Live Stream Worship, Sundays at 9:00 am


April 5 - Palm Sunday, Live Stream Worship at 9:00 am

St. John News - April 5, 20202
Children's Bulletin
Activity: Palm branch coloring sheet
From Palms to Passion download this devotional booklet to use during Holy Week
He is Risen Coloring Sheets 

April 9 - Maundy Thursday, Live Stream Worship at 7:00 pm

April 10 - Good Friday, Live Stream Worship at 7:00 pm

At 10:00 am, Noon and 3:00 pm there will be video devotion/prayers by Pastor Mike on our Facebook page

April 12 - Easter, Live Stream Worship at 9:00 am

Activity: "He is Risen" coloring sheet

  • Download this coloring sheet, He is Risen Sheet
  • Print out the sheets - there are two designs for you to choose from.
  • Color or decorate the sheet 
  • Take a picture of you or your family holding your colored sheets.
  • SEND the picture to - we are hoping to create a slideshow of all your pictures to use in our Easter service.
  • Deadline for submitting your pictures is Friday, April 10

Resources for our time at home:

  • Church at Home from Bible Project - An 8-week email program providing videos, scriptures and discussion question to continue Bible study at home.
  • 21 Days Together - A video based website with messages and devotions from many LCMS pastors and Church Workers. Very encouraging!
  • Two NEW resources from for families with teens: Coming Togther During COVID-19 and Family Night (while these are designed for families with teenagers they are good for any family!)
  • Concordia Publishing House,, is offering many resources for churches and families: 
    Under the "For Home" section there is a new Family Devotion booklet you can download for free.
  • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Coronavirus Pandemic resource page.
  • Lutheran Hour Ministries - Ministry Resources for COVID-19

Worried about the Coronavirus? 

Read these articles from the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (

Coronavirus: Nothing new about disease...or the need for the Gospel.
When One Can't Flee The Plague




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Easter Butterflies Coloring Sheet

St John Updates 

March 27, 2020 
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Service Times

9:00 am Traditional Worship
10:15 am Family Bible Hour  
7:00 pm Informal Worship

Pastor Michael Borgstede