St. John’s historic limestone church and manse are situated on 1.5 acres of manicured land. The organ and choir loft are situated at the front of the sanctuary. The fellowship hall is 900 square feet, including a well-equipped kitchen.
Highlights of the area
This attractive rural residential area runs along the St.Lawrence River. St. John’s is approximately 10 km from the downtown area. The population of Greater Kingston is approximately 152,000 people. We have several shopping centres, including many large grocery chains, several major banking centres, ten fire stations and multiple arenas. There are well-equipped parks, several ball diamonds and soccer pitches and numerous recreational programs. School busing is provided to local area schools.
Due to our location, one can enjoy many types of recreation such as boating, fishing, visiting museums, and historical landmarks. Kingston has many theatres and restaurants, a symphony, quaint shops and conservation areas. The immediate community has a historical committee, the MacLaughlin Woodworking Museum and the Rideau Canal system which is designated a world heritage site. We have two fine hospitals; a tertiary care hospital and a day surgery hospital, several nursing homes, retirement homes, palliative care and rehabilitation centres.
Kingston is also home to Queen’s University, The Royal Military College, St. Lawrence College and several other recognized schools and institutions.
The Thousand Islands are located 10 minutes east near the town of Gananoque, Excellent transportation facilities in Kingston are provided by bus, rail and air.
Our sister church, Sand Hill church property is nestled in beautiful pine trees, sitting on two acres of land, including the cemetery. The 1500 square foot basement, that includes a kitchen, is used for fellowship. Historically designated drive sheds are located behind the church.
Sand Hill worship time is 9:30 a.m. and St. John’s commences at 11:00 a.m.
Both churches are wheel chair accessible. Each sanctuary seats 125 people. The distance between the two churches is 10 km. The manse is situated at St. John’s Church.
We host a Celebration Sunday on the last Sunday of most months. This involves music presentations followed by a time of fellowship.
All are welcome.