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YOU are welcome here, regardless of age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex, national origin, marital status, family makeup, socioeconomic status, or political persuasion.  St. John’s Episcopal Church is a community of people who gather to acknowledge our need for divine and human love, and to respect our common humanity.  At St. John's, ALL ARE WELCOME.  

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Sunday Services

8:00 AM - Holy Eucharist - contemplative spoken service, without music

10:00 AM - Holy Eucharist - traditional worship with music, infant care, children's ministry

Wednesday Service

12:00 PM - Holy Eucharist - contemplative worship in an intimate setting in the chancel area of our sanctuary 




St. John's Episcopal Church is located at 405 N. Saginaw Road, between St. Andrew's Rd. and Hillcrest Rd. The main entrance for worship is through the gates closest to St. Andrew's Rd.  The main entrance for parish offices is in the Griswold Ministry Center, closer to Hillcrest Rd.  Ramp and railing are present at both entrances, with option to use an automatic-opening door to enter and exit the Griswold Ministry Center.

Handicap and First Time Visitor parking spaces are marked near the entrance to the Griswold Ministry Center, closer to the north end of our parking lot and Hillcrest Rd. 

If you need physical assistance, please let our greeters and ushers know.




We regularly offer nursery care during 10am worship and have privacy rocking chairs and worship bags for in-church activity for the youngest ages.  In school months, we offer formation classes and creative outreach activities for children of all ages. 




What Can You Expect?

A warm welcome! 

We try to lead worship in a way that is true to our inherited traditions while exploring new expressions of our faith.  Some of our members come to church in suits and dresses, others in jeans and t-shirts.  *Children are always welcome in church but for those parents who prefer, infant and toddler care is provided every Sunday beginning at 9:00am. *Visit our Children & Youth Formation page to learn more. 

Please fill out and return the "Welcome/Connect" card you'll find in our pews; share whatever and whenever you're comfortable.   


St. John's Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in work opportunities with St. John's Episcopal Church, Midland.  We currently have closed interviews for the paid position described below.  Should you wish to volunteer with us, we encourage you to consider how your gifts might match up with our ministries.  Click here to learn more.

Administrative Assistant

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Midland seeks PT (27-29 hr/ wk) administrative assistant.  Successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-disciplined, engaging, professional, proficient in MS Office, and strong in database and shared file management.  Pleasant demeanor receiving foot & phone traffic and training volunteers is required.  Regular work schedule will cover parish office hours.  Detailed description follows; salary commensurate with experience.  Resumes accepted through May 6, 2018; only electronic submissions accepted.  Submit to The Rev. Ken Hitch, Rector: ken@sjec-midland.org 
Qualification and Skills: 
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite or similar office management software.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted office procedures / practices.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, process & protocol documentation.
  • Ability to function in a confidential work environment with sensitive information.
  • Able to communicate and relate well to people with diverse backgrounds / experiences.
  • Able to establish positive working relationships with staff, parishioners, community groups, etc.
  • Reports to the Rector.
  • Provides support to all church groups / committees as needed.
  • Works with diocesan representatives as needed.
  • Liaison with community groups who use the church facilities
  • Facilitates communication between SAMS Food Pantry coordinators, EFPN coordinator, and clients.
Time Requirements: 
  • This position requires 27-29 hrs/ week that overlap regular office hours
Training and Support:
  • Specific training requests should be approved by the Rector.  Hire will coordinate office hardware and technology support through approved vendors.
Responsibilities include: 

Perform routine clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appointments, organizing and maintaining paper and electronic files, and providing information to callers.  Examples include: 

  • Answer phones, take messages, route phone calls.
  • Relay information between EFPN coordinator, SAMS Food Pantry recipients and pantry coordinator.
  • Sort / distribute mail.  Must learn U.S. Postal Service requirements for mailings.
  • Manage calendar of events / church usage.

Prepare correspondence, documents, schedules, bulletins, etc. based on generally accepted office procedures.  Examples include:

  • Type / mail service rosters, pantry & altar guild schedules, miscellaneous mailings to parishioners, reminders for various meetings and Sunday services, information for various church groups, etc.
  • Prepare materials needed for Sunday services.
    • Gather information, type, copy, collate Sunday bulletins. Also, send bulletins to shut-ins weekly.
    • Format weekly lectionary readings.
    • Print forms, prepare sign- up sheets.
    • Type, format and print documents and reports as requested by the Rector or Vestry

Manage church records.  Examples include:

  • In conjunction with the Ministry Coordinator, is responsible for updating database, generating data pulls including member directories, mass emails and mailings, service rosters
  • Record marriages, baptisms, confirmations, burials.

Perform a variety of routine duties as needed.  Examples include:

  • Identify, train and schedule office volunteers.
  • Lock / unlock doors.
  • Direct visitors and workers.
  • Order office supplies.

Effectively interface with a variety of people with a variety of needs, demonstrating good judgment in answering/ routing requests. Examples include:

  • People requesting food and financial assistance  
  • Parishioners and visitors with church business or pastoral needs
  • Liaison with various community groups 
  • Diocesan representatives and other clergy in the community
  • Solicitors, vendors