Sunday Mornings - Children, Youth and Adult Studies
given Sunday at St. John’s there are more than 100 children and adults gathering
together to pray, study the Bible, share their faith stories with each other,
and encourage one another in building up their gifts for Christian ministry. It
happens during our education hour (9:25a-10:25a)and is an extension of our
corporate worship together.
New Member Class
Our new comers class introduces people from various backgrounds in
their faith journey to the basic teachings of our common Christian faith, to
some of the distinctive teachings of Lutherans, and to the mission and ministry
of St. John's. Lunch and child care are provided. Call ext. 210 to
enroll in the next class.
Every Sunday morning
we offer three to five classes for adult study and conversation around the
word of God during our educational hour (9:25 to 10:25), where there are
opportunities for the whole family to gather in groups for study, prayer and
encouragement. Each is structured so that newcomers/visitors may join or try
them out at any time in the cycle of the class curriculum.
We arrange our classes in a variety of settings and
disciplines of study to help offer variety and connect with personal needs.
There are four basic approaches to Christian studies (Biblical, Topical,
Historical, Missional). While they all intersect around the living and active
connections with the word of God, each discipline helps prepare us for living
our faith in different ways.
Adult Classes During the Educational Hour
Our adult education
hour includes several sessions to choose from, such as:
- I & II Corinthians: Biblical
Wisdom for 21st Century Christians
- Troubled Minds: Responding to
- An Overview of the Gospel of Mark
During the Educational Hour
Sunday School for children is included in the Educational Hour
activities. Check out the Sunday School
page for more information.
Weekday Study Groups
contact the church office if you need additional information on any of the scheduled events.
Thursdays, 6:15-7:15a, Heritage Room
Women's Bible Study Fellowship
(Wednesdays at 10:00a, Heritage Room 113)
Call ext. 210 for more information
life has transformed since participating in Bible Studies. (Sunday Adult
Studies as well as Group Studies) since then my faith has increased
tremendously. Hearing others talk about their faith and their struggles
I trust so much more in the Lord. I know I
am not in control, but I am calm, and know that God has a plan for me and
that he will lead me and I am confident and will follow Him.
Where I had many fears, I have a new
perspective on how to serve the Lord and be a part of His Kingdom." ~ Bobbie
(Adult Bible Classes)
I am in the word daily, I feel God’s presence. I have an easier time
resisting temptation and discerning His will. Reading daily doesn’t have to
be doggedly endured. There are fresh new ways to do it. I can be on
autopilot and it allows God to be in charge. With Him in charge, it gives
Him the glory. Our genuine act of worship is giving God all the glory. It’s
not from within me, it’s from God." ~Pete – Adult Studies/Bible in a Year