Web Site Links
Thank you for visiting us!  Below are a few selected sites around the Internet which may be of interest.  Links are arranged alphabetically within each category.


The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Toronto, Canada
A member of the worldwide, multicultural Anglican communion, St. Mary Magdalene’s has been serving the community from the corner of Ulster and Manning since 1888.  Noted composer Healey Willan served here for many years as organist and choirmaster.

The Church of the Advent, Boston, MA
An appreciation of the importance of prayer and the ancient traditions of Christian worship inspires all services, along with a musical tradition which has been renowned for generations

Church of the Ascension and Saint Agnes, Washington, DC
This parish has become nationally known for the beauty of its music and liturgy and for its sound Gospel preaching.  It serves as a home-away-from-home for many traditional Anglicans in the Episcopal Church of the USA, and as a link in the chain of parishes that adhere to traditional Anglo-Catholic faith and practice.

Church of the Holy Apostles, Fort Worth, TX
A Rite One parish with worship in the Anglo-Catholic tradition

Church of the Redeemer, Southfield, MI
Established as a mission of Grace Church, Detroit, over 50 years ago

The Church of the Resurrection, New York City, NY
An Anglo-Catholic parish of the Diocese of New York in the Episcopal Church, having an extensive music program with services sung by a Choir of professional musicians

Grace Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, PA
Anglo-Catholic in practice, Grace Church is one parish, composed of two congregations worshipping at different sites

Mariners’ Church of Detroit, Detroit, MI
An independent church, “The Maritime Sailors’ Cathedral” chooses to conduct its services according to the use of the Book of Common Prayer of 1662/1928

The Parish of All Saints, Ashmont, Dorchester Center, MA
Located south of Boston, sacramental worship is celebrated in a traditional style, with strong orthodox teaching and preaching

Saint Clement’s Church, Philadelphia, PA
An Anglo-Catholic parish in the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, known for its highly regarded music program

Saint George’s Church, Schenectady, NY
Colonial Anglican Parish of the Episcopal Church

Saint Thomas Church Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY
Founded in 1823, and known for its outstanding music program, Saint Thomas Church was incorporated by members from three downtown parishes who wanted to establish a church in their own neighborhood on the northern edge of "settled" Manhattan.  Thomas Bara went on to study here with Gerre Hancock, following his 1990-1991 tenure as Interim Organist at St. John’s.

Saint Thomas’s Anglican Church, Toronto, Canada
A lively Anglo-catholic parish in the heart of the city, St. Thomas’s was established in 1874, and now rests on the edges of the University of Toronto campus, in an exciting area known as The Annex

Resources and Organizations

The American Anglican Council
A network of individuals (laity, deacons, priests and bishops), parishes and specialized ministries who affirm Biblical authority and Christian orthodoxy within the Anglican Communion

Anglicans for Life
A life-affirming ministry in the Worldwide Anglican Communion

Anglo-Catholic Central
Anglo-Catholic oriented site with a variety of information and links

The Brotherhood of St. Andrew
An international ministry of men within the Anglican Communion dedicated to bringing men and boys to Jesus Christ

Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament
A confraternity (brotherhood) of men and women praying and working for a greater devotion to Jesus Christ in the Eucharist and in the Sacrament of his Body and Blood

The Daughters of the King
An Order for women in the Episcopal Church with Chapters in the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and in the Evangelical Lutheran Churches in America

Downtown Historic Churches Association
St. John’s is a member of the Downtown Historic Churches Association, which regularly provides tours of the churches within its membership

The Franciscan Order of the Divine Compassion
Formed to preserve the historic Catholic Faith as the Anglican Church received it, the purpose of The Franciscan Order of the Divine Compassion is to build a Community of like-minded persons who accept Christ as their Lord and Master and are dedicated to him in body and spirit

Forward in Faith, North America
The purpose of Forward in Faith, North America, is to uphold the historic Faith, Practice and Order of the Church Biblical, Apostolic and Catholic, and to resist all efforts to deviate from it

The Guild of All Souls
A devotional society praying for the souls of the Faithful Departed, and teaching the Catholic doctrine of the Communion of Saints

The Living Church Foundation
The promotion and support of orthodox, catholic Anglicanism within the life of the Episcopal Church

The Motor City Horse Force
This nonprofit foundation has come together in support of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit – the only one of its kind in Michigan – and its trusty steeds.  St. John’s Rector, the Rev. Fr. Steven J. Kelly, SSC, is a Founding Trustee of this group, whose mission is to help add more horses to the Mounted Unit for public safety in Southeastern Michigan.

