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St. John's Lutheran Church

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Springfield, Illinois

Mission Statement: To be and make disciples for Christ in response to God’s grace.

Vision Statement: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church is called to grow in meaningful relationships with Christ, with each other, and with the community as we are gathered for worship, equipped for discipleship, and sent to care.

Address: 2477 West Washington Street, Springfield, IL 62702

Phone: 217-793-3933

Fax: 217-793-4564

Scroll down to view some of our Highlighted Events here at St. John's. Be sure to check out our Messenger (click here) and Eagle Newsletter (click here) to learn about all our upcoming events.

Advent Soup and Song

Lunch - noon / Concerts 12:15pm-12:45pm

Advent Soup and Song Lunch at Noon and Concert from 12:15-12:45 p.m. in the Parish Life Center

Wednesday, December 7

Lincoln Land Community College Choir, under the direction of Dr. See Tsai Chan.

Wednesday, December 14

Springfield High School Flute Choir, under the direction of Susan Warren

Wednesday, December 21

A Christmas Sing-Along, lead by Mark Gifford

Cantata Rehersals Set to Begin

Cantata Rehearsals Set to Begin - Cantata practices have begun for this year’s Christmas Cantata, Bach’s Cantata # 142. The choir rehearses from 8-9 p.m. on Thursdays and also on Sundays from 9:20-10 a.m. If you’re able to come only to Thursday rehearsals or only to Sunday rehearsals, don’t worry. You will still be able to learn the music for this lovely Bach Cantata. We will present the cantata the weekend of December 10 and 11 at the 5 p.m., 8 a.m., and 10:30 a.m. sanctuary services. We ill be accompanied by a chamber orchestra of woodwinds and strings. If you need

further information, please contact Sue Hamilton at or at the church at 217.793.3933, ext. 212. All singers are welcome!

Transportation Ministry

St. John’s Transportation Ministry is here to help you and those in our community get back and forth to both worship and ministry events here at St. John’s. If you are in need of a ride or if you are interested in volunteering with this worthwhile ministry, please contact one of the team members listed below.

Saturday evening: Rose Lambert; 217.529.6722; 8:00 Traditional: Dale Gronewold; 217.585.1787; 10:30 Traditional: Darren Johnson; 217.498.7399; 10:30 Contemporary: Nancy Ryan; 217.899.3650;

Please click on the link above "Website Donations and Payments" to make a donation to St. John's Lutheran Church including the General, Building, Endowment, and Pastor's Discretionary Funds or to pay St. John's Lutheran Preschool tuition.

You can also use your credit or debit card at the kiosk at the church, you can text your donation or payment to 217-212-2223 or download the app from the App store or at www.

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We are the body of Christ, called into ministry

individuals, families, prayers, donations...

Surveys are available online here or paper copies are in your Stewardship packets. Thank you for sharing your God-given gifts!

To find out how God has designed you to serve, take the Spiritual Gifts Inventory.

Your Gifts + World’s Needs = Your Ministry

Your Gifts + World’s Needs = Your Ministry

Find out how God is calling you Spiritual Gifts Retreat 5-7 pm Sunday Nov. 6 & 13, AMR All church and community members invited Dinner & childcare provided

RSVP Kristen Schmid Schurter,, 793-3933 x203

What is a ministry team or small group? How can you join or start one? Find out about connecting to ministry and Christian fellowship at St. John’s, plus how-to tips on reserving rooms, communications, and childcare. Booklets and quick tip sheets available at the Welcome Centers. Individual digital forms under Sign-ups/Forms/Waivers.

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