• The St. John’s community offers many ways to respond to the Matthew 25:35 passage that says, ”I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” One way is the holiday meals for those in our neighborhood who are hungry.

  • Reformation Sunday at St. John's

    On Reformation Sunday, October 29, in addition to festival Sunday worship at 8:00, 9:00 & 11:30 am, at 10:15 am, Martin Luther will time-travel to reenact the nailing of the 95 Theses on St. John’s wooden gates! Then, in Adult Forum, Confirmation, Sunday School and High School Ministry, we will talk about why this one act had such tremendous import.  Reformation – 500 years and counting!

  • I am a month back into my work at St. John’s following my three-month sabbatical taken ten years into my service here amongst you. Before I get too far away from it, I want to share a little more about my sabbatical experience that was such a gift to me in three distinct ways.

  • Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men after skin cancer; however, it can often be treated successfully. Knowing what to expect can help you cope, so this month we would like to share some information about prostate cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found and how it is treated.  

  • In many places, things slow down during summer, but not here. 


    In June, we hosted Vacation Bible School, offering a full week of programming to 55 of our youngest members, ten of which joined us for the first time. Thank you, our cheerful and generous volunteers who joined us for the week. 

  • Christian education for our children is a critical part of how we fulfill our mission here. We live God’s love in the world through teaching the Bible, creating community and leading children with grace.

  • The musical partnership between Sarah Jessop Street, Steven Johnson and me is focused on making our 150th Anniversary year as special and memorable as possible for all members no regardless of their age. We are also excited to see the return of our children’s music program and Youth Ensemble.