Welcome to Saint John’s Episcopal Church in La Verne!

Saint John’s Episcopal Church in La Verne invites everyone at anytime to feel and know the love of God by entering into a holy and vital relationship with Christ and each other through the power of the Holy Spirit. We fulfill our vision by building a vibrant and dynamic Christ-centered community, which calls people to wholeness through education, word, and action.

Regular Service Times

We invite you to join us every Sunday for worship and Holy Eucharist. We have two services for your convenience!

8:00 am:
Quiet 40 minute worship of Word and Sacrament
10:00 am:
Word and Sacrament with music and Sunday school

Holy Week

Maunday Thursday:
7:00 pm
Good Friday:
12:00 noon and 7:00 pm
Holy Saturday:
8:00 am work party
Easter Sunday:
8:00 am (no incense) and 10:00 am (with incense)
11:30 am: Potluck brunch and Easter egg hunt

Upcoming Events

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Recent News

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The Altar Kiss Comes Unbidden

The Altar and chancel has been stripped. The Altar Guild and Altar Party takes such tender care in doing so even while they don’t want to do so. The Altar is washed. I hate that I have to do that. I am honor to be the one to do so. I feel like the woman […]

Marking death and celebrating life

I have attended the deaths of several people of late.  At a couple of the deaths my role was to attend the funeral, pray the family through and give God thanks for the friendship I shared with the deceased.  At others I have been more directly involved-giving Last Rites, designing the funeral or providing pastoral […]

Prayer in the aftermath of violence

Almighty God, look with mercy upon this fallen world, again the subject of violence. Be with us in our grief, that we may know your consolation. Be with us in our anger, that we may receive your peace. Be with us in our confusion, that we may be led to your truth. And be with […]

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A Congregation With History

Saint John’s Founded

1965

With Fr. Thomas Marshall at the helm, our first service was held at the American Legion hall.

A Permanent Home

1975

The groundbreaking for our first building occurred, funded by the efforts of a driven congregation.

Room For Growth

1978

With our congregation expanding, we broke ground on a newer, larger sanctuary and added our fellowship hall.

We Welcome All

Present

With space enough for plenty, we now focus on our mission to build a vibrant and dynamic Christ-centered community, which calls people to wholeness through education, word, and action.

Easter Sunday

April 16, 2017

8:00 am (without incense)

10:00 am (with incense)

11:30 am Potluck brunch and Easter egg hunt