SUNDAY WORSHIP!
9:00am & 10:45am

NEW WEDNESDAY WORSHIP!
7:00pm
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Sunday School and Nursery available during each Service.

Upcoming Events

  • September 19, 2017 9:30 amMusic Together
  • September 19, 2017 10:30 amMusic Together
  • September 19, 2017 6:15 pmMusic Together
  • September 19, 2017 7:00 pmBoy scouts Den 4
  • September 20, 2017 12:00 pmAA
  • September 20, 2017 12:45 pmCommunion Service at Pres Homes
  • September 20, 2017 5:00 pmYouth Choir
  • September 20, 2017 5:15 pmIgnite for 9-12 grade
  • September 20, 2017 5:15 pmDinner
  • September 20, 2017 6:00 pmExplore- Confirmation 7th-8th Grade
  • September 20, 2017 6:00 pmFaith Creek Church School
  • September 20, 2017 6:15 pmAcapella Singers
  • September 20, 2017 6:45 pmChancel Choir Rehearsal
  • September 20, 2017 7:00 pmWorship/Communion
  • September 21, 2017 10:00 amThurs. Morning Bible Study
  • September 21, 2017 12:00 pmBlood Drive at the American Legion
  • September 21, 2017 1:00 pmKnitting Ministry
  • September 23, 2017 9:00 amYOGA
  • September 24, 2017 8:00 amWorship/Holy Communion/ Faith Creek
  • September 24, 2017 10:45 amWorship/Holy Communion/Faith Creek
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Children & Families


Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me.”
(Matthew 19:14)

We love children at St. John’s!  In fact, St. John’s is a “Cherish Our Children” congregation. Because we love kids we offer a variety of educational and service opportunities for all ages.

Our nursery is a wonderful, safe, and caring place for younger children who are more comfortable in a room full of toys than in the worship service.  The nursery is available each Sunday morning during both worship services, as well as for Wednesday worship. It is staffed by experienced caregivers providing quality child care.
For children in worship, Quiet Bags are available on a stand just inside the Sanctuary doors.  These bags contain quiet, busy activities that children can enjoy during services.

Sunday School 

Starting this fall, Sunday School has a new name . . . Faith Creek Church School!

Here at St. John’s, we seek for our Faith Creek ministry to be engaging and fun, while guiding and nurturing faith. In age appropriate classes, children experience Scripture–based lessons that help them relate the Bible to their lives.

There are weekly classes for all children, 3 years old – 6th grade during both Sunday worship times at 9:00 and 10:45 and on Wednesday evenings during the education hour at 6:00. Classes are in session from September – May.  Children are welcome to join us at any time during the year!

We utilize the “Whirl” curriculum for our weekly lessons. It provides various activities each week that make kids examine the stories in different ways. Activities can range from listening, to drawing, to acting out specific scenes. The learning doesn’t end when class is over. The children’s weekly leaflet from class encourages the entire family to engage faith outside of church.

Youth and Children’s Choir on Wednesdays –

The goal of St. John’s Children’s Choir is to offer an opportunity for faith enrichment through music and worship leadership. Musical skills are developed and strengthened by singing a variety of songs and playing a variety of instruments.  The choir students also develop worship leadership skills by being trained and given opportunities to be readers, write prayers, create artwork and lead songs for worship services.  St. John’s Youth and Children’s choir will meet on Wednesdays from 5:00 – 5:30.  All children in grades 3-6 are welcome to join us!  If you have questions, contact our Children’s Choir Director, Kay Hacklander.

Christmas Program – All children 3 years old through 6th grade are invited to participate in a special program of music and word retelling the wonderful Christmas story.

Vacation Bible School 

VBS #1: All children 3 years old – rising 5th graders are invited to join us for this year’s ‘Maker Fun Factory’  VBS.  It will be held Monday – Thursday, June 5-8, 2017, from 9 am – noon. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover that God made them – and for a purpose! There will be memorable Bible adventures, catchy songs, teamwork-building games, yummy treats sciency-fun crafts and gizmos, and collectable Bible Buddies!

VBS #2: All children 3 years old – rising 5th graders are also invited to join us for our second VBS, Camp Out’.  It will be held Monday – Wednesday, August 7-9, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. .

Parents Night Out -Safe and fun childcare is provided at church for parents who need an evening to themselves.  We ask that you do sign up for these events as it helps us to plan for adequate staffing for the night.  Check the church calendar for the next PNO!

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Parent/Child ‘Grow in Faith Events’

In Baptism, we make a promise to provide instruction in the Christian faith for our children. Here at St. John’s, we want to help celebrate this journey of faith development with special family learning events. These events are educational, experiential, spiritual and fun for parents and children to attend together and will either happen on a Saturday or Sunday morning. The events are designed to be introductions to faith concepts that you as parents can take home and continue to share and discuss with your children.  There is one event for each grade level per year.

Age Event/Focus Content Memento Dates
Preschool Welcome to Church School Celebration We can talk to God Children’s Bible Saturday, September 9, 2017
PreK (4 yr olds) & Kindergarten Baptism Celebration I’m a child of God Shell Crafts Sunday, January 28, 2018
1st/2nd Grade Celebration of the Lord’s Prayer Trusting God for all we need Lord’s Prayer Pillow TBD 2019
1st/2nd Grade Celebration of the 10 Commandments Applying God’s Rules to our lives Votive Candle Holders w/ 10 commandments Sunday, February 25, 2018
3rd Grade Bible Celebration Learning Why and How to Read the Bible Bibles Sat.  September 30 & Sun. October 1, 2017
4th Grade Celebration of The Apostle’s Creed Expressing our Beliefs in God Trinity Twister Sunday, November 12, 2017
5th/6th Grade Seder Celebration Learning why and how we celebrate the Lord’s Supper Saturday, February 24, 2018
6th Grade Serving Others Martin Luther and Discovering things that make faith great Servant Towels TBD 2018