St. John’s Blog

ST. JOHN’S BOOK CLUB — date change

St. John’s Book Club will meet Sunday, September 10 (originally scheduled for Sunday, August 13) at 11:30 a.m. in St. John’s lounge to discuss Half Truths: God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say by Adam Hamilton. Jennifer Belz has ordered a few copies for those who have been unable to find copies at your local library/bookstore. If you have trouble finding a copy of the book or have questions, feel free to contact Jennifer Belz or Jennifer Burdick (651-636-0899, Everyone, member or guest, is welcome to join the discussion!

2017-08-09T14:46:39+00:00 April 7th, 2017|

Next Community Meal — August 26

A Community Meal will be served at noon Saturday, August 26 at St. John's. Come and help...come and eat! St. John’s volunteers welcome guests, help prepare food and beverages, bus and wash dishes, and clean up. The time commitment is about two hours, 11:30-1:30 each fourth Saturday. If you would like to help, you may sign up on the poster outside Fellowship Hall, or contact the church office to volunteer or for more information. Bring your family... invite a friend or neighbor!  

2017-08-03T12:16:19+00:00 February 21st, 2015|

Missionary Circle in June

In June the Missionary Circle will meet on the second Wednesday of the month, June 14 at noon at Marj Sethna's home. Nokomis Square is located at  5015 35Th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55417. The meeting is potluck with Elaine Taylor bringing dessert.

2017-07-07T21:01:20+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Women of the ELCA Convention in Minneapolis

The Tenth Triennial Convention of Women of the ELCA will be held July 11-13, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. The triennial convention is the highest legislative authority within the organization. Visitors are welcome at the Tenth Triennial Convention, and a special visitors seating area will be available. No advance registration is needed in order to attend the convention. Name tags for visitors will be available outside the convention hall. Meta Herrick Carlson, a pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, will lead Bible study at the Tenth Triennial Convention, July 11-13. Download Coloring Devotionals!

2017-07-15T21:43:21+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Sunday, July 23

WORSHIP at St. John's this Sunday, July 23, 10:00 a.m.!  Guest musicians will be members of The Gills Quartet, a jazz combo composed of both graduated and current Augsburg College students. Double-bassist, Matthew Zyla, is this past year’s John Norris Scholarship winner. Lectionary texts:  Isaiah 44:6-8; Psalm 86:11-17; Romans 8:12-25; Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43  

2017-08-03T12:06:35+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

A Women’s Evening Retreat

A WOMEN’S EVENING RETREAT with gentle yoga, supper, and listening practice is planned for Wednesday, June 14 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at St. John’s. Members, friends and neighbors are welcome! A special guest will provide music for meditation. A free-will offering will contribute to costs. Please help us plan by registering with St. John's church office, 612-827-4406 (may leave a message - prompt 1) or, by Sunday, June 11. Or just come - all are welcome! Questions? Contact Anna Carlson ( or Ann Paulson (  

2017-07-07T21:01:39+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Blessed 2 Be South Minneapolis Day Camp June 19 – 23

Blessed 2 Be  South Minneapolis Day Camp June 19 - 23, 2017  Come and learn about how we are blessed by God to be a blessing in the world through music, story, art, play, field trips, and more! What:  A progressive ecumenical experience offering faith formation in a fun, safe, Christcentered and relational setting. Worship, crafts, games, lunch and field trips. When: June 19 - 23, 9am-4pm, M-F Where: Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120 17th Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55407 Who: Entering K - Entering 8th graders Cost: $25 per camper, $60 max for families. Make checks payable to First Congregational [...]

2017-07-07T21:02:03+00:00 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.

2017-05-04T14:06:50+00:00 June 16th, 2015|

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

2017-06-03T20:47:30+00:00 January 17th, 2016|