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Welcome to St John's, Devon

The mission of St. John’s Presbyterian Church is to glorify God by knowing, loving, and serving Jesus Christ for life. We are a welcoming church family where all are invited for fellowship, service to others, and spiritual enrichment of the individual, family, and community.

There is much to discover about St. John's, and you'll be able to learn a great deal from this website. The best way to get to know St. John's is to worship with us. Please see our Visitors page for information on Sunday mornings at St. John's. We hope to see you soon!

A Message from our New Pastor, Rev. Patrick Marshall

I am so very excited to be the new pastor of St. John’s! In the short time that I have been able to get to know the people of this church, one thing has been very evident: they are who they say they are. St. John’s refers to itself as “A church family…a family church,” and that is absolutely true. As someone who is brand new to this community of faith, I have felt loved and welcomed from day one. This church is made up of people who are generous, kind, and always ready to help. They truly love and care for one another, and they would love for you to be a part of this family!

I know that visiting a new church can sometimes be uncomfortable or even intimidating. “What do I wear?” “Where do I go?” “What do I do?” “Am I sitting in someone’s seat?!” But look at it this way: I’m new here, too! We can learn together!

It’s a great time to come to St. John’s, because God is doing a new thing here, and we would love for you to be a part of it. So let’s discover together what God is doing among us.

Worship Services
Traditional worship service at 9:30 am Sundays with concurrent Sunday School for children and youth. Nursery care for infants and young toddlers also provided during worship.

Communion first Sunday of each month

Holy Week 2014

Starting on Palm Sunday, Christians around the world begin a weeklong observance of the events leading up to the death of Jesus on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

Palm Sunday (April 13)
Worship at 9:30 am, with concurrent Sunday School and childcare. The Sunday School children will take part in the Procession of Palms at the beginning of worship.

Tuesday (April 15)
Beginning at 6:30 pm, we will be showing “The Passion of the Christ” in the sanctuary. Discussion will follow. (Parents, please use discretion with children younger than 8th grade.)

Maundy Thursday (April 17)
At 7:00 pm, St. John’s will celebrate the Lord’s Supper at a worship service appropriate for all ages. Childcare will be provided for nursery and toddlers through age 4.

Good Friday (April 18)

Several churches in our area offer services on this day. Paoli Presbyterian from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Wayne Presbyterian from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Daylesford Abbey from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

Holy Saturday (April 19)
St. John’s will host a community Easter Egg Hunt for children 5th grade and younger on the Carriage House lawn starting at 10:00 am. Children will hear the Easter story, have a traditional egg hunt, and do a craft. Children may bring their own Easter basket, or we will supply small bags to carry home their goodies.

Easter Sunday (April 20)
Celebration of the Resurrection at 9:30 am worship. No Sunday School or Story Hour on Easter. Childcare will be provided for nursery and toddlers through age 4.
Sandy Relief Mission Team
We Need Your Help

While Superstorm Sandy is receeding in our memories, the hardship felt by those affected is still a very real part of their daily lives. Howard Friend and other members and friends of St. John's continue to make regular Disaster Relief trips to hard-hit northern New Jersey. Learn more about how you can participate on our Volunteer Opportunities page.

Read Howard's reflections published by Main Line Media News on the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and how much the efforts of the St. John's Sandy Relief Mission Team have meant to the residents, and to the members of the team.

Howard Friend - Superstorm Sandy, A Year Later
Our St. John's Family

Learn more about the activities and accomplishments of our members on this new page.

Our St. John's Family
What's Happening at St. John's?

As our new program year begins, there are plenty of activities for everyone at St. John's! Please check the Coming Events and Youth Events pages and Calendar for the latest information.
Volunteer Opportunities at St. John's

There are a multitude of opportunities to volunteer at St. John's. Whether you're interested in a one-time activity or in a continuing commitment, there's an activity for you. Take a look at our Volunteer Opportunities page for ways to impact our church family, our local community, and our friends throughout the world.