Help beautify our chancel during the Christmas season! If you would like to provide a poinsettia, bring it to the church during office hours or on Sunday. Let the office know of any memorials. Thank you!

Children’s Bulletins

There are now children’s bulletins available for our younger members. They can be found next to the bulletins in the back of the sanctuary.

Advent Devotions

Advent devotions are available for anyone who would like one. You can pick one up on the table below the narthex bulletin board.

Ladies’ Brunch & Tasty Treats

Saturday, December 9 at 10 am, join Becca Souer at the parsonage for a Ladies’ Brunch. This is a great time to gather together as sisters in Christ! Some food and drink with be provided and there will be a short devotion. In addition, if you are able, bring along a favorite Christmas treat to share (home-baked or store bought).

Cards for Shut-ins

Sunday, December 10 at 10:15 am, join the Board of Evangelism in the Fellowship Hall to make Christmas cards for our shut-ins.

Congregational Meeting

Sunday, December 10 at 10:30 am, we will have our year end congregational meeting. The agenda is posted on the narthex bulletin board.

Midweek Bible Study

Wednesday, December 13 at 10 am, join us for midweek Bible study on the book, “Has American Christianity Failed?” by Bryan Wolfmueller.

Advent Meal & Worship

Wednesday, December 13 at 5:30 pm, join us for an Advent meal served by St. John’s LWML. Worship follows at 6:15 pm. 


LWML Meeting

Tuesday, December 12 at noon is LWML ‘s Christmas Party & Potluck. Hostesses are old and new officers. Kaylene Motschenbacher has opening devotions.

Rada Cutlery

Looking for great stocking stuffers? LWML has a variety of kitchen cutlery and other items in the back of the fellowship hall. Envelopes are provided for payment.

Youth News

Confirmation Classes

Tonight at 7 pm is the next night of Confirmation classes. Memory work due: 2nd Year - Memory Work #3; 3rd Year- Lord’s Prayer Conclusion.

Christmas Program Practice

Sunday, December 10 at 10:30 am, the Sunday school kids will meet in the sanctuary for Christmas program practice.

Sunday School Christmas Program

 Sunday, December 17, at the end of service, will be our Sunday School Christmas program. The Youth will have a bake sale after the program with proceeds going towards the National Youth Gathering.

Youth Bake Sale

Sunday, December 17 following the Sunday School Christmas program, the Youth will hold their annual bake sale. Please bring items to church ready to sell. All items will be free will offering. Proceeds will go toward the Youth and the 2025 Youth Gathering.

SCRIP is Available!

Need Christmas gift ideas? SCRIP cards make great gifts! There are a wide variety of gift cards with different denominations for you to choose from! Ask Carrie McKay, Trisha Nosal, or the office to peruse what we have on hand. Cards can also be ordered. 

Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack

Wednesday, January 10 form 6 - 8 pm at Scheels Arena in Fargo, the Confirmation Youth will pack meals with Feed My Starving Children. Siblings, parents, and any other members of the congregation are welcome to join us. At least one parent will be needed to help drive. We will figure out a dinner plan closer to the date.