Lenten Worship Service - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
The following may well represent the schedule for the upcoming Worship Service, but please keep watching here for updates. Please know that evaluations continue to be performed during this fluid time.
We thank all who have been patient and understanding of
our efforts to meet the safety concerns of our members and
community friends. We will continue to
evaluate the worship needs and adjust
services as needed. We look forward to seeing all who
are able to attend in-person worship this week. Every
effort will be made to accommodate our visitors when needed. God’s peace in Christ
Jesus be with you all.
Catechesis means "Instruction in the Christian Faith." Catechesis begins when one inquires about membership in the Evangelical-Lutheran Church and continues in various forms throughout the life of a Christian.
Those desiring membership at St. John are asked to speak with the pastor. In order to receive the Lord's Supper, instruction in the Christian faith according to the Scriptures and Luther's Small Catechism is necessary. There is no fee or obligation for instruction.
Those who are already members of St. John mature and deepen in their understanding of the faith and their love for the Lord and neighbor by attending Divine Service and, as schedules permit, partaking of one or more of the following forums for ongoing catechesis:
There are circumstances in life that might land someone in the hospital. As your pastor, I consider it a high priority to visit when one of our members is in the hospital. But I might not always get the message. Sometimes people forget. Sometimes you might assume that someone else will let me know. If I should know that someone is in need of a pastoral visit in the hospital, please let me know. I would rather get five calls or messages letting me know than none. Thank you, Pastor Toensing