Come a few minutes early for a musical prelude. Worship includes Holy Communion and special music every Sunday. Stay for fellowship over donuts and coffee.
Sunday School Sundays from 9:15-10 a.m. Homework House Tuesdays from 3:10-5 p.m. 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: Beginning January 27, 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. Note: Drop-In (the former St. John’s Youth Group) is cancelled until further notice. Friday Night Fun and TRUST Youth [...]
will resume on Wednesday, January 16 at 6:30 p.m. and on Thursday, January 17 at 10:00 a.m. in St. John’s Lounge. Come and join in these lively learning conversations!
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.
Because of the expectant hope and palpable anticipation for the dawning, coming, advent of a new day, Advent is fast becoming one of my favorite times of the year. It is the season where we lean forward to the edge of our seats or are lifted to the balls of our feet with the excitement of heightened expectation. The creators of the liturgical year were wise when they set Advent as the beginning of the church year. For now the church year begins with the promise of the coming Messiah, with impossible pregnancies for Elizabeth and Mary, the miraculous identity [...]
Homework House Tuesdays from 3:10-5 p.m. 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 Beginning January 27, 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. Note: Drop-In (the former St. John’s Youth Group) is cancelled until further notice.
YOU MAKE OUR PARTNERSHIP POSSIBLE! The second annual December Giving Tree team project with St. John’s Childcare and St. John’s members was a HUGE SUCCESS! Together we collected enough food to fill fifteen backpacks and ten grocery bags. We also collected can openers and over 30 - $25 gift cards and emergency clothing (boy’s sweats, girl’s leggings, headbands, socks) and toothbrushes and mini-vaselines for Page Middle School students. GO TEAM! Working together, we strengthen our community. We stripped our shelves of all but boxed cereal, so keep the food donations coming in this new year. Food items needed in January: peanut butter, canned tuna and [...]
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.
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 [...]
St. John's knitters share a wonderful ministry of creating prayer shawls for comforting those who need it. Prayers go into the work as the shawl is created. If you like to knit, speak with Marlene Holden about the type of yarn and other tips. Download prayer shawl knitting instructions here.