As we quickly approach Thanksgiving and the Christmas season, the church office will be closed on the following dates:

Don't forget to order your poinsettia in honor or in memory of loved ones! Help beautify our sanctuary during Advent by purchasing a poinsettia for only $8 each. Sign up/Payment envelopes are on various bulletin boards throughout the church. Deadline to order is Monday, November 25. For more info contact Karen at

St. John's Youth are now selling fresh wreaths, garland, swags and beautiful handmade bows for the holidays. You can order through November 17 (for pickup the weekend of November 23/24). For more information, contact Sue at or see the display in our Social Hall.

Plan to join us during our Sunday morning Bible Study hour @ 9:30am!

Another year of Junior Confirmation Classes is underway. Our confirmation students, along with at least one parent, meet once a week to cover topics such as the 10 commandments, the Sacrament of the Altar, The Lord's Prayer, and what it means to be a member of The Body of Christ. Second year students will share their Statements of Faith on January 19, 2020 and will confirm their faith on Sunday, February 2. For more information about our Confirmation Classes, contact the church office at (616) 842-4510 or

Want to access the ESV* Bible? Just click here.

(We started using the English Standard Version in our worship services in July 2019.)