Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Giving Tree open until December 17

St. John’s Congregation Child Care Center and Congregation are teaming up this Advent season for the second annual Giving Tree for Justice Page Middle School families who have been identified by school social workers as “highly mobile/at risk.” Our goal is to provide each family with a backpack bursting with food, one Target gift card and one Cub Foods gift card. To avoid making the backpacks too heavy for students to carry, we are asking folks to choose food packets and plastic when possible. Food items include: peanut butter, packets of tuna and chicken (lighter weight than the cans), cans of [...]

2018-12-07T16:31:56+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Justice Page Backpack Program

During the 2018-19 school year, St. John’s will continue to provide 15 backpacks of food to be given to Justice Page Middle School families. Some changes have been made in the requested food list this fall. To avoid making the backpacks too heavy for students to carry, we are asking folks to choose food packets and plastic when possible. Food items include: peanut butter, packets of tuna and chicken (lighter weight than the cans), cans of chunky soup/stew, canned ravioli, boxes or packets of dried noodle soups ( again lighter than the cans), canned peaches, pears and pineapple, canned corn, apple sauce [...]

2018-12-07T16:33:39+00:00November 9th, 2017|

Handel’s Messiah December 9 and 10, 2017

St. John's Music Series presents the 28th annual performance of Handel' Messiah. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 7:00pm Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 4:00pm featuring St. John's Oratorio Chorus, Orchestra, and Soloists: Anna Christofaro, Soprano Sally Clayburn, Mezzo-Soprano Richard Joseph, Tenor Chandler Molbert, Bass Samuel Grace, Conductor Click on the flyer to download. St. John’s Lutheran Church 4842 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55419 www.sjmusic-series.org | 612-827-4406 Free Admission. A free will offering will be taken to defray production costs. Due to limited parking around the church, carpooling is strongly encouraged. Free childcare available on Sunday, December 10. St. John’s Music [...]

2018-09-05T16:40:59+00:00November 2nd, 2017|

I believe — November Message from Pastor

October was a month of joyful celebrations! October 21, we hosted Kaitlyn and Isaac Johnson’s wedding. On October 29 we celebrated a baptism for Henry, a baptism for Sylvia, Clara Willette’s confirmation of faith, all under the banner of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation! All of this brought to life the saying is sure: “Truly the Spirit of the Lord is in this place!” And God’s spirit continues to blow life into us, carrying us into November. November 5 is All Saints Sunday; a day that focuses not only on honoring departed members of the Church and local [...]

2017-12-26T22:40:30+00:00November 6th, 2017|

Sundays in Advent

Worship at St. John's on Sunday at 10:00 am and stay for fellowship and donuts.  Sunday school is at 9:15 am. This Advent, we will focus on welcoming the Christ Child, members, neighbors, and guests to St. John’s. St. John’s youth will be creating ornaments to be displayed in our narthex using photos of St. John’s members.

2017-12-22T12:36:38+00:00November 29th, 2017|