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St. John's Episcopal Church

101 Chapel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3806
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All Welcome

This is a historic church rebuilt after one of many Portsmouth fires. It is as beautiful as any... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Alan_Kittery
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Kittery Point, Maine
Washington and Webster worshipped here

There are many historic churches that my wife and I have visited during our travels. Among our... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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An historic stop on the Portsmouth Harbor Trail that contains America's oldest working Brattle organ and a rare copy of the Vinegar Bible.
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21 Dec 2017
“All Welcome”
2 Oct 2017
“Washington and Webster worshipped here”
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101 Chapel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3806
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a historic church rebuilt after one of many Portsmouth fires. It is as beautiful as any other church in the area. It has very active outreach programs. They vary from children activities to Common Table free lunch to all on Thursdays.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

There are many historic churches that my wife and I have visited during our travels. Among our favorites are the Lee Chapel in Lexington, Virginia, St. Paul's and St. John's in Richmond, Virginia, St. Michael's in Charleston, South Carolina, Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia,...More

Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I've only seen it from the outside but this is a beautiful, classic New England church sitting high on a hill overlooking the pretty streets of busy downtown Portsmouth.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

We started coming here as visitors then joined the Church. We were always felt welcomed and not left out. I now go early to Church so I can listen to the choir rehearse. They are truly gifted.

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Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

No matter how many times I return to Saint John's, I am never disappointed on the warmth and grace and caring shown not only by the clergy but moreover the parishioners. This has become home to me and I am proud to be a part...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Travelers can expect a warm welcome in this beautiful downtown church. This is a congregation that truly welcomes everyone to its Sunday services. Summers have lemonade on the lawn after services too. You don't have to miss out on the joy of Fellowship just because...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2015

We didn't go into this church, but as we walked around Portsmouth we happened upon this old church and to the North of it along a narrow cobblestone street was a very old graveyard with a mausoleum and entry tunnels that you could see were...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2015

Beautiful church and congregation. All denominations are welcome which lends to a very comforting experience every Sunday.

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Reviewed 18 October 2014

I think the one comment I heard over and over again from people who were visiting the St. John's Episcopal Church was how it looked like a picture post card sitting right in front of us. I loved the views of the church from so...More

Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Wow, this place has a history that was surprisingly educational. If you're in the area, spend some time inside the Church and walk the grounds...you'll be enlightened by what you see and who's attended services in it's hallowed grounds.

Thank SeniorDean
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