50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary


The year 2020 marks the semi-centennial anniversary of the founding of Naples’ St Johns Episcopal Church.  Many feel when we reach 50 years old, we are at the peak of our powers and skills. St Johns shows that it has reached a peak in worship and service to its community with a great deal more to come!

This Jubilee Year remembering “The Golden Years” just past has been in planning for several months with major events planned quarterly and other observances scattered throughout 2020. Details will appear in ParishLife so you can plan your participation and not miss a one.

What is the focus event will occur in the fall. There will be a special 10AM Thanksgiving Worship Service and Remembrance presided over by Bishop Dabney Smith. Attending will be representatives of individuals, groups and organizations who assisted and participated in the founding of St Johns. A reception will follow and distribution of a Golden Anniversary booklet!

During 2020 a time capsule will be prepared for the future Centennial celebration and a previous capsule will be retrieved and opened. The Fall will see an “Old Timers’” gathering and a November Art Auction for charity!