All in-person worship remains suspended currently at St. John's as per the directions of our Bishop and the Diocese of Niagara.  

Due to Covid19 Restrictions, we are not currently offering Sunday School or other in-person children's programs. Children must stay with families during worship. Online offerings include Youth Group Zoom Meetings weekly on Tuesday evenings:  Juniors 6:30-7:30 and Seniors 8:00-9:00. For more information please contact Donna Ellis.

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Children, Youth

& Families

Donna Ellis

children's, youth & family ministry coordinator

Click on Youth Events to check out any of these events.


Sunday School and Nursery

Sunday School
Meets during 10 am worship from September to June.

Children gather in church, and begin the program after the Children's Focus time, and then return before Communion.

Children are also welcome to remain in worship for the entire time, and with parent/guardian's guidance they are welcome to receive communion.



The Nursery is staffed during 10 am worship from September to June, by Marsha Letman, E.C.E. St. John's Nursery includes a separate infant nursing and sleep/changing area, a separate toddler play area, and a child sized washroom


Junior Youth Group

1st & 3 rd Tuesdays in the month

Elementary ages grades 5-7

 7 pm to 9 pm

Senior Youth Group
2 nd & 4 th Tuesdays in the month

High School Ages

7 pm to 9 pm

Youth Retreats
Our youth hold at least one retreat a year, whether an "Off the Grid" weekend, an overnight camping, or an overnight for Earth Day or "24 Hours of Silence". Young people are welcome to take part in these activities regardless of membership at St. John's.

Donna Ellis for information.

Vacation Bible School, is offered to local children and youth annually by St. John's in partnership with ecumenicly partner churches.

Vacation Bible School
Puppet Shows
Halloween Party
Leaf Raking Day
Fun Times
Easter Egg Hunt
Easter Egg Hunt!
Easter Season
Corn Maze Trip
Youth Group Outing
Ash Wednesday
Advent IV
Advent IV
Yout Group
Zoome Meetings
24 hrs silence
Youth during 24 Hrs of Silence
Picnic 2019
An interesting story!
Backpack Sunday
Christmas Angels

About Us

Called to Life ~ Compelled to Love

Ignited by the irresistible love of Jesus and renewed by the Holy Spirit, we partner with God to deepen faith, share stories and care for God's world.


St. John's Anglican Church, 

272 Wilson St. E.,

Ancaster, ON

L9G 2B9

(905) 648-2353​

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