History of St. John's United Methodist Church
Certificate of Organization
The St. Johns Methodist Church of Sarasota Springs, Florida, having been duly constituted according to the provisions of the Discipline of The Methodist Church, is hereby welcomed into the fellowship of The Methodist Church to share its privileges and its obligations in the proclamation of the Christian faith and the extension of the kingdom of God.
Given under my hand and seal this Fourth day of June in the year of our Lord 1959. Anthony Moore, Bishop.
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Ground Breaking Ceremony • 4555 Bee Ridge Road
New Building Going Up • December 1960
Congregation at the 4555 Bee Ridge Location
Ground Breaking Ceremony • June 25, 1999 For Proctor Location
Moving the Cross from 5800 Bee Ridge Road to 6611 Proctor Road • December 3, 2000
Claude O. Tucker
Larry E. Evans
Walter D. Jessup
Warren F. Huntington
Carl L. Brooks
Thomas R. Fuller