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.


Poker Challenge, Picnic, Silent Auction & Moonshine ...

Save the Date for St. Ann's Poker Challenge and Picnic scheduled for Saturday, August 30. The Poker Challenge is from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Walk, bike, ride to designated locations on the island and get a card. At the end of the challenge, you end up at St. Ann's on Spring Street with your ...
Beach Mass Every Tuesday at 6:30 pm

St. Ann's by the Sea has a Beach Mass every Tuesday at the Town Beach at 6:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend - this is in inclusive service lasting between 20-30 minutes. Musicians are also welcome to join us. For more information please contact Rev. Eileen or Fr. Mitch at 466-2911.
Crafts and Jewlery for Sale at St. Ann's

Beautiful crafts and jewelry made in Kenya, are for sale from African Team Ministries and on display at St. Ann's by-the-Sea on Spring Street. Sale days are this Wednesday (8/13) from 10-4 and this Sunday (8/17) from 8-11. For more information, please call 466-2911 or email: saintannsbythesea@ver...
Taize Prayer Service this Wednesday

There will be a Taize Prayer Service this Wednesday at 7 pm at St. Anns by-the-Sea with the Rev. Eileen Lindeman and the Block Island Drummers. Come and enjoy a beautiful service with sacred hymns, prayers, candlelight and contemplative time. For more information, please call 466-2911 or email: ...
New Time for Beach Mass every Tuesday at Town Beach

There will be a new time for the Beach Mass every Tuesday. It is now at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Beach with Fr. Mitch Lindeman and Rev. Eileen Lindeman of St. Ann's by the Sea Episcopal Church. The service is about 20-30 minutes in length and this way people can enjoy the Block Island Drummers at ...