Sunday Worship at St. John’s Church

All services at St. John’s are based on the biblical and historic tradition of worship transmitted in the 1928 Book of Common Prayer.  On Christmas, Holy Week (the week before Easter) and Easter, the pattern of service changes. 

COVID-19 Update

Our in-person worship varies based on current COVID-19 numbers, please call the Church office at (912) 232-1251 or visit the home page for more details.

Online services will continue to be available on Facebook and YouTube at 11 a.m. every Sunday, 8:15 Morning Prayer daily, and 5 p.m. for Feast Days. Zoom Sunday School for all ages also continues to be held online at  9:30 a.m.


2020 NON-HOLIDAY SERVICES

8 a.m. Early Service – Holy Communion  (in the Church)

A quiet, said service of Holy Communion with organ music but no singing. This service is located in the Church.


11 a.m.  Principal Service (in the Church)

Depending upon the season and day, one of these three orders of service is used at 11:00 a.m. This service is located in the Church.

SUNG MORNING PRAYER WITH SERMON 

Based on the ancient tradition of Morning Praise (“Mattins”), this service is centered on the reading of the Word of God in Holy Scripture, the singing of God’s praise, together with prayers for his grace, a sermon and congregational singing of hymns and canticles.  In Choral Mattins, the choir sings more elaborate music from the Anglican choral tradition.

or SUNG EUCHARIST WITH SERMON

Eucharist (which means Thanksgiving) is an ancient name for the service of Holy Communion. A Sung Eucharist includes a sermon and congregational singing of hymns and chants, together with excellent choral music performed by the parish choir.

or SOLEMN EUCHARIST WITH SERMON

Eucharist (which means Thanksgiving) is an ancient name for the service of Holy Communion. On a few special days of the Church’s Year (Michaelmas Sunday, All Saints Sunday, Christmas Midnight, Epiphany Sunday, Easter, and Whitsunday) the Sung Eucharist with sermon and congregational hymns, is celebrated with greater dignity and richness of music and ceremonial (including incense) and is called a Solemn Eucharist. Located in the Church.