The ALD Ministry provides listening devices to our parishioners and guests for sanctuary services and events. The devices can be obtained at the back of the sanctuary 30 minutes before the start of a service or event and must be returned at the conclusion of that service or event. This equipment was acquired as part of the sound system improvement through the Capital Campaign renovation.
St. John’s Cathedral operates a cozy and inviting bookstore and gift shop in the Cathedral Annex, 221 E Church St. Stop by and browse our wide selection of religious and spiritual books and an array of gifts, many that support local and global social enterprises. You may enjoy freshly brewed coffee and tea while you shop. Any books used in a Wednesday night or weekday book stud…Read More »
This is a worldwide ministry to men and boys in the Episcopal-Anglican Communion. Their vision strives to develop and equip men and boys for faithful discipleship to effect changed lives throughout the world for the greater glory of God. The Brotherhood meets twice a month, devoting a portion of each meeting to each of the disciplines of Prayer, Study and Service.
Cursillo (pronounced kur-see-yo) is a Spanish word meaning "short course." The three-day Cursillo weekend is held at Camp Weed and provides a living experience - an encounter with Christ, meeting fellow Christians and sharing Christ's love with them. It is intended to help participants know God's love and grace and to help them discover and live out their personal vocation in the…Read More »
Daughters of the King (DOK) is an Order for women who are communicants of the Episcopal Church or churches in communion with it. Members undertake a Rule of Life, incorporating the Rule of Prayer and the Rule of Service. By reaffirmation of the promises made at Confirmation a Daughter pledges herself to a lifelong program of prayer, service and evangelism – dedicated to the spr…Read More »
One of the most essential parts of church is the community. In order for each of us to fully experience the love of Christ, we must begin by experiencing the power of community that is rooted in that love. Discovery builds community here at the Cathedral. Lay leaders guide a retreat called Discovery Weekend. Beginning on Friday evening, participants are invited to come to know yo…Read More »
The Docents Guild offers information, history and hospitality in the form of formal tours to the visitors of the Cathedral. Tours are offered after the 11:00 a.m. service each Sunday. In addition, tours are available for students, seniors or visiting tourists upon request. Guild members are friendly and knowledgeable enthusiasts on the subject of Cathedral history, art and trivia…Read More »
This team welcomes newcomers after the 9 and 11:00 services each Sunday morning, and reaches out in a variety of ways to make newcomers feel welcome. We greet newcomers at church, and after services, we welcome folks at the Baptismal Font, since that is where God adopts us as His children and makes us members of Christ’s Body. We encourage each visitor to complete a pew card so…Read More »
All parishioners have the opportunity to provide refreshments for Coffee Hour after the 11:00 a.m. service, as well as refreshments for special events, such as "kicked up" coffee hours, summer breakfast, diocesan receptions, ordinations, etc. They also plan, shop and prepare supper for special programs.
Shepherds of St. John’s is a ministry of pastoral care to our Cathedral members that offers loving support during times of crisis and celebration in times of joy. Trained, dedicated and faithful laity offer their spiritual gifts in collaboration with Cathedral clergy to care for our Cathedral family. When you have a pastoral need or become aware that a fellow member has a need,…Read More »
St. John's Cathedral Archivists minister, organize and process the collection, preservation and documentation of the historical records and its people. The purpose is to keep parishioners informed and aware of their heritage so that it may be cherished in this and future generations. What can you do? Assist in a number of ways by writing, filing, collecting, photographing, but mo…Read More »