Welcome to The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist.

Worship and Christian Formation

As we gather at St. John’s on Sundays please know that everyone is welcome to worship with us – no exceptions, no exclusions. Learn more about worship and formation opportunities or listen to this week’s sermon.

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Calendar and Upcoming Events

What’s happening at SJB? Details about events and classes here at St. John’s.

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Prayer Request

St. John’s believes in the power of prayer and loving support. We have an active prayer chain.

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Welcome to The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist. Our mission is to provide a vibrant space in which community can form to worship, grow in faith, and be challenged to respond to the needs of others in the community and in the world.

We strive to live into these words of our mission statement:

Living God’s Word encourages us to extend the lessons of compassion and love we learn in worship and study to our daily lives.  At the conclusion of every worship service we are sent into the world to be the human face of the Good News of Jesus’ love.

Loving God’s World reminds us of our responsibility to be good stewards of God’s blessings — to work for social justice in our community, country, economy, and world – to protect and preserve the environment – and to respect the dignity and freedom of every human being.

Growing in God’s Love calls us to mature in our faith.  We know that God loves each of us where and how we are.  This is our starting point.  We are co-creators with God and share God’s transformative love.

Fall worship schedule:
Holy Eucharist at both 8:00 am and 10:15 am 

The Rector Search is over: St. John’s has called the Rev’d Kate Wesch. Click here to learn more.

To learn more about Saint John’s history and philosophy click here. To learn more about our worship and hear sermons from the last couple of weeks click here.

When we are:

Regular Worship Times
more information about worship

Sunday Morning

  • 8:00 am Eucharist (Holy Communion)
  • 10:15 am Eucharist


Wednesday Evening

  • 6:30 pm Evening Prayer with Eucharist

Office Hours

Regular Hours: Monday to Friday

  • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where we are:

3050 California Ave SW
Seattle WA 98116
(206) 937-4545

News from facebook:

All Things Bright and Beautiful:
St. Francis' Day Blessing of the Animals happens Sunday, October 8, at 1:00 pm

Plan now to bring your pet or pets for St. John the Baptist's annual community-wide St. Francis' Day Blessing of the Animals on the West Seattle High School parking lot. The Reverend Kate E. Wesch will preside at the brief service, and then with Brother Paul Dahlke OSB, will be blessing the animals. All are welcome!

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Latest News

2017-09-17 Youth Group Meeting

Youth Group Gathering – Sunday at 11:00 am.  The Youth will meet this Sunday at 11:00 after the Ministry Fair, and we invite everyone to