About

Welcome to St. John’s Church

Located in Savannah’s historic center, St. John’s is a community of Christians within the Episcopal Church, together seeking a deeper faith and service of Christ. Anchored by the historic Prayer Book (1928) in the classical Anglican tradition of doctrine and worship, St. John’s is a spiritual home for those seeking dignity and reverence in worship together with fidelity to the Scriptures, warmth of fellowship, and a place to raise their families in the Christian religion.

Our Worship

Worship at St. John's The worship at St. John’s follows historic patterns of praise and prayer set forth in the 1928 American Prayer Book and the 1940 Episcopalian Hymnal, with some additional material that is compatible in style and content...

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Our Doctrine

Our Doctrine Historically, Anglicans have defined their faith as adherence to the teaching of: I. One Lord, Jesus Christ II. Two Testaments, Old and New III. Three Creeds, Apostles’, Nicene, and Athanasian IV. Four Councils, Nicea 325 A. D.,...

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Our History

Our History St. John’s Church was founded in 1841, when “the Wardens and Vestry of St. John’s Church, in Savannah” were incorporated by act of the Georgia State Legislature (November 26). Its first rector was the first bishop of Georgia,...

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Parish Membership

Worship The primary ministry of all members of St. John’s is the worship of the Father as revealed by the Son in the power of the Holy Spirit, as this worship is defined for us in the Book of Common Prayer (1928). We expect all members not...

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