Welcome to St. John the Baptist Anglican Church

Passion for God - Compassion for People. 

We recognize that we live, work, play, and pray on the

Traditional Lands of the Cowichan Tribes & Coast Salish People. 

We continue to commit ourselves to the work of reconciliation &

relationship-building with our First Nations neighbours. 

 

For more than 110 years the parish of St. John's has been a part of the downtown Duncan community. 

We gather to worship and grow spiritually, and to serve and participate in the life of the community of which we are part.

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We Continue to Pray

From Archbishop Linda Nichols-

"...To be a follower of Jesus is to be turned outward to the

well-being of humanity—"

"...It is why: we must be concerned for vaccine equity for the globe, not just for Canadians;

(It is why:)

  • we must care about clean water for all people;

  • we must pay attention to the impact of our waste in other parts of the world;

  • we must care about justice and peace and the dignity of all people;

  • we vote in ways we believe will make that possible;

  • we advocate with governments for social change for the good of all—housing, addiction needs;

  • why we take a casserole to a sick neighbour, shovel the driveway of an elderly parishioner, and give respite to a harried mother or burdened caregiver.

 

God of compassion,

We pray for all who have suffered....

Bless and strengthen those providing....care....response...rescue.

We give thanks for courage...generosity...acts of..kindness.

God of Life,

Give courage and healing to all who have been affected.
Give all leaders and responders endurance and resourcefulness.

May we each find ways to bring your comfort, hope and calm in the midst of ... anxious times.

Strengthen our resolve to make the changes necessary to care for your Earth.

In the name of Christ our healer.
Amen.

 

Grace to you and peace through Jesus Christ.

Many residents of B.C. are still living in urgent situations...

evacuated from...homes...without power..highways, supply chains..stretched and broken.  We have seen ...anguish and upheaval...

(We pray) God’s peace be with you.

Yours in Christ,

Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of B.C. Yukon

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This Epiphany Season

Art in the Ark

Parishioner-Shared Artworks

Our office displays various art pieces on a feature wall. 

Many of the pieces are shared by Parishioner-Artists. 

All the works are shared with love, to God's glory!  

"Art in the Ark" is curated on a monthly basis. 

Come and see!

Art in the Ark - 1.2021  Art in the Ark - 2.2021   Art in the Ark - 3.2021     

Art in the Ark - 4.2021  Art in the Ark - 5.2021  Art in the Ark - 6.2021

Art in the Ark - 7.2021   Art in the Ark -- 8.2021   Art in the Ark - 9.2021

Art in the Ark - 10.2021

Art in the Ark - 1. 2022