This Sunday, September 22nd at St. John’s!

Blessing of Backpacks!  Students of all ages are welcome to bring their backpacks to either the 8:30 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. service on Sunday, September 22 for the “Blessing of Backpacks”.  We want to join with your family in praying for your students as they begin their new school year.

Summer Camp recap at both services!  On Sunday, September 22, a summer camp slideshow and messages from a few of our campers during the prelude of both services.

Faith Alive – In the Bible and In Us. A six-session inquiry into faith: its beginnings, development, persistence, and expression.  Sessions will include personal experiences along with biblical and historical witnesses. Sessions held from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Contacts: David & Genevieve Quarberg, 645-0089,

Spiritual Practices. A four-session group which will explore practices that can enhance one’s awareness of God’s presence in our lives: meditation & contemplation, examining daily life, prayer from scripture, and daily prayers for centering one’s life. Sessions held from 9:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Led by Dick Beckmen, 664-3882,