ADDRESS: 30382 Via Con Dios • Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
PHONE: 949.888.4595

Services: Sunday 8 and 10am, Saturday 5pm
Childcare offered during both Sunday services; Sunday school and Godly Play at the 10am service.

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2017 is one of those unusual years when the Fourth Sunday of Advent is also Christmas Eve! Here’s what we plan to do: We will celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent on Saturday, December 23 at the 5 p.m. service. • On Sunday, December 24 we will begin with our Festive Family Service with Children’s [....]


The Vaya is your quarterly newsletter featuring in-depth articles about ministries, musings, recaps, and a smattering of coming events at St. John’s. With the Fall 2017 issue, Leslie Eskildsen assumes the role of coordinator of Vaya submissions. We give many thanks to Linda Allport for her many years of coordinating the Vaya, editing it, and [....]


Open House At The Bishop’s Residence — Did You Receive Your Invite? Bishop John Taylor and Kathy O’Connor have warmly invited the people of St. John’s to an open house at the Bishop’s residence in Pasadena Saturday, November 11 from 1-4 p.m. An Evite was sent to those St. John’s members for whom we have [....]


Alert! Daylight Saving Time Ends Early Sunday Morning! Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 5. Before retiring Saturday evening, November 4, be sure to turn your clocks back one hour! To help you remember this important task, here are six poems to mark the end of Daylight Saving Time.

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St Johns Chrysostom Church, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

Christmas Flower Offerings Due by Sunday, December 17!

Assist the Altar Guild in “decking our halls” by sponsoring Christmas poinsettias, greens, and flowers to honor a loved one, or to memorialize a family member or friend. 

The Altar Guild makes it super easy! In the Narthex youll find special Christmas flower envelopes next to the flower calendar. Just complete the envelope with your words of remembrance and a donation (suggested amount is $50) by this Sunday. Make checks payable to St. Johns Church” with “Christmas flowers” in the memo line. Your remembrance will be printed in the Christmas bulletins. Thank you!
Open call for adults to lend a hand a week from today to help decorate the church for Christmas! 

Youll join Altar Guild members in decorating the sanctuary for Christmas services. Meet in the church Thursday, December 21 at 4:30 p.m. to begin your ministry to the larger church body. Please let Shirlee Koons know if you can pitch in; shes coordinating the decorating team. Email  Shirlee via

Oh! And to help keep you on your feet, sandwiches and beverages will be provided for all decorators!
Very open — VERY, VERY, VERY OPEN — to having it stolen!
Mrs. Patti haz a sad; someone stole her blanket.
Adult leaders are in on the gift exchange, too. 

Q: Are you open for trades? 

A: Well, it’s not really trading — it’s stealing.

Folks, the yelling has started in the Art Studio!
Q: Are you open for trades?

A: I’m DEFINITELY open for trades!
Also open to trades!
She’s open for trades!
He wants to keep it, too! It’s gonna get messy here in a bit when the steals start!