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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The Parish Life Committee will be serving breakfast Easter Sunday, April 20th, between the services (approximately 8:00 a.m.). The menu is: Oven Scrambled Eggs, French Toast, Sausage, Coffee Cake, Fruit, Juice, Coffee, Tea and Milk. Free-will offering will be accepted. In order that we can prepare enough food, but not have many “leftovers”, please sign up on the sheet located on the bulletin board.
Come Hungry on April 12!
St. John’s hosts a country breakfast Saturday, April 12 from 7 to 10:30 AM at Karns Hall. Proceeds benefit members traveling the world to build homes with Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial’s Builds Worldwide Program.
Dave Ramsey—author, talk show host and personal finance expert—has a simple message for people who want to change their financial lives: It will be hard work, but it will be worth it! No matter where you are in your financial life. This life-changing class, taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated by David Kehr here at Saint John’s Lutheran Church in Littlestown, will help you achieve your financial goals by showing you how to eliminate debt, save for the future, and give like never before. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family-tree forever. The class begins April 7th.
For meeting location, please contact Dave Kehr at 359-5456 or email@example.com. You can register online for the class at http://www.daveramsey.com/fpu/locations/org/42422/class/253875
LITTLESTOWN MINISTERIUM’S LENTEN BREAKFAST SERIES
“Facing the Cross”
Wednesdays from 8:00-9:00 AM
March 5th—Redeemer’s United Church of Christ
March 12th—St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church
March 19th—Barts Centenary United Methodist Church
March 26th—St. John’s Lutheran Church
April 2nd—St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
April 9th—St. Luke Lutheran Church
April 16th—Christ United Church of Christ
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.
Worldwide Adventure: Where: El Salvador
You’ll be greeted by warm smiles and invited to experience a different culture. You will know what it is like to build hope by building a home. NO CONSTRUCTION SKILLS REQUIRED. There are jobs for all ages and all skills. See firsthand how the opportunity to own a simple, decent home can change a family’s life forever. Join me and other Thrivent Financial members and friends as we put the power of our membership into action. Sign up now! Thrivent Builds
Date: July 12-20 Cost for Thrivent Financial benefit members: $675 plus airfare Non-members: $1,030 plus airfare.
Location description: Journey with us to Getsemani, El Salvador. We will stay in the lovely Hotel Alicante, work side by side with Thrivent Financial members, friends and El Salvadorans, and have more wonderful memories than you can ever imagine. In addition to building, we will spend the weekend relaxing at a beach resort before returning home.
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