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What's in YOUR Wallet?

A Stewardship Sermon Series – Nov 17th and 24th, 2019

wallet“What’s in your wallet?” is a brilliant advertising phrase, by a well-known credit card company. The question is also interesting to us. What’s in your wallet? If you were to look right now, what would you find? This series examines two stewardship points about your wallet – Whose is it, and to what is it allocated the most?

  • Nov 17 – The Theology of What’s in Your Wallet? 1 Chronicles 29:1-18
  • Nov 24 – The Joy of Giving What’s in Your Wallet! 1 Corinthians 9:6-15

One Night in Bethlehem 2019 - Friday and Saturday

December 13th and December 14th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Beth2018St. John Lutheran Church, 2580 Mt. Rose Ave, will host One Night in Bethlehem, a family Christmas event for all ages, on Friday, December 13th, and Saturday, December 14th, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm both nights.  Visitors may arrive anytime between those hours.  One Night in Bethlehem is an interactive walk through Bethlehem with a live nativity and animals. The village experience features wood working, weaving, a Jewish family home, Roman soldiers, market foods to sample, and more.  After visiting Bethlehem, guests will walk through the dark night to see shepherds, a stable, and the newborn baby.  Wisemen will share their story and guide everyone to the sanctuary for a few moments of reflection.  All are invited afterwards to the St. John Fellowship Hall for hot chocolate and Christmas cookies.  For more info, call the church office at 717 840-0382.  Registration is not required.


                             Sunday School - 10am to 10:45am

                                                                  September to May
Sunday School at St. John includes high energy songs and creative lessons.  Sunday School starts at 10am, classes are broken down by age, and meet in designated classrooms.    










Marketing Presentation

Ribbon cuttingThe Marketing Team at St. John Lutheran Church on Mt. Rose recently presented plans for the future use of the church's building and facilities, followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony.  The church facility, which had housed a school, includes classrooms, a gym, and outside sports fields.  These areas are now available for the community to use in conjunction with the policies and procedures established by the Marketing Team.  The church has also opened a Compassion Center, in partnership with the Lutheran Mission Society, which will assist those in need in the community.  For more info visit Church Building Usage.

                                          2019 Bible Reading Plan
St. John believes that Bible Reading is important, nourishes, and that God’s Word always has effect.  To encourage people to read their Bibles, LCMS has an online Bible Reading Plan for 2019.  Missing a day or two, or even a week, does not mean failure - the idea is to keep reading, as time permits.

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