• By: Pastor Frank Espegren


    Our four Ash Wednesday worship experiences lead us into the penitential season of Lent. What significance will these 40 days of reflection have for you? Ashes marked on your forehead is a gritty and sensual sign that the days we are given on this Earth matter and do not stretch endlessly on.

  • By: Pastor Jon Haug


    Confirmation, intended for 7th and 8th graders, kicks off its second semester on Sunday, February 26. We always begin with lunch provided by parents and then head into our two-hour class. This semester will focus on “Lutheran Living” with topics like justification by faith, law and gospel, and saint and sinner to name a few. 

  • By: Jae Park, Worship & Music Program Coordinator


    This season of Lent we are honored to host our musical Lutheran brothers and sisters from Concordia University Irvine. Under the direction of Dr. Marin Jacobsen, Donne di Canto (women’s chorus) and the men’s chorus will join forces to present an evening of spectacular music. For those of you familiar with Lutheran college choirs, you know you’re in for a treat!

  • By: Karen Smith, Art Committee Co-Chair


    Every two years St. John’s hosts a festival of religious and spiritual art displaying the works of artists throughout northern California. This year our art festival comes during Lent, running from March 9 through the 19. 

  • As the St. John’s digital presence grows through social media and a church app, work is being done to keep the website current and up-to-date.


    Many frustrations arise from the current website’s platform. Members frequently mention how difficult it is finding events or information. With so many pages, information gets buried and lost in the constant updating process that a website requires.

  • February Adult Education

    During February, we will explore the modern Lutheran Theologian Bonhoeffer. Does his theology and challenging content speak to our day? Pick up a copy of Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy and join Pastor Frank & Peggie Clapper for this interactive study during the education hour.

  • Now Hiring- The full time position as Youth & Family Ministry Director directs and leads children and youth programming and faith development for Preschool through middle school/high school age youth. To apply, send cover letter and resume to: jobs@stjohnslc.org