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 Missal, Candelabra, and Hydrangeas behind the altar.


God of glory, you nourish us with your Word who is the bread of life: fill us with your Holy Spirit that through us the light of your glory may shine in all the world. We ask this in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.
—Common Worship, Church of England

The congregation comes forward for communion. The Rev'd Canon Katherine Morgan offers a blessing to a young man by signing a cross to his forehead

In-person Worship

We offer a variety of worship styles/times at St. John’s. We strive to ensure that all worship services are meaningful, inspiring and uplifting.  We are a come-as-you are church, please wear whatever you feel comfortable wearing. 

Sunday 8 am

A low-key said worship service, with a celebration of the Eucharist in accordance with The Book of Alternative Services (1985). There is no music at this service. 

Sunday 10 am

A joyful and innovative contemporary Anglican Eucharist with music, Kids' Talks, and Sunday School. This service is based on resources beyond the Anglican prayer books. 

Occasional Services

Throughout the year, we offer special services: Blessing for the New School Year, Blessing of Home Animals, Blue Christmas, Tenebrae, Lenten services, etc. Watch our home page for upcoming "special" worship events.

If you're new to St. John's you may find helpful our 'What to Expect' page

We continue to keep an eye on and work to follow any Public Health and Diocese of Niagara guidelines in regards to safety.  We respect that each individual must determine their own comfort level in terms of masking, personal space etc. See our Covid-19 Safety page for more information.

Online Worship

Our Sunday morning 10am service is livestreamed to Facebook and posted later to YouTube and our website.

Wednesdays, Canon Kathy posts, to Facebook, a short service with Bible readings, a message, and prayers. 

  • Facebook @stjohnsthorold
  • YouTube @stjohnsthorold
An open laptop in living room shows the Rev'd Canon Katherine celebrating online worship from St. John's Church, Thorold.
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