Traditional worship at St. John the Divine ranges from an early morning service with traditional language in the intimate space of our chapel, to a service with more contemporary language and the joyous sounds of the Letourneau organ and St. John's Chorale in the church sanctuary.
8:00 am in the Chapel
This Rite I service with traditional language in the Chapel includes hymns with organ accompaniment. Because of the smaller space, it has an intimate feel. This service lasts an hour or less.
9:00 am in the Church
This service of Holy Communion is rooted in the ancient traditions of Christian worship in contemporary language with sermon, organ-led congregational hymns, and choral music offered by the Chorale and children’s choirs as scheduled. At Communion, the service blends traditional hymns and the best of praise and worship music with the addition of piano and other instruments. This services lasts 55 minutes.
11:00 am in the Church
This service of Holy Communion is rooted in ancient traditions of Christian worship in traditional language with sermon, congregational hymns, organ, and choral music offered by the Chorale. This service lasts 65 - 70 minutes.
5:00 pm in the Chapel
The evening service of Holy Communion has a more casual atmosphere. While rooted in the ancient traditions of Christian worship, this is a flexible service that draws from both the more traditional language and the modern language services. The music is organ-led, and parish musicians periodically share their talents. Preceded by a liturgy of Christian healing at 4:45 pm in the Chapel Family Room. This services lasts one hour or less.