St. John Center Lutheran Church
Called by God to share the Good News of Jesus Christ
celebrating our 200th anniversary
Sunday, December 1st,
at 10:45 am.
Early birds - bring your own coffee and
be prepared to wait for the rest of us!
Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.
Thursdays at 7:00 pm
December 12th, and 19th
*December 24th - 5:20 pm - practice; 5:45 pm - Carol Sing
2:00 pm each Wednesday
Meet in the Sanctuary or pray individually wherever you are. Prayers can be submitted via the box on the table in the Narthex. Fill out your request and drop the paper inside the box. No need to sign your name if you want to remain anonymous.
"Hands of Hope" Prayer Shawl Ministry
9:00 am - Noon
2nd Saturday of the month at Ephrata Manor Apartment Library
Bell Choir Rehearsal
December 15 and 22
2:00 pm - Meet at the church and join in the fun!
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion Worship Service
5:45 pm - Carol Sing
6:00 pm - Worship Service
Unbinding the Soul
Four-Week Study in Prayer and Community
1:30 pm - Mondays
6:00 -m - Thursdays
Books are $6. See Pastor Tom to purchase.
The Ordination of Mark Fischer
Congratulations to Mark Fischer, our first Vicar, as he was ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament, on November 13, 2019, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, in York, Pennsylvania.
The peace of Christ be with you always.
Lutheran World Relief
Ongoing Soap Collection
New bars of soap
Collection box next to the water cooler.
Unsure if Sunday School and/or 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.
Center Union Cemetery
Call Becky at 717.354.5560 for information regarding the cemetery.
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