On March 18, the 4th and 5th graders will be having their first communion at the 10am service. We are excited for them and welcome everyone to the Fellowship Hall afterwards for a reception.
Bring a Friend to Church/Visitor Sunday We welcome visitors all the time, however on March 18 we are asking people to bring a friend to church and especially welcome visitors who can join us that day. There is an 8am Contemporary Worship Service and 10am Traditional Worship Service. After the 10am service, all are welcome […]
EGG NIGHT 7PM Social Ministry Team will be making egg salad sandwiches to donate to the Lunch Box, we welcome anyone with a heart for helping others to join us in the kitchen at St. John’s to help. This is a week earlier than usual since the usual Egg Night date falls during Holy Week.
Every Wednesday during Lent at 12pm in the Chapel there will be a Lenten Service. After the noon service you are invited to bring a brown bag lunch and join others for lunch in the Meet and Greet Room. In the evening we will be having a “Soup Supper Service” at 6pm. We will enjoy […]
Don’t Worry, RETIRE HAPPY Make plans to learn the seven steps to help achieve a more secure retirement by attending one of these free workshops: Tuesday, March 20 at 5pm or 7pm Our Savior Lutheran Church 1400 Route 52 Fishkill, NY 12524 or Thursday, March 22 at 5pm or 7pm St. John’s Lutheran Church 55 […]
Palm Sunday begins the journey through Holy Week with the triumphant entry of Jesus in Jerusalem. The shouts of “Hosanna” echo through the land as Jesus is lifted up as the hope Israel has been waiting for these many years. But those shouts of praise fade quickly into the chant to crucify Him just a […]
Meal in the Upper Room The Meal in the Upper Room will be March 29 at 6pm. The meal consists of foods similar to what Jesus may have eaten at the Last Supper and is eaten in silence. As congregants eat, the voice of Jesus is heard as if he were dining and eating among us. The […]
In addition to the Meal in the Upper Room there are two other services offered for Maundy Thursday. The 12:00 noon service (in the chapel) and 8pm service (in the main worship space) offer the more traditional foot washing – “The God of love kneeling at our feet.” Worship includes individual absolution following our corporate […]
There are two Good Friday services at St. John’s: one is at 12:00 noon and the other is a Tenebrae service at 8:00 p.m. The word “Tenebrae” is Latin for shadows. The Tenebrae service is held on Good Friday and recreates the emotional aspects of the passion story. There are scripture readings, solemn hymns, and the […]
The first Eucharist of Easter is celebrated in a liturgy of darkness and light, silence and alleluias. Come hear the story of a people’s journey with God that begins in a formless void, passes through the Red Sea, and pauses at a rock where a father and his son encounter faithfulness before God – a […]
On Easter, we celebrate Christ’s victory over death through His resurrection! The church is filled with light and an explosion of beauty from the Easter lily altar display. The sounds of brass, organ, bells, and voices fill the air as we sing our alleluias and together thank God for the gift of eternal life through […]
After the 10am Easter Worship Service (approximately 11:15am), children are invited into the church courtyard for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Come join the fun!
Meatball Event The Lunchbox, a soup kitchen in Poughkeepsie, is always in need of meat based food to be served as part of the meals they provide to the needy. On Sunday, April 15 at 11:15am there will be a Grow and Go activity in the Fellowship Hall where a people will assemble meatballs to […]
Thrivent Workshops: Social Security-Timing is Everything Thrivent is a unique, not-for-profit membership organization of Christians, whose goal is to help people be wise with money and live generously. One way to be wise with money is to understand the timing of when to take Social Security in order to maximize your benefits. Social Security-Timing is […]
This year marks St. John’s 13th year of helping to keep the roadways in our community clean with the Adopt a Highway program. The next pick up date is April 21, 2018. It takes about an hour and a half and all equipment (except gloves) will be provided. We meet either in the church parking lot […]