Sunday Worship Times

8:00 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.

Education Hour 9:05 a.m. (September – April)

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200 South Main Street

Charles City, Iowa


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Christmas Caroling

Christmas Caroling! Wednesday, December 19th This is for all Trinity Choir, Carol Choir, Wind Ensemble, Confirmation students and any congregation members who would like to join us at… 5:00 Meet at Church, 5:15 11th Street Chautauqua, 5:45 9th Street Chautauqua, 6:15 Riverside Assisted Living, 6:45 Apple Valley Assisted Living If you can’t join us right…

Christmas Gift for Jesus

Put Jesus On Your Christmas list this year! The Stewardship board would like to encourage everyone to take the typical amount that you would spend on a Christmas gift and put it in an envelope and then place it in the special box that is in the narthex. Envelopes can be found next to the…

Christmas Eve Worship

On Sunday, December 24th, St. John  will be celebrating Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship with communion at 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.  All are welcome! NOTE: The time changes!

Music Sunday & Sunday School Christmas Program

On December 9th at the 8:00 a.m. worship service come enjoy the music of the season with songs from the Wind Ensemble, Carol & Trinity Choir, and various individual musicians. At 10:15 a.m. the St. John Sunday School will present their Christmas program! The Youth Board will hold a soup lunch following the program with…

Weather Cancellation Policy

St. John Cancellation Policy Click on the above link for the St. John Cancellation Policy for weather or emergencies.

Upcoming Events

Card Making @ St. John Choir room
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Card making will meet at 9th St Chautauqua today

Women’s Bible Study @ Chapel
Dec 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

They are studying ” Bad Girls of the Bible”

Church Council @ Chapel
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
St. John After School @ 3rd Floor, St. John Lutheran
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The After School program is for children in preschool through 5th grade. They meet once a week and provide a safe, Christian based program. The kids have a snack, watch a video and do fun craft activities.

Wednesday Night Supper @ St. John Lutheran Parish Hall
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Family Board @ Chapel
Dec 12 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
Carol Choir
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Carol Choir is for students in grades 1st through 6th grade. Carol Choir is led by Erik Hoefer

Wind Ensemble
Dec 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Wind Ensemble is a mixed group of brass & reed instruments led by Dr. David Schweizer.

St. John Confirmation program
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Confirmation is designed for 7th, 8th & 9th grade students. St. John has a “University style” program. Each student takes a 6 week course each time period with required and optional courses. For more information contact Laurie Heidebrink at 228-3397.

Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dartball is a church league playing on Wednesday nights. The team travels to local churches and also has home meets. Home meets are scheduled for November 14 & 28, December 5 & January 9 The end of year Tournament will be January 27th at Pleasant Valley. The doors will open at 12:00 noon and tournament play starts at 1:00 p.m.