St. John’s Blog

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|

Caritas Vocal Ensemble

performs at St. John's on Sunday, April 9 at 4pm followed by dinner. This concert will benefit TRUST Parish Nurse Program. Tickets: $15 for concert, $25 for concert and dinner. Tickets for seniors: $10 for concert, $20 for concert and dinner Caritas Vocal Ensemble is a 9-person a capella choral group with a passion for singing and a desire to change the world through their benefit concerts.  You'll enjoy amazing vocal harmonies through their music, while raising money for an important cause.

February 16th, 2015|


SUNDAY SCHOOL classes will resume on Sunday, April 23 at 9:00 a.m.! Come to Sunday school before worship at 9:00 a.m. for music, Bible stories and crafts. Nursery care is offered for those up to age six during worship each Sunday. Activity bags can also be found in the narthex.

October 12th, 2016|

March Message from Pastor Mark Tiede

Dot 1 Growing our faith in Christ Jesus Dot 2 Growing our relationships with our holy family (St. John’s) Dot 3 Growing our relationships with our neighbors & friends (the world) Dot #1: Last September we embarked on a journey to explore this second of our four congregational values: Worshiping , Welcoming , Growing , and Serving .  Each month, committee members have been giving talks during the offering sharing the ways that their committee’s ministry itself has been an offering to God by giving life to our Growing value by providing opportunities for each of us to be Growing [...]

March 9th, 2017|

St. John’s Retreat for Women

The third annual LENTEN RETREAT for St. John’s women and guests was at Chi Rho Center, Annandale in March.  Pastor Katherine Nycklemoe of St. Stephen Lutheran, Bloomington guided the gathering with the practice of "listening" for God. The weekend included Yoga, rest, walks, companionship, healthy meals, and lots of sweatshirts!

November 24th, 2016|

Lenten Suppers and Worship

Please join us for supper and fellowship before the Wednesday night Lenten worship based on the service, “Behold Our Light,” which we also used in Advent. Soup will be served starting at 5:45 PM, with worship following at 7 PM. The five soup suppers will be on March 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5. Volunteers are needed to set up and serve, to bring dessert, and to help clean up. Please see the sign-up sheet in Fellowship Hall or contact the church office.

February 21st, 2015|

Loaves and Fishes Monday, March 27

Volunteers from St. John’s will serve for Loaves & Fishes  Monday, March 27 at 5:00 p.m. If you can help or have questions, please call Marlene Holden at 612-927-6369. Members of St. John’s Lutheran Church cook or serve dinner for Loaves and Fishes at the St. Stephen’s site in Minneapolis on 22nd Street and Clinton Avenue on the 4th Monday of every other month. This is a wonderful ministry that connects people all over the Twin Cities.

March 10th, 2015|

Meals on Wheels Easter Flowers

TRUST Meals on Wheels places tiny artificial flower arrangements on trays at Easter.  As they have done for several years, Missionary Circle will create 80 of these cute favors.  Please join the Circle at noon on Wednesday, April 5 in St. John's Chapel for this lively craft project. Please bring your own lunch.  Dessert will be served. You are also welcome to bring bottle caps (large ones from cleaning supplies, deodorant, etc.), small artificial blooms, wire cutters or scissors.  Play-Doh is provided. It will be a fun time!

March 25th, 2017|

Book Fair Grand Event March 14 – 16

Grandparents and other loved ones are very important in children’s lives, and we are celebrating a week just for them. Our school’s Grand Event Week recognizes the important role this audience can play in a child’s education. Because learning to read is the most important skill a child can learn, we’ve scheduled a special time for grandparents and other loved ones to celebrate reading during our Scholastic Book Fair. Book Fairs have always been about families and reading. We ask you, your families, and any grands or other loved ones to visit our Scholastic Book Fair and experience a celebration [...]

March 9th, 2017|

Celebrate 20 Years of ZOOM at this Year’s Gala March 18, 2017

Join us for this year’s ZOOM House “Come to the Table” fundraising gala! This year, we celebrate ZOOM’s 20th anniversary and the impact those twenty years have had to our community. The evening will include delicious food, live and silent auctions, a wine pull, fund-a-need opportunities, and other fun activities! We invite you to “Come to the Table” and celebrate all that makes ZOOM possible.   Doors open at 5:00 pm. Welcome and dinner at 6:45 pm. Individual Tickets: $75, if purchased by Feb. 10, $100 after Feb. 10 Host a table of 8- $1000 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest  7025 [...]

February 7th, 2017|