Singing in the choir gives you an opportunity to enhance our worship services, while joyfully praising God. The choir sings regularly in the Sunday Services, and also for some special festival services. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from September to May.
Women of the congregation who are interested in serving their Lord through caring for the communion ware, altar, lectern and pulpit paraments. They are responsible for banner preparation and maintaining candle and communion supplies. They work on special sewing projects for the church and school. They're always looking for new members.
Greeters are responsible for welcoming those who enter the church. This is an excellent way to meet friends and visitors at church. A schedule for this is posted in the church office.
Women of the congregation serving their Lord by sending cards to the sick, preparing cheer baskets for the shut-ins, care for the kitchen, and planning various potlucks through the year. They meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
Partners in Education
Partners in Education is a parent/teacher group which focuses on topics which relate to Christian parenting and Christian education in home and at school. Partners in Education also supports various school activities such as Christian Education Sunday, the Book Fair and the school picnic. Meetings are announced in the school newsletter and church bulletin.
The Prayer Chain of St. John is a new ministry and has proven to be very successful in its first months of activity. The group is made up of members of St John who, when contacted, pray for anyone requesting a need. The names and reasons of those who contact the prayer chain are confidential and only shared between the chain members.
Secret Prayer Pals
A system by which we personally pray for a specific person assigned once a year by the Prayer Pal coordinator.
The ushers help us with our experience of worship in each public service of the congregation. They greet and otherwise assist worshippers, light the service candles, receive the offerings, and in general seek to make our worship experience an orderly and meaningful one. Each usher serves once every three weeks.
Visitation Ministers work with the pastor to assist him in visiting the shut-ins. If you are interested in becoming a Visitation Minister, contact Petra Kalsow, Visitation Ministry Coordinator.