St. John’s Blog

Easter Breakfast 8:00 to 9:30 am

Come have Breakfast before Worship! Pancakes, Sausages, Fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea, Juice. Sponsored by St. John’s Chi Rho Committee. Donations will support the ministry of St. John’s Chi Rho Center.

2019-04-24T16:19:50-05:00April 8th, 2019|

EASTER MORNING EGG HUNT!

What is oval-shaped and filled with candy? An Easter Egg! Join St. John's Sunday school community for an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday morning, April 21, at 9:30 a.m. (following the the pre-service breakfast)! There won’t be Sunday School on Easter Sunday so all our families can worship together. Easter Breakfast — 8-9:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausages, fruit, juice, coffee/tea                                                                Sponsored by the Chi Rho Committee; donations will support the ministry of St. John’s Chi Rho Center. [...]

2019-04-24T16:20:32-05:00April 17th, 2019|

St. John’s Oratorio Chorus Spring Concert 2019

On Sunday, May 12 at 3 p.m., the Oratorio Chorus will be performing two stunning masterworks, Haydn’s Nicolaimesse and Mozart’s Coronation Mass in C (K.317). Rehearsals in preparation for this concert will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. John’s on: -Sunday, March 24 -Sunday, March 31 -Sunday, April 7 -Sunday, April 14 -Thursday, April 25 -Sunday, April 28 -Thursday, May 2 -Sunday, May 5 -Thursday, May 9 (Rehearsal with Orchestra, 7:00-9:30 p.m.) If you have questions, please contact Director of Music Sam Grace.

2019-05-17T17:01:25-05:00January 27th, 2019|

Loaves & Fishes—Monday, March 25, 5:00 p.m.

Volunteers from St. John’s are needed to serve the evening meal on March 25 for the guests of Loaves & Fishes at St. Stephen’s on Clinton Avenue. Please contact the church office or Marlene Holden (612-927-6369) if you are available to help. Thank you!

2019-03-29T14:49:04-05:00January 26th, 2019|

Scholastic Book Fair

Come and visit our Scholastic Book Fair in St. John’s Lounge, March 19-21 from 7:30am to 6:00pm. The Child Care earns lots of free books to restock our classroom libraries when people purchase books at our fair! St. John’s Child Care

2019-03-22T15:40:17-05:00February 12th, 2019|

OneSight Foundation

Missionary Circle will be learning about OneSight -- a foundation that brings eye exams and glasses to people who lack access to vision care locally and around the world. Everyone is welcome to meet with the Circle at noon on Wednesday, March 6 in the lounge at St. John's. Bring a bag lunch! Dessert is provided.

2019-03-15T13:45:02-05:00February 20th, 2019|

A Special Congregational Meeting …

will be convened following the budget meeting on January 27. The purpose of this special meeting will be to determine whether to become a Reconciling in Christ congregation. This will occur through a vote on whether to adopt an affirmation of welcome statement. An initial version was circulated for congregational feedback and then revised based on that feedback. A final draft will be available on Sunday, January 20.

2019-01-27T21:07:11-05:00January 7th, 2019|

St. John’s Cooks & Eats! February 2

Saturday, Feb. 2., 5 p.m.—The Membership Committee will be hosting this first social event of the year. All are welcome to join as we cook and enjoy a meal together (tacos, anyone?) over meaningful conversation and fellowship. A great way to get to know your fellow members better, and meet new folks! A sign-up sheet is posted on the bulletin board outside Fellowship Hall. Child care can be arranged for those interested.

2019-02-03T18:17:54-05:00January 26th, 2019|

Holden Evening Prayer Around the World February 6

TONIGHT! Wednesday, February 6, 2019 @ 7 PM: HEPAW St John’s will be participating as a host site for a service of the remarkable Holden Evening Prayer. This beautiful, contemplative service transcends denominational lines and celebrates the God who holds all in a loving embrace. What is Holden Evening Prayer Around the World (HEPAW)? Once each year Holden Village, a Lutheran retreat center in the Cascade Mountains, invites congregations and Villagers across the globe to come together through participation in Holden Evening Prayer. Together, we seek to support and draw strength from one another, reaffirming our values as people who [...]

2019-02-08T11:30:59-05:00January 26th, 2019|

TRUST Youth Mardi Gras Party!

Sunday, March 3rd noon to 2:30p.m. Meet at St. John’s at about 11:40 and drive together to Union UCC for an afternoon of food, fun, fellowship. Please bring $5 for lunch and supplies.

2019-03-02T16:51:22-05:00February 3rd, 2019|