St. John the Baptist Church

11150 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Phone: 510 232-5659 | Email:

Prayer & Song Retreat - Grammy Nominated Sarah Hart Concert

Parish News

Sarah Hart and Andy Gutierrez singing "Run to the Cross" at LA RE Congress 2015

On Saturday, April 30th in conjunction with the Prayer & Song Retreat Grammy-nominated Sarah Hart, will give a concert open to all audiences at 7:30pm. Sarah has been a singer, songwriter and keynote speaker for 20 years. Her parish missions and ministry events have taken her across the United States and abroad. Sarah has performed for countless parishes, conferences and conventions such as LA Youth Day, and for Pope Francis in 2013. Her songs have been recorded by numerous performers and are found in many hymnals, and at St. John's most of the music from Holy Week was written by her. 

Tickets are now on sale at $20 for adults and $10 for students (18 yrs and below).


Andy Gutierrez or visit the retreat website

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Prayer & Song Retreat Dinner Fundraiser - Update

St. John The Baptist Catholic Church in El Cerrito

On Saturday, March 19th St. John's English Tea Group sponsored a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the upcoming Prayer & Song Retreat. Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket to the Prayer & Song Retreat Dinner Fundraiser! The event was sold out and a huge success as we raised $6,502 with only 74% attendance, but we still need your support if we are to attend LA Youth Day 2017. We had many items for the live auction, raffle and an amazing performance by 2morrows June, a band formed of St. John's alumni... Continue reading the article by clicking here

- Andy Gutierrez

Prayer & Song Retreat Director

Eventbrite - Prayer & Song Retreat 2016