Sunday School for 3-year olds through 5th grade is at 9:15-9:45 AM. Nursery care is available during worship services. Confirmation classes for 6-8th grades are on Wednesdays at 5:00 PM (except during Lent when they meet on Sundays at 11:30am.) TRUST Youth gatherings: We tentatively have an event scheduled for Sunday, February 25. Youth -- watch for texts from Pastor Mark with details. Welcome the children in worship!
On Wednesdays in Lent: February 21 and 28, March 7, 14, and 21 come to Fellowship Hall for a meal anytime from 5:00 to 5:45 pm. (Wednesday February 28 is Pizza Night!) Then come to the St. John's Chapel for worship from 6:00 to 6:30 pm.
On Thursday, February 22 at 11:30 a.m., Worship Dialogue will meet at St. John’s with Andrew Howard, member of the Genesis Community of Minneapolis, presenting the topic, “Intentional Christian Community: A Different Way of Life.” Anyone interested is welcome; bring a bag lunch if you like.
St. John’s Community Meal Saturday, February 24 at noon. Please contact the church office if you can help set up, cook, serve or clean up. There is also a sign-up sheet posted outside Fellowship Hall. Thank you for your help!
Join the St. John's book group by reading The Nightingale (fiction) by Kristin Hannah. You are invited to the discussion in the church lounge on Sunday, February 25, 2018. More books are planned for April and May... April 8 When Breath becomes Air (a memoir) May 20 Killers of the Flower Moon (non-fiction) Book Club meetings will take place in St. John’s Lounge at 11:30 a.m. on these Sundays. Grab coffee in fellowship hall and join the discussion! Contact Jennifer Burdick with questions at 612-226-5448 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
While preparing for worship planning session with Sam and Peder, I stumbled upon a description of the season of Lent within the preaching resources of Sundays and Seasons. I very much appreciated this description of what the season of Lent is for some and how it offers another option as an opportunity of what Lent could be: a season of restrained celebration. A Season of Restrained Celebration When people think of Lent what comes to mind might be repentance, or giving things up, or a focus on the cross. For some it brings to mind a heavy-handed season of inward [...]
Page Backpack Program... Food is needed! Please continue to bring the following items for filling the backpacks: cereal (Cheerios, Rice Krispies, Mini-Wheats), rice, canned tuna or chicken, macaroni and cheese, canned fruit, canned corn. We supplement with fresh fruit (purchased with cash donations) and bagels (donated by Bruegger’s on 46th & Nicollet). Sunday School and Child Care Center families are also contributing to the store of food. Thank you for your continued commitment to providing backpacks of food to 15 Justice Page Middle School families.
REHEARSALS FOR ST. JOHN’S BELLS, BRASS & CHOIR are on Wednesday evenings (bells at 6:00, brass at 6:45, choir at 7:30). Come and make music!
Celebrate a special day in your life or memorialize or honor a loved one by ordering altar flowers. You are welcome to take home the beautiful arrangements after worship on Sunday. Please sign up on the chart located on the bulletin board outside of Fellowship Hall. The cost of the two arrangements is currently $30. (Make checks payable to St. John’s and write “Flowers” in the memo line.) There are still several dates open on the 2017 flower chart.
Would you like to learn more? Download the PowerPoint presentation about Reforming 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 [...]