Welcome To St. John's Church

Welcome to Saint John The Baptist Orthodox Christian Church. We are glad you found our website!  We are a Christ centered church who loves to have visitors. Whether you are a Christian or not, you are welcome to join us anytime.

You are welcome to visit during one of our services or you can contact us to schedule a visit at a different time. Our priest loves to meet with visitors and we also offer tours of the church.

Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to the worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers. We hope you will consider paying us a visit and joining us for worship.   Learn More ... 


Parish News

November 2017 Message From Fr. Peter

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

It is hard to believe that Autumn has arrived and later this month, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving with our families around our tables.

This month (November 21) we celebrate the feast of the Archangel Michael and the Bodiless Powers of Heaven. It is a beautiful feast that reminds us of the ministry of angels within the life of the Church.

We live in what some may pessimistically describe as dark days. Yes we are faced with unprecedented conflict in the world, with the threat of nuclear war and a looming health care crisis

Join Us For A UCONN Women's Basketball Game Dec 3, 2017

Monday, November 06, 2017

We are organizing a parish outing to a UCONN Women's Basketball Game on Sunday Dec 3, 2017 at 4:00 pm at the XL Center in Hartford. The Lady Huskies are playing Notre Dame, so it should be an exciting game!

We need to get a minimum group of 12 people to get a special group rate of approx $27 with fees. Please add your name to the online sign-up sheet below indicating the number of tickets you would like to reserve by Nov 14, 2017.


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Worship

Vespers: Saturdays 5:00 pm
Eve of Great Feasts 7:00 pm

Liturgy:  Sundays and Feast Days 9:00 am

Moleben to St. Nectarios:
Second Tues of The Month 7:00pm

Akathists & Other Services:
As Scheduled. Consult Church Bulletin


Coming Events

Divine Liturgy
Nov 19 9 am
Church School
Nov 19 10:45 am
Divine Liturgy - St. Michael, Rep. Fr. Joseph Mihaly and Vasil Petrik
Nov 21 9 am
Teen Catechism Class
Nov 21 7 pm
Thanksgiving Service
Nov 22 7 pm
Great Vespers
Nov 25 5 pm
Divine Liturgy
Nov 26 9 am
Church School
Nov 26 10:45 am
Bishop Gregory 5th Anniversary Celebration, Johnstown, PA
Nov 27 5 pm
Great Vespers
Dec 2 5 pm
Divine Liturgy
Dec 3 9 am
Church School
Dec 3 10:45 am
Teen Catechism Class
Dec 5 7 pm
Great Vespers
Dec 9 5 pm
Divine Liturgy
Dec 10 9 am

 


 

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