Loaves & Fishes St. John’ turn to cook Monday, September 25 at 2:30 p.m. TRUST congregations join together to prepare and serve meals at Loaves and Fishes at St. Stephen’s Church, Clinton Avenue, on the 4th Monday six times a year. If you’d like to know more about serving the community in this way, please ask Marlene Holden (612-927-6369). Your help is much appreciated!
TRUST, in partnership with MVNA, will once again be sponsoring flu shots clinics. St. John Lutheran’s flu shot clinic will be held Sunday, September 17, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Lounge. Reminders: To have Medicare billed, please bring your Medicare Part B card. Ages 3 years and older may receive the flu vaccination with parent’s consent. There are numerous insurance plans accepted this year. Health insurance card(s) or a photo copy (front only) is require for billing. Picture ID (ex. driver’s license or employee badge) is required. For the non-insured, the vaccination prices are (cash or check to [...]
Wear red to celebrate Reformation Sunday! Please come to worship at 10am and also to celebrate Confirmation.
Everyone is invited to attend when Holly Sampson, who is a daughter of St. John's and President of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation (DSACF), will be the speaker for the October meeting of Missionary Circle. The Foundation promotes private giving for the public good. We will hear about the many ways DSACF serves the community including a focus on the "Opportunity Gap" which includes homeless and hungry youth. Meet with the Circle at noon on Wednesday, October 4 in St. John's lounge. Bring your bag lunch. Vicky Ercolani will provide dessert and devotions.
Families of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Join us in sharing a love of reading with our students at St. John’s Child Care Center’s Scholastic Book Fair during the week of September 25th. It’s a great way to connect your kids with books they want to read! We are asking families to: *Visit our Fair to make your selections in person. *Consider purchasing a book for one of our classrooms. Teacher “Wish Lists” will be posted at the fair. *You can also order books online (from 9/15-9/30) at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/stjohnsccc Our Book Fair hours will be: Tuesday, September 26th from 7:30am-6:00pm Wednesday, [...]
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, email@example.com). Everyone, member or guest, is welcome to join the discussion!
We threw a party at Chi Rho on August 19th - over 450 guests were there and said “It was GREAT!” This was the 5th year of Summerfest and Grant Johnson started us off with his unique brand of music. We added some things we hadn’t done before: 1. The Greater Lake Sylvia Association joined us to make a bigger party. 2. We had “We’re Smokin’ Now” grill our meats and Dave Helm and staff cooked the rest of the food. 3. Scott & Eric Belz ran the exciting minnow races. 4. A display of camp history and a short [...]
Come to Worship at 10:00 am on Rally Sunday! Music: St. John’s Choir and St. John’s Bell Choir. Installation of Sunday School Teachers. St. John’s will welcome children back to Sunday school and welcome all to gather, celebrate, worship, learn, serve and fellowship together.
August 19-20—Chi Rho SUMMERFEST Saturday beginning at 12:00 p.m: Music, Food, Games Sunday: Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. - noon Worship at 10:00 a.m. Overnight accommodations are available; you may call 612-827-4406 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Dates to remember: July 2—Fireworks at Chi Rho, Annandale Sponsored by Greater Lake Sylvia Association. News & Notes: Chi Rho held a successful Memorial Sunday pancake breakfast, raising some $1500 for special projects. Chi Rho Center has a ‘new’ piano, thanks to Oly! He found one that was being given away by Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Minnetonka and then moved the piano to Chi Rho. Thank you, Oly. Thank you also to Oly and Julie Stromberg for their donation and installation of a new flag pole at Chi Rho Center.