Monthly Archives: February 2017

Celebrate 20 Years of ZOOM at this Year’s Gala March 18, 2017

Join us for this year’s ZOOM House “Come to the Table” fundraising gala! This year, we celebrate ZOOM’s 20th anniversary and the impact those twenty years have had to our community. The evening will include delicious food, live and silent auctions, a wine pull, fund-a-need opportunities, and other fun activities! We invite you to “Come to the Table” and celebrate all that makes ZOOM possible. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Welcome and dinner at 6:45 pm. Individual Tickets: $75, if purchased by Feb. 10, $100 after Feb. 10 Host a table of 8- $1000 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest  7025 [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00February 7th, 2017|

Chili Bowl Winning Recipe!

CHILI BOWL!  2nd Annual St. John’s Chili Competition Sunday was a great success!  Over $300 was donated to support St. John's food and backpack program for families of Ramsey school.  Eight people brought their best chili and the winner was Jeanne Tuvey.  She has agreed to share her recipe for white chili.  Thank you to everyone who participated.

2017-05-04T14:09:42-05:00February 6th, 2017|

I believe — a message from the Pastor

During the summers of 2014 and 2015, we held two rounds of  cottage meetings. From those we learned that our congregational  values are Worshiping, Welcoming, Growing, and Serving; and we honed our understanding of serving children and youth adversely  affected by housing and food insecurities. In those conversations I also heard several members candidly express their insecurities with opening the Bible on their own and an overall unfamiliarity with the Bible in general. This is where the idea of switching to the Narrative Lectionary on Sunday mornings was hatched. Starting in the fall of 2016 the emphasis of our congregation’s [...]

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00February 6th, 2017|

Learn about “The Gathering” Wednesday March 1

Tanya McManimon from Respite Solutions is the speaker for Missionary Circle on Wednesday March 1 at noon in St. John's Chapel. The Bettys from St. John's volunteer at "The Gathering" which is sponsored by Avinity Living for seniors with mild to moderate memory loss and takes place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.  Everyone is invited to bring a lunch. For more info contact hostess Betty Johnson who is sharing devotions and providing dessert!

2017-07-02T16:24:54-05:00February 19th, 2017|