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(901) 726-4104
1207 Peabody Ave. Memphis, TN 38104

Sunday Worship Service at 10:50am

The Way -- A service of Recovery

Fridays at 6:00pm

Sunday School at 9:30am

(901) 726-4104
1207 Peabody Ave.
Memphis, TN 38104
Sunday Services

Sunday School -9:30 AM

Sunday Worship–10:50 AM

The Way

Friday evening service begins at 6:00 PM.



Together Again October 24th!

By: Rev. Judi Hoffman

St. John's Family,

Our Together Again Team believes that we can begin gathering for worship in the Fellowship Hall provided we keep all CDC and St. John’s protocols. That means we will mask, continue using individual Communion elements, and take reservations.

This is exciting news! I hope you will make plans to attend in-person worship on the 24th! You may use this link to make your reservations

The Nursery will be open from 9:00am-noon and Sunday School classes for all ages will meet at 9:30am.   

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In-Person Worship Temporarily Suspended

By:  Amy Sterling, Co-Chair of Together Again Committee

St. John's Family:

St. John's has made the difficult decision to temporarily suspend in-person worship effective immediately in light of the surge caused by the Delta variant. This decision saddens us all, as it has been good for our souls to see each other and worship together in person. It is, however, St. John's responsibility as a church and community leader to keep our community and church family safe.

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In-Person Worship Returns July 11

By:  Rev. Judi Hoffman

Dear St. John’s friends and families,

After nearly 10 months among you, I am delighted to finally write this letter. Live, in-person worship will begin on Sunday, July 11, at 10:50am in the fellowship hall. I can’t wait to meet each and every one of you!

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From Johnny

By:  Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords

Dear St. John’s,

As this Sunday moves toward evening, I pause to reflect about today and the progression of discernment leading to it. While none of this happened in the way any of us would have preferred, how can anyone complain as the world struggles through so much? I am deeply moved by the host of folks who participated in my last Zoom Communion, who joined from all over. The slideshow in the worship experience gave me all the feels, too.

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Say Their Names

By:  Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords

It’s one of the signs carried in protest.

It’s one of the chants rising from the righteously indignant voices screaming to be heard.

“Say His Name.”


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Response to COVID-19

By:  Clergy


The ever evolving concerns around gatherings and social distancing, together with preventive actions by Shelby County Schools as well as other institutions, prompts further action on our part about how to proceed.

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Advent 2019 at St. John's - Becoming

By:  Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords

Advent is a season of waiting for the coming of Messiah. It’s what we do to prepare ourselves for the incarnation of God’s love and grace in the world. More than a commemoration of a singular pivot point in history, we are called to live in the present reality of how Christ is come into the world as expressed in our lives now.  

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Rise Up, Reach Out 2020

By:  Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords

Dear St. John’s Family,

On this All Hallows Eve, with only days to go before our RISE UP…REACH OUT Commitment Sunday, I write to offer thanks for the many expressions of support we have received thus far. The testimonies provided were stirring, and they captured the essence of St. John’s.

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Nelson Woods

By:  Rev'd Dr. Johnny Jeffords

Last week, the Trustees of our Church closed on the sale of Nelson Woods to Camp Conquest.  In their promotional material Camp Conquest is described as “an overnight camp that encourages children and adults with special needs, chronic illnesses, and disabilities to try things they never imagined possible.”

St. John’s has now placed Nelson Woods in the care of those who have a heart for particular people pushed to the margins.  In so many ways, we’ve been able to entrust the care of gifted property to those who have a powerful vision for it.  May their journey forward be a blessing.

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A Variety of Voices

St. John’s Family, we have an exciting summer ahead! We are thrilled to release the preaching lineup for A Variety of Voices  - our summer of the revolving pulpit! 

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