Altar Flower Ministry


St. John’s Altar Flower Ministry design new flower creations each week for the Sunday Church Services. Flowers are individually selected and prepared on the Friday before. Please contact Agnes in the Church Office if you would like to join our flower arrangers. None of us are professional flower arrangers, we get ideas from various places and find much joy in the creation of the arrangement and glorifying God.

9th Sunday after Pentecost, August 11th 2019

Pink carnations, yellow alstroemeria, lavender Fuji mums, white gladiolas, white wax flower and Italian ruscus.

Pink carnations, yellow alstroemeria, lavender Fuji mums, white gladiolas, white wax flower and Italian ruscus.

Designed by Agnes Dixon and Linda Hihn,
in praise and thanksgiving for
Thomas E. Jacques Jr’s 96th birthday
by Linda Jacques Hihn.

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8th Sunday after Pentecost, August 4th 2019

White and lavender daisies, lavender and dark purple button daisy mums, willow eucalyptus and seeded eucalyptus.

White and lavender daisies, lavender and dark purple button daisy mums, willow eucalyptus and seeded eucalyptus.

Designed by
Judy Siegling and Cheryl Townsend.

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7th Sunday after Pentecost, July 28th 2019

Designed by Sally Dixon and Linda Hihn.
Yellow Fuji mums, yellow snapdragons, white wax flowers, umbrella fan palms, and jade palms.


6th Sunday after Pentecost, July 21st 2019

Designed by Agnes Dixon and Sally Dixon.
Yellow roses, lavender lisianthus, pink mini carnations, tree fern and Florida ruscus.

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5th Sunday after Pentecost, July 14th 2019

Designed by Sally Dixon and Linda Hihn.
Asiatic lilies, Fuji mums, lisianthus, Italian and Israeli ruscus.


Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, July 7th 2019

Designed by Marge Gill and Carole Warrer.
Sunflowers, white football mums, Italian ruscus, Israeli ruscus, tree fern.


3rd Sunday after Pentecost, June 30th 2019

Designed by Agnes Dixon, Sally Dixon, Linda Hihn
Red carnations, white Fuji mums, pale blue statice, Italian ruscus, tree fern

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2nd Sunday after Pentecost, June 23rd 2019

Designed by Judy Siegling and Cheryl Townsend.
Small yellow sunflowers, white daisies, yellow craspedia (billy balls), bicolor delphiniums, and bonsai eucalyptus.


Trinity June 16th 2019

Designed by Linda Hihn and Agnes Dixon.
Yellow lisianthus, white stock, hypericum “coffee” flower and Italian ruscus.

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The Barrier Islands’ Free Medical Clinic provides medical services to the medically underserved on Johns, James, and Wadmalaw Islands. Several members of St. John’s helped to found the BIFMC, which opened in the Spring of 2008.

Their most consistent need is for volunteers! Please contact Sue Garcia by clicking HERE

The Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic has expanded their network to include Johns, James, Wadmalaw and now Folley Beach. BIFMC is also partnering with the national MAVEN Project to expand their network of volunteer specialists. Click here for P&C News Charleston-area free medical clinic to increase access to care with national partnership.

Visit our clinic here on channel 5 news to find out more

St. John's, along with other island churches, businesses, local farmers generously donate their time, money, fresh & canned food & meat in order to feed over 250 low income, needy families throughout the islands.

Volunteers meet every third Thursday of the month to prepare the "baskets" and the third Saturday for distribution. If you would like to help, please contact Walt Miller in the Church office or email


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The St. Anna Chapter of the Daughters of the Holy Cross is an order of women striving to fulfill our Baptismal Covenant.

Through the Holy Spirit, our vision is to know Jesus Christ, make Him known to others, and to become reflections of God’s love throughout the world.

Daughters of the Holy Cross take a vow of prayer, service, and evangelism. We pray daily, meet monthly, wear our crosses, and support our clergy and one another in Christ’s love. We take vows for life prayer, service, and evangelism. 

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For Families with children 3 years old through high school

Life is busy…  You are busy…  You have school, sports practices, homework, school clubs, and so much more pulling you and your family from one direction to another every day.  If you are like the rest of us, that probably means you are worn out.  And tired parents make for bad conversationalists.  We end up telling bad jokes like:

“What time did the man go to the dentist? Tooth hurt-y.”  OR

“Whenever the cashier at the grocery store asks if I would like the milk in a bag I reply, ‘No, just leave it in the carton!’”

How do your kids react to your bad jokes?  If they are young, they call you silly.  If they are reaching the teenage years, they call you names – names that hurt sometimes.

For Family Bible School this year, we want to give you permission for three nights to slow down.  To take time together to talk.  To read God’s word together.  To pray together.  To play together.  To eat something that isn’t handed to you in a bag out of a window…

Because we love your family, and we want to help you weave the love of God into your family.  So, please join us JUNE 10-12 from 6-8:30pm to invest in your family.  Moms, Dads, children, grandparents…  We long to see you all here. 

