Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Easter Season Worship

Please join us for worship during the Easter Season on  Sundays at 10:00 am. Every Sunday includes Communion followed by fellowship and donuts!

Jesus is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia!


Come to Sunday school before worship at 9:00 a.m. for music, Bible stories and crafts.

Nursery care is offered for those up to age six during worship each Sunday. Activity bags can also be found in […]

Wednesday Evening and Thursday Morning Bible Study

BIBLE STUDIES with Pastor Mark will continue through May 26 on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m. in St. John’s library/lounge. The group will discuss the text/readings for the following Sunday (with […]

Loaves and Fishes Monday, May 22

Volunteers from St. John’s will prepare the meal for Loaves & Fishes  Monday, May22 at 2:30 p.m. If you can help or have questions, please call Marlene Holden at 612-927-6369.

Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church […]

“Meet and Greet with Pastor Mark”

Thursday, May 25, beginning at 6:00 p.m.  This will be an informal gathering open to all people  curious about St. John’s and its ministries, who want to get to know the crazy pastor and meet […]

Next Community Meal — May 27

Community Meal:  Saturday, May 27 at noon Come and help…come and eat!
St. John’s volunteers in this ministry of hospitality welcome about 30-40 guests, help prepare food and beverages, bus and wash dishes, and clean up. […]

I Believe… Message from Pastor Tiede

Recently a member came in to see me. He shared with me how important Peder’s preludes are for him and rhetorically wondered if others have that same feeling, and whether he was over-interpreting the profundity […]

St. John’s Foundation

On Sunday, April 30, 2017 a forum was held to inform, generate interest,  and advance the growth of  St. John’s Foundation.

Download the PowerPoint presentation about Reforming the Foundation.

Please be sure to […]


ST. JOHN’S BOOK CLUB met and discussed A Man Called Ove.  Time to begin reading the next book: Jodi Picoult’s newest, Small Great Things. It tackles prejudice, race, privilege, and social justice. Sounds like a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Office Hours

Regular office hours at St. John’s are Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.


phone: 612-827-4406

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 […]

Food for Families of Ramsey Students

“It really does make a difference” is one of the comments from the social workers at Ramsey Middle School. We want to continue to make a difference for these families. When you go shopping for […]