Sunday Worship: 10:30 AM

Sunday, April 16: No worship service at St. John’s UCC, combined worship service at NUMC at 10 am

Everyone is welcome to worship at St. John’s United Church of Christ.
Communion is observed the first Sunday of each month. All are welcome to partake.

Sunday School: 9:30 AM

No Sunday School Sunday, April 16. Last day of Sunday School for the 2022-2023 year will be May 7, 2023. 

Sunday school is open for children Pre-K through 8th grade. All children are welcome! Sunday School meets each Sunday morning at 9:30 am to 10:20 am from mid-September to mid-May. Contact Carrie Hess at if you have questions or to enroll.

Carrie Hess, Sunday School Superintendent

Lenten Service Schedule

Nerstrand Community Male Chorus

The Nerstrand Community Male Chorus will once again be providing special music at our combined mid-week Lenten services. Any interested male singers are welcome to join. Practice is the Monday evening at 7:00 pm at the church hosting the Wednesday Lenten service. Rehearsal schedule is as follows:

February 27: Nerstrand United Methodist Church
March 6: Grace Lutheran
March 13: Gol Lutheran
March 20: St. John’s United Church of Christ
March 27: Grace Lutheran

Last Supper Drama Sunday, April 2, 2023 8 pm

Coffee & Conversation with Pastor Gary

Join the pastor for a nice visit at Books & Lu’s in Nerstrand on TBD. Everyone is welcome!

Bible Study

Pastor Gary is leading a book study during the Lenten season. The study is based on the book 24 Hours that Changed the World by Pastor Adam Hamilton. The study begins in March. Please contact Pastor Gary in person or via email or text if you are interested in joining.

Vacation Bible School:

Mark your calendars! Vacation Bible School will be June 12-16, 2023, 8:30 am to noon. All children ages preschool to going into 8th grade are welcome to attend! More information and registration coming in the May newsletter.

Second Saturday Quilters

Next meeting: Saturday, April 15th from 9 am to 3:30 pm.

Second Saturday Quilters is open to people from all churches and their friends. This fun bunch of quilters meets the second Saturday of each month except during the summer. Please bring your own sewing machine and general sewing supplies. Contact Deb Wille at 507-323-4813 or for more information or if you have questions

 Food Shelf

Non-perishable food items are always welcome and may be brought to the church at any time. Your help delivering those items to our local food shelves is greatly appreciated. This is one of the many ways we share in mission!