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Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Sunday, July 23

WORSHIP at St. John’s this Sunday, July 23, 10:00 a.m.!  Guest musicians will be members of The Gills Quartet, a jazz combo composed of both graduated and current Augsburg College students. Double-bassist, Matthew Zyla, is this […]

From the Pastor… a focus on Welcoming

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Amen

2016-2017 was a very good year! As a congregation we have made significant improvements to the church facility, from […]

Next Community Meal — July 22

A Community Meal will be served at noon this Saturday, July 22 at St. John’s.

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, […]

Loaves and Fishes Monday, July 24

Loaves & Fishes St. John’ turn to serve Monday, July 24 at 5:00 p.m. TRUST congregations join together to prepare and serve meals at Loaves and Fishes at St. Stephen’s Church, Clinton Avenue, on the […]


St. John’s Book Club will meet Sunday, August 13 at 11:30 a.m. in St. John’s lounge to discuss Half Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say by Adam […]

Summerfest 2017 — Celebrating 50 Years of Chi Rho Ministries!

August 19-20—Chi Rho SUMMERFEST
Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m: Music, Food, Games
Sunday:  Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. – noon Worship at 10:00 a.m.

Overnight accommodations are available; you may call 612-827-4406 or contact communications@stjohnsmpls.org for reservations.


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]