Join Us As We Celebrate
"NINETY FOUR" YEARS
of Service & Worship OCTOBER 2020
"Enter To Know Christ - Depart To Proclaim Christ Known"
"The Episcopal Church Welcomes You"
WELCOME TO ST. JOHN'S
"We are honored that you are visiting our Church website. St. John's is always striving to find new ways to get our message out to current and prospective members. This Church website allows us to reach people we may never have been able to contact before. Please use this Website to access the information you need about our Church and as a resource for broadening your faith. We look forward to hearing from you and answering any questions you might have." - St. John's
The priest, wardens, vestry and members of St. John's extend to you a warm welcome in the name of Jesus Christ. If you are without a church family, please consider St. John's as your new home. You will be affirmed by the people of God and spiritually nurtured by our shared ministry of love and service.
The Rev. Pauline Samuel is a proud graduate of Yale Divinity School where she earned her Masters of Divinity. While in seminary she served as Vice President of the Yale Black Seminarians and also served as Co-Chair of the Annual Class Gift Campaign. Mother Samuel is excited to be serving as our Priest-in-Charge at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Springfield Gardens. Mother Samuel is a Brooklyn native of Caribbean decent. She has a great love for books, is a self-proclaimed foodie and is an avid football fan.
Online Worship Services
LIMITED IN-PERSON WORSHIP RESUMED ON 9/27
REGISTRATION REQUIRED – 20 PERSON LIMIT
UPDATED ZOOM ACCESS INFO
Recently there have been reports of Zoom meetings being hacked by individuals with the intent of showing harmful and insensitive materials. In an effort of reduce these security breaches to meetings, all meetings will require a password.
For our weekly Morning Payer Zoom calls you will now be required to enter a password.
The zoom web link, dial-in number and Meeting ID will remain the same.
Join Zoom Meeting via Video
Meeting ID: 418 248 1871
To join via Phone dial:
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 418 248 1871
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adldqCEIOo
Connecting on Zoom
Instructions for Computer Users:
1. Make sure your computer's video camera is working and microphone is turned on and muted.
Click on this URL:
2. Zoom will then automatically load itself, give you the opportunity to test your video camera and microphone.
Instructions for Landline Users:
1. Dial the Zoom phone number 1 646 558 8656
When prompted enter the Meeting ID number: 418 248 1871 followed by the # sign
2. When prompted enter the password: 239535 followed by the # sign
Muting during the call
In an effort to keep background noise from interfering with the conversation, please “mute” yourselves if are not speaking.
For those using computers, there’s a microphone icon located on the bottom left your screen, simply click to mute and unmute.
For persons dialing/calling in, press *6 to mute/unmute.
In this time of crisis we must remain steadfast in our faith and prayer life and continue to take the necessary precautions to stay healthy.
Please share this information with those members who may not have access to email or the internet.
PRAYER KEEPS US CONNECTED!
St. John's is entering Phase B in returning to in-person worship. We will have a preliminary in-person worship service on Sunday, September 27th at 9:00am.
Upcoming In-Person Worship:
Sunday, November 1st - All Saints Day and Baptism
Sunday, November 15th - Gratitude Sunday and Baptism
We invite you to register to attend this service as seating is limited to 25% of the building's capacity, which means that 20 people will be allowed to be seated in the pews for service.
Registration will be on a first come first serve basis. There are two ways to register:
To register online, click the link below.
As part of the online registration you will be required to complete the COVID-19 risk assessment form. Your registration will not be complete unless you answer the risk assessment questions.
2 .To register by phone, call 516-341-2233.
Leave your name and phone number as a voice message. You will be required to complete the COVID-19 risk assessment when you arrive at church on the 27th.
Check-in on Sunday will begin at 8:30am and persons will be allowed inside one at a time. Upon arrival at church everyone will be subject to a temperature scan and will be asked if they are experiencing a cough or sore throat.
Everyone is required to wear a mask or face covering that covers their nose and mouth at all times, unless otherwise indicated. All other CDC guidelines will apply.
Don't worry if you're not able to join us in-person, we will continue to offer worship on Zoom:
SEE ZOOM INSTRUCTIONS ON THIS PAGE
To our parishioners and friends, in spite of the ongoing situation we find ourselves in, we encourage you during these difficult times as you are made to be absent from our weekly public liturgies to continue to abide by your committed pledges to St. John's. "God's Blessing to you and yours."
Please feel free to utilize our "Online Giving" options by clicking on the image above or selecting our link below.
ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Disciples of Christ loving and serving God and God’s people .