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St. John's CrossWelcome to St. John's Episcopal Church. We look forward to you joining us in worship on Sundays or participating in our various fellowship programs, Bible studies or other activities. If you would like to speak to someone about our church or receive further information, please contact Holly with our Newcomers and Guests' Committee.
Weekly Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm


Contact Us

St. John's Episcopal Church
2827 Wheat St
Columbia, South Carolina 29205
Phone 803.799.4767

Weekly Services

  • 8:00am - Holy Eucharist - Rite I
  • 9:00 - Coffee Hour
  • 10:30am - Holy Eucharist - Rite II
  • After 10:30 service - Coffee Hour
  • 12:15pm - Holy Eucharist
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  • Shrimp Sale & Steak Dinner

    The Men of the Church are taking orders for the shrimp sale. Sign up outside of the church narthex before & after the 8 am and 10:30 am services. Ten pound orders (10 pounds for $105.00). Checks, made payable to Men of St. John's or paid directly to board members.

    Shrimp will be available for pick up at King's Grant Club between 5:30 and 7:30 on the night of the Steak Supper, November 3.

  • St. Anne's Guild

    St. Anne’s Guild will meet on Tuesday, November 8 at 6 pm.

    Location: TBD

  • Rector's Bible Study

    We will have no Rector's Bible Study on November 3


  • Basketball

    Boys and girls, 2nd to 12th grade, are invited to join St. J's Basketball League. First and second graders will play on the same team.

    For more information, contact Basketball League Coordinator Charlie Sterne at
    or Director of Family Ministries Madelyn Smith at

  • Join us for Sunday School

    Fall Sunday School Offerings

    Youth and Children
    3K & 4K

    Preschool and kindergarten will use the Little Lambs curriculum and explore the books of the Bible starting with the Creation Story in Genesis. This class will help lay the foundation for an early understanding of God's love for each of us and the thread of this love throughout the Old and New Testaments.

    Kindergarten and 1st Grade; 2nd and 3rd Grade; 4th and 5th Grade
    Grouped by grades, students in elementary school will explore part of each Sunday’s scripture readings and connect it to their everyday lives. They will learn about Old and New Testament stories and discuss traditions of the Episcopal Church, deepening their knowledge of the Bible in an approachable and interesting way. This year, elementary students will also look at the “why’s” of worship, breaking down different parts of Sunday services and the meaning behind them.

    Middle School and High SchoolMiddle Schoolers will meet in room “356” each Sunday morning and high schoolers will meet in the neighboring room for a time of fellowship, food and scripture based and topical discussions about living out their faith in their daily lives. In the Spring, high school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in Confirmation class during the Sunday School.

    Every Sunday at 9:30 am
    The Wired Word, Parlor

    Each week, participants are invited to engage in stimulating and thought-provoking conversation on current events in the context of relevant Bible scripture and from a Christian perspective.

    Jesus in Genesis, Multipurpose Room 
    This 10-week course will explore how Jesus was present in the Old Testament from the very beginning of creation. Using the book The Promised One by Nancy Guthrie as a guide, we will gain a fresh perspective on the book of Genesis and a broader understanding of Jesus as the fulfillment of scripture.

    Monthly Offering, First Sundays, Following the 8 am Service, Light Breakfast Served
    The Miracles of Jesus, Dining Room

    Jesus not only preached the kingdom of God in word, but he demonstrated it in power through his miraculous deeds. This unique, in-depth look at the miracles of Jesus will open your eyes to their impact on the lives he touched, what they reveal about God's heart, and their significance for us today. This study shows how each miracle reveals God’s character, the kingdom of God, and his love for you.

    Second, Third, Fourth, & Fifth Sundays at 9:30 am
    Effective Parenting in a Defective World, Dining Room

    Raising children is a challenge in today's world. In a world of over-extended schedules, amoral messages, and incessant peer-pressure, how can you raise a confident child that follows God's will, not the world's? This course will explore Chip Ingram's practical tips to help parents bringing up Christ-centered kids who feel secure and significant no matter what comes their way.

  • Wednesday Night Programs

    Every Wednesday until November 9.  Get yourself and your family signed up for the first week! PLEASE RSVP BY THE TUESDAY BEFORE

    Dinner This Week:  Chili and Dessert

    RSVP Online HERE

  • Kanuga - Save the Date!

    Kanuga Parish Weekend has been set for next year!

    Mark your calendar for Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2, 2017.


    St. John’s is hosting a Marriage Weekend on Friday evening February 10 - Saturday mid-afternoon February 11, 2017. The program is designed for married couples but singles, engaged couples, divorced persons, and widowed persons are all welcome.  Individuals will be offered an on-line assessment to help identify strengths and areas for potential growth. Cost:TBD.  Dinner, breakfast and lunch will be served, and childcare will be provided.  So, mark your calendars!

    If you have any questions, contact Sarah Montgomery at

  • Hand Middle School & Supplies

    Hand Middle School needs donations of composition notebooks, USB memory sticks (flash drives) and index cards for the new school year.

    Please leave your donations in the blue box in the Heyward Hall staff break room across from the parish office.

  • Call for Children's Chapel and Nursery Team Members

    Do you have a heart for children and want to be a part of helping them know God? If you'd like to be a part of our wonderful rotating team of Children's Chapel or nursery volunteers...

    Please contact Madelyn at

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