Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Reformation Sunday October 30

Wear red to celebrate Reformation Sunday! Please come to worship at 10am and stay for Oktoberfest!


Plan to attend an Oktoberfest event on Reformation Sunday, October 30 following worship. The St. John’s Brass will entertain us with German polka-style music while we enjoy food including brats, sauerkraut and root beer, along […]


Sunday school meets at 9:00 a.m., and nursery care is offered for those up to age six during worship each Sunday. Activity bags can also be found in the narthex.

Missionary Circle — Join us!

Missionary Circle will meet at noon Wednesday, November 2 in the lounge. Pastor Tiede will speak to the group about global missions. Betty Shannon is the hostess who will provide devotions and dessert.  So bring […]

Wednesday Evening Education and Thursday Morning too!

Currently the classes are small, so there is room for more. Anyone of any age is welcome to attend.
Most Wednesdays this fall will look like this:
5:30-6:15              Confirmation
6:30- 7:20             Text Study […]

Interested in Membership?

“EXPLORATION” SESSIONS for those considering membership with St. John’s will be held Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 27 at 6:00 p.m. New Member Welcome Sunday is being planned for November 6. […]

A Message from the Pastor — October 2016

October 2016:
Already within the first month of our new program year focusing on Growing:
 our relationships with Christ; aka our faith,
 our relationships with our Church Family, aka fellowship,
 our relationships with our Neighbors; aka […]

Like Lefsa?

Come to St. John’s on Saturday, November 12 to learn how to make lefsa – the Scandanavian favorite. Check back soon for more details.

Out at Camp Chi Rho!

We have ‘Listen and Learn’ ladies’ group September 30 to October 2 — a group that has been coming to this camp for many years.
From October 7-9 the Newburg family will stay a couple of […]

Community and Neighborhood

Backpacks of food for Ramsey Middle School Families:
Bad news: The number of hungry families is growing.
Good news: We are meeting that need with your generous support!
Thanks to YOU, we are GROWING through our relationship with […]

November — Thanksgiving and Giving

Missionary Circle invites the congregation to make November a month of Thanksgiving and Giving. Each Sunday in November members are asked to bring an item for the ministries at Grace Temple and Harbor Lights. For […]

Music in Worship at St. John’s – Choir, Brass, Bells

Weekly choir rehearsals are held Wednesdays at 7:30pm in the fellowship hall. All of God’s people have a place in the choir! Do you like to sing? No experience required. We’d love to make music […]

Handel’s Messiah: December 10 & 11

Enrich your holiday season with performance of a musical masterpiece! For 27 years, the St. John’s Music Series has presented free performances of Handel’s Messiah, featuring the St. John’s Oratorio Chorus, professional orchestra, and distinguished […]

Spring Concert 2017

Sunday Rehearsals (6:30-8:30pm):
April 2, 9, 23, 30 [NO Rehearsal April 16. Easter Sunday]
May 7, 14 [FYI – Mothers Day is 5/14]
Performance Week:
Thursday, May 18, 7:00-10:00pm [Dress Rehearsal]
Sunday, May 21, 2pm call, 3:00pm Performance

Office Hours

St. John’s office hours are:

Monday thru Thursday: 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

(Please call ahead if you will need assistance at other times. Thanks, everyone!)

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 […]