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

No program this evening

Sunday, August 21

Summit Hill

Sunday, July 10

Horst Brothers

Sunday, August 18

Tim and Kim Craven

Sunday, July 17

Sunnyside



Sunday, July 24

Mike Hertzog Trio



Sunday, July 31

Chestnut Ridge

Upcoming Events

Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.

Thurs

May 19


Choir Rehearsal

6:30 pm


7:00 pm - May 26 at Swamp Lutheran Church 

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

May 22


Bell Choir Rehearsal

Following worship

May 22, May 29, and June 5

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


Thurs

May 26


Ascension Services - masks required

7:00 pm - Swamp Lutheran, Reinholds

Rev. Peter Schwabe Fry, preaching on "Returning with Joy" - Luke 24:44-53

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