Mid Week Lenten Service 5:30 p.m.

Click the link above to watch the livestream of the worship service. “The Last Words of Christ” – March 29 – “Fourth Word from the Cross: Martha” John 11:1-6, 17-27; Matthew 27:45-46. We will focus on Jesus’ last words on the cross, woven together with encounters Jesus had with others in His ministry.  

Youth Palm Sunday Breakfast

YOUTH PALM/PASSION SUNDAY BREAKFAST April 2nd – from 8:00 – 11:30 a.m. Menu: eggs, ham, hash browns, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, juice, milk, and coffee (Free will donation goes to youth serving the meal!)

Ash Wednesday Worship

Ash Wednesday March 1 Ash Wednesday is March 1st. Worship with communion will be at 5:30 p.m. 5th Grade students will be celebrating 1st Communion also! Click the link above for the bulletin.

Family Board Lent Event

Our 2023 Family Board Lent Event will be held in the St. John Parish Hall on Sunday, February 26th at 10:00 a.m.  We invite ALL to participate in this fun event where we will learn about Lent and its importance AND make a clay Prayer Pot!  

Sunday School Christmas Program

On December 11th at the 9:00 a.m. worship service the St. John Sunday School will present their Christmas program! There will be a “Cookie Reception” in the Parish Hall following the service.

Music Sunday December 18th

Join St. John in celebrating the music of the season on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. “Waiting for Bethlehem’s Light” features:  choir, instrumentalists, piano/organ duet, scripture readings Join us in the Parish Hall after the service for coffee & a treat!

Christmas Eve Worship

Saturday, December 24, 2022, St. John will be celebrating Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship with communion at 4:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. The 4:00 p.m. worship service will be live streamed!  All are welcome!  

Office Hours

Sunday, December 25th, Christmas Day there will not be a worship service. The office will be closed on December 26th. Tuesday through Friday, the 27th – 30th, Kathy’s office will be open from 8:00 a.m. – noon.

Sunday School Students…

November is Food Month! Each Sunday youth can bring non-perishable food items to class to be collected for the Blessing Box or the Food Pantry!

Business Manager

Business Manager 2022 St. John Lutheran Church & Christian Preschool in Charles City, Ia, is seeking a qualified person to assume the position of Business Manager. Position: Part time: 10-15 hours/week Responsibilities: to provide oversight of St. John Lutheran Church’s finances and business practices in cooperation with the church council and finance board. Qualification Preferences:…

Special Congregational Meeting

2022 Letter to Congregation Sunday, December 4, 2022, we’ll have a shortened communion service at 9 AM, followed by a special congregational meeting at 9:30 AM to vote on a proposed Lift Project. Above is the link to more information for the meeting.

150th Anniversary of St. John!

Thank you to everyone that helped make last Sunday such a success.  It was an absolutely joyful occasion and what a great message by Pastor Albertson!  If you haven’t seen the pictures of the congregation on Facebook, it was a virtual sea of red, so beautiful, and the music was beyond wonderful. It was so…

Crafters & Gardeners!

Crafters and Gardeners! Part of our 150th celebration on October 30th will be a craft show with donated items to sell. Get your “creative” on & bring crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods, etc. to help make the event a success! Non-baked items need to be at the church by Sunday, October 16th and baked items need…

Adult Bible study

Adult Bible study will be at 10:15 in the Chapel. Bible study will begin again in January 2023. Each week we will be taking a closer look at the Bible readings for that Sunday. It’s a chance to go deeper in the scriptures for that week and have conversation about them.        

Rally Day & Backpack Blessing!

On September 18th during the worship service any student (or Educator) can have their backpacks blessed! Then, join the Family Board in the Narthex to sign up your students for Sunday School & After School!

Confirmation Fair

Our CONFIRMATION FAIR will be October 5, 2022 We are inviting the congregation to come and visit with our 10th grade confirmands about their Faith Boards in the Parish Hall at 6pm.  Our confirmands will highlight their faith journey. Snacks provided!