We have Online Worship @ 10 AM on Sundays!
Annual Meeting this Sunday @ 11AM: Scroll down for details.
Welcome

 

St. John’s is a passionate community of faith and we welcome all to come and worship—whether regular or prospective members, persons seeking a moment of solitude, or visitors to Sandwich looking for a weekend service.

 

Our Mission:  St. John’s is a community called by Christ to grow spiritually and make known God’s love through word and deed in our congregation and in the broader world.

 

Our Vision:   We do this through:

Worship:  We give thanks and praise to God, who is known to us in Word and Sacrament.

Formation:  We are a community committed to lifelong Christian development, offering opportunities for formation and fellowship for persons of all ages.

Service:  We care for one another in this congregation, and commit to outreach to the broader community.

                --adopted by the Vestry of St. John's Church, June 2017.

Thursday Morning 

Bible Study     

 

Beginning on January 14, we will have weekly Bible study from 11 AM - 11:45 AM, looking at the readings assigned for the upcoming Sunday.

 

Bible Study will be offered over the Zoom platform, please click the link below.

 

Please note: you will need a password to join the service.  The password is sent out in the weekly email to the parish.  You can also email the Rector directly at rector@sjchurchsandwichorg for the password.
If you'd like to watch a short video on how to set up Zoom on your tablet, computer, or cell phone, click on the button to the right under our Saturday 5 PM service.

Support St. John's Outreach!

Donation Request from Cape Cod Council of Churches

Many of you have asked how you can be of assistance for others who may

be in need. Our partner, the Cape Cod Council of Churches, has put out a request for the following urgent donations:

A Baby Center provides assistance to families with small children.  They are looking the following donations:

  • Winter PJs

  • Children’s Books

  • Small toys

  • Bibs 

  • Light weight sweatshirts or jackets

  • Baby Shampoo

  • Baby Lotion 

  • Desitin or diaper rash cream

  • Pacifiers

Hands of Hope Food Pantry is asking for donations of the following items:

  • Soup

  • Crackers

  • Cereal

  • Kids' snacks and juice boxes

  • Baked Beans

  • Laundry Soap

  • Pasta Sauce

 

Donations may be dropped off during regular offices hours.  Thank you!

Come, Reflect, Pray
Saturday

  5:00 PM     Holy Eucharist (Rite II)

 

Sunday

 

  8:00 AM     Holy Eucharist (Rite I)

10:00 AM     Church School

10:00 AM     Holy Eucharist (Rite II)

                      Child care provided

Sunday Online Worship @ 10 AM

You can watch our Sunday worship online @ 10 AM on Sundays on either our Facebook page or the St. John's YouTube Page.  Click on the "watch Sunday service" to watch on Facebook.  You do not need a Facebook account to watch.  Or click on the St. John's YouTube Channel button.

 

Give online to St. John's Church:

We have set up a new online giving system to help people make a donation to St. John's.  You can still mail in your offering, but you can also give online by clicking here:

 

If you are a regular pledger to St. John's, you can create an account and set up recurring gifts.

Saturday Online Worship Service
We also have a live, interactive service over the Zoom platform on Saturdays at  5 PM.  facilitated by The Rev. Barbara Peterson, our priest associate.  The link for the Zoom service can be found below: click on the button at 5 PM on Saturdays.
 
 
Please note: you will need a password to join the service.  The password is sent out in the weekly email to the parish.  You can also email the Rector directly at rector@sjchurchsandwichorg for the password.
Here's a video to watch to set up Zoom on your tablet, computer, or cell phone:

Annual Meeting of St. John's Church:

The Annual Meeting of St. John's Episcopal Church was held on Sunday, February 28, at 11 AM.  

You can download and read our Annual Meeting Report by clicking below:

Summary of Actions from Annual Meeting:
 
Contact Us

St John's Episcopal Church

159 Main Street

Sandwich, MA   02563

Our Rector is always "on call" to help you. Please leave a message on the office phone or  send us an email.

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Sunday School Lesson for Winter 2021

We will be doing At-Home Sunday School for Fall 2020.

The Lesson for this Sunday can be downloaded by clicking on the button below. 

 

 

This is a one-page lesson which has the Sunday reading, notes on having a discussion on that reading, and a simple activity to do to help reinforce that message.

 

One side is for Elementary school aged children (K-5), the other side for Middle and High School age (7-12).

​Introduce Yourself

Fill out an online Visitor's Card 

Click on Amazon Smile and for everything you purchase, they will donate an amount to St. John’s Episcopal Church to support our ministries.

Parish Office Hours:

The Parish Office is open Tuesday through Friday from 9AM - 2 PM.  Masks must be worn while inside the Parish Offices.

Parish Office Phone:

508-888-2828

St. John's is a member of the Faith Communities Environmental Network, a collection of religious organizations with concern for creation and environmental sustainability.

As part of this, we are committed to looking at how we can take steps towards care for creation as a parish community.  We offer Creation Care suggestions in each of our biweekly newsletters, and will also collect them here on the website.

From the most current newsletter:

Creation Quote for your Meditation:

I did not intend my creatures to make themselves servants and slaves to the world's pleasures. They owe their first love to me. Everything else they should love and possess, as I told you, not as if they owned it, but as something lent them.

 

--Catherine of Siena (1347-1380), The Dialogue

Suggestion for Personal Action:

Increase plant-based protein in your diet and reduce animal-based protein to lower your impact on the environment. Check out this helpful website: (https://www.sustain.ucla.edu/out-initiatives/food-systems/the-case-for-plant-based/)

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