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What To Expect

Here are answers to some common questions. If you want to know more or we missed your particular questions please contact the church office at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or 513-961-1938.

When and where are services held?
Community Services are held on Sunday at 11 a.m. and typically last a little over an hour.

We’re located in Clifton at 320 Resor Ave. Cincinnati, OH, 45220.

What about parking?
There is parking behind the church reserved for visitors, plus additional parking at the Fairview-Clifton German School off Clifton Ave. behind the church.

What should I wear?
Dress is casual. Wear what is comfortable for you. Some people dress more formally and that's fine too.

How accessible is the church if I’m disabled?
We have handicapped parking, a ramp into the church, and a lift into the sanctuary. There’re also large-print Orders-of-Service and assistive listening devices. Find out more about what we do to make St. John's accessible.

What can I expect at your services?
A typical Community Service includes thoughtful readings, musical performances, singing together, and a sermon by our minister. Visit the Sermon Archives to view past sermons. 

What about your music program?    Read More

What about my children?
Children’s Religious Exploration classes and YRUU (teens) classes meet at 11 a.m. (10:30 a.m. in the summer)  Childcare is available for younger children. Read more at Children’s Religious Experience Childcare.

Will someone try to "sell me" on your church? 
No. You will find friendly greeters willing to answer any of your questions.

I’m not sure I believe in God; is that OK?

Yes, our members search for truth on many spiritual paths.

I’m gay/lesbian, will I be comfortable?
Yes, comfortable and welcome.

What else is happening on Sundays?
On some Sundays there are Adult forums on current topics at 10 a.m. and/or 12:30 p.m.  And after services you’ll find a cup of fair trade coffee and good conversation.   On most Sunday's Adult forums are held at 10:00 am.   Join presenters and other adults for lively exploration of current and relevant topics.   Often after church there are other activities such as lunches, sales, meetings and more.    Check the calendar to find out all of the exciting activities each Sunday!

Where can I find a schedule of upcoming events and activities
See the “Current News” on the homepage, or the online calendar.

Can I be involved in activities if I’m not a member?
Membership isn’t required for many activities: Adult Religious Education and music, social action, and just plain socializing are open to all. Spiritual seekers may also be attracted to Meditation, EarthSpirit, or Small Group Ministries. Locate your interest within “For Everyone” on the homepage.