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St. John’s in the Wilderness 2021 Summer Schedule

St. Luke’s Church and St. John’s in the Wilderness share a long, foundational history of serving the spiritual needs of seasonal and permanent residents. St. John’s in the Wilderness Episcopal Church in Paul Smiths was founded in 1876 by Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau with the help of Apollos (Paul) Smith and many of the wealthy camp owners around Spitfire, Upper, and Lower St. Regis Lakes. The original log building burned…

Sunday School

Sunday School

Children’s Sunday School is scheduled during the Homily and Prayers at the 10am service. Our children leave the service with their teachers for the day’s lesson in their parish hall classroom and rejoin us at the Exchange of Peace. The kids participate in the service by bringing forward the elements and helping to pass the offering plates. They also play…