Worship with us at 8, 9 and 11 a.m. each Sunday (8 and 10:30 a.m. during the summer months), at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
St. John’s Cathedral is home to a vibrant and diverse congregation in downtown Jacksonville, which gathers for worship and then is sent forth to love and serve the Lord. We trace our heritage to the first Anglican services in Florida which took place on the banks of the St. John’s River in 1829. The first services on Billy Goat Hill, which remains our physical location, were held in 1834, establishing St. John’s Parish. Since 1951, this church has served as the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida. Read more about the history of St. John's Cathedral.
We invite you to visit Clara's at the Cathedral each Friday, a gourmet lunch prepared and served by culinary arts students from the Clara White Mission. In addition, this church has birthed six vital non-profits that continue to do God's work in Jacksonville:
- The Cathedral Arts Project
- Aging True
- Cathedral Care
- Episcopal School of Jacksonville
- The Cathedral School
- Cathedral District - Jax
Click on the image to read the article in J Magazine.
St. John’s Cathedral has always stood on this very spot, Billy Goat Hill, the highest geographical point in Jacksonville. Our Cathedral has a rich past that you can read about in the attached PDFs. When the population began moving out of the downtown area in the 1960s, this congregation felt strongly that God was calling us to stay here in the heart of the city. Since that tim…Read More »