The Block Island Times


Welcome to St. Ann's By-The-Sea

We are a spiritual community focusing on spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ by being a prayerful, active and welcoming presence to all on Block Island.

We are located on Spring Street. Coming from town we are just off the road on your left, look for our sign.

Services are held year-round on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. with a coffee hour after the service. Check the Block Island Times and our website: for Holy Week and Christmas schedules.

Taize services - Every fourth Wednesday of the month at St. Ann's, there is a time when, together, people stop their busy lives and make time to enter into the peaceful communion with God that exists in silent prayer. Join us for our next Taize service of sacred hymns, meditation, candlelight, and the Island Drummers.  Times are 5 p.m. in the fall and winter and 7 p.m. in the spring and summer.


The Movie 'The Body' with Antonio Banderas at St. Ann's ...

On Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m., the movie The Body will be shown at St. Ann's vicarage. The movie is about an Israeli archeologist who discovers the skeletal remains of a crucified man in a rich man's tomb and stars Antonio Banderas. All are welcome. For additional information, please contact ...
Ecumenical Good Friday Service April 18

There will be an Ecumenical Good Friday Service on April 18th at Noon at St. Ann's by the Sea on Spring Street. All are welcome. For more information, please contact Rev. Eileen at 466-2911.
Taize Prayer Service Wednesday, March 26

There will be a Taize Prayer Service this Wednesday, March 26th at 5 p.m. at St. Ann's by the Sea on Spring Street. Everyone is welcome to join us along with the Block Island Drummers for sacred hymns, candlelight, prayers and sacred time. For additional information call 466-2911/
St. Ann's Spiritual Formation Program Postponed

This Sunday, St. Ann's Spiritual Formation Program 'Sacred Space - Spirituality of Location' will be postponed to March 23, in order for the parishioners to attend the St. Andrew's St. Patty's Day Brunch.
Cinema for the Soul at St. Ann's

Cinema for the Soul at St. Ann's on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at St. Ann's Vicarage. Next Wednesday, March 19 the movie 'The Mission' will be shown; 'Amazing Grace' on April 2; 'Romero' on April 9, and 'The Body' on April 16. For more information, contact St. Ann's at 466-2911 and ask for Rev. Eileen.