Invites freely, loves unconditionally, and serves with joy!
Empowered by the unconditional love of Christ, St. John's Lutheran Church seeks to be a diverse and compassionate congregation that embodies God's love in Atlanta and in the world. All are welcome!
Happening at St. John's
Gathering Hygiene Kits: Our ministry collaborators ICM will be hosting a health fair in late September, and will provide health/hygiene kits to all guests. On Rally Day, Sept. 11, as part of the ELCA God's Work, Our Hands day of service, we will assemble some of these kits. We need bars of soap (full or travel size), travel size shower gel or shave cream, travel size shampoo, razors, travel size deodorant, toothbrushes, travel size toothpaste, and combs. Optional, but appreciated, items include: travel size lotion, wet wipes, tissue, foot powder, nail clippers, and wash cloths. Place these items in the marked boxes in the narthex before September 11. Please contact Pastor Nancy if you have questions.
WELCA Accepting Donations: St. John's WELCA committee is asking for your support in gather donations that will go to support Wellspring Living. The organization helps survivors of exploitation and sex trafficking to live and dream again. We are collecting thumb drives, nail polish, journals, and $10 gift cards to Target, WalMart, or Kroger. Donations can be placed in a specially marked box in the cross narthex. Please contact our outreach chair if you have any questions. Thanks for your support!
LCM Low Country Boil August 27: It's a low country boil for Lutheran Campus Ministries of Atlanta, and we need your support. Please come to our fun event on Saturday, August 27th, at Living Grace Lutheran Church in Tucker (1812 Cooledge Rd.) from 4 - 7 pm. There will be delicious food and spirits, an auction, live music, and a chance to hear from students about our ministry. Tickets are $50 per person, and 21 and under is FREE!
Summer Yoga Class: The yoga ministry at St John's is offering a new class on breathing, titled "With Sighs Too Deep for Words." We will combine insights from pranayama, the yogic practice of breathing and the teaching of the Apostle Paul on the intercessory work of the Holy Spirit in prayer, Romans 8. The only requirement for the class is that one can breathe, and a desire to breathe with a deeper sense of communion. The class is taught by James Hilden-Minton, our community yoga teacher, with guest, Crispin Ilombe who will offer special teachings from the Jesuit tradition. We will meet each Sunday in July and August from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Other St John's yoga ministry classes continue at their regular times: Community Yoga Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and Gentle Yoga Tuesday mornings at 11 a.m.
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.
10:30 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
(Sunday School resumes in September.)
Bible Study - Tuesdays @ 7 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Wednesdays @ 6 p.m.
Readings for 8/28/16
Videos of sermons preached at St. John's since 2007 can be found on our Vimeo site. Below is a sermon from a recent service.
We offer multiple opportunities for Bible study. We meet every Tuesday evening to study the readings for the upcoming worship service, a dinner+study every other Wednesday, and a monthly breakfast group. It's a great way to grow closer to God and understanding of Scripture. For more info, see our Learning section.
St. John's has an active program for youth in grades 6 through 12. All are welcome! Visit our Youth page to learn more about our upcoming activities.