News' by growing
inward through God's Word, Sacraments and Fellowship; and by growing
through words, actions and mission outreach." - St. John Lutheran Church
The Divine Service is the center of our life of faith in Christ. It is now being celebrated each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. May our Lord continue to bless you this week. We'll see you on Sunday!
|COVID Update -
The Lancaster County Health Department has extended the Directed Health Measure for Lincoln and Lancaster County via Directed Health Measure 2021-24, now in place until October 28, 2021, at 11:59 p.m., unless renewed, extended, or terminated by subsequent order.
This order requires the wearing of face masks in indoor public spaces where 6’ of separation cannot be attained regardless of vaccination status; with limited exception.
In light of this, the members and visitors of St. John are to abide by the instructions of our local government knowing we can continue to remain at rest in our freedom to worship through attention and compliance. May God's gift of salvation be heard and trusted by all.
Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost - October 31, 2021
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: On October 31st we will again observe the Reformation. Dr. Luther gives a beautiful illustration of how our Lord stoops to serve us. May you be blessed by these words from Luther:
May you ever cherish and treasure this thought. Christ is made a servant of sin, yea, a bearer of sin, and the lowliest and most despised person. He destroys all sin by Himself and says: “I came not to be served but to serve” (Matt. 20:28). (Continued...)
Christmas is right around the corner! The Board of Education has been meeting and are very excited to start planning the annual Christmas program. This year's program, entitled "The Amazing Story of Christmas", will take place during the Sunday morning Worship Service on December 19th at 9:00 a.m. (More...)
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...)
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.