Who We Are

Our Mission

We will serve our community as we feed the hungry, nurture the homeless, and welcome all God’s children to grow in Christ. We will make a strong impact in Beltsville and our surrounding area as a resource for the community and as an agent of change.

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Who We Are

St. John’s Episcopal Church was established in 1811 by the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland with services first held in Old Paint Branch Chapel in Calverton, MD. Over its long history, the church has experienced much damage from natural disasters.

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Worship

We are an Episcopal Church and so also part of our larger Anglican Communion made up of Anglican churches in countries worldwide. Our worship is rooted in the worship and practices of the early Church as well as the Spirit of renewal that shaped our tradition.

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Get Involved

Thanks to volunteers, St. John’s is able to carry out various missions and outreach programs. We encourage participation in our ministries, committees,  youth programs, and community outreach programs.

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We are a beacon of Christ's love, offering hospitality and sustenance to all on their spiritual way.

Upcoming Events

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August

Blessing of the Backpacks

8:00 am — 11:00 am
@ St. John’s Episcopal Church
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13
September

Sunday School Kick-Off

9:55 am — 11:00 am
@ St. John’s Parish Hall
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26
September

Dinner and Raffle Fundraiser

5:00 pm — 8:00 pm
@ St. John’s Episcopal Church
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18
October

Festive Eucharist Celebrating New Ministry

8:00 am — 12:00 pm
@ St. John’s Episcopal Church
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Recent Sermons

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The Spirit of God in our lives

Latest Message from . July 29, 2015. Category: Sermon
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We Are One with Christ

Latest Message from . July 29, 2015. Category: Sermon
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What does it mean to be God’s adopted children?

Latest Message from . July 29, 2015. Category: Sermon