St. John Center Lutheran Church

Called by God to share the Good News of Jesus Christ

Our Fait​h and Trust is in God during this Pandemic

In response to the Covid-19 virus, worship is available in the following formats:

Sunday morning worship services will be celebrated in the Sanctuary

Sunday Worship services begin at 10:45 am. 

Masks and social distancing will be required.

Singing will be allowed.

Pre-recorded Worship Services available through the link located below.

Contact Pastor Tom at r[email protected] for an accompanying worship booklet.

Listen to recorded Worship Services by telephone.

Dial 1-844-784-3503 to listen to Sunday Worship Services on your phone.  

If a password is needed, it is 4834.

Daily eMail devotions and home devotions.

Contact Pastor Tom at [email protected] if you would like to receive these daily e-mails.

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Easter Dawn Worship Service

Easter Dawn

Sunday, April 4, 2021

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Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.


May 8

"Hands of Hope" Prayer Shawl Ministry - To be determined on the status of Ephrata Manor

9:30 am - 11:30 am

2nd Saturday of the month at Ephrata Manor Apartment Library


July 4

Music in the Grove Concert

6:30 pm

Details will be available soon  - In case of rain, the concert will be cancelled

A Message from Lutheran World Relief


Bishop Eaton's Easter Message

What it Means to be an ELCA Lutheran

Lutheran World Relief

Ongoing Soap Collection

New bars of soap

Any size

Any brand

Collection box next to the water cooler.

"SJCL E-Blast"

Subscribe to St. John Center's weekly e-mail, filled with current worship information and upcoming events.  Type the word "Subscribe" in the subject line.

Inclement Weather

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.

Words From Our Customers

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

never alone.

Martin Luther