The Community & Neighborhood cupboard is BARE! Please help us fill the last fifteen backpacks of THIS school year for families at Justice Page Middle School. Here’s the list of items we need by this Sunday, May 12: Cereal (Cheerios, Rice Krispies and Mini Wheats), peanut butter, tuna and chicken, chunky soup/stew, ravioli, boxed dried noodle soup, canned fruits and vegetables, applesauce, pudding snack packs, mac and cheese, and brown rice. Money to purchase fresh fruit is always welcome. Make checks out to St. John’s and write 'Backpack food' in memo, or drop off Aldi or Cub gift cards at church. YOUR generosity feeds [...]
Caritas Vocal Ensemble, a mixed group of experienced singers, will present a concert of a cappella choral music Sunday afternoon, April 28 at 3:00 at St. John’s. Sacred and secular, traditional, contemporary and culturally diverse, they have something for everyone! A dessert and coffee reception will immediately follow the concert. Tickets are $25 or free will donation of choice. All proceeds will benefit TRUST’s Parish Nursing Program.
...for a midweek Lenten Worship service which is contemplative in nature. April 10 soup is served (free will offering) at 5:00-5:45 p.m. in the fellowship hall, and worship starts at 6 p.m. in the chapel. Worshippers will enter the worship space in silence and in near darkness and wait. We will sing a little, hear readings, pray together, sit in intentionally long moments of silence, and bask in the peace and presence of Christ. I sincerely hope you come and have a deeply moving experience of Encountering the Cross of Christ, a continual unfolding event in the lives of followers [...]
"Baptized, We Live - Lutheranism As a Way of Life," Wednesday April 10 at 6:35 p.m. (following midweek worship) and Thursday April 11 at 10:00 a.m. All are welcome to join the conversation!
Uno, Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Catan, and so much more! Join in an evening of games, fellowship and food this Friday, April 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. Bring your favorite board and card games (labeled with your name), a few dollars for the taco dinner, and a friend! This event is for all ages — see you there!
This Saturday morning, April 13 from 9-12 in preparation for Holy Week and the Easter season. We’ll polish brass, wipe down wood, organize...and have fun...plus lunch from Jimmy John’s. All ages are welcome!
Palms. Passion. Paradox.
The Last Supper.
Humiliated, stripped down, abandoned by his disciples, crucified for all our sin...It is finished.
Pulling out all the stops on organ, brass, choir, and bells: Alleluia! He is risen indeed!