St. John’s Episcopal Church

100 W. Queens Way
Hampton, VA 23669- Map It
Phone: (757) 722-2567

AAA Editor Notes

St. John&#8217;s Episcopal Church is at 100 W. Queens Way. Built in 1728, the church houses what is said to be the nation&#8217;s oldest English-speaking congregation in continuous existence. The parish, founded in 1610, still uses its most precious relics&#8212;Communion silver that dates from 1618.</br>The stained glass window depicting the baptism of Pocahontas was donated in 1887 by Native American students at Hampton Normal &amp; Agricultural Institute (now Hampton University). The parish museum contains artifacts from four previous sites, including a 1599 Bible and a 1632 prayer book.</br>
Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 9-2, Mon. and Fri. 9-noon. Closed major holidays.