Welcome! We are a warm, friendly community worshipping Jesus Christ together in the ancient and beautiful Christian Orthodox tradition. Our services are entirely in English. We are a parish of The Orthodox Church in America, in the Diocese of New York and New Jersey. We are currently celebrating our 50th anniversary year!

What’s New at Saint John’s?

Who’s your patron saint? - Mine is Saint Guthlac, an Anglo-Saxon saint circa 700 A.D. Why a patron saint? It is an ancient tradtion in the Orthodox church for children to be baptized with the name of a saint, who will then be their patron saint throughout their lives. In many traditional Orthodox cultures, the feastday of one’s saint is …
0730silas Saint Silas and Saint Silvanus - We gathered for a beautiful celebration of Daily Matins this morning and remembered you in our prayers. Our commemoration today is Saint Silas and Saint Silvanus … you’ll find interesting information about them here: Download Life
Screen Shot 2014-07-25 at 5.53.53 PM Bulletin for July 27, 2014 - Download Bulletin “Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of …
patriarch-tikhon Saint Tikhon’s work continues… - The 18th All American Council will meet in Atlanta next summer, something of interest to any who believe with Saint Tikhon that “The spread of Christ’s faith ought to be near and precious to the heart of every Orthodox Christian.” Saint Tikhon, shown in a photo here, was a major figure in the history of the Orthodox …
Screen Shot 2014-07-18 at 9.24.49 AM Bulletin for July 20, 2014 - Download Bulletin Highlights this week: If you are willing and able, please “sign-up” to host a Sunday fellowship/coffee hour (questions? Ask Marge Cavalcanti). We heard a wonderful & enthusiastic report from our parish Evangelism Task Force last Sunday. There is so much being discussed, planned, and accomplished. Let’s “get to work!” On Friday, our dear …
0716Athenogenes-antiochus-theophrastus Saint Athenogenes - As you know, we commemorate saints every day of the year. So, we read the appropriate saint’s hymns during Matins and remember them in the final benediction/blessing. I thought it would be nice to share a little more about the “saint of the day” at Matins … therefore, I will send out some information every …
Bulletin for July 13, 2014 - Bulletin for July 13, 2014
Bulletin for July 6, 2014 - Bulletin for July 6, 2014
Bulletin for June 29, 2014 - To see the new bulletin, click here.
Bulletin for June 15, 2014 - To see the bulletin, click here.