While we cannot gather in person at St. John's for worship, three different online opportunities to gather for worship are being offered by St. John's Music and Worship staff. Sunday mornings at 10 a.m., St. John's Worship and Music staff will lead a time of worship online. Formats of each service may vary. This past Sunday, Kira led a hymn sing via Facebook live stream! You can watch these live stream posts later as well on Facebook. Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m., Pastor Mark is offering a devotional time, also live streamed via Facebook. Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during [...]
Pastor Mark will offer a contemplative worship time via Facebook live Wednesday evenings during Lent at 6:30 p.m. Lenten meals and worship in the church are suspended through April 1. Please tune in on Facebook live at 6:30 on Wednesday. If you miss it, you can also find it later on St John's Facebook page along the right edge of St. John's website, or for a larger web view, click on Messenger/latest video. Pastor Mark is also recording a near daily update video blog on Facebook. The most recent daily video can be found either on Facebook, or on the [...]
Missionary Circle invites St. John's congregation to donate items monthly to Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis, which is a shelter for the homeless operated by Salvation Army. Thank you for your help! Harbor Light Project Schedule: March 2020 – socks April 2020 – new or used blankets and sleeping bags May 2020 – new or clean used towels June 2020 – toothpaste, toothbrushes and toiletries
Bible Study & More will not meet at church for the time being. When it resumes on Thursday mornings at 10:00, the focus of discussion will be a Bible overview called Manna and Mercy: A Brief History of Gods Unfolding Promise to Mend the Entire Universe, written by Dan Erlander.
YOUR GENEROSITY FEEDS THE HUNGRY! Fifteen Justice Page middle school families are extremely grateful for the food backpacks we provide monthly. The list of needed food donations: cereal: Cheerios, Rice Krispies and Mini-Wheats peanut butter tuna and chicken chunky soup/stew/ravioli boxed dried noodle soup canned fruits and vegetables applesauce mac and cheese brown rice Cash donations to St. John’s earmarked for Backpacks are used to purchase fresh fruit to top off the bags. Watch for the next delivery date in April. It is usually the third Thursday, but that could change. Please let Ann in the church office know if you might [...]
Sunday school will not meet at St. John's for next few Sundays. When it resumes, Sunday School is offered for children ages 3 through 5th grade Sunday mornings at 9:15 at St. John’s. Join with other St. John’s kids to hear God's word. All are welcome--bring a friend! Children are welcome to worship with their family at 10:00, also when that resumes. Nursery care for children ages 3 - 6 is also available during worship.
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 [...]
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 will vary; please check with the church office for details. Checks will be payable to St. John’s; indicate “Flowers” in the memo line.
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 [...]
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.