What's the deal with Advent?

Advent is a funny word. If we grow up in the church, we see it a lot and we know when it comes. It’s the thing right before Christmas, the church season now identified with blue and the wreath at the front near the altar. The word comes from a Latin phrase- “ad venit”. This means “he comes to”. When we... Read More

A Gift from Marie

    I have been a member of the LCMS since birth, when my godfather, my parents’ pastor at the time, baptized me into new life in Christ. Jokingly, I refer to myself as planning to be a “cradle to grave” Lutheran! I am sure many of us at St. John, both long-term and more recent members, can... Read More

Community Initiative Grant Approved

UPDATE 10/14/16: As St. John moves ahead with the grant program, we will be conducting listening sessions to better understand our community in our congregation before moving out to look at the community around us. These listening sessions are your opportunity to be heard and to work with us as we move ahead together. A... Read More

Welcome to Pastor Jim Myers!

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  This month, we're grateful to welcome Pastor Jim Myers and his wife Connie to the St. John family. Pastor Jim Link was recently diagnosed with Stage III Esophageal Cancer and will be spending time focusing on his health and family.* Our Elders have invited Pastor Jim Myers to serve as our Vacancy Pastor. About Pastor Jim... Read More

Join us in welcoming our new communications director

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St. John Lutheran Church and School is excited to welcome Philip Jaseph as our new Communications Director. Philip is a graduate of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He comes to us from The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod as a Communication Specialist for the Africa region, based in Kenya. Phil is engaged and plans to... Read More

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