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.


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 ...
Taize Prayer Service Wednesday June 25

There will be a Taize Prayer service next Wednesday, June 25th at 7 p.m. at St. Ann's by the Sea on Spring Street. Join Rev. Eileen along with the Block Island Drummers for a beautiful service of sacred hymns, readings and prayers, candlelight and meditation. For more information, please call ...
Howl-Alleulia - St. Ann's Services Under The Tent

You are welcome to bring your dog to the St. Ann's outdoor worship service at 9:00 a.m. Leashes are recommended. (Smile). The beloved 12th century saint, St. Francis, preached to birds and other creatures. Evidently they responded as Elaine Treharne discovered in her research as a Welsh (and ...
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 ...