All Are Always Welcome!

We are  thankful for your interest in St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Braunfels, Texas. We would like you to register and provide contact information below so that the church office and Newcomers Ministry Team may extend a warm welcome!

Contact the church office by emailing [email protected] to make an appointment with clergy at any time.

Newcomers Registry

Please complete this form for the church's records.

Path to Membership

Thank you for completing the Newcomers Registry. The church office and Newcomers Ministry Team will be in touch soon.

Upon completing the Newcomers Registry, the following steps are encouraged towards the path to membership into the St. John's family.

Meet with the Rector

Meet with the priest in the rector’s office, over lunch or coffee, or on Zoom. Feel free to schedule an appointment directly with Rev. Ripp Hardaway. He is best contacted by phone or text.

Email: [email protected] | Cell (361) 633-9225 | Office (830) 625-2532

Attend the St. John’s 101 Class

This is a 10-week course designed for those new to the church or for those whom are lifelong Episcopalians that desire to be Baptized, Confirmed, Received, or to Reaffirm their faith. During this class, Fr. Ripp will review What It Means To Be An Episcopalian and will discuss the history and mission of St. John’s Episcopal Church.

This class is currently being held on Zoom only.

Attend a Newcomers Dinner

A newcomers dinner is an informal small gathering held at the homes of parishioners to welcome a group of new members.

Out of an abundance of caution, Newcomers Dinners are postponed until further notice.

Turn in New Member Form

Parishioner contact information is very important for the church office. New membesr should complete and submit the form which provides information such as address, email, phone, birthdays, and anniversaries. The Membership Form is located on the Membership Information Form 2020 page under the Welcome Visitors tab.

Turn In Ministry and Estimate of Giving Cards

Complete and submit an Everybody In! Ministry Pledge Card and an Estimate of Giving Card. Completing these cards symbolizes a commitment of time, talent, and treasure to be offered to God through the church. For more information, the Everybody In! Booklet is available in the office, in Newcomers packets, and in the Narthex on Sundays, as are the Everybody In! Pledge Card and an Estimate of Giving Card.

Participate in a New Member Liturgy

A new member liturgy is a short liturgy in which new member candidates commit to making St. John’s their church. The congregation also commits to welcoming new members and all they bring to this community of faith. This usually follows the completion of a St. John’s 101 class and takes place during a Sunday worship service.


Transfer, Baptism, and Confirmation

Contact the church office to discuss and schedule a transfer of membership, baptism, or confirmation. The church office may be reached Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at [email protected] or (830) 625-2532.

How To Find Us

The church address is 312 S Guenther Avenue, New Braunfels, Texas 78130.
The office is located on Lee Street and Guenther Avenue. To enter the Sanctuary, Parish Hall, or Education Wing, easiest access is off of Marguerite Avenue between Guenther Avenue and Santa Clara Avenue. Parking is available in two lots, one off of Lee Street in between Guenther and Santa Clara with another lot accessible around the corner on Marguerite Avenue.