Called to Serve
As a parish and as a Cathedral church, we are committed to service and to deep involvement in our community. St. John's has a long history of effective and creative reponses to the needs around us. Volunteer opportunities are varied and rich. Being situated in the heart of downtown Jacksonville invites us to remember our Lord's words, "In as much as you did this to the least of these, you did it to me."
Below is a video that lists some of the ministries here at the cathedral from our Rally Day, an annual event held at the end of August where all are invited to learn more about and take part in the ministries of St. John's. The event this year was entirely space-themed, as our tagline was, "There's a space for you at St. John's Cathedral!"
St. John's offers many opportunities for lay ministry within the parish. And beyond our walls, our outreach ministries aim to bring Christ's love to the greater community:
Green Spirits is a community outreach and social networking group at St. John's Cathedral. Our mission is to protect and renew this good Earth by living more gently. Below are photos from our kick-off meeting, which included breakfast and a brief tour of the Cathedral District, and our guided cruise with St. John's Riverkeeper. To receive advance notice of our quarterly events, s…Read More »
...I was a stranger and you welcomed me...
- Matthew 25:35
Advent at the Border: A Report from John Caulfield and Pat Ellis
Parishioners John and Nancy Caulfield and Pat Ellis discussed their December participation in a pilgrimage to the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Mexico on Sunday, February 10. Led by Episcopal clergy from across the U.S., the pilgrimage vis…Read More »
"Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you." Luke 6:38
Outreach ministries at St. John’s Cathedral provide a wide variety of opportunity for parishioners to give of their Time, Talent or Treasure. Support those ministries that fit your …Read More »
Formation for Transformation: The Way of Discipleship
Christian formation is the lifelong process of growing in our relationship with God, self, others, and all creation. Every experience in our lives can provide us with the opportunity to express our faith; the challenge we face is recognizing these opportunities and learning ways to live a sometimes counter cultural life in a …Read More »