Choir News

Join the choir for this wonderful experience

We are excited that Don Grigg has offered to come back to St John's and will be at our choir practice on Thursday, May 30 and the church service on Sunday, June 2 to conduct. We will be preparing 2 anthems. If anyone is interested in joining the choir for this wonderful experience please contact Bonnie.  It would involve a commitment of four practices on May 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 7 to 8-30 pm and service on June 2 at 11:15 am."

Choir on Palm Sunday

Shoes Needed

 Shoe Donations Needed

Andrea Nolan is working at a Leadership Camp again this year (OELC) doing a mental health and wellness component with fine arts. Shoes will be the medium she will be using and is requesting shoe donations, any size, any season.  She needs about 60 pair by mid-May so any help is appreciated.  Please let Bonnie West know if you have any to donate.  Thank you, Bonnie

Birthday for Sid Carter

Sat. April 27th Birthday ~ Sid Carter

Please reserve Saturday April 27th to celebrate Syd Carter's birthday, 2 pm at St John's.

Girl Guides at St. John’s

Guides Friday Nights at St. John’s

The Cookstown Guide Unit will meet Friday nights at St. John’s from 7:00 til 9:00pm. The Guide Level is for girls in grades 4-6.  If anyone is interested in joining the unit or helping to volunteer, please contact Lee-Ann Ray at; or (705) 458-1525.

Senior’s Luncheon Program


The Next "Senior's Lunch" catered by St John's Church is at 12 noon, 4th Thursday of the month.  Lunch is $10.  Next dinner is April 28th. If you would like to come for lunch please contact Diane Pettet by April 25th at 705-458-2723 or 


2nd Wednesday Community Lunch Program

lunch  The Cookstown Community Catering Hope Project lunches are held on the first Wednesday of every month at St. John’s from 11:30am to 1pm. Lunch is $10/person. Proceeds raised provide support for school lunch programs, food banks, Food Grains and other community support groups. For more information call Faye Elines at (705-458-4791).

TGIS @ St. John’s

We meet every 3rd Saturday from September to June at 6:30 pm. Locations change each month. Please call Karen Korevaar at 252-4066 if you are interested in attending. *We will not meet on the 3rd Saturday in April due to Easter but will meet on May 11th*


Healing Sundays

The 3rd Sunday of each month we have our healing and anointing service.  Please note that during the summer there will be no services of this type offered.

St. John’s Prayer Group


Wednesday Afternoon Prayer Group- Note time Change

Please Note – for the next six weeks our prayer group will gather every Wednesday at 2 pm instead of 7pm at St. John’s in our side chapel by the St. Francis Window.  We gather each Wednesday to have a time of communal prayer and an opportunity to offer intercessions for our parish and those in need.  All are welcome.  Speak to Vicki or Bonnie for more info.


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