Announcements and Upcoming Events…

St. John’s Worship Service and Sunday School

Come to St. John’s Worship on Sunday at 10:00 am!  Please stay for fellowship, coffee, and donuts immediately following the worship service.  After donuts, Sunday School for children begins at 11:15 am.

November Bible Stories

During November the scripture readings during worship are from the books of I Kings, Hosea, Isaiah, and II Kings. This year St. John’s is trying something new — following the “Narrative Lectionary.”  The readings started in September with Genesis and continue through the Bible to […]

Thanksgiving Food Drive for Grace Temple

St. John’s will be collecting perishable and non-perishable food donations for Grace Temple Ministries in Minneapolis during worship—following the passing of the offering plates—on Sunday, November 22 and Wednesday, November 25. Grace Temple is especially in need of the following items:
• Canned Foods (ham, sweet […]

Thanksgiving Eve Service & Pie Fest November 25

We greet the Thanksgiving holiday with worship followed by pie and coffee, Wednesday, November 25, 7 PM. If you wish to donate a pie, you may sign up in the Fellowship Hall or contact the church office.

Community Meal Volunteers – Fourth Saturday each Month

St. John’s hosts a Community Meal on the fourth Saturday of each month at 12 PM. Volunteers welcome guests, help to prepare and serve food and beverages, bus and wash dishes, and clean up. Good conversation and laughter occur and the sense of helping others […]

Missionary Circle Guest Speaker and Holiday Bazaar

Missionary Circle will meet at noon on Wednesday, December 2 in St. John’s Lounge. The guest speaker, Samuel Grace, is St. John’s new Director of Worship and Music.  He will talk about how he became interested in music and his calling to music ministry. Everyone […]

TRUST Youth Fall Calendar

St. John’s Middle/High School Students… Come Join Us!  This year’s theme is environmental justice and the connection to our faith. For more information, please contact Julie Hurbanis –

Our next event is December 3, Will Steger at UofM! Polar explorer Will Steger has accomplished the […]

Christmastyme with the Elizabethan Syngers

The Elizabethan Syngers will be performing at St. John’s on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:30 pm, directed by our own Samuel Grace. The Elizabethan Syngers is an auditioned choral ensemble in the Twin Cities dedicated to performing music of and inspired by The Renaissance. […]

Mark Your Calendars for Nov. 1 and Dec. 6: How to Build Faith in Children and Youth!

Mark Your Calendars for Nov. 1 and Dec. 6: How to Build Faith in Children and Youth!
The St. John’s Children’s Youth and Family committee invites all parents, grandparents and everyone with children and youth in their lives for two special instructional sessions on how to […]

Metropolitan Boys Choir Holiday Concert

Sunday, December 6, 2015, 3:00 pm

Bea Hasselmann, Founder and Director

Free-will offering. Reception following the performance

St. John’s Oratorio Chorus Annual Performance

Performances of Handel’s Messiah will be Saturday December 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday December 13 at 4:00 p.m.  This will be Joyce Larson’s final season, after which she will hand off the baton to Samuel Grace, the new Director of Worship and Music. Let’s get-together […]

The Missionary Circle Holiday Bazaar is back!

Come and shop December 12 and 13 before and after Messiah performances and before and after Sunday worship. The Circle supports many wonderful charities near and far. Attention all bakers and crafters: you are invited to donate items to the bazaar too! Please contact Elaine […]

The Giving Tree

Each year St. John’s Child Care Center likes to take on a group giving project to help our children realize the importance of helping others in need. For the past 17 years, St. John’s Child Care Center and the congregation of St. John’s Lutheran Church […]

Christmas Caroling Wednesday, December 23

St. John’s hopes to get a large number of people and families to participate in this caroling event. People would ideally be split into four teams of 8-10 people and and each team would visit three St. John’s members who are no longer physically well […]

Childcare Cookbook Fundraiser

Thank you to all who contributed recipes for the cook-book fundraiser. The books are currently in production and should be here by November 23—just in time for the holidays! At $10 each, what a great hostess/housewarming gift, Christmas, or birthday present. Money raised will be […]

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 the chart located on the bulletin board outside of Fellowship […]