Our Core Values

Christ-Centered - Mission Driven - Traditionally Grounded - Congregationally Focused

These core values direct what we do every day, find out what these mean to us

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Our History

St. John’s Lutheran Church began as German Lutheran immigrants from Ostfriesland settled in the Danforth, IL area. 

The first Lutheran services were held during 1870 in the small schoolhouse

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Our Leadership

First and foremost our Great High Priest is Christ Jesus.  But our flock is also shepherded by some great leaders.  

You can learn more about why we are pretty proud those God has blessed us with. 

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Missions

Jesus left no doubt that his desire for us is to be his hands and feet to the world. 

From caring for those nearby to reaching those far away, St Johns Lutheran church is a church on mission.

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Men's Ministry

"Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth." - Chuck Norris

Man up!

There's no doubt that todays society lacks men of integrity.  At St John's Lutheran Church we understand that men are not born with an innate sense of what a real man should be.  Manhood must be taught. 

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Women's Ministry

"Taking joy in living is a woman’s best cosmetic."

-Rosalind Russell

God's Girl

Femininity is defined not in what the latest pop culture says about what a women should be, but in the great worth her Heavenly Father has placed on her. When women start to see themselves as God sees them her value is extended beyond human imagination.    Learn more >>

Youth Ministry

"Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Growing up

What we lack as adults is often what we could not find in our youth.  The teen years have never been easy, but the man who builds his house on the rock comes out of the storm with a solid foundation. 

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Check out the latest sermon from St Johns Lutheran Church

RSS Sunday Sermons

  • Are you ready? (Audio) November 8, 2020
    Are you ready?
    Duane Marburger
  • Welcome to the Family (Audio) November 1, 2020
    Sermon for November 1 2020. All Saints Day
    Duane Marburger
  • The Truth Will Set You Free (Audio) October 25, 2020
    Knowing God's Word and living it every day sets you free from the anxieties that might plague you. You are free to share God's Word with others.
    Duane Marburger
  • What Do You Know? (Audio) October 18, 2020
    What do we know as God's people? He's the one and only God and we should keep him as number 1 in our lives, above all else.
    Duane Marburger
  • Rejoice and Be Glad (Audio) October 11, 2020
    Rejoice and be glad! In that we do, celebrating God's love for us
    Duane Marburger

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308 N Front Rd,
Danforth, IL 60930