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Children Youth and Family Activities

Sunday School from 9:15-10 a.m. (ages 3 - 6th grade) May 19 and June 2 Adult Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. (fellowship hall, May 19) - a new opportunity for Bible study based on the Sunday's Gospel text. A great place to continue exploring your faith, and an even better place to strengthen relationships with mentors in the congregation. Homework House Tuesdays from 3:10-5 p.m. thru May 21  Middle and high school students can hang out with friends from the community each Tuesday in the lounge to work on homework. Brunch and Bible Study —Sundays from 11:10-noon: Middle and high school youth are invited [...]

2019-05-17T17:04:44-05:00September 5th, 2018|

Loaves & Fishes—Monday, March 25, 5:00 p.m.

Volunteers from St. John’s are needed to serve the evening meal on March 25 for the guests of Loaves & Fishes at St. Stephen’s on Clinton Avenue. Please contact the church office or Marlene Holden (612-927-6369) if you are available to help. Thank you!

2019-03-29T14:49:04-05:00January 26th, 2019|

Scholastic Book Fair

Come and visit our Scholastic Book Fair in St. John’s Lounge, March 19-21 from 7:30am to 6:00pm. The Child Care earns lots of free books to restock our classroom libraries when people purchase books at our fair! St. John’s Child Care

2019-03-22T15:40:17-05:00February 12th, 2019|

OneSight Foundation

Missionary Circle will be learning about OneSight -- a foundation that brings eye exams and glasses to people who lack access to vision care locally and around the world. Everyone is welcome to meet with the Circle at noon on Wednesday, March 6 in the lounge at St. John's. Bring a bag lunch! Dessert is provided.

2019-03-15T13:45:02-05:00February 20th, 2019|

Homework House and Bible Brunch

Homework House Tuesdays from 3:10-5 p.m. thru May 21 Middle and high school students can hang out with friends from the community every Tuesday in the lounge to work on homework. Brunch and Bible Study Sundays from 11:10-noon Middle and high school youth are invited to stick around after the service to dive into God’s word and some bagels. Learn why the Bible is relevant to your life and contemporary social justice issues. We’ll meet upstairs.

2019-05-17T17:05:47-05:00September 5th, 2018|

St. John’s is partnering with the Wayzata Community Church…

... in their very exciting summer camp program. This summer they will be using Chi Rho Center during the months of June and July August. They will also be using the retreat center for small group Bible study during the fall and winter of 2019. As part of our efforts to "get to know you better," some members of their congregation, including their council president, attended worship services at St. John's on January 20. They enjoyed the experience very much. They REALLY liked our big rolls and doughnuts at coffee hour. On Sunday, January 27, some members of the Chi [...]

2019-02-12T20:47:40-05:00February 12th, 2019|

Thoughts from Pastor Mark February 21, 2019

I am currently sitting alone in a guest house near the airport in Chennai, India cleaning up, grabbing a bite, and getting ready to make my way to the airport by 10 PM for my flight at 2 AM local time. I am finding this moment to be a little lonely. On the one hand, I greatly miss my wife and family and excited to get home. On the other hand, I also miss my travel companions from LPGM and all the people I met while in this remarkable, some- how familiar(?) yet also new-in-every-way land. All that I experienced [...]

2019-04-08T21:57:28-05:00March 2nd, 2019|

A Special Congregational Meeting …

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.

2019-01-27T21:07:11-05:00January 7th, 2019|

St. John’s Cooks & Eats! February 2

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.

2019-02-03T18:17:54-05:00January 26th, 2019|

Holden Evening Prayer Around the World February 6

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 [...]

2019-02-08T11:30:59-05:00January 26th, 2019|