Welcome to the Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist
in the heart of downtown Peterborough, Ontario

Our Mission

We have a vision for ministry at St John's that is uplifting, joyful, and nourishing for the soul.  It involves people learning about Jesus and growing in discipleship as they seek to be active in the kingdom he proclaimed.  It involves being a servant community in our city committed to outreach and issues of justice.  It involves being good stewards of creation and of all the resources that have been placed in our hands.

A Welcome from the Rector

Welcome to our website!  I hope you will find what you are looking for, whether it be our location or worship times (both of which are conveniently below), a little bit of history of the oldest church in Peterborough County, to listen to a sermon, or to just get a sense of who we are before you visit us in person.  If you're curious about where to park, or what kids can do when they visit us, please visit our About page.  One of the things that excited me about St John's when I was considering putting my name forward as Rector was that the parish wonderfully mixes traditional Anglican worship and parish life with a vibrant outreach ministry to our most vulnerable neighbours.  We take seriously both of the Great Commandments of Jesus:  love God and love your neighbour.  If you read our mission statement above, you will see that St John's strives to embody joy in everything we do and that we are serious about being followers of Jesus who are committed to worshipping God, witnessing to the kingdom of justice and peace, and working towards meeting the needs of others.  I hope that, if you have not visited in person, you will accept my personal invitation to join us for worship and fellowship and take a moment to introduce yourself to me.

I wish you every blessing in the name of Jesus,

Brad +

Worship this Week

Sunday, August 19th - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 a.m. - Traditional Celebration of Eucharist in the Nave

10:05 a.m. - Open Circle Contemporary Celebration of Eucharist in the Guild Hall

Readings:  1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58

Wednesday, August 22nd

10:00 a.m. - Traditional Language Communion in the Chapel

Readings:  Ezekiel 34:1-11; Matthew 20:1-16a

If you click on the readings above, you will be taken to an online version.

You can find a full description of all our worship services on the Worship page.

News and Events

St John's is a busy parish!  We have multiple worship services every week (details are in the section just above this one) and our various worship, fellowship, and education ministries always have something on the go.  All of our news and upcoming events are posted on our parish Facebook page, which is constantly updated.  Check it out by clicking on the photo to the left.

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