Below is a list of our ministries with their mission statements. To find out more about a particular ministry or who its leader is, please contact the office at [email protected] or call 623-582-5449.
To carry out, with dedication and loving attention to detail, all preparation needed for liturgy and worship at St. John’s, with an intention of creating a sacred environment of Trust, Peace, Hope, Charity and Love, all for the greater glory of God.
Bible Study Ministry
Join us in Chilton Hall every Sunday at 9 a.m. to explore passages from Sacred Scripture. Together, we will read the Bible and “read, mark, and inwardly digest” passages from the books of the Old and New Testaments. All are welcome to explore the Bible will us.
Children & Family Ministry
To serve God by providing faith formation for God’s children and families through a committed group of volunteers.
Chris Becker Dining Hall
To serve the hungry, needy and homeless. We will love and care for our Lord’s poor: serving food, respecting them as people, clothing them, offering prayer and Bibles for their spiritual needs.
Church & Community Events Ministry
To plan, create, organize, schedule, sponsor, promote and publicize social and other events for the church on a regular basis.
To use our hobbies and passions for making items for the greater glory of God, creating prayer, fellowship and outreach in our community.
Daughters of the King
To undertake a “Rule of Life” that we develop over time incorporating prayer, study, service, ministry and evangelism by women. To spread the good news of God’s kingdom and to strengthen the spiritual life of our parish. We offer a Prayer List.
Faith Through the Arts
To increase the role of the arts in the life of St. John the Baptist by maintaining a beautiful place to worship and providing a variety of opportunities for the enhancement of faith through the arts.
Food Pantry Ministry
It’s so much more than simply a Food Pantry! This growing ministry has seen a steadily-increasing number of clients as the days grow warmer and the need becomes greater. In addition to food, families can receive donations of clothing items, personal hygiene products, pet food, or even just a cold bottle of water on a hot Arizona day. Your donations of food and funding are crucial to the continued success of this very important ministry.
Hours 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. , Tuesday through Friday. Located at Office Entrance (West Side)
Habitat for Humanity
Supporting Habitat with our work.
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Highway Clean Up
Show good stewardship of our Earth, by cleaning and beautifying “our mile” of highway.
Land Use Task Force
To develop a Master Plan for the church’s property and facilities that covers both short-term needs and long-term possibilities. To share Christ with all people, and create as many disciples as possible.
Christian men who serve the church and maintain a fellowship which promotes spiritual growth, unity and a commitment to Christ.
Military Veterans Ministry
To recognize, honor and support all military veterans of St. John the Baptist. Render assistance to these veterans in times of need. Provide both spiritual and moral support to families of deployed military members.
To provide liturgical music for the worship services and support the congregational singing of hymns. We spread the Gospel through music as we support other ministries and each other at St. John’s.
Office Administration Ministry
To provide office support services to the Rector, Deacon and congregation in support of God’s will.
Pastoral Care Ministry
We are a ministry offering prayer and personal care to others, particularly where pastoral visits are needed and welcomed. We serve members of the church who are unable to attend worship services, and/or those who are recovering from surgery, or suffering from loss, loneliness, illness, disability or a life threatening condition.
Borderlands’ P.O.W. W.O.W. (Produce on Wheels Without Waste)
On the first Saturday of every month November through May, our volunteers arrive to participate in an enthusiastic food ministry that offers people the opportunity to receive up to 70 pounds of rescued fresh produce for a nominal donation. Our volunteers are dedicated and hard-working. Everyone is invited to participate in this ministry by volunteering and by purchasing produce through a $15 donation. Come see our Farmer’s Market on the first Saturday of the month!
To help God’s people grow in their relationship with Jesus through their use of time, talents, and finances God has entrusted to us.
Third Place Ministry for Food & Fellowship
To serve all of God’s children, providing a welcoming place to share food and fellowship for the mind, body and spirit.
St. John’s Closet – Thrift Store
St. John’s Closet, the church thrift store, always has new items and new ideas! Stop in and check things out. You never know what you might find!
We welcome donations of gently used clothing, accessories, jewelry, shoes, and home decor during the hours we’re open.
To promote a welcome and cordial church environment by assisting both the congregation and clergy before during and after the service.
Women Unlimited Ministry
To create a diverse and accepting community of faith-filled Christian women of all ages and backgrounds, who serve the church, serve the community, and support each other in our faith-filled walk in fellowship.