Tuesday, August 13, 2019


Attention Shocked Youth!  Join us Thursday, August 22nd at 5:30pm for a hilarious round of mini golf at Divots!  Don’t keep all the fun to yourself, bring a friend along.  Parents -- you can drop your teenagers off or come in and watch all the action!  Thanks to a grant from the St. John’s Benefaction Board, all the costs are covered.  Call the office if you have any questions!   402-371-1985

A NEW MEMBERS CLASS is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 15 @ 2 PM.  If you are planning a baptism, wedding, or just would like more information about St. John's, please plan on attending this one class.  The following weekend, we will receive new members at all 3 of our weekend services (Saturday @ 5pm, Sunday at 8:30 and 11am).  

Monday, August 12, 2019

Backpack Blessings, Installation of Sunday School Teachers and Milestones all being presented this Sunday, August 18.  Please join us as we KICK OFF Sunday School.  Our late service on Sunday returns to 11 AM, too!  Remember to bring your backpacks, teachers and students!  

Monday, July 29, 2019

Vacation Bible School starts today!  Round up your little ones and mosey on over to VBS tonight!  The chuck wagon serves at 5:30 PM and fun and games begin at 6 PM.   Saddle your ponies -- here we go!

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Bright Horizons Garage Sale is in progress!!  MANY MANY items for sale and going fast!  Be sure to stop by St. John's Lutheran Church @ 1300 W. Benjamin Ave. -- air conditioned indoor shopping!  

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

YEE HAW!  Don't miss Vacation Bible School!  Activities begin on Sunday, July 28, with FREE Pony Rides (compliments of LaRue's Little Horse Rides) from 5-8 pm.  The fun continues on Monday with a meal at 5:30 pm and VBS activities beginning at 6 pm.  Join us for all the FUN!

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Bright Horizons 9th Annual Garage Sale is scheduled for Thursday, July 28, 7 AM - 5 PM @ St. John's Lutheran Church, 1300 W. Benjamin Ave., Norfolk.  All proceeds go to Bright Horizons to support victims of domestic violence.  You don't want to miss this sale!  
St. John's will be hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, July 28, in the Community Room on the north side of the church.  Please watch announcements for times.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019


Join us June 12th at 5:30pm as St. John’s kicks off the summer with a BBQ! We will serve hot dogs and hamburgers in the Fellowship Hall grilled by Pastor Randy!  (You should only be a little concerned!)  Along with the burgers and hot dogs and chips there will be plenty of homemade desserts and salads!  The Shocked Youth will be serving.  At 6:30pm we will have a half hour worship service that will include music, scriptures a brief devotion and communion.  You will be on your way home by 7pm.  See you then!!!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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All first through sixth graders are invited to attend Outdoor Day Camp RIGHT HERE at St. John's Lutheran Church! This one-week program is led by a team of trained, college-aged staff from Nebraska Lutheran Outdoor Ministries. Each day will be PACKED with great games, cool songs, meaningful Bible study sessions, service projects and worship. Students will enjoy GREAT snacks, GREAT friendships and there is NO CHARGE to attend!
Monday, June 17 -- Thursday, June 20 from 9 AM - 3 PM
Friday, June 21 from 9 AM - 1 PM
Pre-registrations and health forms must be submitted by Monday, June 10. Forms may be picked up at church or by following the link below.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Jim's Retirement Recognition Brunch




As friends gathered between services on Sunday, April 28, we sent Jim Carter into retirement with  great fondness and well wishes after nearly 30 years as Custodian of St. John's.  Thank you, Jim, for your service over the years.  You will be missed!  See you on Sundays for worship!

Thursday, April 11, 2019


HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE @ ST. JOHN'S

MAUNDY THURSDAY
APRIL 18
Worship @ 7 PM

GOOD FRIDAY
APRIL 19
Tennebrae Service @ 7 PM

EASTER VIGIL
APRIL 20
Worship @ 5 PM

EASTER SUNDAY
APRIL 21
8:30 & 11 AM



Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Announcements 04.14.2019

YOUTH LOCK-IN

The Youth Lock-In was a big SUCCESS with 21 students participating!  And what a beautiful night for a gathering!  Very creative games kept everyone entertained . . .


Thursday, March 14, 2019

ALL EVENTS AT ST. JOHN'S THIS EVENING (THURSDAY, MARCH 14) 
HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

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LENTEN WORSHIP FOR THIS EVENING, MARCH 13, HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  
Join us for LENTEN MEAL/WORSHIP EACH WEDNESDAY @ Noon (bring a bag lunch) or 5:30 PM.  Today we will be serving Spaghetti Pie.  Everyone welcome!

Monday, March 4, 2019



THANK YOU to our Confirmation Students for leading us in worship last weekend.  A wonderful group of young people sharing their faith walk with us!

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Be sure to set your clocks ahead one hour next Saturday evening!  You wouldn't want to be late for church!
Be sure to join us on Sunday, March 3, at the 8:30 AM worship service to see our Confirmation Students in action!  They will be leading worship and sharing some of their studies with us. 

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Thursday, February 21, 2019


Thanks to some very generous donations, the Quilting Crew moved, assembled, sorted and prepared the new Quilting Room for future service.  Great space, great servants, great job!

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Thursday, February 14, 2019


Our Confirmation Students had a wonderful time delivering LOVE BOXES to shut-ins, nursing homes, and just some of the great folks at St. John's.  Lots of hugs and smiles along the way!




Announcements 02.17.2019


Tuesday, February 12, 2019


NEW MEMBER’S CLASS
A New Member’s Class has been scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 17 @ 2 PM.  If you are planning a wedding, a baptism, or interested in joining the membership here at St. John’s, plan on attending this gathering.  Questions?  Please contact the church office or speak with Pr. Randy. 

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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 Family Bingo Night
Wednesday, February 6, 6-7:30 PM  
Please come and bring your friends for supper, Bingo, and prizes.  Sloppy Joes, chips, and cookies will be served.  All ages welcome:  come one, come all, for food, fun, and fellowship.  



Thursday, January 31, 2019

We will be offering a NEW MEMBER CLASS for all who are new to St. John's, planning a wedding, getting ready to baptize, or have returned to worship with us.  On Sunday, February 17, @ 2 PM we will meet in the library.  Hope to see lots of new faces!

Announcements 02.03.2019


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Due to the cold temperatures predicted for Wednesday, Jan. 30, all activities for the day have been cancelled.  The office at St. John's will also be closed.  Stay warm!

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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St. John's Annual Meeting is this weekend.  Potluck lunch will begin at noon following the late worship service.  Bring a dish to share and join in the fellowship!  The Annual Meeting begins
at 1 PM.  

Announcements 01.20.2019