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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Drive-in Movie Social

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned drive-in movie theater? Join us on March 24th at 4 P.M. for an evening with your friends.  All you need to bring is a blanket and a lawn chair or a box, large enough for a kid (or adult!) to sit in. We’ll provide you with supper and concessions and…


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Wednesdays in Lent worship services will be at 4:30 & 6:15 p.m. The theme for Wednesday Lenten services is “Cultivating & Letting Go” March 13th: No Services at St. John, we encourage you to attend service at Messiah Lutheran. They have a soup supper at 5:30 p.m. & worship is at 7:00 p.m. March 20th:…

St. John Scholarships

St. John students who will be attending a Lutheran college this fall who would like to receive an EPIC grant must notify the church by May 1. Email Kathy in the office at to receive a St. John Lutheran scholarship application. Applications need to be emailed back by April 1st.

Upcoming Events

Book Club @ Fireside Room, St. John Lutheran
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Women’s Bible Study @ Chapel
Mar 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

They are studying ” 24 Hours That Changed the World”

4:30 p.m. Lenten Wednesday Worship
Mar 27 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Lenten worship service featuring monologues by people from the New Testament such as Mary Magdalene.

Wednesday Night Supper @ St. John Lutheran Parish Hall
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Carol Choir
Mar 27 @ 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
Mar 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

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

6:15 p.m. Lenten Wednesday Worship
Mar 27 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Lenten worship service featuring monologues by people from the New Testament such as Mary Magdalene.

Trinity Choir
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Trinity Choir is for everyone 7th grade through adults who would like to sing and “make a joyous noise” to the Lord! Join us in this music ministry!

Do Day Quilters @ Choir room
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Worship @ St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

St. John has a communion service on the 1st & 3rd Sunday of the month.