Select from the list below for more information about select programs, or contact the church office.

Altar Guild

The Altar Guild are a fun loving, dedicated crew who help in the preparation of the linens and vessels for our regular and special seasonal services. People interested in exploring more about the Altar Guild are always welcome to come to a meeting, or chat with members, or contact the church office.

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Children’s Church

Each Sunday at the beginning of the 9.30am service, the children go to the Narthex for singing, lessons, and craft activities with their leaders. The children return to the main service at the Greeting of Peace, so that everyone is back together for the Celebration of Holy Communion.

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Service of Audio-Divina

The Service of Audio-Divina is a 25 minute long contemplative service held normally the first Thursday of each month. The service is opened with a presentation of taped music, followed by 15 minutes of silence for personal reflection with God and then closes with a short musical selection. The service is held in the intimate...

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Crafters and Company

This is a fun and lively group of ladies that meet for crafting and conversation. We work on various personal craft projects and items to sell at our annual Christmas Bazaar. There are knitters, crocheters, sewers, quilters and card makers among us. If there is a project you are having trouble with or would like...

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Shepherding Program

Our 'Shepherding Program' has a small group of parishioners who routinely contact members of the congregation who have not been able to attend church for one reason or another. The member ensures that their list of people are kept up-to-date on what is happening in the parish, determine how things are in their lives and...

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Facebook Discussion Group

To join or start a discussion, click on the facebook button to the right of your screen. This will take you straight to our facebook page. Once you are there, simply click 'Like' on our facebook page, and you'll be in! This is a great way to meet some of the people in our church!...

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Memorial Garden

Like most projects in the Church, the ‘Memorial Garden’ started as someone’s idea, turned into a concept, went through 4 or 5 years of discussion and finally was mature enough to be approved-in-principle by the congregation. By-laws on how the ‘Garden’ would be used and maintained were developed and submitted to the Bishop and Diocesan...

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Christian Education

St John’s is dedicated to developing excellence in Christian education and spiritual formation by providing a number of programs designed to help develop ones faith and inform ones daily life. We are a church that seeks to help one another enter into meaningful dialogue around issues of faith, life, and current events through our Christian...

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Environment

St John's has worked very hard over the years to meet the Diocesan environmental standards as a 'Green Parish' through such initiatives as: offering theological reflections on the environment on Sundays, hosting environmental documentary evenings and lectures, facilitating sustainable landscaping and maintenance, installing low energy lighting and high efficiency heating, creating services around the preservation...

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Food Bank

St. John’s parishioners faithfully continue their support of this community outreach ministry. Virtually every Sunday the food items that they bring are part of their offerings to share with those that have this special need. These donations are taken to the Salvation Army each week and become part of their food hampers for distribution, when...

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Coffee/Refreshments

Throughout the year, volunteers help prepare and serve coffee for Sunday services. If you would like to help volunteer in this area, please contact the church office.

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Labyrinth

Labyrinths are an archetypal symbol of journey and spiritual renewal. Archaeologists and historians believe the first labyrinths were in Egypt and Central Italy around 4500 BCE. Different times and different cultures have attributed and continue to attribute a variety of metaphorical meanings to the labyrinth. In labyrinths, whether ancient or modern, we walk in and...

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Mission to Seafarers

The parishioners of St. John’s have continued to support the overseas seafarers who visit the ports of Roberts Bank and Vancouver. Primarily, this is by way of the many donations of men’s and women's clothing items. This year they have been supplemented by a supply from our toque and afghan knitters. All these items continue...

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Music Program

We have a vibrant and varied music program at St. John's. Our organist/pianist, Doug Johnson plays each week at the 1st service. He is a very accomplished musician and it is a joy to have Doug as part of our music ministry. We are privileged to have a group of ladies who provide outstanding choral music during the first Sunday service...

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Prayer Chain

The prayer chain ministry is made up of a number of members of the parish who are committed to praying and caring for members of the church and wider community. If you would like to add a name to the prayer list, please call the Church office. If you intend to put someone’s name down,...

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Pastoral Care Team

The Pastoral Care Team program has a number of two person teams who are assigned a number of parishioners each who are unable to leave their homes, or they are living in Seniors Care Homes. The teams visit their shut-ins on a regular basis for fellowship, conversation, and if requested, they provide Holy Communion.

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