St. John in the Wilderness is a warm and vibrant community of faith committed to carrying out Christ's mission of love and service in our church, our community and our world. Our parish is growing in membership, ministries and in its sense of mission. These are exciting times in which to be part of St. John. Wherever you are in your journey of faith, we welcome you to join us at St. John in the Wilderness.

Our Mission

To know and love God as He is revealed to us in Jesus Christ, to bring others to his saving love and to serve the world in His name.


Our Ministry

Our ministry is carried out in many ways: through our services, outreach program and financial support, music and fellowship. All baptized Christians are invited to share in receiving the Holy Communion at all of our Eucharistic services.

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Worship Schedule


8:45 am    Holy Eucharist

9:45 am    Children & Youth Sunday School

                (during the school year)

10:00 am  Adult Sunday School

11:00 am  Holy Eucharist




10:30 am  Healing Service with Holy Eucharist in Wilderness Room

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Upcoming Events


Parish Breakfast

9:00 am

Parish Hall


Fr. Josh's First Services at St. John

8:45 am & 11:00 am


Parish Breakfast

9:00 am

Parish Hall


St. John in the Wilderness



Street address: 1895 Greenville Highway

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 185

Flat Rock, NC  28731

Office hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

                       Monday through Friday

St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church, Established 1836