"To know the love of God, to show the love of Christ."
Welcome to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Perrysville! Please feel free to explore our site and contact us with any questions. We appreciate you visiting and hope you can share the love of Christ with us in worship and fellowship.
To know the love of God and to show the love of Christ
To bring us to an understanding of God's will in our lives, we seek to learn and teach what it means to be disciples of Jesus Christ, trusting the Holy Spirit for guidance, the Holy Scriptures for truth, and the Sacraments to sustain and strengthen us. We direct ourselves and all we have and are to supporting Jesus Christ's Mission: Serving others in His Name.
Wednesday - 7:00PM
Sunday - 9:15 AM
Please continue to check our Facebook page and here for further updates.
There are many ways to get involved within the St. John's Community. From Choir to Liturgy to Community Service, there's something for everyone to do...
Support St. John's
During this time our church still must maintain our many financial responsibilities. With services cancelled, we are asking for your help to maintain donations and weekly giving. Vanco offers online giving through their secure site. Please click on the button below:
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Sunday School 2020
St. John's will be holding Sunday School and related Christian Education in an online format.
Please visit the Christian Education page for more details on the upcoming year.
March COVID update
St. John's has made the decision to reopen to in-person services starting March 3rd. All previous protocols and schedules will be in place including social distancing, reserved seating and mandatory face masks during all services.
Congregants should have received a letter in the mail with the specifics of the reopening plan. Please see the section below for details.
Annual Meeting summary 2020
Men of St. John's
The Men of St. John's will be accepting donations of socks, toiletries and other items for the Pleasant Valley Mens Shelter. This will coincide with the annual dinner on March 6th.
Please drop off donations at the church office. They could also use a couple of volunteers to help deliver the food to the shelter. Please contact Jim Graham with any questions or to volunteer.
Our Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, January 31, 2021. Congregants had an opportunity to participate in person, virtually and by reviewing the written materials associated with the agenda with an opportunity to participate if desired. Voting on the approval of the minutes and the Greater St. John’s Fund distribution was by written ballot distributed prior to the meeting. Attendance was determined by those congregants in attendance in person, virtually and by a count of total returned ballot and constituted a quorum.
The minutes of the 2019 Annual Meeting held in January 2020 were approved. The vote was 119 in favor, 2 opposed and 3 abstentions.
The 2021 GSJF distribution was approved. The vote was 121 in favor, 6 opposed and 3 abstentions.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
President, Congregational Council
Welcome back to in-person services! Starting March 3rd we will return to a modified service schedule.
We will have Wednesday evening services at 7:00 PM and Sunday services at 9:15 AM.
All previous CDC guidelines will be followed for these services including reserving seating. We will use the signup links below for these reservations as seating will be limited.
For those who feel comfortable meeting in person, we are excited to see you. For those who do not feel comfortable meeting in person, we will continue to broadcast our worship services on Facebook and YouTube on Sunday mornings at 9:15 a.m.
Sunday Sign Up
Wednesday Sign Up
St. John's YouTube Channel - Online Worship services and Christian Education
St. John's YouTube channel is available for all online worship services as well as Christian Education videos. Please visit our page and peruse our Library of videos.
We invite you to join our mailing list and receive our Crossbeams newsletter with monthly information on St. John's activities and services.
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St. John's Facebook page has updates, photos and videos of our activities and events.