A Message From Our Rector
Welcome to St. John's Parish, Niantic. We invite you, your family and friends to celebrate in worship with us as we seek a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. St. John's is home to an inclusive and diverse community of faithful people. We are young, seniors, parents with children, single, divorced, married, straight, gay; from all walks of life and a spectrum of backgrounds and faith traditions. The Episcopal Church (part of the Anglican Communion) is considered the church of the "Via Media" or the Middle Way between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. Come along, and join us on the journey.
St. John’s Parish Annual Meeting is Feb. 5th JUST ONE SERVICE AT 10:00 A.M.
No 8:00 A.M. Eucharist
The Constitutions and Canons of the Episcopal Church require that each Episcopal Parish conduct and Annual Parish Meeting. St. John’s Parish Annual Meeting will be convened on Sunday, Feb. 5th immediately following the 10:00 am celebration of Holy Eucharist. The Annual Meeting is held in the church. All parishioners and those who attend St. John’s are urged to attend. The printed Report to the Annual Meeting will be distributed and will include reports from all Ministry Groups of the Parish. The 2017 Operating Budget, which is voted on and approved by St. John’s Vestry prior to the meeting will be presented. The Nominating Committee will present Nominations for the following positions of lay-leadership: 3 nominees for 3 seats on the Vestry for one 3-year term; Senior Warden, Junior Warden, Treasurer, Clerk; 1 nominee to serve the remainder of a vacant, unexpired term with one year remaining. Nominations from the floor will be entertained. Communicants-inGood-Standing* have voice and vote at the Annual Meeting
Our recently completed Columbarium Niches, installed in the Narthex, (just inside the front entrance) are available for those who wish to “Pre-arrange” their funeral/memorial plans. Columbarium niches are fitted to hold one individual permanent cremation urn containing the cremated remains of one person. Policy and Guideline Information is available. Please speak to Assistant to the Rector, Laura Stefanski to obtain this information. All pre-arrangements and selections of specific are made directly with the Rector.