St. John the Evangelist Parish 9 Glen Rd, Wellesley Hills, MA02481 St. John the Evangelist Parish, or St. John's for short, was built in 1881, the year Wellesley became independent of…More Needham. The church, headed by the Rev. Thomas F. Powers, is the oldest religious building in Wellesley. The church's Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) is tasked with assisting the pastor in planning, organizing, initiating, promoting, coordinating and reviewing the evangelization, worship, religious education and service activities within the parish. The PPC is comprised of the pastor and pastoral associate, plus 12 or more elected and appointed lay members. The church also has a school (the St. John School) on Ledyard Street, which teaches students from pre-K to 6th grade, and sponsors Boy Scout Troop 185. Visit the Web site for more information about the church.
Schofield Elementary School 27 Cedar St, Wellesley, MA02481 Schofield Elementary School is located on Cedar Street in Wellesley. The elementary school, which is headed by principal…More David Wilkins, teaches 380 students in grades K-5. The school tested above the state average on the MCAS exam in 2009, and is supported by an active Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) which operates a supplementary school Web site at schofieldpto.org. Schofield Elementary School has an orchestra and a band, and is involved with local girl scout and boy scout organizations. For more information about the school, visit the official Schofield Elementary Web site.
St. Paul's is a Catholic church, established in 1922. Its buildings include the parish hall and rectory, which are…More accessible from Washington Street, and St. Paul's School, which is accessible from Atwood Street. Rev. Richard W. Fitzgerald is the pastor.
The church runs five ministries, including Altar Servers, Youth Ministry, Ministry of the Reader and Eucharistic Ministry. The church also supports a Boy Scout Troop, Men's Group, and occasionally organizes Good Samaritan Sunday, where members prepare sandwiches for local homeless shelters.