St. John’s Episcopal Church is an extended family of loving people bound by our faith in Jesus Christ. We seek to deepen our relationship with God, support one another, strengthen our faith community, and serve our neighbors. All are welcome!

Our Location

We are located off of I-70, America's Main Street, in Abilene, Kansas on the southeast corner of Buckeye Avenue (Hwy 15) and N. 6th Street. Look for the church with the red doors.

Red doors detail


Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, you are welcome to be a part of our parish life by joining us in worship and service to the God of life and love.

If you are visiting in the area, we'd be delighted to offer you our hospitality.

Fr. Jerry Rankin, Priest in Charge

Fr. Jerry

Fr. Jerry

Sunday Services

Holy Eucharist is celebrated every Sunday service at 10:00 AM. All are invited to Christ's table for communion.

Sunday School and a nursery are offered at the same time as the service.

Hospitality and fellowship in the undercroft (otherwise known as the church basement) follow the service.


March 27 - Group Reunion 10:00 AM
Stations of the Cross 5:30 PM

March 28 - Making of palm crosses 10:00 AM 
Altar Guild Luncheon and Brass Polishing 11:30 AM


March 29 - Palm Sunday Service and Sunday School 10:00 AM

April 2 - Maundy Thursday Liturgy 6:30 PM (must be signed up for dinner beforehand)

April 3 - Stations of the Cross 5:30 PM 
Good Friday Liturgy 6:00 PM

April 4 - The Great Vigil 8:00 PM. You are invited to bring a bell to ring.

April 5 - Easter Sunday & The Flowering Cross 10:00 AM. Please bring a flower, if possible, for the Flowering Cross.

From Our Blog: Holy Week Begins

March 29th is Palm Sunday, the celebration of Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem. This service will begin on the south lawn at 10:00 AM, weather permitting... See more >

Bells and flowers of celebration.

Bells and flowers of celebration.

The Season of Lent

During the 40 days of Lent all Christians are invited "to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God's holy Word."

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent.