St. John’s Blog

Loaves and Fishes Monday, September 23

Volunteers from St. John’s are needed at 2:30pm Monday to prepare the evening meal for over 80 guests at St. Stephen’s on ClintonAvenue. Please contact the church office or Marlene Holden (612-927-6369) if you are able to help. Thank you!

2019-09-27T17:06:42-06:00July 23rd, 2018|

Visit the Book Fair!

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday September 24, 25, 26 Join in sharing a love of reading with our St. John’s Child Care students at the Book Fair in the Lounge. It’s a great way to connect kids you know with books they want to read! Consider purchasing a book for one of our classrooms; teacher “Wish Lists” will be posted at the fair. We appreciate your dedication to creating lifelong readers. See you at our Book Fair open 7:00am to 6:00pm!

2019-09-27T17:07:22-06:00September 22nd, 2019|

Get Your Flu Shot at St. John’s, Sunday, October 27

St. John's is hosting a flu shot clinic this Sunday, October 27, from 11 a.m. - 12 noon. This is sponsored by TRUST, in partnership with MVNA/Hennepin Healthcare. Reminders:  To have Medicare billed, please bring both your Medicare & Part B cards.  Ages 3 years and older may receive the flu vac- cination with parent/guardian’s consent.  There are numerous insurance plans accepted this year. Health insurance card(s) or a photo copy (front only) is required for billing. Picture ID (e.g. Driver’s License or Employee Badge) is required.  For the non-insured, vaccination prices are (cash or check [...]

2019-11-01T19:09:36-06:00September 5th, 2018|

A Sanctuary Church – What Does This Mean?

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of America has declared the church to be a sanctuary for refugees.  Jim and Karen McConkey from Mayflower Church (United Church of Christ) shared their personal experiences with asylum seekers sponsored by their church with the Missionary Circle at their October 2 meeting.  People interested in learning more and moving toward an understanding of 'what this means' for us are welcome to reach out to a Circle member for more on this conversation. Vicky Ercolani hosted the meeting; JoAnn Christopherson is Circle Chair.

2019-10-07T20:45:14-06:00September 22nd, 2019|

Letters to India

On 'God's Work. Our Hands.' Sunday, Missionary Circle invited St. John's people to write letters to students who attend schools in India run by Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry. Here are photos of the students sponsored by Missionary Circle and St. John's Community and Neighborhood committee.

2019-10-08T10:22:16-06:00September 10th, 2019|

God’s Work. Our Hands: Sunday, September 8

Come for worship at 10 a.m. (note time change) and stay for fellowship and service projects at 11 a.m. to benefit our local and global community. Feel free to wear "casual" clothes, and wear your GWOH t-shirt from last year if you have one!  Project opportunities - something for everyone! -  will include: assembling birthday party gift bags for ZOOM House (Zion Originated Outreach Ministry); tying fleece blankets for campers at Camp Noah, a ministry of LSS that helps children impacted by disaster; writing cards and letters to students in India (led by Missionary Circle) sorting and packing food for [...]

2019-09-10T20:29:28-06:00August 16th, 2019|

St. John’s Chi Rho Family Weekend/Greater Lake Sylvia Association Get-together!

ST JOHN’S FAMILY WEEKEND at CHI RHO CENTER is now being planned for Friday evening, August 9 through Sunday, August 11 to coincide with the Greater Lake Sylvia Association Get-Together on August 10, with live band, family games and activities, and picnic from 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Throughout the weekend, there will be time for food, swimming, canoeing, games, story-swapping, campfires, and of course, relaxing! Come and celebrate and experience our beautiful retreat center on Lake Sylvia, Annandale, MN! Meals and overnight accommodations will be available Friday evening through Sunday morning. Please inform the church office if you plan to attend [...]

2019-08-16T15:36:34-06:00July 13th, 2019|

St. John’s Search for Director of Worship and Music Ministry

St. John’s Lutheran Church seeks to engage all people in meaningful and grace-oriented worship. The Director of Worship and Music Ministry will be a primary staff person in ensuring quality worship and music. If you are interested in the position below, please contact the church office. POSITION DESCRIPTION for Director of Worship and Music Ministry St. John’s Lutheran Church Minneapolis, MN Part time – exempt Qualifications: The Director of Worship and Music Ministry must see this position as a ministry to and with the people of God known as St. John’s Lutheran Church. Commitment comes from an understanding of God's [...]

2019-06-27T14:54:34-06:00June 5th, 2019|

St. John’s Congregation Annual Meeting

is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 following worship, with celebration of ministries, election of new council members, and update on chart of accounts with financial summary on the docket. Annual reports of most committees, task forces, or ministry teams are available for review in the June Messenger.

2019-06-15T18:38:01-06:00May 19th, 2019|