St. John’s Blog

Welcome to Worship

The Day of Pentecost and the Sundays which follow are the right time to come to worship at St. John's. The Sunday service begins at 10:00 am and includes Communion.  You are invited to stay for fellowship and donuts!

June 1st, 2017|


ST. JOHN’S BOOK CLUB will meet to discuss Jodi Picoult's newest book, Small Great Things, on Sunday, July 9 at 11:30 a.m. in St. John's lounge/library (please note date change). This book tackles prejudice, race, privilege, and social justice. Please contact Jennifer Burdick with any questions, or 651-636-0899. The group is still forming, so mark your calendar and come, join the discussion!  Happy reading!  

April 7th, 2017|

Altar Flowers

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.

June 16th, 2015|

Barbary Coast is Back — Sunday, May 14!

The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band will lead us in worship this Sunday. More information about the group is available on their website.  

April 23rd, 2016|

Office Hours

Regular office hours at St. John's are Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. email: phone: 612-827-4406

January 17th, 2016|

Chi Rho Center Summer Opportunities

CHI RHO IS ‘50’ THIS YEAR! Dates to remember: May 27-28 Work Weekend at Chi Rho Sunday-Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m.—noon Everyone welcome! July 2—Fireworks at Chi Rho, Annandale Sponsored by Greater Lake Sylvia Assn. August 19-20—SUMMERFEST Saturday: Music, Food, Games Sunday: Pancake Breakfast &Worship NOTE: Chi Rho Retreat Center is in need of a piano…contact Oly at “68 miles due west” St. John’s Chi Rho Committee will Present the ‘Special Offering’ during worship on Sunday, May 7.

May 4th, 2017|

Easter Season Worship

Please join us for worship during the Easter Season on  Sundays at 10:00 am. Every Sunday includes Communion followed by fellowship and donuts! Jesus is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia!

February 28th, 2015|

Metropolitan Boys Choir

THE METROPOLITAN BOYS CHOIR will present its annual Spring Benefit Concert “at home” at St. John's next Sunday, May 7 at 3:00 p.m. The benefit will include a Silent Auction beginning at 1:30 p.m. A great family event!

February 19th, 2015|

A Celebration of Life – Dana Blanck

A service in celebration of the life of Dana Blanck, St. John’s Child Care music teacher for over 35 years, will be held at Mayflower Community Congregation UCC, 106 E. Diamond Lake Road in Minneapolis, on Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow the service. Additionally, there will be a Children and Youth Sing-a-long Service on Friday, May 12 at 4:30 p.m., also held at Mayflower Church.  This will be an opportunity for the many children and youth whose lives have been touched by Dana and her music to come together to sing the songs which she [...]

May 4th, 2017|

Easter Breakfast at St. John’s

Come to Easter Breakfast before worship at St. John's on Sunday, April 16!  Pancakes, Sausage, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Juice, and Milk will be served.  Donations will support Chi Rho Camp & Conference Center. Breakfast will be followed by the Easter Egg Hunt when children fill their baskets. The Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is celebrated with a service of Holy Communion. It will be a fun day!

March 1st, 2015|