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                 ~ 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. 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!    

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


  • 8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist ~ CANCELLED
  • 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist ~ LIVE STREAM ONLY


  • 12:05 p.m. Healing Service - CANCELLED
Watch Our Sunday Services Live or On Archived Video

Click Here to watch St. John's church services

Visitor Map


  • It's Now Easy to Make a Donation or Pledge Payment Online!


  • Palm Sunday Service April 5, 2020

    Please note--our Palm Sunday live stream service (on SteamSpot AND FB live) will take place at 8 a.m. to beat the rush of traffic on the internet. The service will be available after the live stream. Clcik on the "Watch Live Stream" button and look on the right side of the page for the Palm Sunday or April 5th, service. Click and watch! Or go to FB and look for the video dated April 5th.

    In preparation for Sunday's Palm Sunday live stream service, we're providing you with self-serve materials, which you may print out ahead of time.


    Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

    Select to Read   Palm Sunday 2020 Worship Leaflet 

    Select to ReadApril Birthdays and Anniversaries

    Select to Read Prayer List and Announcements for Palm Sunday

    Select to Read  Readings for Palm Sunday

  • Easter Memorial Flowers

    Yes, we WILL have Easter Lilies this year! We need to support our own local businesses and keep our orders for flowers.  If you would like to make a donation for flowers in memory of -  or in honor of - a loved one this Easter, please mail in your request with your check and include the name(s) of your loved one(s).  We will be publishing a list of the names of those remembered and honored in our Easter bulletin. (Suggested donation is $20)

    You may print out this form to send it in, if you like.  We will also have forms with envelopes available at the Prayer Table on Wednesdays from 9 - 10 a.m. for pick up.

    On Easter Sunday, we will be giving away Easter Joy by letting people drive by and take an Easter lily home since we are not having services in our church. You are welcome to do this as well as any others in our community.  First come, first served! We will be distributing lilies at 9 a.m. and anytime after the 10 a.m. service outside the front of the church. Let us remember your loved and spread much-needed Easter Joy this year.

  • Holy Week Schedule online 2020

    All services online and available for viewing after the live broadcast. This is the first time you can be late for church and no one can tell!!! :) Reminder--click on the button above for our live OR recorded services on StreamSpot. StreamSpot servicds include all Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday services. (We may simulcast on Facebook (FB) Live as well, but these main services will be primarily broadcast on StreamSpot.)
    Compline will always be broadcast on FB live and is also available after the live broadcast as a recorded service on our FB page. Our FB page is available here:  
    FB page link

  • Updated info about St. John's and our Programs

    St. John’s Coronavirus Update—April 2020

    • All Services are being broadcast online until further notice. All services will be available for viewing online after the live broadcast. For either the live broadcast or the recording, please go to our website:
    • The Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon for pick up only. It is now located at One Church Street (former YMCA).
    • The NOAH program is still serving Sunday meals from 12 noon to 1 p.m. for take out only outside the church on the Market Street side.
    •  Palm Sundaylive service at 8 a.m./recorded service available any time after 8 a.m.
      • Palms and palm crosses will be available after 9 a.m. in front of the church at a socially appropriate distance.
    •  Easter Sundaylive service at 7 a.m./ recorded service available any time after 7 a.m.
      • Free Easter Joy—Easter Lilies will be available for pick up any time after our Sunday service in front of the church. Lilies that are not picked up will be given to NOAH patrons.
                                   In case of an emergency need of any sort, please call 518-469-8757
  • Unshakeable Faith prayer by Bishop Ken Clarke, N. Ireland

    Click on the link to read the prayer:Unshakeable God Prayer

  • Free Mental Health Hotline for Coronavirus Stress

    Feeling overwhelmed or distressed? Isolated? Want to talk to someone about it? New York State has established a Hotline for those of us who are having potential mental health challenges related to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

    Office of Mental Health Emotional Support Line: 1-844-863-9314
    The Emotional Support Line provides free and confidential support, helping callers experiencing increased anxiety due to the coronavirus emergency. The Help Line is staffed by volunteers, including mental health professionals, who have received training in crisis counseling.  

    Don't suffer alone. Reach out and get help.

  • John's Gospel for Lent 2020

    Join us in reading through John's Gospel during this season of Lent. The reading plan is below and can be printed out. We have individual copies of the gospel in the office for free--come in and pick one up, or you can use your own bible.
    Our Comedy Hour Bible Study will also be studying John's Gospel from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at One Church Street--please feel free to join our growing group!

Latest Media

March 22 2020 Sermon

Rev. Alistair Morrison
Date: March 22, 2020
  April 2020  
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