WELCOME TO ST. JOHN'S

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Looking to come to St. John's Lutheran Church? Want to get involved or join one of our programs? Welcome! We have dozens of great opportunities for people to find a home at St. John's.

OUR

MISSION

Live God's love in the world.

OUR

VISION

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A vibrant, urban church centered in enthusiastic and inspirational worship, grace-filled service and rich opportunities for spiritual growth.

OUR

VALUES

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We are attentive to God's word, prayerfully discerning God's will to do God's work with grace, in trust, by faith, through action.


When we commit to the mission and vision of St. John's Lutheran Church and are guided in our work by our core values, we become Living Stones, God's building materials.


YOUTH & FAMILY

MINISTRIES


There is something for every child and youth at St. John's with Sunday School, First Communion, Confirmation and Youth Group. Families come together for camping trips and the harvesting of grapes for our communion wine!

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ADULT

MINISTRIES


Looking for some fun fellowship? Our adult ministries are the perfect option! Our adult ministry options include special events for 20- and 30-somethings, weekly Bible studies, PUB theology, sewing/quilting groups, WELCA circles and more!

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CONGREGATIONAL

CARE


The care of members is of the upmost importance at St. John's. Our Parish Nurses work with members for site visits, prayers and visitations. The Stephen Ministers partner with our Nurses to bring one-on-one care to any member who needs it.

MUSIC

MINISTRIES


Music is an important part of worship and life at St. John's. There are several choirs that members can join. St. John's also houses a beautiful organ used throughout worship and highlighted in special concert performances.

WORSHIP AT ST. JOHN'S

Worship Times

Sunday
8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, 11:30 AM


Wednesday Healing Prayer & Communion

12:15 PM​​​​​​​

Sermons

UPCOMING CHURCHWIDE EVENTS

SEPT.

16

Freshmen Welcome Party

As our spring confirmation students enter their freshmen year of high school, our youth group comes together to welcome in to the high school community of our youth ministries.

SEPT. 17

Sunday School

Our new year of Sunday School officially begins today. We look forward to youth from age two through sixth grade joining us in faith development and exploration.



SEPT.

24

Paul Jacobs Concert

Paul Jacobs, one of the most dynamic performers in today’s organ world, will play the next St. John's Resounds! recital at 3:00 pm. He may also play a piece in church that morning! Tickets are on sale now! Call the church office at 916-444-0874 for more information.

SEPT. 30

Oktoberfest

Bratwurst. Sauerkraut. Pretzels. Join us for our annual Oktoberfest at 3:00 pm! This year we will also have a homemade beer contest to celebrate our 150th anniversary. Reach out to Steve Russell by calling the office to sign up for the contest. Make sure to RSVP as well!

SERVICE AND OUTREACH


St. John's partners with many community organizations to care for the most vulnerable members of Sacramento. Current partners include Habitat for Humanity, St. John's Program for Real Change, The Pilgrimage and Family Promise.


We work as a community to provide a meal at Easter and one at Thanksgiving to the needy in the Sacramento area. As part of the ELCA, we also participate in the yearly day of service called God's Work. Our Hands. every fall. Our Social Ministry Team works diligently to ensure St. John's is actively engaged in the community.

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