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Open Hands Food Pantry and Garden

Open Hands Food Pantry and Garden began as a ministry of St. John's.  It is now an independent 501(c)3.  Many in the St. John's community volunteer and support Open Hands which is the largest food pantry in Oakland County. 

Open Hands Website. 


​The Bee Ministry nurtures and cares for the St. John's hives in the Bride's Garden.  This ministry is an outward sign of our parish commitment to be stewards of God's creation. Our bees pollinate our plants and flowers including the Open Hands Garden and the gardens of our neighbors. This is a developing ministry.

Contact: Kris Beckett 

Grounds Committee

The Grounds Committee works one Saturday a month to keep our grounds beautiful.  The work includes keeping the gardens weeded; adding soil, compost, and mulch, planted annuals and perennials and so very much more to keep our grounds looking well cared for. 

Contact: Barbara Thornton

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St. John's Episcopal Church

26998 Woodward Avenue

Royal Oak, MI 48067
Telephone: (248) 546-1255

Office Hours :Monday - Friday 10 -4

On the Woodward FAST Bus Route  

Info Here

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