"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. 
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.

Sanctuary Services:

Saturday evening at 6:30 PM

Sunday morning at 8:00 AM and 10:15 AM

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...

Pastor's Page

January 2020

The month of January gets its’ name from the Roman god Janus,
who was two faced and looked both forwards and backwards. Janus is also known as the god of gates & doors. Evidently being
two faced allows you to see everything that is coming and going.
Therefore, to name the first month of the year January after this god seems...

Organ Restoration Project

Update 1/6/2020: 

The organ has been reinstalled and will be conditioned and tuned over the next few months. Funds for the project have exceeded $110, 000 at this stage. We are hoping for a dedication recital in the April/May time frame.

Please take a moment to visit our Project page under About St. John's

Here you will find information on the project as well as our Pledge Committee. Look for updates from this committee in the near future. We thank those who have volunteered their time to work in this group. 

Church Council Reorganization for 2020

On December 2nd, 2019 the St. John's Church Council reorganized for the 2020 council year. The following candidates accepted positions on Council and will be installed officially at the January 26th Annual Meeting:


President - Matt Pritchard

Vice President - Dan Lebak

Secretary - Heidi Scarsella

Treasurer - Jen Harris

Committee Chairs:

Worship and Music - John Halley

Finance - Mark Anderson

Christian Education - Jeanne Hendricks

Stewardship - Susan Falk

Evangelism - Shirley Mueller

Youth Ministry - Heidi Scarsella

Social Ministry/Women of St. John's - Tina Dunbar

Property/Men of St. John's - Dan Lebak

St. John's would like to recognize and thank the following members for their service on Council over the past few years:

Steve Zinger

John Frantz

Charlie Wingerd

Melinda Dishong

Jessica Freeman

Ben Engelhard

​​​Support St. John's

There are many ways to support St. John's ministry. Vanco offers online giving through their secure site. Please click on the button below:

Vanco also offers a QR code if you prefer to scan it from your mobile device:

Annual Congregational meeting - January 26th

St. John's will hold its annual congregational meeting after the 10:15 service on January 26th. Lunch will be served by the Men of St. John's with the meeting to follow. Please attend this meeting as we will need to vote on various financial items. Thank you for your participation and support!

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