St. John’s Blog

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 [...]

2019-07-25T21:47:02-05:00July 16th, 2019|

God’s Work. Our Hands: Sunday, September 8

Come for worship at 10 a.m. (note time change) and stay for fellowship and service projects at 11 a.m. to benefit our local and global community. Feel free to wear "casual" clothes, and wear your GWOH t-shirt from last year if you have one!  Project opportunities - something for everyone! -  will include: assembling birthday party gift bags for ZOOM House (Zion Originated Outreach Ministry); tying fleece blankets for campers at Camp Noah, a ministry of LSS that helps children impacted by disaster; writing cards and letters to students in India (led by Missionary Circle) sorting and packing food for [...]

2019-09-10T20:29:28-05:00August 16th, 2019|

St. John’s Chi Rho Family Weekend/Greater Lake Sylvia Association Get-together!

ST JOHN’S FAMILY WEEKEND at CHI RHO CENTER is now being planned for Friday evening, August 9 through Sunday, August 11 to coincide with the Greater Lake Sylvia Association Get-Together on August 10, with live band, family games and activities, and picnic from 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Throughout the weekend, there will be time for food, swimming, canoeing, games, story-swapping, campfires, and of course, relaxing! Come and celebrate and experience our beautiful retreat center on Lake Sylvia, Annandale, MN! Meals and overnight accommodations will be available Friday evening through Sunday morning. Please inform the church office if you plan to attend [...]

2019-08-16T15:36:34-05:00July 13th, 2019|

St. John’s Search for Director of Worship and Music Ministry

St. John’s Lutheran Church seeks to engage all people in meaningful and grace-oriented worship. The Director of Worship and Music Ministry will be a primary staff person in ensuring quality worship and music. If you are interested in the position below, please contact the church office. POSITION DESCRIPTION for Director of Worship and Music Ministry St. John’s Lutheran Church Minneapolis, MN Part time – exempt Qualifications: The Director of Worship and Music Ministry must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of God known as St. John’s Lutheran Church. Commitment comes from an understanding of God's [...]

2019-06-27T14:54:34-05:00June 5th, 2019|

St. John’s Congregation Annual Meeting

is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 following worship, with celebration of ministries, election of new council members, and update on chart of accounts with financial summary on the docket. Annual reports of most committees, task forces, or ministry teams are available for review in the June Messenger.

2019-06-15T18:38:01-05:00May 19th, 2019|

Love Pancakes?

Come and have breakfast at Chi Rho, served from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day weekend)! Enjoy good food, fellowship, and fun at St. John’s Chi Rho Retreat Center on Lake Sylvia near Annandale, MN.

2019-05-29T15:55:47-05:00May 19th, 2019|

Vacation Bible School Day Camp!

Summer is almost here, and that means it is almost time for VBS Day Camp! Several Minneapolis churches are working together to put on a week of programming at Bethel Lutheran Church Monday, June 17 - Friday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The camp is for students grades K-8. Cost is $30 per child, $60 max per family. To register, go to http://oursavioursmpls.org/day-camp.html and click “Download the registration form as a PDF here.” You’ll find more details about the camp and registration on the PDF form. Please send Amy an email at amihelich@stjohnsmpls.org or give her a [...]

2019-06-21T13:58:11-05:00May 27th, 2019|