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Important Dates coming up at St. Johns

Exciting things are happening here at St. Johns. First of all on May 20 we will be hosting the Gainer family, one of our missionary families serving in Ukraine. Jon will be preaching that day and we will be hosting a lunch for everyone after Sunday School hour. Jon and Jenny along with their 4…

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Praise and Thanksgiving for God’s Story in Our Story

In the past few months we have been journeying through the Old Testament learning how God uses the most unlikely people to accomplish His work. Have you ever thought how important you are in God’s story? As we learn more about how God wants to be a part of our daily lives I have become…

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Join Us For The Story Starting September 10 2017

Come join us at St. Johns as we begin a new series called The Story! We will be learning how God’s story and our own personal stories connect. Author and pastor Randy Frazee offers video teaching on each of the 31 chapters. We will grow spiritually by reading the Bible in a new way and…

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Luther Tour Concludes

As we finished our Luther tour we saw many more sites. We traveled to Eisleben where Luther was born Nov. 10, 1483. In Erfurt is the Augustinian Monastery where Luther studied. He was ordained in 1507. The Wartburg Castle is near Eisanach. Luther was taken here after a “friendly” kidnapping by Frederick the Wise. This…

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Lutheran Pilgrimage Continues

As we have continued our pilgrimage we have been blessed beyond measure to see sights and imagine the scenes in history. On Sunday we began our day traveling to West Berlin to worship with friends at Trinity Lutheran Church. This church has a large ministry to refugees from Iran and Syria. The excitement and enthusiasm…

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A Day of Lutheran History

On Friday we began our day traveling to Coburg to see Coburg Fortress where Martin Luther stayed during the Diet of Augsburg in the summer of 1530. He was not able to attend since he was banned from that part of the country. He spent his time translating parts of the Bible into the German…

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For by Grace you have been saved

As we worked our way to Augsburg we stopped to see the beautiful Neuschwanstein Castle. How sad to think that this beautiful castle was only lived in for 172 days by one person, King Ludwig II.   It reminds us as we worshiped this morning in St. Anna Ev Lutheran Church that “For by grace…

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The Hills Are Alive!

What a wonderful way to begin our tour-We spent time in the Stille Nacht Chapel in Salzburg. Seeing the Alps in the background, reciting the 23rd Psalm and remembering How Great Our God Is, providing for all our needs, giving us a wonderous creation and places to feel so close to Him. We visited the…

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The Story: Coming this Fall to St. John’s

We are excited about beginning a new journey as an entire congregation. This fall we will begin a 31 week series, with a preaching track and small groups studying the Bible like never before. The Story is an unabridged, chronological Bible that reads like a novel. It helps  people understand God’s word more fully and…

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