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A campaign for ‘the heart of campus’: ‘The Final Stretch’ seeks to raise $750,000, wrapping up G2G Phase 2

By Susan Shinn Turner Phase 2 of G2G is now underway. A campaign to wrap up this part of the fundraising, “The Final Stretch,” will run through April 11. Phase...
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The Ninth Inning

Dear friends, Thirteen months ago, I was sitting in the stands at a spring training baseball game in Florida, oblivious of what was about to happen. From baseball to being...
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Thine is the Glory: ELW 376 A Hymn of Easter Triumph!

By Rob Durocher Minister of Worship and the Arts, Deacon There are some hymns that just make our worship experience on Easter Sunday complete. Among these are the hymns Jesus...
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O Sacred Head Now Wounded- A Hymn for Holy Week

By Rob Durocher Minister of Worship and the Arts, Deacon (Evangelical Lutheran Worship #351) O sacred Head, now wounded, with grief and shame weighed down, Now scornfully surrounded with thorns,...

Healthy Choices at the Child Development Center: Melissa Lamb joins the CDC as new cook

By Susan Shinn Turner Just as the Outdoor Learning Environment will provide children with fresh air and exercise, the St. John’s Child Development Center’s Advisory Committee wants to make children...

The new Outdoor Learning Environment is Open!

By Susan Shinn Turner The St. John’s Outdoor Learning Environment is open! “We had a soft opening in February, and the kids are using it on a modified basis,” says...
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The Other Side of the Wall Study with Pastor Munther Isaac

By Susan Shinn Turner More than two dozen members of St. John’s and residents of five other states participated in a recent four-week Bible study, The Other Side of the...

A Vision for Racial Healing: Reflections from Members of the Drafting Team

On Feb. 22, St. John's congregation members joined over zoom for a Town Hall Meeting to present our Vision for Racial Healing. Members of the drafting team share reflections. Reflection...

Join Our Congregation-wide Lenten Project: Personal Care Kits

This year’s Lenten Congregation-Wide Project invites families to assemble personal care kits for Lutheran World Relief (LWR). World War II left an estimated one-fifth of the world’s Lutherans homeless. Soon...

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