St John center lutheran church

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In-Person Sunday Worship Services

Beginning Sunday, December 4th, a Fellowship time of light refreshments will be available at 10:00 am.


Sunday morning worship services will be celebrated in the Sanctuary, beginning at 11:00 am.

Social distancing encouraged.  

Masks optional.

Singing allowed if you are wearing a mask.


To limit personal contact, 

the collection plate, worship booklets, masks, and hand sanitizers

are on the table in the Narthex.


Holy Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of the month and all festival Sundays.

The second floor Sanctuary is accessible by a chairlift.  

Sanctuary is air-conditioned in the summer months.


An unstaffed nursery is available on the first floor.


First floor restrooms are located in the rear of the lower level 

and are not wheelchair accessible.

Join us as we do God's work in Christ's name for the life of the world.


More about This Week's worship at SJCL

Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Thurs

Dec 8


Choir Practice at St. John Center Lutheran

6:30 pm 

Other dates: December 8th, 15th, and 22nd


3:45 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl - Special Musical Prelude

4:00 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

7:00 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, Adamstown


Sat

Dec 10


Hands of Hope - Prayer Shawl Ministry

Meets second Saturday of the month

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Ephrata Manor Apartments - Activity Room

email [email protected] for more details

3:45 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl - Special Musical Prelude

4:00 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

7:00 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, Adamstown


Sun

Dec 11


Bell Choir Practice

Meets after worship

Other dates: December 11th, 18th and Thursday, December 22nd

3:45 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl - Special Musical Prelude

4:00 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

7:00 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, Adamstown


Sun

Dec 11


Carol Hymn Sing

3:00 pm 

Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Denver

3:45 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl - Special Musical Prelude

4:00 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

7:00 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, Adamstown


Sun

Dec 11


Advent Bible Study

6:30 pm at Pastor Sandy's home

Let Pastor Sandy know if you are planning to attend


Sunday, December 11th - Psalm 136:5-10

Sunday, December 18th - Psalm 30-1-7, 17-19

3:45 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl - Special Musical Prelude

4:00 pm - St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

7:00 pm - St. Paul Lutheran Church, Adamstown


Christmas Worship Services

Christmas Eve Service 

with Communion

St. John Center Lutheran Church, East Earl

Sunday, December 24th

4:00 pm

Special music by our Choir and Bell Choir













Christmas Eve Service 

with Communion

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Adamstown

Saturday, December 24th

7:00 pm

Christmas Day

Joint worship service at 

St. Paul's Lutheran Church,  Adamstown

Sunday, December 25th

10:00 am


Zoom Worship

Meeting ID - 898 057 4398

Password - 12345


What it Means to be an ELCA Lutheran

Center Union Cemetery

Call Becky at 717.354.5560 for information regarding the cemetery.

Inclement Weather

Unsure if worship services are cancelled due to inclement weather?  Simply call the church office at 717.445.5505.  The voice mail message will be updated by 8:00 am on the day in question.

Words From Our Customers

We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is

never alone.

Martin Luther