~ Welcome to St John's Episcopal Church ~
  CELEBRATING OVER 250 YEARS OF FAITH IN JOHNSTOWN, NY
INFORMATION UPDATED OCTOBER 7, 2020

We are now able to welcome up to 25% of our total capacity for Sunday services (up to a total of 65 people), and have scheduled two Sunday Services:
9:00 a.m. Sunday service  - In person (limited) and Live streamed on FaceBook
          4:00 p.m. (The afternoon service schedule may change - check our website Calendar for updates)
The Wednesday Compline service at 7:30 p.m. -  via FaceBook Live

 

Contact Us

St. John's Episcopal Church

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

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Announcements

  • 152nd Convention News

    On Saturday, October 24th, 2020, +Bishop William Love resigned, effective February 1st, 2020. To read his address to our Convention, which includes his statement of resignation, please Click here.

  • Hometown Hero Anna Holland, October 22, 2020

    Congratulations to Anna Holland, the inaugural Home Town Hero selected by Assemblyman Robert Smullen for her dedication to our community. Anna is the Director of our NOAH (Needy or Alone and Hungry) Sunday meal program, and the program continued to feed our guests without any pause in service during the Covid 29 pandemic. We are proud of her and so happy that she has received this well-deserved honor.

  • A Speical Gift in Honor of Skip Beck

    The family of Skip Beck made a significant contribution to our One Church Street Project in memory of Skip on October 16, 2020, Skip's birthday. We are grateful for their support and for this very special way that we can remember Skip's commitment to our NOAH Program and our church. We continue to miss his generosity, his dedication and his presence, and we are thankful to have Skip's family as partners in a project that Skip would have loved to be a part of.
    In this picture: Matt Beck, Skip's son; Pat Beck, Skip's wife; Kelly Beck, Skip's daughter; Joe Barclay, Kelly's partner; and Tom Bell, Chair of the One Church Street Steering Committee.

  • Downloads for the Sunday Services October 25, 2020

    Please note: Our live in-person Sunday Service is at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Our in-person Wednesday Service is at Noon.  Materials below are for this week's service.  The Sunday morning Service is also live-streamed on Facebook.

    For your convenience and easier printing,
    all forms have been re-formatted to letter-size.

    Select to View  Bulletin/Prayer List/Announcements Oct 25, 2020

    Select to View  Lectionary for Oct. 25, 2020

    Select to View  Current Pentecost 2020 Worship Leaflet

    Select to View  October Birthdays and Anniversaries

  • Nov 8th - A Sparkly "Anni-Birthday" Celebration for Mother Laurie

    St. John's Elves are planning a cele-bration in honor of Mother Laurie's 10th year as Rector of St. John's AND her 60th birthday! Join us on the second Sunday of November for a special Eucharist service at 4:00 pm and an outdoor drive-by procession.
     See more details about Nov 8th HERE!

    Join us in donating a gift in honor of our Priest -- see below.

    You are encouraged to participate in a virtual birthday card by recording a video Happy Birthday message.                                                                  MORE INFO HERE

  • GIVE in Honor of Mother Laurie

    We'd all like to celebrate Mother Laurie's Anni-Birthday, but …she will NOT accept any gifts. Mother Laurie has specifically asked for donations to One Church Street instead.
                 AND YOU CAN DOUBLE YOUR GIFT!
    Several parishioner are issuing a Matching Gift challenge. If we can get ten gifts of $600 (60 years old x 10 years of service), we will match that amount with our own gift! Click on the Donation button below and be sure to leave a short message congratulating Mother Laurie! 
                                       Donate to the Celebration

  • Sunday School Sign Up is Online now!!

                                           Click Here to SIGN UP
           Branches Sunday School will be starting in October this year. Our program, led by Jess Stock, Bobbi Jo Haverly and Kelly Etherton, will be a mix of online activities, as well as an interactive student notebook, family dinner table questions and other home based activities. ~There will be no Sunday morning classes at the church ~
          Contact our teachers or the church office if you'd like to pick up a special Branches swag bag full of needed supplies for the year. Our teachers will teach families how to use the new "Bitmoji" classrooms on their computers.

          Families are asked to contribute to our Prayer Tree outside the front of the church where we will hang our prayers for our community to see and share.

  • NOAH Meal Program and Council of Churches Food Pantry

    NOAH Free Community Meal         (Needy Or Alone and Hungry)

    • Every Sunday from 12 Noon to 1:00 p.m. a hot meal is served by community volunteers to anyone who is hungry, no questions asked.  Due to the pandemic, the meals are currently provided on a take out basis only. Please wear a mask. If you need one, we can provide one for you.
    • If you would like to volunteer to help, please call our church office - (518) 762-9210.
    • The volunteer team schedule is here.

    Food Pantry

    • The Twin Cities Council of Churches Food Pantry for Johnstown is now located in a more accessible temporary space at One Church Street.  The program is volunteer driven and serves people living in the 12095 zipcode and all veterans.  It is currently open Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 12 Noon.  Masks are mandatory.  If you need a mask, we can provide one for you.

    Food Pantries and Meal Sites in Fulton County

Latest Media

October 18, 2020 Sermon

Rev. Laurie Garramone
Date: October 18, 2020
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