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St. John’s Spiritual Gifts Discovery Class (Oct 23)



Sunday, October 23, 1:00-5:00 PM “There are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit…” (1 Corinthians 12:4) The Bible tells us that God has given us all ‘spiritual gifts’—unique gifts of our personality, skills, and experiences. You are wired in a unique way, created to serve in a way that no one else is. Our […]

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Charitable Trust Luncheon and Wills/Estate Seminar (Oct 16)

Charitable Trust Luncheon and Wills/Estate Seminar (Oct 16)



Sunday, October 16, 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM, Fellowship Hall The luncheon will recognize our Legacy Society and welcome new members of the Legacy Society. All members of the congregation are invited to attend. The workshop topics will include the latest updates on tax laws and provisions related to giving. Join Rev. Bob Buschkemper, ELCA […]

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Bishop Roth Installation (Oct 15)

Bishop Roth Installation (Oct 15)



  Bishop Roth Installation Saturday, October 15 Reverence Doctor S. John Roth will be installed as Bishop of the Central/Southern Illinois Synod on Saturday, October 15, at 10:30 AM All are invited to the Eucharistic Service of Worship which will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, 245 North Amos Street, Springfield, Illinois. ELCA Presiding […]

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Quilt Blessing (Oct 22/23)

Quilt Blessing (Oct 22/23)



Everyone is invited to come see the beautiful quilts and to be a part of the weekend blessing before the quilts are packed and sent to Lutheran World Relief! This year’s quilts are dedicated to the memory of Florence Conway (in picture at left, with blue shirt; Karen Gates at far left), who led this […]

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Hopedale Harvest Celebration (Oct 23)

Hopedale Harvest Celebration (Oct 23)



Sunday, October 23, 12:45 PM St. John’s members are invited to this annual celebration, held at Hopedale Mennonite Church, on Sunday, October 23 at 12:45 pm. Activities include a hot dog roast, games and a bonfire. A hay ride will help youngsters understand how world hunger is being addressed in Central Illinois. Please RSVP by […]

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Grab ‘n’ Go Lunch

Grab ‘n’ Go Lunch



September 24/25 Open Door Missions is offering Grab & Go lunches after all services on Saturday night and Sunday morning. Cost: $5 for a sub sandwich, chips and a homemade chocolate chip cookie. Proceeds will go to Zambia. Sign up at the displays in the Narthex and Atrium.

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Celebrate Ecuador on 9/20/11

Celebrate Ecuador on 9/20/11



Come hear from the 2011 Team Ecuador on Sep. 20!

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Swedish Heritage Service at Funk’s Grove (Sep 25)

Swedish Heritage Service at Funk’s Grove (Sep 25)



Sunday, September 25, 11:00 AM Join us for a light lunch at the picnic tables immediately following the worship service. Sign up for the $5 lunch at Welcome Centers or with the church office by Wednesday, September 21.

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