Bring on the crockpots and chili bowls! You've a little more time to perfect your prize-winning recipe, as the Cook-Off was postponed until Sunday, March 1 due to the weather on Feb. 9. Following worship on March 1, join in fellowship and the quest for St. John's 2020 Chili Champion and Wearer of the Apron! Cast your vote with a cash (or text) donation for the chili of your choice. The pot with the most money donated will be the winner, with all donations going to the the homeless "under the bridges" ministry, spearheaded by our reigning Chili Champ (she [...]
On Sunday, May 12 at 3 p.m., the Oratorio Chorus performed two stunning masterworks, Haydn’s Nicolaimesse and Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C (K.317). To hear the Mozart Gloria, click here. If you have questions, please contact Director of Music Sam Grace.
Welcome Statement: St. John's is a Reconciling in Christ congregation that celebrates and cares for all people. As followers of Christ, who calls us to reconciliation and wholeness through baptism, the members of St John’s Lutheran Church welcome all who are seeking God. We affirm that this reconciliation extends to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations. We welcome members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as those who may have been excluded because of other human distinctions. We strive to live as a welcoming people in our life together and our outreach to the community. Our doors are [...]
will be convened following the budget meeting on January 27. The purpose of this special meeting will be to determine whether to become a Reconciling in Christ congregation. This will occur through a vote on whether to adopt an affirmation of welcome statement. An initial version was circulated for congregational feedback and then revised based on that feedback. A final draft will be available on Sunday, January 20.
Saturday, Feb. 2., 5 p.m.—The Membership Committee will be hosting this first social event of the year. All are welcome to join as we cook and enjoy a meal together (tacos, anyone?) over meaningful conversation and fellowship. A great way to get to know your fellow members better, and meet new folks! A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board outside Fellowship Hall. Child care can be arranged for those interested.
TONIGHT! Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 7 PM: HEPAW St John’s will be participating as a host site for a service of the remarkable Holden Evening Prayer. This beautiful, contemplative service transcends denominational lines and celebrates the God who holds all in a loving embrace. What is Holden Evening Prayer Around the World (HEPAW)? Once each year Holden Village, a Lutheran retreat center in the Cascade Mountains, invites congregations and Villagers across the globe to come together through participation in Holden Evening Prayer. Together, we seek to support and draw strength from one another, reaffirming our values as people who [...]
Friday Night Fun won't meet tonight (February 8). We will look forward to March!