Thank you for visiting St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. As one of the oldest Lutheran churches in Adams County, Pennsylvania, St. John’s has a long and distinguished history of serving the spiritual needs of Littlestown and the surrounding communities here in south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.
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Mission trip planning for 2015 is already underway. Shake up your daily routine and do something “EPIC!” Member Matt Conn will be leading two Thrivent Builds/Habitat for Humanity trips in 2015. The first trip is July 25 to El Salvador and the second is October 4 to Sea Island, SC. These trips change lives, impact families for multiple generations, and impact you in positive ways as well. NO CONSTRUCTION SKILLS NEEDED – just an open mind and a servants heart! Trips are open to anyone 16 years and older. For more information, just email Matt Conn.
Meditation & Mediterranean is the name of an alternative worship experience on the 1st and 3rd Sunday evenings at our partner church Grace Lutheran followed by food and drink at Olivia’s restaurant. Beginning September 21 at 7 PM, this new meditative service will be in the style of the ecumenical community of Taize, France.
Four Men, One Calling: to serve and protect
While they consistently give their best on the job, good enough seems to be all they can muster as dads. But they’re quickly discovering that their standard is missing the mark.
Filled with action-packed police drama, you will find yourself laughing, crying, and cheering as you are challenged and inspired by everyday heroes who long to be the kinds of dads that make a lifelong impact on their children.
A Free-Will Offering to benefit the Pennsylvania Fraternal Order of Police Foundation will be collected. Visit pafopfoundation.org for more information.
Saturday, September 27 @ 6:30 pm, St. John’s Lutheran Church – Karns Fellowship Hall
A YOUNG PARENTS’ GROUP is set to begin on 1st and 3rd Thursdays from 6-7:00 p.m. at St. Luke Church (330 Whitehall Road), starting September 18th. Vicar Sean Titus will be the convener. This new group is another initiative of our Littlestown Lutheran Partnership involving Grace, St. Luke, St. Paul’s, and St. John’s Churches. The format will be an informal gathering of parents and little ones for guided discussion, mutual support, and play. All parents under the age of 35 are invited to participate.
St. John’s Social Ministry will be doing a number of projects for Appalachian Outreach for the upcoming months.
All of you heard on the news about the chemical spill in West Virginia. The people in Appalachia have been hit hard. Not only the spill but the flooding in one of the counties down by the Kentucky state line.
Social Ministry will be collecting a number of things that these people need, also monetary gifts.
The Joint Youth Groups of the four Littlestown Lutheran churches meet at St. John’s. They have a full calendar of special events and regular gatherings planned. All young people and friends are encouraged to take part.
Each month, St. John’s publishes The Messenger. This monthly newsletter contains news and information about happenings at the Church, resources for learning, and other important items. Continue reading