St John's Church and St. John's Episcopal Church Women's Outreach touches the lives of many people both locally and internationally.

The Vinita Day Center

This program provides social activities, sponsors outings and assists with daily needs for the mentally challenged who live in the Vinita area. 

New Hope

27,000 children in Oklahoma have a parent in prison.  Each individual child faces numerous challenges. Research indicates children of incarcerated parents are traumatized by separation from their parents, confused by their parents’ actions and stigmatized by the shame of the situation.

Prison Ministry

A ministry team from St. John's brings Holy Eucharist, study and fellowship to the Northeast Oklahoma Correctional Center two evenings a month (the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays).

African Team Ministries

A Christian ministry working as an intermediary between African and American churches. With help from Episcopal, Methodist, Presbyterian, Lutheran, and Anglican denominations, they provide funding for orphan and refugee relief missions and evangelism in East Africa. The support they receive is  to provide school fees, tuition, books, and uniforms.

Kossoye Project

The goal of the Kossoye Development Program is to help the University of Gondar faculty and students spread household gardening to as many neighborhoods and families using community workshops, seed distributions, and school gardening and nutrition education. 

United Thank Offering (UTO) 

Provides grants for a wide variety of mission activities throughout the world.

Church Periodical Club (CPC)

Concentrates on providing books and other written material to small churches, missions, seminarians and schools.

Bushenyi Alliance for Rural Health & Development (BARHD)

MISSION:  Provide medical services to the rural communities including home health care, safe drinking water, malaria control and HIV/Aids prevention and treatment. Educational opportunities for the disadvantaged including a secondary education and/or vocational training and family planning
Public improvement of local infrastructures.


St. John’s sponsors 2 students at the Kibingo Girls Secondary School in Kabwohe-Sheema, Uganda, East Africa. St. John’s sponsors both girls.  Providing funds for tuition, expenses, and canteen money.

In 2019 we also donated to Craig County Neighbors helping neighbors,  Community Crisis Center, Vinita Boys & Girls Club, Make-A-Wish Oklahoma, Heifer Interntional, Vinita Summer Reading Program and others.

St. John’s Episcopal Church
522 W. Canadian St. | P.O. Box 165 | Vinita, OK 74301
(918) 256-3766