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A word from your pastor April 3, 2020

Today’s video message is available through this YouTube link. We hope you’ll tune in to our live Worship stream this Palm Sunday, April 5 at 11am on Facebook or see the...


A prayer from your Pastor

Almighty God, creator of all things, you are the giver of life. Today, in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, we are especially mindful of the fragility of life. We cry out to...


A word from your Pastor March 24, 2020

How do we keep the “normal” in a world that is different than it used to be? Dealing with the coronavirus COVID-19 has been challenging, even daunting.  It may be a while before...


A Pastoral Letter to St. John

The recent developments in the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have escalated in recent days. Large gatherings, including worship are discouraged. Schools are closed, travel is limited, and some people are working from home. Our...


October 27 is Commitment Sunday

2020: Building on a Vision for the Future at St. John I am so excited about St. John UMC. We are seeing more children around the church. Our worship continues to be beautiful...


Letter to the Congregation

This is a letter mailed to the congregation: Dear St. John Family, As was announced during the September 8 worship service, the St. John Church Council has appointed a Task Force on the Way...


“God Loves a Cheerful Giver!”

 Have you ever heard something like that? Well it’s from Paul’s letters to the Corinthians. Being joyful in our giving is not some stewardship ploy. It is a biblical principal that we are...