Lessons and Carols

Sunday, Dec. 23rd during regular service at 11:15 a.m. Please join us as we journey, through readings and carols to celebrate the birth of Christ. All are welcome to join us.

Christmas Dinner for Parish

Christmas Dinner December 16th

The Christmas Dinner for the whole parish will be held on Dec. 16 after St. John’s regular service. Turkey and ham will be supplied. If possible please provide a side vegetable or desert. Please speak to Jean Reynolds (705 294-0085) for your assignment.


Choir at St. John’s

The choir sings "It's a Wonderful World" at Thanksgiving.

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 beginning Friday September 21st 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; laray@bflcanada.ca or (705) 458-1525.

Senior’s Luncheon Program


Next Senior’s Lunch on Thursday, September 26th

 The "Senior's Lunch" catered by St John's Church is on Thursdays at 12 noon.  Lunch is $10.  If you would like to come for lunch please contact Diane Pettet at 705-458-2723 or dianepettet@yahoo.ca. Diane needs to know numbers attending before the date. Thank you.

2nd Wednesday Community Lunch Program

The monthly outreach lunch program, formerly run by Cookstown United Church,lunch has recently relocated to St. John’s. This meal is open to all and costs $8/person.  We wish the leadership and volunteers of this group blessings and much success as they continue their ministry to the community. 

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).

TGIF @ St. John’s

We meet every 3rd Friday 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.

Formerly called the 40-60 group, TGIF is a group for over 45 years,  who meet in a social atmosphere to enjoy each other's company and pot luck food offerings.  We meet every 3rd Friday from September to June at 6:30 pm.  Locations change each month so contact Karen Korevaar, our event coordinator, prior to setting out.  Both married and single folks are welcome. 

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.

If anyone is not receiving emailed bulletin announcements and would like to be getting them please contact Bonnie West @  (westkalfarms@gmail.com).





St. John’s Prayer Group

praying1Every Wednesday night at 7 pm our prayer group gathers at St. John’s in our side chapel by the St. Francis Window.  We gather each week to have a time of communal prayer and an opportunity to offer intercessions for our parish and those in need.  All are welcome to attend.  Speak to Vicki or Bonnie for more info.