Welcome to

St. John in the Wilderness

Episcopal Church

Bishop José has asked that all Episcopal Churches in Western North Carolina suspend public, in-person worship through at least the end of January 2021. Sunday services will therefore be live streamed on Facebook at 8:45 a.m. 

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

Click here for our online calendar

Worship Schedule


8:45 Rite II services are 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.

Monday through Thursday

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

Read the sermon for January 10, 2021

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.

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