Founded in 1706 by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, London, UK; has Holy Eucharist services in both English (10 AM) and Spanish (11:30 AM) every Sunday and Sunday Vespers in English at 2:30 PM with a free meal following each Sunday service; church is very active in Sunday outreach to the many hungry in the community; youngest signer of the US Constitution, Jonathan Dayton, is buried beneath the church in an unmarked grave; St. John's is the site of the marriage of the Anglican parents of first American-born Roman Catholic Saint, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, who founded the order of the Sisters of Charity and the Roman Catholic parochial school system; from 1706 to 1855 St. John's congregation served both the Anglican/Episcopal community and the Roman Catholic community of Elizabeth and surrounds in conjoined services with an Anglican/Episcopal Rector celebrating the Holy Eucharist or officiating at Morning Prayer and preaching.
Mailing address: St. John's Church, P.O. Box 278, Elizabeth, NJ 07207-0278
Physical address: St. John's Church, 61 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2205
We welcome you to come and visit us and join in with our congregation in spreading the Love of Christ to the world.
Interior of St. John's Church, Elizabeth, NJ
Exterior of St. John's Church, Elizabeth, NJ