Worship with St. John’s

The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, Blesssing of the Animals
Sunday, October 1, 2023

Art by Bridget Zaremba.

Join us for the Blessing of the Animals!

Bring your pets to outdoor worship at at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Drop-in blessings in the garden at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Download the bulletin for Sunday, October 1, 2023.

For In Person Worship: The nursery is open from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Please stay for coffee hour.

For Online Worship: Join any service via Zoom Meeting ID: 882 2966 1337 Passcode: 3857 By phone: call 312.626.6799. Enter the Meeting ID and #. Enter the Password and #. OR Watch on Facebook live on our public page. 

Bronzeville Bus Tour

Sunday, September 17

RESCHEDULED! Join us on Sunday, September 17 to learn about the fascinating history of the Bronzeville neighborhood with historian Shermann “Dilla” Thomas. The bus will pick us up at 11:30 a.m. from St. John’s and the two hour tour begins when we arrive in Bronzeville. Tickets are $45. Email info@stjohnschicago.com for more information.

A Personal Tribute to Emmett Till

In honor of his birthday on July 25

Emmett Till & Marvin Childress, self-portrait
photo of Emmett Till & Marvin Childress, self-portrait

Parishioner Marvin Childress was a friend and classmate of Emmett Till. On Sunday, July 23 at 9 am Marvin honored Emmett’s memory by sharing his memoires of Emmett, growing up on the South Side of Chicago in the 1950s, and his reflection on life and racism in Chicago today. You can listen to the 45 minute talk, including questions with this YouTube link A Personal Tribute to Emmett Till by Marvin Childress.