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 & Lenten Services

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.

Lent will begin this month. Ash Wednesday is February 14th. This season we will consider the wisdom and help we have in suffering from "The Book of Job: Blessed Be the Name of the Lord!" More...

Parish Services

From Pastor Toensing

Dear St. John Saints, I love you. I do. Yes, I’m saying that because Valentine’s Day is coming. And Valentine’s Day is a time for expressions of love. Usually, Valentine’s Day is thought to be an expression of romantic and affectionate love.

But there is a love that is greater and deeper than that. Consider God’s love for us. The Bible is clear that God loves and that God is love. But God’s love is not just an affectionate love for us. God’s love goes much deeper. God shows love—He doesn’t just say it. God shows His love in keeping His promises. He promises to grant you what you need today: food, shelter, water, clothes, family, and friends. If you have these—God has fulfilled His promises to you. (Cont...)

Updated: 2.1.18


Member Time & Talent Survey -

Members of St. John, The Evangelism Committee would like to invite all confirmed members of our congregation to participate in filling out the newly distributed "Time & Talent Survey". This will help our congregation when reaching out to grab helping hands for a variety of tasks and connecting you to service opportunities that are unique to an individual members' desire and ability to help. (more...)

Updated: 09.1.17


  • 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.  

    Updated: 01.04.16
  • 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!

    Updated: 01.04.16

Building Committee Survey -

The Building Committee would like to thank all our members who’ve taken the time to consider and provide vital information within the earlier distributed survey in helping form a unified plan when considering current and future needs for our church facility. If members have yet to return their survey the committee, they will continue to collect and document them in through the end of the year. There is a drop box in the Narthex for this purpose. (Building Committee Survey...)

Updated: 11.01.17


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.