"To know the love of God, to show the love of Christ."

Welcome
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. 
Our Mission

 

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.

Services
Sanctuary Services:

Saturday - 6:30 PM

Sunday - 10:15 AM

Please continue to check our Facebook page and here for further updates. 

Get Involved

 

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 no formal offering being taken, 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:

St. John's Events

St. John's News

COVID updates - Fall 2021

St. John's has made the decision to alter the weekly worship services moving into the Fall season:

There will be two weekly services on Saturday at 6:30 PM and Sunday morning at 10:15 AM.

 

Sunday School classes will resume on September 12th at 9:00 AM

 

We longer do reserved seating nor spaced seating for services. Please feel free to sit where you would like. 

Rally Day 2021

Join us on Sunday, September 12th for the first day of Sunday School at 9 am.  Everyone will meet in the Undercroft (1st floor) for a short opening and then return there for the closing!

 

Then after the 10:15 am worship service we will have our Annual Church Picnic in the Undercroft and outside hosted by the MOSJ & WOSJ.  The entrée, drinks and dessert will be provided.  Everyone is asked to bring a salad or side dish. 

Entertainment by the Polka Meisters!!

You won’t want to miss it!

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Help needed in Madagascar

St. John's has a history of providing financial, personal and prayer support for our companion synod in Madagascar.

 

In 1996 our Synod sponsored the second mission trip to Madagascar.   Our former member, Don Tatar, volunteered to join the 2 week mission trip and use his general contractor skills for construction and repair projects at medical and education facilities in Madagascar.  St John's raised $8,000 to help  finance Don's trip and to purchase and ship construction tools.

 

At another time we approved a short term interest free loan of $10,000 from the Greater St. John's Fund to provide urgently needed mosquito netting to protect residents while sleeping during an outbreak of mosquitos and risk of malaria.  The loan was fully repaid in several weeks. 

 

From time to time we have also raised funds and provided grants from the GSJF to help our sisters and brothers in Madagascar.

Once again, our companion ministries in Tulear are in need of help due to various ongoing issues like drought caused by cyclone damage and consequent famine, a recent fire at a synod social ministry organization, crop fields destroyed by locusts, and the Covid-19 pandemic on top of it all.

St. John's Council voted unanimously to help the ministries of Madagascar by pledging $5000 in financial assistance from the Greater St. John's Fund, but you can offer assistance immediately in one of two ways:  either donating directly through the Southwest PA Synod's website or through the Vanco site at the top of this page. We are asking members to donate throughout the month of August and St. John's will take all donations and combine them with the GSJF pledge. 

Please pray for the Tulear Synod and those affected in Madagascar. 

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Ross Township Farmers' Market

The Ross Township Farmer's Market, located in the upper parking lot of St. John's, will open on May 12th and run every Wednesday from 3pm-7pm through October. Please visit their Facebook page to see an updated list of vendors. 

Proceeds benefit the North Hills Community Food Bank. 

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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. 

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