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25 Books Every Christian Should Read

January 17, 2018 10:30-11:30am & 6-7pm

January Adult Education classes: a sampling from “25 Books Every Christian Should Read” Join the Adult Educational Committee in January as we explore “25 Books Every Christian Should Read: A Guide to the Essential Spiritual Classics”.   We promise that this will not be as deep as it sounds!  We will concentrate on one chapter in […]

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The Act of Forgiveness

January 21, 2018 11:15AM

Video talk by Immaculée Ilibagiza, Global Leadership Summit 2017 Immaculée Ilibagiza is a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide that took the lives of nearly one million Tutsi, including her entire family except for one brother. She survived by huddling silently with seven other women in a 3-by-4-foot bathroom for 91 days. Today, Immaculée is […]

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Making Egg Salad Sandwiches

January 23, 2018 7pm

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.

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Potluck and Annual Meeting

January 28, 2018 11:15am

Potluck & Congregation Meeting January 28 there will be a Potluck and Congregation Meeting in the Fellowship Hall following the 10am service.  Please plan to attend this meeting to keep up on what’s happening at church and to be an active participant in the life of our congregation. 11:15am Potluck 12:15am Annual Congregation Meeting

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Mardi Gras Dinner & Talent Show

February 3, 2018 6:00PM-9:00PM

The youth group will be hosting this awesome evening of food and entertainment. We will have dinner, a talent show and a dessert auction. This evening is not to be missed! Sign up to attend in the main office or by emailing abby@stjohnselc.com. We will be collecting a free will offering to raise funds for […]

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Meatball Event

February 4, 2018 11:15am

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, February 4 at 11:15am there will be a Grow and Go activity in the Fellowship Hall where a people will assemble meatballs to […]

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Souper Bowl of Caring

February 4, 2018 After All Worship Services

The High School youth will be collecting funds to fight local hunger.  We will have collections after both worship services with some fun tie ins to the SuperBowl.

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Reading Group

February 10, 2018 6:30pm

Here is the schedule for the Reading Group for the Fall 2017-Spring 2018. Sept 12, 2017   “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” Rachel Joyce optional companion book “The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessey” also discussed Oct 10, 2017   “Little Bee” Chris Cleave Nov 14, 2017 “Steal the North” Heather Brittain Bergstrom Dec 12,  2017 […]

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What does it mean to be a member of St. John’s?

February 11, 2018 11:15am

What does it mean to be a member of St. John’s? This class is offered February 11, 11:15 in the Book Nook. Jesus calls disciples, not members not volunteers, but our human organization makes us a “membership organization.”  So if you want to fully participate in the life of St. John’s  (including voting on issues […]

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Ash Wednesday Services & Soup Supper

February 14, 2018 12 & 7:30pm and 6pm

The Lenten season begins with Ash Wednesday services at 12 noon and 7:30pm.  Both services will be in the main worship space at the church. In addition to the services, there will be a Soup Supper at 6pm.  There will be no service during the supper, just come and enjoy a time of fellowship and […]

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What does it mean to be a Lutheran Christian?

February 18, 2018 11:15am

What does it mean to be a Lutheran? This class is offered February 18, 11:15am in Pastor’s office. A simple overview of Luther’s theology based on the Small Catechism.  We will discuss the meaning of the Lord’s Prayer, The Creed and the 10 Commandments, Baptism and Holy communion.  

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Mid-Week Lenten Services (2018)

February 21, 2018 12pm & 6pm

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 […]

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New Member Reception

February 25, 2018 11:15AM

Please join us  February 25 for a special reception after the 10am service where we will welcome our new members joining St. John’s that day.

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First Communion

March 18, 2018 11:15am

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.

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Bring a Friend to Church

March 18, 2018 11:15am

We welcome visitors all the time, however on March 18 we are asking people to bring a friend to church and join us at a reception after the 10am service (approximately 11:15am).  We welcome people to enjoy some good food, friendly people, and a little respite during the chaotic busyness of the week.  We hope […]

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