Join us this Season

We invite you to come be a part of this community as we focus on the hope and peace that comes in the most unexpected of ways.

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The St. John’s Chancel Choir and Orchestra will present Mark Hayes’ beautiful Christmas cantata Come to the Manger. This cantata tells the story from the Christ child’s humble birth to the visit of the Wise Men, building to a joyous conclusion shouting the glad news that Jesus Christ is born! This year’s cantata features over 50 musicians. Filled with familiar Christmas carols, a children’s choir will also be featured.


Saturday, December 8 at 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 9 at 8:00 a.m.

Sunday, December 9 at 10:30 a.m.


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This Sunday we light three candles on the Advent wreath. While our society goes crazy with Christmas preparations and the northern hemisphere grows darker each day, we gather to hear John the Baptist urging us to accept God’s good news.


Saturday, December 15 at 5:00 p.m. - Sanctuary

Sunday, December 16 at 8:00 a.m. - Sanctuary

Featuring the music of our St. John’s Bells of Glory.

Sunday, December 16 at 10:30 a.m. -PLC

Featuring the presentation of the children’s Christmas program “Really, Really Good News!”





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This Sunday, we light all four candles of the Advent wreath, and we read the story from Luke about Mary visiting Elizabeth. Christians believe that in baptism we too are filled with the Holy Spirit so that Christ will dwell in us. Come to worship: the mystery approaches.


Saturday, December 22 at 5:00 p.m. - Sanctuary

Sunday, December 23 at 8:00 a.m. - Sanctuary

Sunday, December 23 at 10:30 a.m. -PLC

-Featuring the music of our St. John’s Praise Band.

Sunday, December 23 at 10:30 a.m. -Sanctuary

-Featuring the music of our St. John’s Chancel Choir.


 
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On Christmas Eve we celebrate God being born on earth as a poor Jewish child, whom we call Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. The darkness of the night recalls Calvary, and the candles we light anticipate the candles of Easter, for this infant was born to die and rise for us. With the angels we sing, “Glory to God!”


Monday, December 24, 3 p.m.

A child-centered worship service for preschoolers and their families, including a presentation of the Christmas story with traditional hymns and prayer. We will finish with a birthday party for Jesus, including cupcakes!

Monday, December 24, 4:30 p.m.

A traditional Christmas Eve worship service for the whole family, featuring the music of our St. John’s children (special music will begin at 4:10 p.m.) This worship service will be streamed live on our website*

Monday, December 24, 7:30 p.m.

A contemporary Christmas Eve worship service, featuring the music of our St. John’s Praise Musicians (special music will begin at 7:10 p.m.) *

Monday, December 24, 11 p.m.

A traditional Christmas Eve worship service, featuring the music of our St. John’s Chancel Choir and Bells of Glory (special music will begin at 10:40 p.m.) *

Tuesday, December 25, 10 a.m.

A traditional Christmas morning worship service, featuring the music of our organist, Carlo van Ulft.

Nursery care is available during all worship services (excluding 11 p.m.) for children up to 4 years old. Holy Communion is served at all worship services. 

*Includes service of candle lighting.