Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist - York, PA


The people of St. John's welcome you to our parish website. If you are a visitor, we hope you will spend some time browsing our parish site; if you are a member, please feel free to share our site with your friends and neighbors.


"We give you thanks, most gracious God, for the beauty of earth and sky and sea; for the richness of mountains, plains, and rivers; for the songs of birds and the loveliness of flowers. We praise you for these good gifts, and pray that we may safeguard them for our posterity. Grant that we may continue to grow in our grateful enjoyment of your abundant creation."
  -- For the Beauty of the Earth, p. 840, Book of Common Prayer

Here is a great way to get to know other parish members.   Sign up to host breakfast after the early service or coffee hour after the 10:00am service.   Click on the links on the right to sign up!


Sign up for Breakfast

Sign up for Coffee Hour

Sign up for Lemonade on the Lawn

Upcoming Events at ST. JOHN

 April 17           Maundy Thursday, 6:30 PM Holy Eucharist set in context of a simple meal

April 18              Good Friday

                            Noon   Proper Liturgy for Good Friday

                            2 PM    Stations of the Cross

                            7 PM    Proper Litrugy for Good Friday

April 20             Easter

                           7:30 AM  Service of Light and Holy Eucharist with hymns

                           9 AM & 11 AM    Festival Choral Eucharist (Child Care available)

                           12:30 PM    Luncheon for the Community

Mark your Calendars and spread the word!

Friday - April 25th - 7:30 pm

Hershey Handbell Ensemble

(click here for flier to share with friends and neighbors)



Thank you for visiting the web page of St. John Episcopal Church. We hope that after looking over the wealth of information posted on this site, that you will join us for worship services. St. John's is a faith community seeking deeper relationship with God and with one another through worship, education, outreach, and discipleship.

On this web page you will find information about our common life together as followers of Jesus Christ. Everything we do at St. John's--our worship, education, and outreach--is about the work of forming disciples of Jesus Christ. Who we are as a people of God is informed by a story. It is the story of God's people and the wonderful relationship to which we are called as we live into our Christian identity.

If you are seeking a faith community in which to journey toward greater relationship with God, please know that you are always welcomed at St. John's. If you would like more information about any aspect of our parish life, or would like to discuss your own spiritual journey, please do not hesitate to call (717) 848-1862 or e-mail.

Yours in Christ,

The Rev. David W. Lovelace



St. John Episcopal Church
140 North Beaver Street
York, Pennsylvania  17401
(717) 848-1862


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