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Sunday Service Times

Morning Prayer 10:15 am
Holy Communion 10:30 am

Good Friday, 7 pm
Lighting the New Fire, 4 pm Saturday
Easter Service, 10:30 am

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.  Luk 18:16

The Anglican Church in America is Anglican- And Catholic.

We believe in Jesus Christ and accept the historic Catholic Creeds which summarize what Christians, guided by the Holy Spirit, have always believed about him. We recite them with faith and confidence. The Anglican Church in America is true to her origins, and those who worship with her are blessed and happy in the assurance they are worshiping in the same Faith, Sacraments and valid Priesthood, in union with the Church right from the first century A.D. as founded by Jesus Christ the Son of God and His apostles; as well as with the Church established in Britain in the 7th Century, and with all true believers throughout the centuries of the life of the Church. 

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The Rev. Jevon Gordon
517 Kensington Ave
Kansas City, MO 64124


St. John, the author of the Gospel of John, has also been identified with the author of the other Johannine works in the New Testament—
the three Epistles of John and the Book of Revelation, written by John of Patmos—
as well as with John the Apostle and the Beloved Disciple mentioned in the Gospel of John.

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Rev 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Rev 3:20

About Us

In 1890, Bishop Atwill of the Episcopal Diocese was given the task to create new parishes in a growing Kansas City. First named Kansas City Calvary Mission, there were enough members by 1891 become an official parish; the patron saint St. John was chosen. A small frame building was purchased and moved to the edge of a pasture, of which the owner graciously let them use for the next 10 years. St. John's anglican Church in 1891
By 1902, the land had been sold to a development company and the church vestry located several lots on Kensington Ave., which at that time was the last paved street east of downtown Kansas City. The small building was moved to the new lot and the parish began the task of raising funds to build a stone church.
By September of 1903, they were able to begin construction and lay the cornerstone. As funds and materials were collected over the next 2 years, the building was finally completed and consecrated in 1905.
In 1989, the parish broke its long-standing ties to the Episcopal Diocese and celebrated its Centennial in 1991 as an Anglican church. St. John's Parish continues today, proud of its mission to serve our Lord.



St. John's Anglican Church is part of the Diocese of the Missouri Valley,Diocese of the Missouri Valley
which is part of the Anglican Church in America, Anglican Church in America
and a member of the world-wide Traditional Anglican Communion,Traditional Anglican Communion
an international communion of Christ's One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church.



We'd like to thank noted Kansas City photographer David Remley for featuring our old historic church on his blog of Saturday, March 17, 2012.

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