At Saint John's, We Worship

With our soul WE WORSHIP joyfully. With roots in tradition, we are made new in our experience of God's presence among us in music, preaching, prayer, communion and baptism.


Worship times are at 8:00 am & 10:30 am every Sunday.


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Our Services

Current Church Season

Time After Epiphany

The church calendar recognizes this season from January 6 until the last Sunday before Ash Wednesday which is celebrated as the Transfiguration of our Lord. Message themes include the revelation of Christ to all nations, Jesus' baptism in the River Jordan, Christ as the light of the world, the public ministry of Jesus Christ including his first miracle of turning water into wine at the wedding at Cana and growth in a Christian's baptized identity. Church colors during this time include white, suggesting joy and light for the day of Epiphany, and green which suggests spiritual growth.


Church Service Schedule

We worship on Sunday mornings at 8 am and 10:30 am. Please check back with us for our Summer time schedule.


Communion

We celebrate communion at both services on the first and third Sundays of the month, in addition to other festival services. Jesus welcomes everyone to his table—no exceptions! Small children who have not received communion instruction are welcome to receive a blessing. For those who prefer, white grape juice is available in the center of the communion plate.


Welcoming Place

The Welcoming Place is designed for members and non-members to socialize between church services—it is located just outside our Fellowship Hall on the middle level of the church. We encourage you to stay late after the 8:00 AM service, come early before the 10:30 AM service, or stop in before or after Sunday School to enjoy social time with others. There is self-serve coffee, other drinks and snacks available to enjoy every Sunday. Looking forward to seeing you there!!


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MUSIC AND DRAMA

CHOIR

Our choir leads the worship singing and offers an anthem to the Glory of God each Sunday at 10:30, September thru June. The choir is led by Allen Artz. Solos and small ensembles are used during the summer months. The Senior Choir’s repertoire includes music that ranges from traditional to contemporary Christian. We seek to reach people in their every day lives through fellowship, caring for one another and worship. The Senior Choir rehearses on Thursdays at 7:00 pm. To inquire about singing in the choir please contact Allen at artzthe3rd@comcast.net


BELL CHOIR

The Christ Alive Ringers, founded in September 2005, is a group of handbell enthusiasts dedicated to sacred music through the use of English Handbells. The group currently rings five octaves of Schulmerich Handbells and three octaves of Handchimes. Music is presented during the 10:30 worship service on the fourth Sunday of most months. Rehearsals are held weekly on Mondays from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. during the months of September through May. The group, a member of The Handbell Musicians of America, expands their knowledge of English Handbells by attending some area festivals that are offered. Bells are led by Becky Ruth. To inquire about playing in our bell choir please contact Becky at beckaroo139@comcast.net.


CHILDREN'S CHOIR

On the 4th Sunday of most months, Saint John's Sunday School children bless our worship service with a song they share from their own repertoire.


CONGREGATIONAL SINGING

Saint John's has a new Casavant organ that is proudly on display each Sunday by the musical talents of Allen Artz, our church organist. With his many years of experience in organ performance, our worship is filled with joyful liturgy and hymns from the Lutheran traditions. At Saint John's, the primary instrument of music for worship has always been and will always be the voices of the congregation raised in praise and thanksgiving to God.