St. John's is a congregation that cherishes and honors our past, loves its present, but believes there is more to come! We are committed to expanding the reach of our ministry by connecting intentionally, worshiping faithfully, learning together, serving sacrificially, and giving generously. The changing needs and expectations of ministry in the 21st century have driven this project with designs for a new worship space, gathering area, and updated offices. The end result will be a church, primed to serve this community and the world with love for many years to come!
The Vision 2020 Building Project has begun!
On a rainy Sunday morning, September 6, we celebrated the groundbreaking for St. John's new Worship Center! Pastor Harold Skillrud, Pastor Emeritus, joined Senior Pastor David Glesne, Associate Pastor Anne Christiansen, and Council President Todd Peterson to officially break ground. Thankfully the rain stopped in time for the outdoor portion of the service! Please continue to pray for this project and discern how you will be involved. Several links are at the bottom of the page with suggestions for prayer during this exciting time in the life of St. John's!
Result of the August 1/2, 2020 Vote
More than 400 members of St. John's voted in the Vision 2020 election. The vote was 74% in favor to move forward with the Vision 2020 project as presented. We will continue to rely on God to guide us on this journey as we begin the building process and plan for the capital campaign. The Vision 2020 committee and building committee will continue to provide updates on the project activities.
Video Messages from the Leadership Team
The preliminary drawings from the architect have us all excited about the possibilities for the future! Click the the picture to download an enlarged version.
GATHERING SPACE (CURRENT SANCTUARY)
These drawings are just the beginning!
Please read the Frequently Asked Questions document along with the responses which correspond with the Vision 2020 Building Committee recommendation of constructing a new Sanctuary on the north side of our current Sanctuary and remodeling the existing Sanctuary for a welcoming gathering space which will serve as the heart of congregation connections. The FAQ document with the largest number contains all the questions asked and answers given to date.
What else can you do?
Please pray daily for God's will in this project. Please click on the link below to download an electronic version.