The Saint John’s community thrives via our volunteer activities. Whether you have time, talent, or treasure to contribute, your gift will help our parish fulfill its mission and be very much appreciated. Please contact those listed below to fill a need.

Volunteer Opps

The Vestry voted to create a Fundraising Committee a few years ago and we have been really successful while having a great time! Ongoing and future plans include:

For more information contact Chris Foglia:

Fundraising Committee

· St. John’s Breakfast Café on the first and last Sunday of each month.

· “Time for Change” Jars are available at the rear of the church.

· St. John’s commemorative plaques are available from the office.

· And more! (please see the Support St. John’s page and the calendar on our Parish Activities page for more information.

Winthrop Food Pantry

The Winthrop Food Pantry is based at St. John’s, and is currently serving 112 client families. We are extremely grateful to all of our volunteers without whom the pantry couldn’t survive. All pantry workers are unpaid, and the volunteers always do their work with a smile and make the load so much lighter. If you are interested in knowing how you can help the pantry, please leave a message for Dona O’Donnell, Executive Director, at (617) 846-6884.

· Responsible for:


Setting up and clearing the altar and sanctuary for all services

Care of all altar linens, vessels, and candles

Ordering of altar flowers and communion sacraments

Overall tidiness of the church

Decorating the church at Christmas and Easter


· Currently has 8 members; meets twice per year


·  New members are always welcome; please contact Carol Belcher

Altar Guild