Ash Wednesday Service!

Wednesday February 14, 2018 Ash Wednesday Services 12pm and 7pm,

Joel 2:12-19, Psalm 51:1-13 [14-19], 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10, Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

We will begin the Season of Lent with the Ash Wednesday Service which will include Confession, the Imposition of Ashes, Prayers, Scripture, and Holy Communion. The lessons for the day remind us to repent and abide in Christ where we find new life and in Christ bear the fruit of discipleship.

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off !

Calling all cooks!!

The St. John’s Lutheran men invite you to the 2nd annual Chili Cook Off contest.

Sunday February 4th (yes Superbowl Sunday) after our service around 11am in the fellowship hall. Come sample various chilis and there will be cornbread and fixin’s. Please feel free to enter your chili for the winners cup and of course bragging rights.

All donations and proceeds are given directly to Asheboro’s Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen.

2017 Christmas Cantata !

Join the combined voices of the choirs from St. John’s and Central United Methodist as the present Lloyd Larsen’s ” Sing Joy to All the World”

The cantata will be performed at St. John’s 0 am service on December 10th, the performed during the 11am service on December 17th at Central United Methodist Church.

Please feel free to enjoy a beautiful service to ring in the birth of our Lord.

Advent & Christmas Schedule

Just a quick reminder that our Advent Bible Study and Midweek Advent Worship Service start tomorrow, Wed, Nov 27.  Bible Study at 10:30am and 7pm “Because of Bethlehem” by Max Lucado  and the Midweek Advent Worship will be at 6:30pm. We will use the Holden Service of Light and there will be a dramatic monologue for the reflection. Service will last only 30 minutes.

 
 Advent and Christmas Schedule!
You are invited to celebrate the birth of
Christ our Lord and the Good News of love and grace He brings to all!
Wednesdays during Advent, Nov. 27, Dec. 6, 13, and 20

 

Sundays of Advent – Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17, and Dec. 24
8:45am Coffee Fellowship, 9am Sun School all ages, 10am Worship / Holy Communion
Sunday, Dec. 10 – 10am Worship Service will include Cantata
“Sing Joy To All The World!” Joint choirs of St. John’s & Central UMC.
Sunday, Dec. 17 – 10am Worship Service will include
Youth/Children’s Christmas Play, “Silent Night – Christmas Eve with Martin Luther”
Sunday, Dec. 24 at 7pm, Christmas Eve Candlelight and Holy Communion
Join us for joyful celebration of Christ’s birth!
Sunday, Dec 31, New Year’s Eve Christmas Service with Holy Communion 10am
Lessons and Carols Service with Holy Communion 10am

Join us for movie night! “Luther: The Idea that Changed the World”

In the celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, St. John’s invites the community to see the new film

“Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” this Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6pm.

The movie will be projected onto a large screen and snacks and drinks will be provided. Each person attending will receive a free Bible Study that addresses themes from the movie.  500 years ago, Martin Luther triggered a seismic upheaval that rocked the western world—with an impact that continues to reverberate to this day. Indeed the Reformation was “The Idea that Changed the World.”  The idea that changed the world then and now is God’s Word that tells us the story of God’s love in Christ and how in Christ alone by Grace Alone through Faith Alone in God’s Word Alone we are given the gift of forgiveness and salvation. This inspirational new film follows the great adventure story of Luther’s life, packed with political intrigue, kidnappings, secret hideouts, and life-or-death showdowns.  At the same time, it’s a story about the most important questions of life, including “Who am I?” “What is my purpose” and “How do I get right with God?” Martin Luther discovered the answers to these questions when he studied the Word of God, the Bible.

In the 16th Century very few people had access to the Bible and very few could read it because it was in Latin. Luther translated the Bible into the language of the people and as Luther said about the impact of the reformation – the Word of God did everything.  Join us for this very informative movie about the Reformation that affected not only Christianity impacted many aspects of political and social life.

Blessing of the Animals!

St.John’s Lutheran Church (505 S. Park St.) invites the community to a Blessing of the Animals Service, Sunday, October 8 at 4pm at Frazier Park (Holly and S. Park St) at the Outdoor Stage. We will give thanks for the many ways in which animals enrich and bless our lives. Please bring your pet for a blessing or if you can’t bring your pet, bring a picture. We will also give thanks and remember pets that have died – please bring a picture as well. During the service we will take a love offering for Randolph County SPCA. A representative from Randolph SPCA will share ways to help animals in our community. After the service, we will enjoy some light refreshments and fellowship. St. John’s American Heritage Girls Troop and Youth will be helping with the service. For more information, please call 336-625-4263 or check out our website stjohnsasheboro.org.

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