Nashotah House Theological Seminary
A seminary of the Episcopal Church whose mission is the preparation of men and women for ministries in the Catholic Tradition

The Orthodox Anglican Church
An on-line resource for traditional Anglicans

Project Canterbury
A collection of links to information on Anglican history

Saint Michael’s Conference Midwest
A group of young people and leaders who come together to form a community which, through worship, study, discussion, recreation, and relaxation, seeks both a clearer vision of God in Christ, and strength and power to fight evil and serve God

The Servants of the Sacred Cross
An international, ecumenical religious sisterhood of laywomen, married and single, living and working in their own homes and communities

The Society of King Charles the Martyr
A Christian devotional society under the patronage of Saint Charles, King and Martyr, founded in the Church of England

The Society of Mary
Episcopalians dedicated to the Glory of God and the Holy Incarnation of Christ under the invocation of Our Lady, Help of Christians

The Society of the Holy Cross
The objects of the SSC are to defend and strengthen the spiritual life of the clergy, to defend the faith of the Church, and to carry on and aid Mission work both at home and abroad

Trinity School for Ministry
An evangelical seminary in the Anglican tradition

Local Area Neighbors

234 Winder St. Inn
Enjoy the weekend in this charming, historical, completely renovated mansion, with the beautiful Comerica Park and Ford Field as your exciting background.

Detroit Athletic Club
One of the finest private clubs in the country, an elite organization deeply committed to upholding the traditions and elegance of its glorious past

The Inn at 97 Winder
A peaceful urban sanctuary for the most discerning guest who expects the very best.  Enjoy old-world European elegance in one of the largest remaining 1870s Victorian mansions in Detroit.

J. L. Hudson Department Store
Hudson’s was the tallest department store in the country and was second in square footage only to Macy’s anchor Store in New York.  It dominated the retail market in the city through the 1970’s before closing its doors in 1983.

Woodward Place at Brush Park
A townhome community located in the ‘heart’ of Detroit’s historic Brush Park

Arts and Entertainment

Bonstelle Theatre
Formerly Temple Beth El synagogue, the Bonstelle Theatre has traditionally been the home of Wayne State University’s undergraduate theatre program

Comerica Park
Home of the Detroit Tigers baseball team

Detroit Historical Museums and Society
Cobblestone streets, 19th Century stores, an auto assembly line, toy trains, a pilot house from a Great Lakes freighter, and a fur trading post from the 1700s are but a few of the wonders to see at the Detroit Historical Museums

The Detroit Institute of Arts
With over 60,000 works, the DIA houses one of the largest, most significant art collections in the nation

Detroit Opera House
Originally opened on January 12, 1922, as the Capitol Theater, this is the current home of Michigan Opera Theatre

Ford Field
Home of the Detroit Lions football team

Fox Theatre
The premiere venue for Olympia Entertainment, the Fox Theatre seats up to 5,000 patrons for major stage productions

Gem Theatre & Colony Club
These two historic venues provide a unique environment for a variety of special events, including corporate meetings, weddings, receptions, dinners and group luncheons.  Be sure to read about the history of the century-old buildings which used to be located a stone’s throw away from St. John’s.

Little Caesars Arena
St. John’s newest neighbor, opening in the fall of 2017

The Majestic Theater Center
One restaurant, one pizzeria, two live music venues, five bars, ten billiard tables, and sixteen bowling lanes

The Max M. Fisher Music Center
Performing arts complex which serves as the destination for all types of music – from the world’s greatest classical music to jazz, pops, family concerts and much more

Orchestra Hall
One of the very few “acoustically perfect” performance halls in the world, and home to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

The Fillmore Detroit
A staple of entertainment in Detroit’s history since 1925, the beautifully restored Fillmore (formerly the State Theatre) is located in the heart of Downtown next to the Fox Theatre and directly across the street from Comerica Park


Cheli’s Chili Bar
Just a few minutes’ walk from St. John’s on Witherell St. to E. Adams, across from Comerica Park, Cheli’s Chili Bar is owned by former Detroit Red Wings Defenseman and future Hall of Famer, Chris Chelios.

Da Edoardo Foxtown Grille
Presenting northern Italian cuisine, the Foxtown Grille, located inside the Fox office building in the historic Fox Theatre District, is one of Detroit’s premiere restaurants and a favorite destination of downtown theatre-goers as well as sports fans and people out for a night on the town.  In addition to the Foxtown Grille, Da Edoardo restaurants are also located in Grosse Pointe and Grand Blanc.

Elwood Bar & Grill
Built in 1936 by Detroit architect Charles Noble, the historic Elwood Bar & Grill is downtown’s most recognizable Art Deco diner

Hockeytown Cafe
Located across from St. John’s, next to the Fox Theatre, the Hockeytown Cafe was named by ESPN2’s Cold Pizza as one of the top sports bars in the country

Traffic Jam & Snug
Known throughout Midtown for their in-house bakery, microbrewery, and dairy, their curiously intimate multi-level dining rooms, and an eclectic menu of made-from-scratch dishes, there is simply nothing quite like The Traffic Jam.

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