Small Group Ministries are crucial to many urban churches.  St. John’s is no different.  Interested in joining an existing group or starting a new small group?  Annika would be happy to help you figure it out!

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Spiritual Friends

(Meets Mondays at 5:30pm online)

Sometimes Bible Study, sometimes theology study.  Always good discussion.

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St. John’s Book Club

(Meets the 4th Wednesday of the month Sept-May)

St. John’s Book Club has been meeting monthly for over 20 years!

October 26                “Here We Are” by Graham Swift

November 23            “These Precious Days”

January 25                “The Lincoln  Highway” 

February 22               “The Scent Keeper”

March 22                   “Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me” 

April 26                      “Sea of Tranquility ” 

May 24                       “What Strange Paradise”

Manna for Health

A special needs food program whose purpose is to assist in meeting the needs of people living with  HIV and other life threatening illnesses.

For more information, please see our full brochure.

St. John’s Gender & Sexuality Alliance (G.S.A.)

(Next meeting Sunday November 13 at 7pm on zoom)

GSAs are explicitly safe spaces for 2SLGBTQIA+ people and their allies.  Our GSA is relatively new, but we plan to build community, educate and provide opportunities for advocacy.

Sunday School

(Meets each Sunday during worship)

Each week we talk about the lectionary readings from a family point of view and do a craft or play a game together.  We like the Godly Play stories, but you never know how the story will be presented!

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Youth Group

(Meets every second Sunday at 5-7pm)

If you’re between the ages of 12 & 18, join our Youth Group which meets at 6025 Stanley Street on Sundays from 5:00 – 7:00 pm (dinner is included!). Contact Kathy , Jacob Ritchie or Annika for more information

The Youth Group is looking for people to provide dinners for our Sunday evening meetings. If this is something you feel you are able to do once a year or once a week, please contact Kathy, Jacob or Annika for more details.

Adult Choir

(Rehearsal Thursdays at 7:30pm, Sunday warm-ups at 9:30am)
For more information about joining the choir, email Ray.

Bell Choir

(Rehearsal Thursdays at 6:30pm, Sunday warm-ups at 9:30am)

For more information about joining the choir, email Ray.

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Spiritual Care & Visitation Team

We provide spiritual care to those of any age who are lonely and/or isolated. Our mandate is to call or visit those who are unable to attend church and to provide communion to them on occasion.

Refugee Working Group

When St. John’s decided to take on a second refugee family, the “Refugee Working Group” was established.  Although Covid has slowed the progress of our second family, we eagerly await their arrival!