Announcements and Upcoming Events…

Summer Worship

Come to church every Sunday at 10:00 am — or earlier, because Organist Peder Flaten plays awsome preludes. You will find rest, joyful music, uplifting messages, and a warm welcome. Stay a few extra minutes for coffee, donuts, and conversation.  Sunday worship celebrates our precious Minnesota summer days.

Welcome New Director of Worship and Music: Samuel Grace

Minneapolis-based conductor Samuel Grace is thrilled to be joining the staff at St. John’s as the new Director of Music and Worship. In addition to his role at St. John’s, he is also the Founding Artistic Director of MPLS (imPulse), a 24-voice chamber ensemble dedicated […]

Blessing of the Backpacks, Sunday August 30!

Students of all ages: Bring your backpacks to St. John’s service August 30 to receive a special blessing for the start of school! Then join us for Sunday School, which also starts August 30.

Missionary Circle

Missionary Circle will meet at noon on Wednesday, September 2 at the home of Sonja Ashner 5444 Aldrich Avenue South in Minneapolis.  Come and enjoy Sonja’s beautiful gardens one more time. Later in September she will be moving from her home of 58 years to […]

Rally Sunday – September 13, 2015

Come one, come all for Rally Sunday when St. John’s will restart the program year, including Sunday School. Also, we will celebrate the Confirmation of Faith for Drew, Emma, Simon, and Eleanor. Please save the date and plan on attending this celebratory day!

St. Johns Confirmation Celebration Pot Luck, Sept. 13!

In honor of our 2015 confirmands Drew Eid, Emma Hurbanis, Simon Prescott and Eleanor Willette,  we are going to have congregational pot luck immediately following service on Sept. 13. All cooks, bakers and, yes — even a fruit-punch maker, are encouraged to bring a dish […]

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 […]

New Lighting for St. John’s

A Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 27 after worship to discuss new lighting for the Sanctuary and other parts of the building.  Excel Energy did a free energy audit.  The good news is that with an investment in lighting this year, St. […]

ChiRho Worship on Sunday, August 16

St. John’s Lutheran Church held outdoor worship at ChiRho Center on Sunday, August 16.  After a refreshing thunderstorm during the night. Sunday morning was comfortably cool and overcast for the 66 worshipers.  Overnight visitors from St. John’s were joined by early risers from the congregation […]

Summer Sundays at Lake Harriet

On Sunday, June 21st, St. John’s worship service was at the Lake Harriet Bandshell for an ecumenical, fun-filled worship in the park at 10 AM. The weather was great as well as the music and message. More information is available about Sundays at Lake Harriet […]

Summerfest 2015 was a success!

for everyone—of every age— August 15, 2015 including games, food, friends, music, a pancake breakfast on August 16, and being outdoors at our beautiful camp for a summer celebration!
Some of our favorite foods are back: Brats & Burgers, Tacos in a Bag, Corn on the […]