Welcome to

St. John in the Wilderness

Episcopal Church

We have resumed in-person worship in a limited capacity at 8:45, 10:00, and 11:00 a.m. in the church. The 10:00 a.m. service is a simplified Eucharist with very limited music that will last about 30 minutes. Registration is required for all three services. Click here to sign up or here for more details.


Click here to learn about all that is being offered for Lent 2021. Sunday services will continue to be live streamed on Facebook at 8:45 a.m. 

Together in Love Staying Connected Durin
Listen to or read the sermon for March 7, 2021
Lent 3, 3-7-21Fr. Josh Stephens
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Worship Schedule

Lent 2021

Click here to begin the journey.


8:45, 10:00, and 11:00 Rite I in-person services are being held in a limited capacity. Registration is required. You may sign up to attend by clicking on the link above. The 8:45 service is also being live streamed on Facebook. Please click on "Together in Love" on this page for instructions on how to access the online service.


Evening Prayer services are being held at 4:30 p.m. in the Wilderness Room. No registration is required. Bring your mask and Book of Common Prayer.

Monday through Thursday

Morning Prayer services are being live streamed on Facebook at 9:00 a.m. 


Click here for the March edition of The Voice or here for previous editions


Click here for our online calendar


Click here for the most recent Vestry Minutes


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.

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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.



Study Groups

Women's Bible Study and Men's Bible Study groups are now meeting. For more information, please click here.

Friends of Music

Virtual Concert

On Saturday, February 29th, three musicians from the String Division of Furman University with Dewitt Tipton, Organist and Music Director at St. John, recorded a concert of chamber music. You may view it here.

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