Next Sunday, July 21—Sam’s last day as our Director of Worship & Music Ministry--he will meet us at 8:25 am to rehearse Handel's Hallelujah chorus to be performed during worship. Bring a score if you have one. St. John's will bid farewell to Samuel and Megan Myhre Grace. He is to begin a three-year program of study toward a doctorate in conducting at Indiana University this fall. You are invited to join in this celebration. Worship begins at 9:30 a.m., and St. John’s will host a reception in Sam and Megan’s honor beginning about 10:30. Please invite others you know who [...]
Join in worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings at St. John's! Opportunity for fellowship follows the service. Enjoy coffee, donuts, and sometimes other treats....and good conversation. On Sunday, September 15, a forum offering a brief demonstration on how to access the Breeze membership database and use the online directory will also follow worship. Follow-up assistance will be available during fellowship on Sept. 22 and 29 as well.
Sunday School for ages 3 through 5th grade is offered Sunday mornings before worship at St. John's. Come at 9:15 a.m. when we gather for learning God's word through music, Bible stories and crafts. All are welcome--bring a friend! Nursery care is offered for those up to age six during worship each Sunday. Activity bags can also be found in the narthex. Confirmation classes are offered for 6th-8th graders.
Missionary Circle invites St. John's congregation to donate items monthly to Harbor Light Center which is a shelter for the homeless operated by Salvation Army. Thank you for your help! Harbor Light Project Schedule: September 2019 – new or clean used towels October 2019 – toothpaste, toothbrushes, toiletries November 2019 – socks December 2019 – new or used blankets and sleeping bags January 2020 – new or clean used towels February 2020 – toothpaste, toothbrushes, toiletries March 2020 – socks April 2020 – new or used blankets and sleeping bags May 2020 – new or clean used towels June 2020 [...]
On 'God's Work. Our Hands.' Sunday, Missionary Circle invited St. John's people to write letters to students who attend schools in India run by Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry. Here are photos of the students sponsored by Missionary Circle and St. John's Community and Neighborhood committee.
ST JOHN’S FAMILY WEEKEND at CHI RHO CENTER is now being planned for Friday evening, August 9 through Sunday, August 11 to coincide with the Greater Lake Sylvia Association Get-Together on August 10, with live band, family games and activities, and picnic from 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Throughout the weekend, there will be time for food, swimming, canoeing, games, story-swapping, campfires, and of course, relaxing! Come and celebrate and experience our beautiful retreat center on Lake Sylvia, Annandale, MN! Meals and overnight accommodations will be available Friday evening through Sunday morning. Please inform the church office if you plan to attend [...]
at Chi Rho—August 16-18.
St. John’s Lutheran Church seeks to engage all people in meaningful and grace-oriented worship. The Director of Worship and Music Ministry will be a primary staff person in ensuring quality worship and music. If you are interested in the position below, please contact the church office. POSITION DESCRIPTION for Director of Worship and Music Ministry St. John’s Lutheran Church Minneapolis, MN Part time – exempt Qualifications: The Director of Worship and Music Ministry must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of God known as St. John’s Lutheran Church. Commitment comes from an understanding of God's [...]
is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 following worship, with celebration of ministries, election of new council members, and update on chart of accounts with financial summary on the docket. Annual reports of most committees, task forces, or ministry teams are available for review in the June Messenger.
Come and have breakfast at Chi Rho, served from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day weekend)! Enjoy good food, fellowship, and fun at St. John’s Chi Rho Retreat Center on Lake Sylvia near Annandale, MN.