Knights of Columbus

Council #8891 was founded in 1985 on the idea of helping those in need. Ever since our organization was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest.  Our Council serves the parish of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of New Freedom, PA., the local Southern York County area, and the Diocese of Harrisburg.  We have provided manpower and have donated funds to the Special Olympics of PA, the Southern York County Food and Clothing Bank, New Life Center Home for Women and Children, the Lourdeshouse Pregnancy Center of Harrisburg, and many other local, regional and statewide charities.


CONTACT: Tim Schott,


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Little Flowers

The Little Flowers welcome girls in Kindergarten through 6th grade. We meet monthly with the primary goal of helping kids further develop and deepen their faith through a strong catechesis-based program; we learn about some of the great Catholic Saints as well as further define and develop strong Christian values and virtues.

CONTACT: Janice McClain

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School PTO

The Parent-Teacher Organization of St. John the Baptist Catholic School teams parents and the school to help nurture a faith-based community, support school programs, and harmonize the parent body. All parents, grandparents, guardians, and/or family members of all current students, faculty, and staff are members of the St. John the Baptist Parent-Teacher Organization and are encouraged to participate in PTO event planning and activities.



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