One more Hallelujah with Sam

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 [...]

2019-07-19T16:04:49-05:00July 16th, 2019|

Chi Rho and Greater Lake Silvia Association Get-together!

You are invited Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Chi Rho Center in Annandale RSVP to St. John's Church Office: or 612-827-4406. If sleeping over Saturday night, please let us know so as to assign beds (bring your own bedding). Look for more details in the Messenger, Facebook, and Sunday bulletins.

2019-07-13T16:22:14-05:00July 13th, 2019|

St John’s is a Reconciling in Christ congregation

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 [...]

2019-03-01T17:42:41-05:00January 27th, 2019|

Honoring Our Neighbors’ Faith:

A Lutheran Perspective on Faith Traditions in America, is the resource for the next few sessions of ‘Bible Study & More’ with Pastor Mark and others. Hundreds of Christian denominations and dozens of non-Christian traditions have followers in the United States. How do we view this wide variety of beliefs and practices? How does the Lutheran tradition compare with others? All are welcome to come and explore key teachings, worship patterns and practices, and other aspects of main religious traditions in our country today. Sessions meet each Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in St. John's Lounge.

2019-07-05T15:36:50-05:00May 19th, 2019|

Loaves & Fishes: Can you help?

Volunteers from St. John’s are needed on Monday, July 22, 5:00 p.m. to serve the evening meal for the many 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. You will be very much appreciated!

2019-07-16T16:08:04-05:00May 19th, 2019|


Celebrate a special day in your life or memorialize or honor a loved one by sponsoring flowers for our worship space. You are welcome to take home the arrangements after worship on Sunday. Please sign up on the flower chart located on the bulletin board outside of Fellowship Hall.  Costs may vary - please check with the office for the time being. Checks will be  payable to St. John’s; indicate “Flowers” in the memo line.

2019-01-11T16:12:05-05:00June 16th, 2015|

St. John’s Foundation

Would you like to learn more? Download the PowerPoint presentation about Rethinking the Foundation. Please be sure to remember St. John’s Foundation in your will! We solicit your gifts realizing that there could be substantial tax savings for your estate as well as great satisfaction to you knowing that your assets will continue to provide support for God’s work in the world through St. John’s Lutheran Church. If you have already remembered us we would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU! For learning more about the foundation, if you have questions, or are interested in donating please call the [...]

2019-03-01T18:08:34-05:00April 7th, 2017|

St. John’s is available for weddings.

All who are interested in getting married at St. John’s are welcome and encouraged to first attend a worship service on a Sunday at 10:00 am to meet the people of St. John’s, experience the style of worship, and behold the beautiful sanctuary. Then make an appointment to meet with Pastor Mark to discuss your request.

2016-08-31T11:54:25-05:00February 19th, 2015|