To the Glory of God and for the Common Good, we make God's love known now and for generations to come through worship and service to all.
-- Mission Statement
adopted June, 2010
Welcome to St. John’s Episcopal Church! Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Sundays at 8:00 am & 10:00 am. Choral Evensong is offered on the first Sunday of each month at 4:00 pm, during the academic year. (Nursery care is provided during the 10:00 am service and during Choral Evensong).
Since 1835, the Parish of St. John’s has been worshiping and serving God, both from within our Church family and within our community of Bangor, Maine. We conduct traditional Episcopal services in our historic gothic building high atop State Street Hill at 225 French Street. We have a notable choir who has a reputation for fine music-making in the Anglican choral tradition. Please join us as we worship in prayer and song!
There will be a Youth-Parent Meeting in between the 10:00 service and the final Confirmation Class TODAY, May 26, in the Bangor Room.
The St. John's Women's Book Group will meet on Tuesday, May 28th at 7pm at the home of Jane Zenk, 25 Bonnie Lea Drive, Hermon. The book to be discussed is God Is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions That Run the World by Stephen Prothero. Jane's phone number is 848-3680. Please let her know by Monday, May 27th if you plan to attend. For additional information, please call Beth Brand, 866-3521.
The Prayer Shawl Ministry Circle has been invited to hold its May 29th meeting at Essentially Felt Studio and Fine Yarns Shop at 864 Pushaw Road, Glenburn. Please contact Teile Benson at 945-0569 if you are planning to attend so she can let them know how many will be there. Esther visits the shop often and says we will be in for a real treat.
Sunday, June 2, 4:00 pm – Alumni Choral Evensong:Please join us for this meditative service that features the St. John’s Choir, singing music by William Byrd and C.V. Stanford, as well as Balfour Gardiner's thrilling anthem Evening Hymn.
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The Hikari Trio will be playing works by Shostakovich, Bright Sheng and Fanny Mendelssohn at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, at All Souls Church, 10 Broadway, Bangor. The trio consists of violinist Jennifer Elowitch, cellist Elizabeth Anderson and pianist Y. Lily Funahashi, who is Co-chair of the Department of Music at Colby College. This concert is part of the Arlan A. Baillie Performance Series at the church; admission is free.
Morning and Evening Prayerhave returned to the Bethlehem Chapel.
Bringing communion to our sick and homebound is an important part of our life together. If you or someone you know would like to receive communion please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org .
On Sundays, when making your offerings to God and giving financial support to the church, please consider also bringing canned food each week for our donations to the Food Cupboard at the Bangor Homeless Shelter. They can be placed by the bread and the wine at the entrance of the church and will be brought forward at the Offertory by our children and youth.
Please check out the Flower sign up poster in the Narthex. Pick a Sunday you would like to sponsor the Altar flowers. Write your name and phone number, I will call you for the details. Flowers are $35. Per Sunday. Thank you. Eileen Irwin.
"CLYNK" for St. John’s! There’s a new and easy way to contribute to St. John’s. Just pick up a green "CLYNK" bag with a St. John’s sticker already on it. The bags are in the undercroft and the parish office. Then take the bag home and fill it with your returnable bottles and cans. Return the bag to the "CLYNK" counter at Hannaford's. All the money from your returnable’swill be credited to St. John’s account.