Invites freely, loves unconditionally, and serves with joy!
Empowered by the unconditional love of God as revealed in Christ, St. John's Lutheran Church seeks to be a diverse and compassionate congregation that embodies God's grace in Atlanta and in the world. All are welcome!
WORSHIP SERVICE MARCH 29, 2020
Welcome to online worship, St John's members and visitors! To worship this week, please click the play button on the video to below. To watch in full-screen mode, click the square in the bottom right of the video. You can also worship with us on our Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. The Sunday bulletin can be found here.
For the sake of the vulnerable among us, and heeding the advice of public health officials, we have decided to SUSPEND IN-PERSON WORSHIP and other church activities for the next few weeks. We will utilize the following online platforms during this time:
Our Friends of St. John's Facebook page is accessible for viewing even if you are not a Facebook user. We will be using this platform for a Wednesday Lenten service every week at 7pm.
Bible studies, committee meetings, etc. will be on ZOOM, an online meeting platform. Meetings can be accessed online or by telephone - check our calendar for each event's call-in details.
ZOOM Events this week:
March 31 7:00 p.m. - Tuesday Bible Study
April 1 12:30 p.m. - Wednesday Bible Study
April 2 7:00 p.m. - Worship Team meeting
April 5 9:15 a.m. - Learning Hour James Cone's "The Cross and the Lynching Tree"
April 5 12:30 p.m. - The Children's Hour
April 6 7:00 p.m. - Book Club
Facebook Events this week (click here to join):
April 1 7:00 p.m. - Midweek Contemplative Worship
April 3 7:00 p.m. - Trivia Night
April 5 10:30 a.m. - Worship "watch party"
If you would like access to the St. John's Zoom account to host a meeting, please contact our communications chairperson.
Additionally, we will be making announcements via our E-News email on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You can sign up using the form on this page.
Read the full announcement from our pastor about the church closure here.
DIGITAL RESOURCES DURING THE CLOSURE:
Prayers for Times of Public Health Concern
Livestream Worship Services from Lutheran Church of the Redeemer
Weekly Sermons from the Southeastern Synod
A Message from the Synod Disaster Response Ministry on Caring for Others
A Message from PBS about talking with children about Covid 19
Worship in the Time Apart
PASTORAL WORD FROM OUR BISHOP AND VICE PRESIDENT:
COVID-19 INFORMATION VIDEO:
ZOOM FOR CONGREGATIONAL USE:
How to find us
St. John's is located at the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Oakdale Road in the heart of the Druid Hills community of Atlanta, near Emory University.
Scriptures for 4/5/2020
Join our camp and retreat friends at Lutheridge, Lutherock, Luther Springs and Lutheranch everyday at 4pm for Cabin Time as we sing songs, share stories, pray, and share our highs, lows and God moments for the day.
Each day we are sharing family activities, then the next day we would like for you to share in the comments your thoughts and beautiful things you created.
St. John's is a congregation of the ELCA and its Southeastern Synod. To sign up for the Synod Newsletter, click here.