown City Council for their help and support. To read the June 21st Leader Herald article, please click here.
To read the official press release, please click here.
Prior to sending out the press release, parish members were mailed a letter explaining our decision. To read the letter, please click letter.
This is a picture of Connor, grandson of a parishioner, who is serving in Afghanistan as a medic. We've sent 3 boxes to our troops in Afghanistan, and are still collecting to send more. It is currently 118 degrees in Afghanistan, limited shower facilities, andour troops have few 'extras'--please consider donating items or money to help ship packages--it costs us $16.75 per box to send items to our troops.
Items requested are:
Collection bins are located at the church in the Narthex and Hawkins Room. You may also drop off your donated items at the church office at 21 N. Market Street during office hours. (9:00am-2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.)
Congratulations to Laurie Garramone and Alistair Morrison who celebrated their wedding at St. John's on April 3, 2016!
Click Here to view the entire wedding on video.
To read about Mother Laurie's trip to Israel, select the "Blog" tab at the top of this page, or Click Here.
Study Lectionary Readings for the coming Sunday -- Click Here