An ELCA Congregation


We're a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, established in 1864 and always being made new.

Our Pastor is the Rev. Valerie de Cathelineau.
Our Associate Pastor is the Rev. Roger W. Griffiths, Jr.

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Worship with Us

Sunday Morning

We have services of Holy Communion at 9 am and 10:45 am with fellowship time between the services.

Sunday School for pre-school-age through Confirmation runs concurrently with the 9 am worship, beginning in the worship space.

Saturday Evening

service of the Word at 5 pm

Worship Music

Like all ELCA congregations, we celebrate our faith with Word, sacrament, liturgy and music.

The 10:45 service on the first Sunday of each month features our contemporary band. The Senior Choir leads music on other Sundays at 10:45.

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Reaching out to provide a remote worship experience for our shut-ins and out-of-town parishioners and friends, we're broadcasting via Periscope. Click the button below to watch "live" or see recently recorded services.


Sunday Church School

Saint John's provides Sunday Church School for the spiritual development of children pre-K through Confirmation age at 9 am, concurrent with our early service. Parents with younger children can use this opportunity to worship without distraction, and classes have regular opportunities to participate in readings and other parts of the service.

All grade levels gather at 9 am in the parish hall, just past the worship space, between the foyer and the education building


Find the Lenten Devotional and other faith tools on our Resources page.

Preschool Class Registration Now Open

St. John's Community Preschool is now accepting registration for 3- and 4-year-olds for September classes.

Morning classes are available from 9-11:30 am, with the possibility of afternoon classes from 12:30-3 pm, if six or more children are interested.

Call (716) 668-3584 to sign up or schedule a tour.

Growing & Serving

St. John's is alive with youth and faith-formation activities, community events and dedicated ministries through which we proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ through word and deed.

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