Parish History Book

Two Centuries of Faith at St. John the Evangelist Church

A ONE-OF-A-KIND BOOK!

Celebrate your parish’s Bicentennial!  Learn St. John’s origins from colonial Maryland roots and from the earliest of county settlers.  Two Centuries of Faith at St. John the Evangelist Church, available for the April 2021 launch of SJE’s 200th Anniversary, promises to be a treasure trove of your history featuring pastors, families, and SJE School with over 160 pages of history, photos, maps, and charts.

Learn about:

  • The Catholic experience in colonial Maryland

  • Our first church building and the relationship to the Carroll family

  • Our second church building and the relationship to the Jenkins family

  • Why the bell in our bell tower is marked “1892” and not “1862”

  • The priests who served the parish over the last 200 years

  • St. John the Evangelist School

  • Our mission churches

  • Local history of the area

  • Other churches in the area

  • The Knights of Columbus

  • Local thespians – Long Green Valley Playhouse

  • And much more…

Order now! While supplies last!

The books will be available in April 2021, at a cost of $15 dollars each or 2 books for $25 dollars. Make checks payable to St. John Church and submit to the parish office marked “History Book Sale.”

Bicentennial History Book Order Form

Bicentennial History Book Order Form

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