Welcome to St. John Lutheran Church

"'Sharing The Joy Of His News' by growing inward through God's Word, Sacraments and Fellowship; and by growing outward
through words, actions and mission outreach.
" - St. John Lutheran Church


The Sunday Divine Service

The Divine Service is the center of our life of faith in Christ. It is celebrated every Sunday at 9:00 a.m.
The Sacrament of the Altar is celebrated on odd Sundays of the month and festival days.

Parish Services


"St. John Welcomes Doane University Students"!



From Pastor Toensing

We are truly blessed by God when we live in the ways that are good and pleasing to our heavenly Father. The psalm says is very clearly. And God’s Word is also very clear that those who walk in the ways of righteousness are truly blessed. And we can say that yes, we do walk in many of His ways. But … we can always do better, can’t we? For when it comes to walking in God’s ways perfectly … we fall short. Thanks be to God that we are saved by the right and good living of our Savior who did all things perfectly and credits His goodness to our account. (Continued here...)

Updated: 9.1.18

Announcements

  • Used Bible Collection

    The Ladies Aid will be collecting "used" Bibles to be donated for "reuse" by those who need them. Donated Bibles can be placed in a receptacle located in the church entry through September 23rd.

  • Operation Christmas Child

    Looking for a way to help a child hear the Good News of Jesus in a special way? Consider participating in "Operation Christmas Child". Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. Click here to learn how to become involved.

  • Flowers on the Altar

    A calendar has been placed in the entryway of the church to reserve a date to place flowers on the altar. If you would like to donate toward flowers, the Ladies’ Aid Altar Committee will purchase the flowers and place them on the altar for you. Only live flowers are placed on the altar. (Flowers will not be placed on the altar during the seasons of Advent and Lent). If you have questions please contact LaVonne Nitzel, JoAnn Renner or Diane Kahle.

  • Lutheran Witness Online

    The Lutheran Witness Current IssueThe Lutheran Witness is the flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. The Lutheran Witness is a monthly publication (11 issues per year) that offers Synod news, features, columns, Q&A's, and more.

  • KFUO Radio Online

    Listen to KFUO

    For over 90 years, KFUO has been dedicated to broadcasting the Gospel of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, to listeners around the globe. You can help take this message to the ends of the earth by tuning in and supporting this ministry.
  • Orphan Grain Train

    We can once again send used clothing to Orphan Grain Train. When leaving clothes at the back door, please mark them for either OGT (Orphan Grain Train) or PCM (People's City Mission).

  • Electronic Newsletter

    Please consider receiving your monthly newsletter via email or downloaded from our website to conserve and save paper. The bulletin and readings are also available via email the Tuesday after Sunday’s service. Please contact our church secretary, Christine Hollman at the office to be added to the group email, 402.826.3883. Thank you for going GREEN!

 

Worship Services

Worship services at St. John are scheduled each Sunday and Wednesday. Sunday morning Communion services are held on the odd numbered weeks each month with non-communion services held on the even numbered Sundays. (Seasonally adjusted Service Times...)

  • Sunday Morning - 9:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday Evening - (Held during the Advent and Lenten Season - See Calendar during those months for service times.)

 

Sunday Bible Class

Join us on Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. for adult Bible class where a variety of Christ centered topics are covered.

Jesus Christ brings the Gospel (from older English, "Good-spel," "good news") to the world. He announces that in His person the kingdom of God has come to mankind and that through faith in Him people might find new and eternal life. He is Himself the Good News, or Gospel.