Welcome to the website of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church. You will find a host of resources and information about ministries to help you in your walk of faith. We encourage you to take special note of the content bar at the bottom of the screen, which will connect you to our social media, such as Facebook and Twitter. In addition, we would love for you to visit our Church and worship with us every Sunday, beginning at 9 a.m. with morning prayers, followed by the Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. We hope to see you soon at St. John the Divine and pray that our almighty God will bless and keep you always.
In order to improve outreach within our Church, we have recently introduced a new ministry called Homeless Ministry. It is crucial that we as Christians take the time to help those in need, whether across the globe or in our own backyards. We work closely with the City Rescue Mission, cooking and/or serving meals to the homeless of Jacksonville during the third Sunday of each month. We have also started creating bags full of food and toiletries. These bags are to be kept in our cars and offered to someone we encounter that is in need. If you are interested in being a part of this beautiful ministry, please contact Alyssa Loutsion at email@example.com to get involved!
We are so happy to announce that we will be utilizing our YouTube Channel to post Father Nicholas Louh’s Sunday Sermons! Please Subscribe to St. John the Divine on You Tube:here
“Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God?” 1st Corinthians 6:19
This ministry focuses on the betterment of our Bodies as a Temple. Emphasis is placed on the physical, mental and spiritual aspects of our lives. Our short term goal is to train all intere3sted parishioners to do the walk/jog/run for the Gate River Run in March. Come join us for a fun and healthy lifestyle. Everyone is welcome, including children! If interested, please contact Alyssa at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please join us on August 23 and 30 following Divine Liturgy for our Annual Ministries Festival! During this time, parishioners are able to sign-up and register for various ministries offered within our church. Explore the possibilities and be sure to try something new!
You may click on the Ministries Festival Banner and link to the Ministries Festival page where you will find an online form that you may complete and submit to sign up at any time between now and the actual Festival. In addition, the 2015-16 Sunday School Registration Form and Calendar may be accessed by clicking here
When Abba Romanus was at the point of death, his disciples gathered around him and said, ‘How ought we to conduct ourselves?’ The old man said to them, ‘I do not think I have ever told one of you to do something, without having first made the decision not to get angry, if what I said were not done; and so we have lived in peace all our days.’
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