Frequently Asked Questions

Where is St. John’s Episcopal Church located?
St. John’s is located on Union Avenue, the main street that runs through the city of Havre de Grace. The church building is on the corner of Congress and Union. We are next door to the Havre de Grace Public Library.

St. John’s is located at:

114 North Union Avenue
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Tel: (410) 939-2107
e-mail: stjohnshdg@verizon.net

offertory_2When are services?
Sunday Eucharists are held at 8:00am and 10:15am.
Evening Prayer is held Wednesday at 5:15pm.
Combined Services are on 5th Sunday’s at 9:30am

When is communion observed?
Communion is offered at both Sunday services each week. All baptized persons are welcome to receive communion. There are Gluten Free Wafers available upon request.

Do I have to be Episcopalian to attend?
While we are an Episcopalian church, we welcome all who are seeking the Lord’s word. If you are looking for a church home, there’s room for ya here!

Sunday_SchoolWhat kind of church family is at St. John’s?
Presently, we are a small congregation with people of various ages. We happily welcome all – young, old, married, single- we’d love to meet you!

Are children welcomed at St. John’s? Is daycare provided? Sunday school?
We welcome your child/children at our church services. Presently, there is a Nursery/Sunday School teacher available upon request at our 10:15 service!

Can I get involved in parish activities?
Jump right in and get involved! All activities are open to everyone. If you have specific talents and don’t know who to talk to, please call the office, and Sarah will direct you to the person or group that can utilize your skills.

choir_2Is there a music program?
Our choir sings at the 10:15 service. Practice is held before church at 9:30am. We will be holding choir rehearsals on Thursday at 4:15pm.

Is there an active youth group?                                                                                                                                                                       We have a Youth Group Committee at St. John’s. If you are interested in helping or have ideas for the group,come join us. Next meeting is Wednesday, 12 November at 7:15pm.    

 

Is Bible study offered for adults?
We are looking into the possibility of starting back up our weekly Bible study. We are looking into Wednesday’s. If you are interested, please call the office 410-939-2107

offertoryWhat is the dress code at St. John’s?
Our members dress casually but neat or in their Sunday best. We have found that those that have grown up in different traditions are more comfortable coming to church in what they would have at their previous churches, that sometimes means shorts and sometimes means evening wear. Your outfit is between you and God.

Is it expensive to attend this church?
We have a pledge program and provide envelopes for your convenience. According to the Bible and Tradition a “Tithe” is 10% of your income, but that is not a requirement. Your pledge amount is between you, God, and the treasurer.

What kind of charity work does St. John’s participate in?
St. John’s participates in Grace Place and serves meals for those in need. Grace Place takes place every Tuesday from 11:15am – 12:15pm in our parish hall. The local churches take turns making the meals and serving. We sponsor needy families during the holidays. We support many outreach groups. We have a Food Pantry that is open on Fridays from 10am – 12pm.
When the need arises, we seek to serve.

What are the other activities that are at the church weekly?
St. John’s Parish Hall holds the weekly AA and NA meetings for our community. On a monthly basis we have an ECW, and Evening Prayer. We also share our space with another church, Evangelistic Church of Deliverance.

 

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