St John center lutheran church

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In-Person Sunday Worship Services

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

2022 Music in the Grove Schedule

All programs are 6:00 pm till 8:00 pm

Refreshments are available  for purchase 

from 5:00 pm till 7:45 pm

Bring your own lawn chairs

Handicap restrooms are available

In the event of rain, programs will be held 

in the Fellowship Hall

Social distancing is appreciated - 

Please follow current CDC Guidelines

Sunday, June 19

True Vintage Gospel Bluegrass

Sunday, August 7

Heart and Soul

Sunday, June 26

Crow Hill

Sunday, August 14

Rick Lee and Potter's Clay

Sunday, July 3

The Salt Shakers

Sunday, August 21

Summit Hill

Sunday, July 10

Horst Brothers

Sunday, August 28

Tim and Kim Craven

Sunday, July 17


Sunday, July 24

Mike Hertzog Trio

Sunday, July 31

Chestnut Ridge

Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.


June 21

LWR Quilting at St. Paul's, Adamstown

9:00 am till Noon

Future dates - July 12, July 19, August 2, August 16

In need of folks to sew quilt blocks into quilt tops.  Contact Pastor Sandy to volunteer.

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

Bishop Eaton's Message

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