Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Worship Sundays during Fall

When you come to church on Sunday at 10:00 am, remember to bring a non-persishable food item for the baskets. The food donations go to Grace Temple Ministries. Please stay for coffee, donuts, and conversation.  All kids are welcome at Sunday School, which starts at 11:15 a.m.! This year we have an exciting new curriculum that follows the narrative lectionary (spanning from Genesis to Revelation) and includes wonderful take-home devotional activities to deepen kids’ faith! […]

Lake Wobegon Brass Band

Friday, Oct. 9 at 7:30pm come to St. John’s for great entertainment.  Our own Ron Hasselmann is a part of this group whose mission statement is:
“To Promote British Brass Band Music Throughout the Midwest of the United States.”
For a history of the band, list of […]

The Great TRUST Auction

THE GREAT TRUST AUCTION will be held on Friday, October 9 at 6 PM at St. Joan of Arc Church, 4537 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis. There will be an auction, great food, and entertainment. Tickets are $20 in advance or with reservations, $15 for seniors […]

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. Our next event is October 11, Mississippi River Paddle! For more information, please contact Julie Hurbanis –

Community Meal Volunteers

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 […]

Community and Neighborhood Committee is on the Grow!

After several organizing meetings over the year, the Community and Neighborhood Committee is ready to roll up its sleeves and get to work, especially in anticipation of the congregational dialogue on Sunday, October 25. The current plan is to have a short meet-ing following worship […]

Strategic Planning Congregational Discussion – October 25

THE STRATEGIC PLANNING TEAM is continuing to work to answer the question “What is God calling the people of St John’s to do?” This summer there was a series of cottage meetings to discern that focus. Ultimately, the strong idea that emerged from multiple sessions […]

St. John’s Oratorio Chorus Rehearsals begin October 25

Performances of Handel’s Messiah will be Saturday December 12 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday December 13 at 4:00 p.m.  Singers, the first rehearsal will be on Sunday, October 25 and on subsequent Sundays at 6:30-9:00 PM through Sunday, December 6.  This will be Joyce Larson’s final […]

Join the St. John’s Reading Circle on November 8

“Circles” have a long tradition in the Lutheran Church, most frequently associated with women’s groups. But this circle is open to everyone—women, men, young, old, members, non-members—come one, come all! The inaugural season of the new St. John’s Reading Circle will focus on two books […]

Giving Together — Sunday, November 15

Dear Members of St. Johns,
We are a remarkable, generous, giving congregation. We are very grateful for the dedication of so many members giving of their time, talent, and treasures to accom-plish the ministry of this Church. The Stewardship Committee would like to recog-nize and give […]

Ring, Ring!!!

The handbells at St. John’s are ringing again! Playing in the handbell choir is a great way to contribute to the music ministry at St. John’s, AND it’s a low-committment opportunity. The handbell choir will rehearse generally once per month on Wednesdays from 6:45-7:30. No […]