Faith

The Second Sunday of Advent December 4, 2022

December 2, 2022 in Worship

This service of Advent Lessons and Carols is intended to be a time of spiritual preparation, as we watch and wait for the coming of Emmanuel, God with us. The service begins with an organ and piano duet: “The Advent of Our God.” The Festival Choir sings several anthems throughout the service. These are the […]

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The First Sunday of Advent November 27, 2022

November 26, 2022 in Worship

The season of Advent is one of hope and joyful anticipation as we prepare for the coming of Jesus both as a babe in the manger and as the living Christ who bids us follow. The Handbell Choir will be provide the musical offering. The hymns are ELW 239, ELW 261 & 254 (during communion), […]

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Christ the King Sunday November 20, 2022

November 18, 2022 in Worship

Christ’s Reign is one of complete love. Jesus Christ reigns in that love from the cross even unto death. Jesus Christ will not leave us and is raised to reign in love for all time. The Philethia Choir sings “There Was Jesus.” The hymns are ELW 430, ELW 431, and ELW 434. The bulletin can […]

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Stewardship Moment with the Sandbrooks

November 16, 2022 in Devotions

This is our third video in our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good.” Dean and Barbara Sandbrook reflect on faith and service at St. John’s.

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The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost November 13, 2022

November 11, 2022 in Worship

Often there are dire times in our lives that challenge us beyond our means. Yet God’s promise still comes to us that the sun of righteousness indeed will rise with healing in its wings. Jeffrey Raub sings “A Communion Invitation.” The hymns are ELW 327, ELW 796, and ELW 627. The bulletin can be found […]

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Stewardship Moment with Abby

November 9, 2022 in Devotions

This is our second video in our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good.” Abby Hellwig shares her experience of being a crew leader for VBS, and how she connects with God.

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All Saints Sunday November 6, 2022

November 4, 2022 in Worship

Throughout our lives there are people of great faith, saints, who guide and inspire us. On this day we honor and give thanks for those saints in our faith community who have died since last All Saints Sunday. Jaime Taylor sings “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot.” The hymns are ELW 423, ELW 421 (vv. 1,2 & […]

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Stewardship Moment with Isabelle 2022

November 1, 2022 in Devotions

Our fall Stewardship emphasis, “Gifts of the Spirit for the Common Good,” gets off to a great start with Isabelle Dara Beedle’s reflections about Music, Art, and Drama (MAD) Camp and how God is at work in her life.

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Reformation Sunday October 30, 2022

October 28, 2022 in Worship

The Church is called to lean forward into the future proclaiming the love of God to every age. On this day we celebrate and aspire to this call. The Festival Choir sings “Legacy of Faith.” The hymns are ELW 504, ELW 591 & 632 (during Communion), and ELW 654. The Saturday bulletin can be found […]

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The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost October 23, 2022

October 21, 2022 in Worship

Amid often broken lives, we cry out, “God have mercy on me.” God hears our prayers bringing strength and hope. The Handbell Choir offers “Everything to God in Prayer.” The hymns are ELW 693, ELW 695 (during Communion), and ELW 208. The bulletin can be found here. The announcements can be found here. The occasional […]

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