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Are you nervous about visiting a new church?  Most people are.  St. John's hopes to make you feel comfortable and welcomed as you worship with us.  We offer the following questions and answers to help calm any fears and clear up any common questions.  Is there something we have left unanswered?  Please contact us.

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  • No. At St. John's, we understand that not everyone appreciates being singled out, especially when new to a place. We ask that you fill out the red "Fellowship Pad" ...
  • On Sundays, you will find two main areas to enter the church. From the parking lot across Montrose Ave., you can see the front doors of the church. A ...
  • St. John's is often described like a big family. However, it is definitely a welcoming family, not a cliquish family. Like any family, some members are more extroverted, and ...
  • Lutheran worship is unlike anything else in this world. It is reverent and respectful, a little "formal" in style, yet joyful! In the course of the service, we truly ...
  • No, but allow us to explain. We do not offer "children's church" precisely because we are a child-friendly parish . Children belong with the entire family of God, receiving ...
  • Absolutely! Visitors and members alike are always welcome to attend! June through August, enjoy some of the continental breakfast at "Coffee Hour" in Ellinger Hall at ...
  • In the Sacrament of the Altar, we receive not only bread and wine, but the Body and Blood of Christ, given for our forgiveness, life, and salvation. In participating, we ...
  • If you are not a confirmed Lutheran, you join by attending catechesis classes ("adult instruction.") These sessions engage in studying the Bible, using Luther's Small Catechism. (The Catechism is ...