St. John Center Lutheran Church

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

In response to the Covid-19 virus, in-person Worship Services have been suspended until the current spike in virus cases are under control.  Worship services are available in the following formats:

Drive-In Worship Services will be offered Sunday, February 21, 2021.

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

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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This Sunday's Worship Service

2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday, February 28, 2021

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Worship Bulletin

Holden Evening Prayer

Wednesday Mid-Week Lenten Services

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

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Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.


Mar 13

"Hands of Hope" Prayer Shawl Ministry - Postponed until further notice

9:30 am - 11:30 am

2nd Saturday of the month at Ephrata Manor Apartment Library

Bishop Eaton 

Be Vigilant!

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.

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

never alone.

Martin Luther