Service Times & Feasts

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Sundays

  • 8:30 AM Holy Eucharist,* Rite II contemporary language (said)
  • 9:30 AM Faith Formation for All Ages
  • 10:30 AM Holy Eucharist,* Rite II contemporary language (said)
  • During the Summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day) our later service is at 10:00am and Faith Formation Hour is on Break.

*Nursery care available during the late service only.

Wednesdays

    • 12:00 Noon Holy Eucharist with Healing, Rite II contemporary language

Click here for a full list of our Wednesday and other weekday services.

Daily Office

  • We gather for offering the Daily Office each day, Monday through Thursday, with Morning Prayer at 8:30 AM and Evening Prayer at 5:15 PM.
  • We also gather for sung “Compline by Candlelight” on the last Sunday of each month, at 8:30 PM.

Principal Feasts, Feasts of Our Lord, and other Special Services
Our church celebrates all seven principal feasts of the church and seven feasts of our Lord along with other significant events in the life of the church. All of those services are Rite II (contemporary) language.

In 2014, our special services will be:

The Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ, Monday, January 6
6:30 PM, Sung Eucharist with Incense and Choir

Candlemas, or, the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Temple, Sunday, February 2
10:45 AM Holy Eucharist (said with hymns), including blessing of the candles

Ash Wednesday, March 5
12:00 Noon Holy Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes (w/ organ and hymns)
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes (w/ choir)

The Season of Lent, March 5 through April 13
Throughout the season of Lent, there is a priest available in the Nave for private confession every Wednesday from 11:00am-11:45am in the Nave. Clergy are also available by appointment at other times during Lent and throughout the year.

Each Sunday in Lent at 8:30pm, the day is closed with the beautiful and stirring “Compline by Candlelight” service, sung by our St. Benedict’s Ensemble. Join us at the close of the day for this ancient time of prayer and worship. During the rest of the year, we have sung “Compline by Candlelight” on the last Sunday of each month.

The Annunciation of our Lord Jesus Christ to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Tuesday, March 25
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel)

Monday in Holy Week, April 14
12:00 Noon Holy Eucharist (said)

Tuesday in Holy Week, April 15
12:00 Noon Holy Eucharist (said)

Wednesday in Holy Week, April 16
12:00 Noon Holy Eucharist with Healing (said)

Maundy Thursday, April 17
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said, with choir), followed by the stripping of the altar
8:00 PM onwards until the next morning – Over-Night Watch with Christ (downstairs chapel)

Good Friday, April 18
8:30 AM End of Watch, Morning Prayer and Communion from the Reserved Sacrament
12:00 Noon The Proper Liturgy of the Day (said, with organ)
1:00pm-3:00pm Nave Open for Stations of the Cross
5:15 PM Evening Prayer

Holy Saturday, April 19
8:30 AM Morning Prayer
10:00 AM The Proper Liturgy of the Day (said)
5:15 PM Evening Prayer

The Eve of Easter, Saturday, April 20
8:30 PM The Great Vigil of Easter: Sung Eucharist with Incense and Choir

Ascension Day, Friday, May 29
6:30 PM Sung Eucharist with Incense and Choir

The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saturday, May 31
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel)

Corpus Christi, Thursday, June 19
6:30 PM Evensong and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist, Tuesday, June 24
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel)

Pre-Coast Guard Parade Worship, Saturday, August 2
10:00 AM Morning Prayer with Hymns and Canticles

The Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ, Tuesday, August 6
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel)

Holy Cross Day, Saturday, Thursday, September 14
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel)

All Saints’ Day, Saturday, November 1
6:30 PM Sung Eucharist with Incense and Choir

All Souls’ Day (transferred), Monday, November 3
6:30 PM Requiem Eucharist (said with hymns)

The Eve of the Nativity, Wednesday, December 24
12:00pm Holy Eucharist & Healing (said in chancel)
5:00 PM Holy Eucharist (said with hymns)
10:30 PM Sung Eucharist with Incense and Choir

Patronal Feast of St. John, Apostle & Evangelist, Saturday, December 27
6:00 PM Holy Eucharist (said with hymns), potluck and parish Christmas party following

Eve of the Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Wednesday, December 31
12:00pm Holy Eucharist & Healing
6:30 PM Holy Eucharist (said in chancel), with Prayers for the New Year

St. John’s Parish
524 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone: 616-842-6260
Fax: 616-743-5914
www.stjohnsepiscopal.com
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Sundays, 8:30am
Sundays, 10:30am
Wednesdays, 12noon
Special Services Schedule
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Daily Office
Mondays - Thursdays
Morning Prayer, 8:30am
Evening Prayer, 5:15pm
Last Sunday of the Month
Compline, 8:30pm

Faith Formation
Sundays
Kid's Breakfast, 9:00am
Sunday School, 9:30am
Adult FF Hour, 9:30am
Kid's Center Time, 10:30am
Mondays
Bible Study, Noon
3rd Thursday of the Month
Movie Group, 5:30pm

Parish Office Open
Mon.–Thur., 10am-2pm
The rector is also available
by appointment.

Snow Policy

We are a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan, led by our Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Whayne Hougland, Jr.
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