Celebrating Lutheran High School

Paul tells the Thessalonian Christians, "For how can we thank God enough for you, for all the joy we feel because of you before our God?”  This reflects how we feel about you, the members of St. John Lutheran Church, and your support of Lutheran High School.  I’m Monica Wagner, a 1989 graduate of Lutheran High... Read More

Dibs on the Baby

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“Dibs on the baby … he’s ours” was an expression used by Mark Devries, author and youth pastor, as he shared his thoughts with St. John Lutheran at our "Generation to Generation - Planting Oak Trees" event. Mark said this is how we often respond and then fail to follow through with our youth ministry... Read More

Helping Others in Need: Hodge-Daniels Food Pantry

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Any idea what happens to the food you put in the grocery cart in the Commons? The St. John Lutheran Human Care Board distributes the donations to area food pantries, including the Hodge-Daniels Food Pantry run by Emmaus Lutheran Church in the Fountain Square area.     “We serve a wide range of the... Read More

Generation to Generation: Planting Oak Trees

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Investing in the next generation is not an assignment only for people who were hired for the job or even just for people who have "gifts with kids."  Investing in the next generation is a responsibility that belongs to the whole congregation.   Deuteronomy 6:4-9 says, "Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God... Read More

Meet Our New Third Grade Teacher, Miss Abby Keller

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As we are gearing up for our 2015-2016 school year at St. John, some new things are coming including the addition of a new third grade teacher, Miss Abby Keller.Miss Keller is a May 2015 graduate of Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, IL where she majored in elementary education and completed her student teaching at St... Read More


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