The 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.
(Please select the link below or see the Church calendar for any
alterations to our Seasonal and Midweek Worship Service times.)
Faces of the Reformation
Gutenberg - Gutenberg’s invention helped spread the ideas
of the Reformation to the masses
1395 - 1468 | Mainz, Germany
Could Johannes Gutenberg have known when he first conceived the idea
of moveable type that it would contribute to the spread of the
Reformation and the Renaissance and lead to the education of all
levels of society? One might question his presence in the “Faces of
the Reformation” series. But considering that his presses printed
not only Luther’s 95 Theses but also the papal indulgences that
sparked Luther’s polemic pen, it seems fitting that he should be
from Pastor Toensing
April 23, 2017 - "Thank
you" to all of you who helped with the work-day yesterday in and
around the parsonage. We truly appreciate that you are making things
ready for us to come and join our new church family. We thank you
for your time and all the hands that have done anything to make your
parsonage a place we will call home.
The packing is going well. You are in our prayers. (Please
share with me
your prayerful concerns even now before my arrival.)
May God bless you all and we can't wait to be there among you soon.
In the love of Christ our risen Savior, Pastor and Shelley Toensing.
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
- 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. Currently,
the book of Ezekiel is being explored.
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,