St John Episcopal Church, Bridgeport



1926 Austin IV/78 ranks

St. John’s Episcopal Church is the oldest Christian congregation in the City of Bridgeport. Originally founded in 1738 in the village of Stratfield. Today, St. John’s is proudly a multi-cultural, multi-racial, multi-lingual Christian congregation where all of God’s children are welcome.

In 1883, St. John’s completed construction of its fourth structure, a gorgeous neo-Gothic church designed by the same architects who build St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. The congregation included a fair share of the wealthy, prominent, manufacturing and banking families of Bridgeport in its heyday: the Wheelers, the Burroughs, the Barnums, the Reads, all leaving their mark on St. John’s and on Bridgeport.

St. John Episcopal Church
768 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport

Tom Brand, Director of Music

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May

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06:00 pm | May 31
Scholarship Winner Recital & Annual Dinner 2019 - Friday, May 31, 6:00 PM

GBAGO scholarship winner Jeremy Paul Jelinek joins us for this wonderful year-end social gathering. RSVP to Carole Fanslow by Monday, May 27.
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