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Welcome to St John’s Anglican Church
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia


St. John’s, Lunenburg has been a place of welcome and worship since 1753. St. John’s not only has a rich history in the Anglican tradition, we also have a Vision for what God is calling the parish to be and do in the 21st Century. The Parish is a community of caring people who gather to worship and praise God in Common Prayer. We seek to look beyond the walls of the church and make a difference for good in the community and world. The parish provides a number of Christian education activities for children and adults.

We invite you to tour our website and discover some of the richness of our parish. If you are a parishioner, we hope that you will find the information you are seeking here on the website. If you are planning to visit St. John’s, we hope that the website will assist you in discovering St. John’s Church, Lunenburg, NS


St. John’s Church, Lunenburg
The Journey of Holy Week


Palm Sunday, March 25, 10:30 am
Wednesday in Holy Week, March 28, 10:00 am
Music & Meditation, 12:00 pm
Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7:00 pm
Good Friday, March 30, 10:00 am
“Walk with the Cross”
, 11:30 am
Holy Saturday, March 31, 8:00 pm
“The Great Vigil”

Easter Sunday, April 1, 8:30 am & 10:30 am

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St. John’s Church, Lunenburg
Seder Supper


Tuesday, March 27, 6:00 p.m..
at the Parish Hall

We partake of the ancient Passover Meal and hear the story
of the Old Testament leading up to the Messiah.
Enjoy a delicious meal of lamb or chicken stew;
bring your own wine or juice.
Please sign up on the sheets at the back of the church.
A freewill offering may be made at the door; proceeds to
Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund.

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St. John’s Church, Lunenburg
Music and Meditation for Lent


Half hour presentations every Wednesday at noon through Lent feature musical friends of St. John’s music programme. The public is cordially invited to attend; free will offering only

February 14: The Babysitter’s Club,
Jennah Barry, leaderPark View
Students: Grace Adams, Addie Burkam, Emily Challis

February 21: John Scott, organ

February 28: Glenn Patscha, piano/vocals

March 7: Walter Delahunt, piano

March 14: Nina Scott Stoddart,mezzo soprano

March 21: Janelle Lucyk, soprano; Nick Veltmeyer, piano/organ

March 28: A Cappella, vocal ensemble

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The Vinegar Bible


Choral Evensong

If you missed it or if you attended you may like to relive the event through images on our Flickr|


2017 Annual Report


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Primate's World Relief and Development Fund

Download a message from The Most Reverend Fred Hiltz here.


Lent.Easter 2018


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Seven Questions every Church should Ask

Are you concerned about the life of the church and the parish? You are invited to journey with the members of Parish Council and review the article: 'Seven Questions Every Church Should Ask". If you would like to offer your comments, please email them to the parish office:  Your comments are important to us. Thank you.

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Canada Help Logo

Are you interested in making donation to St. John's Anglican Church? Please use, a secure, online non-profit initiative, that allows you to help St. John's quickly and easily Click Here.


Exciting Music Ministry News

See the music calendar for details on MusiqueRoyale and other concerts coming up at St. John's.


Church of the Stars

A mystery of the gold gilded chancel stars was uncovered during the restoration project of St. John's Anglican Church. Click here to watch the award winning story featured on the Discovery Channel "Daily Planet" program.


Our tour program

Welcome to St. John’s National Historic Site, founded in 1753.  Your donation of $2.00 or more supports the ongoing preservation of this historic church.

Our student Tour Guides are pleased to welcome visitors seven days a week from 10am until 6pm.


Bienvenue à St. John's, Lieu historique national.

Entrée: 2,00$

Votre contribution aide à l'entretien et à la conservation de cette église historique.


Die Kirche St. Johannes in Lunenburg erhebt sich stolz als geistlicher Anker ueber Lunenburg,einer UNESCO Weltkulturerbe-Stadt in Lunenburg,Nova Scotia,Canada. Die Kirche wurde 1753 gegruendet.

Die Entwicklung der Architektur


Tour groups as well as individuals are welcome.



Visit our online gallery to view pictures from recent events in our parish.

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