We can’t promise that you will have better jokes, but we can promise to give you opportunities to do much more than tell jokes.



6pm       Dinner

6:30       Worship

6:45       Activities (Family Bible Study, Family Games, or Family Craft)

8:15       Closing Worship

8:30       Depart


Date:     June 10-12                                                                   

Time:     6-8:30pm                                                                  

Dinner included

No nursery care, but we will reimburse you for childcare if you have little ones.

No cost!



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I, the undersigned, being the parent or legal guardian of the child named above, do hereby consent to the participation of my child in Hometown Nazareth VBS at St. John’s Parish Church, and any other supervised activities customarily associated with its children’s ministry. Further, I certify that my child is physically fit and adequately prepared to participate in all recreational and sporting events. If I wish to revoke this consent for any reason, I will promptly notify the VBS director in writing. ***Videotaping and Still Photographs*** I authorize St. John's Parish to use photographs and videos of my child for productions, publications, etc. which are exclusively for the purpose of promoting activities related to St. John's Parish. ***Medical Treatment Authorization*** I also give my permission for St. John’s staff to administer routine first aid (i.e. band aids, cortisone cream, or antibiotic cream), and obtain emergency medical treatment to be administered to my child. I understand that attempts will be made to contact me in the event of an emergency. I also hold harmless St. John's Parish and the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina and the staff and leaders involved in this event.

If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Rob Schluter (


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Saturday, November 19, Noon–3pm

On Saturday, November 19, St. John’s will host the 9th annual ‘Feeding Of The Multitude’ Thanksgiving feast!

In collaboration with 29 Island churches, we will prepare nearly two thousand meals to be enjoyed by guests on site or delivered to Fire Department and EMS staff, to nursing home staff, and to the home-bound. It is a wonderful party with entertainment and fellowship with our neighbors, and all are welcome!

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St. John's Prayer Shawl Ministry, which began in the fall of 2013, is composed of a diverse group of creative women - novice to accomplished - with a passion for prayer and a deep concern for the welfare of others.

Shawls are lovingly knitted or crocheted and given as tangible evidence of God's love and His desire for the comfort of each recipient. Recipients may be parish members or relatives or friends of parish members, or simply those made known to anyone at St. John's. Recipients may be struggling with a serious illness, facing a difficult surgery and recovery, homebound, transitioning to hospice care or other similar situation.

Members meet the first Saturday of each month at 10:45am in the Parish Life Building for a dedicated time of stitching, praying and exchanging ideas.

For more information, to join or to make a referral, please contact either Polly Sosnowski ( or Susan Neville (

Haut Gap Angels

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The mission of the HAUT GAP ANGEL PROGRAM is to provide encouragement and support to the students and faculty of Haut Gap Middle School through service and resources in a loving, Christian manner.

Among the Spiritual Gifts needed: bakers, artists, note writers, athletes, teachers, listeners, shoppers, party planners, fundraisers and cheerleaders. No level of involvement is too large or small!

Past projects include practical math skills projects teaching kids to build and use tools, a teacher appreciation breakfast and a pizza party for each grade level. We also provide assistance to the community by stocking a school supply closet and aiding the school nurse with special hygiene and health needs of the student body. We continue to encourage all parishioners to buy a pack of pencils or paper when they are out shopping and drop in the purple bins at church. 

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Our connection in the Body of Christ calls us to support one another in times of celebration and crisis. That support often comes from family and friends, or from other groups such as a Bible study. Lay Pastoral Care is a ministry that strives to make sure that everyone in our church family is cared for along life’s journey. We visit members at the hospital and in homes, prepare meals for members of the congregation who need them, and we provide transportation for medical appointments. We also host funeral receptions in the Parish Life Building, if that is the family’s wish. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve the members of St. John’s! If you are available to prepare a meal, provide transportation, are interested in being a member of either the visitation or reception teams, or if you know of a need that we can support, please contact Walt Miller.

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Voice Choir
The voice choir is a very dedicated group of individuals who love the Lord and love to sing praises to His Name. New singers are always welcome and needed. The voice choir meets on Wednesdays at 6:30 for weekly rehearsals. Come and join us for an evening of fun, fellowship, and music. For any information regarding the music program at St. John’s, please contact Sally Dixon at

10:22 Music Team
This group leads the acoustic music in the 10:30 service in Walton Hall, both contemporary music and classic hymns. If you have gifts in this area and love to worship the Lord, please contact Rob Schluter in the church office.

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The Technology Committee's primary focus is to best utilize the Church's technological resources to further the mission of St. John’s Parish. This includes using the technology to broadcast services in the Church to other buildings on the campus, as well as to record the services for parishioners who are unable to attend St John’s. In the Parish Life Building, technology is an important tool for all education ministries provided. From children’s songs to adult DVDs,  the available resources are widely used. Members of the committee need not be “techies”. They just need to be interested in using these important tools to further our mission at St. John’s. For more information, please contact the church office.