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St. John Lutheran Church - Flatrock
Mercy Witness Life Together
Oct 25 - Reformation Day observed - services 8:15, 10:30 & 7pm with communion celebrated in all services; 8:15 Confirmation Choir, 10:30 Adult Choir; LLL/LWML Decatur Zone Fall Rally 3pm @ St. Paul, Preble
Oct 26 - 7pm Bible Study
Oct 27- 7pm Elders Meeting
Oct 28 - 7:50am Baptism Remembrance at St. John; 7pm Adult Choir Practice
Oct 29 - 9am Bible Study; 10am Quilting; 11am Adams Heritage Service
Nov 1 - All Saints Day; 8:15, 10:30 & 7pm worship services (communion in am); 8:15 Adult Choir; LWML Mite Box Collection; "I was hungry" Food Collection
Sunday Morning services: 8:15 and 10:30
Communion 1st and 3rd Sundays
Sunday Evening service: 7:00
Communion 2nd, 4th & 5th Sundays
October 25th - 22ND Sunday after Pentecost - What a healing message the Gospel brings for us blinded by sin in our lives. "Take heart, Get up; he is calling you" (Mark 10:49b). Whatever our sin, we can seek His mercy and receive healing for our troubled hearts. Prayer: Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me! Amen
CHALLENGES TO LUTHERANISM...You can listen to teachings on Pietism, Rationalism, Unionism, Missionalism & Postmodernism. Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. You can listen at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org
“I was hungry” Food Bank Offering - You have the opportunity to bring non-perishable food items to church for the “I was hungry” Food Bank Offering. Your food offering will go to local food banks to assist people from our community. Your non-perishable food offering may be placed in the boxes in the foyer or narthex. Jesus said this about those who believe in Him: “For I was hungry and you fed me.” (Matthew 25) Thank you for your food gifts.
Adams Heritage Worship Service - The weekly Lutheran worship service held at Adams Heritage is held on Thursday mornings at 11 a.m. This weekly Divine Service is conducted by the Pastors of these LCMS congregations: St Paul (Gar Creek), Immanuel (Union Township); St. Peter (Fuelling), St. John (Bingen), Emmanuel (Soest), Zion (Friedheim) and St. John (Flatrock). Members of the congregations are welcome to join the residents of Village for this weekly service. If you have any questions about this service please contact Pastor Christian at 639-6404.
Who We Are
Founded on October 1, 1849 St. John Lutheran Church (Flatrock) is a member congregation of the LutheranChurch-Missouri Synod. The seven families that formed St. John desired a place to gather in worship to receive God’s gifts of grace, forgiveness, new life and salvation from His Word and Sacraments, and to have a place for the education of their children. Serving southeast Allen County, St. John continues to be that place to receive God’s gifts and to learn about His love for us in Jesus, His Son, our Savior. Learn more about our history.
Learning and Serving
Various opportunities are available for one’s spiritual growth through the study of God’s Word. Sunday School, Bible studies, Jr. Catechism classes and Adult Information classes are regularly offered as well as occasional learning events. Service opportunities also are available allowing members to engage in the support of Christ’s ministry and sharing His mercy.
From its founding St. John has offered a Christian Day School. Other opportunities for youth to learn are also offered as well as social gatherings for fun and service within the community.