Sunday School is offered for children ages 3 through 5th grade Sunday mornings at 9:15 at St. John’s. Join with other St. John’s kids to hear God's word. All are welcome--bring a friend! Children are welcome to worship with their family at 10:00. Nursery care for children ages 3 - 6 is also available. Note: Sunday school will not meet on Dec. 1 Children and youth will present a Christmas pageant blending traditional storytelling and carols with some new multimedia and the debut performance of St. John's Youth Band on Dec. 15 during fellowship hour.
Wear red to celebrate Reformation Sunday! Please come to worship at 10am and also to celebrate Confirmation.
MISSIONARY CIRCLE wishes to thank everyone who gave during November Giving and Thanksgiving and also thanks to the many shoppers at the Holiday Bazaar. Happy New Year!
Wednesday, June 7 will be the final backpack drop-off time for this school year. Donations will be due Sunday, June 4, and we will fill backpacks for delivery to Ramsey on Wednesday, June 7. Packing help is appreciated; you may contact Tamara Gebhardt at firstname.lastname@example.org. Requested foods are canned corn, peanut butter, rice, canned tuna or chicken, canned fruit, mac & cheese, canned ravioli or spaghettios and cereal (Cheerios, Rice Krispies and MiniWheats). Cash donations are used to purchase fresh fruit and any items of which we are short. Brueggers at 46th & Nicollet donates bagels to add to the backpacks as [...]
A service of prayer will be held at St. John's at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 9, the day following elections
COME, MAKE LEFSE! Saturday morning, November 12 Have you always wanted to learn how to make Norwegian lefse? Here's your chance! Join in a fun morning of lefse-making in St. John’s fellowship hall on Saturday, November 12 starting at 10:30 a.m. Led by Mark Stagg, Sean Stagg’s father, we’ll roll and grill and fold our lefse; then, on Sunday, November 13, the lefse will be sold during fellowship hour with proceeds benefitting St. John’s ministry with Ramsey Middle School youth and families. If you have your own lefse-making tools (iron or griddle, rolling pin, stick, etc.) please bring those. To [...]
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 our friendships, backpacks of food for Ramsey Middle School families have already been filled once, St. John’s Youth have already met twice, Missionary Circle has convened; the building is humming all the time with the sounds of children laughing, singing (and crying too especially when they wake from the naps), choirs, brass, and hand bells rehearsals; and as October arrives the [...]
During the first weekend of January, a group cancelled but I was able to fill one of the days with a local family who rented out the lodge. They were super excited to make future reservations to utilize the camp. During the last two weekends we had returning groups. One was a ladies’ group from a Twin Cities church. On the last weekend Pastor Orval continued a men's retreat tradition of over 10 years. They came from the local small town of Kingston: Kingston ALC. February is a busy month! Xiong and his family and friends will come for their [...]