MONTHS_0004_May-StJohn-Community


THIS MAY WE GATHERIN' IN ST. JOHN

CELEBRATE OUR COMMUNITIES  

  • John’s Parish Church is the first Church of St. John that is presumed to have been a simple wooden building.
  • The parish was carved out in 1640-1641
  • Successive Churches in St. John were badly damaged by the hurricane in 1675, the Great Hurricane of 1780 and finally destroyed by the Great Hurricane of Barbados of 1831.
  • The present church building (the fifth) was built in 1836 and the chancel was added in 1876.
  • The parish is home to many districts like Ashford and Kendal
  • In its southern corner the shoreline turns northward forming the small Conset Bay.
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