Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Welcome to Worship

The Day of Pentecost and the Sundays which follow are the right time to come to worship at St. John’s. The Sunday service begins at 10:00 am and includes Communion.  You are invited to stay […]

Missionary Circle in June

In June the Missionary Circle will meet on the second Wednesday of the month, June 14 at noon at Marj Sethna’s home. Nokomis Square is located at  5015 35Th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417. The […]

A Women’s Evening Retreat

A WOMEN’S EVENING RETREAT with gentle yoga, supper, and listening practice is planned for Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at St. John’s. Members, friends and neighbors are welcome! A special guest will provide […]

Blessed 2 Be South Minneapolis Day Camp June 19 – 23

Blessed 2 Be  South Minneapolis Day Camp June 19 – 23, 2017  Come and learn about how we are blessed by God to be a blessing in the world through music, story, art, play, field […]


ST. JOHN’S BOOK CLUB will meet to discuss Jodi Picoult’s newest book, Small Great Things, on Sunday, July 9 at 11:30 a.m. in St. John’s lounge/library (please note date change). This book tackles prejudice, race, […]

Women of the ELCA Convention in Minneapolis

The Tenth Triennial Convention of Women of the ELCA will be held July 11-13, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. The triennial convention is the highest legislative authority within the organization.

Visitors are welcome at the Tenth Triennial […]

Worship at Lake Harriet!

St. John’s Lutheran Church and St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church will worship together at Lake Harriet on Labor Day Weekend Sunday, September 3 at 10:00 am.  Of course, everyone is welcome.  Please invite your […]

Altar Flowers

Celebrate a special day in your life or memorialize or honor a loved one by ordering altar flowers. You are welcome to take home the beautiful arrangements after worship on Sunday. Please sign up on […]

Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning Bible Study

BIBLE STUDIES with Pastor Mark will resume in September.  Check back soon for information about summer education opportunities!

If you would like to study the Sunday texts on your own, the Lectionary Readings can be found […]

I Believe… Message from Pastor Tiede

On June 1st some of the staff surprised me with a cake to celebrate my 20th anniversary of ordination. That was a lovely gesture. Thank you, guys! While we ate cake, Ann Paulson asked me […]

St. John’s Foundation

Would you like to learn more? Download the PowerPoint presentation about Reforming the Foundation.

Please be sure to remember St. John’s Foundation in your will!

We solicit your gifts realizing that there could […]

Annual Congregational Meeting Sunday, June 25, 2017

ST JOHN’S CONGREGATIONAL  ANNUAL MEETING will be held on Sunday, June 25 at 11:15 a.m. to nominate and elect four council members and receive reports of officers, committees and organizations.

Food for Families of Ramsey Students

Wednesday, June 7 will be the final backpack drop-off time for this school year.

Donations will be due Sunday, June 4, and we will fill backpacks for delivery to Ramsey on Wednesday, June 7. Packing help is appreciated; […]

Knit a Prayer Shawl

St. John’s knitters share a wonderful ministry of creating prayer shawls for comforting those who need it. Prayers go into the work as the shawl is created.  If you like to knit, speak with Marlene […]

St. John’s is available for weddings.

All who are interested in getting married at St. John’s are welcome and encouraged to first attend a worship service on a Sunday at 10:00 am to meet the people of St. John’s, experience the […]