Sunday Worship: 10:30 AM

Please click here to learn about the in-person worship protocols.

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

Sunday School has resumed via Zoom! If you are interested in joining us, please contact Carrie at the email below!

Sunday School is on break until Jan. 10, 2021. 

Sunday school is open for children age 4 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 littlehesshouse@gmail.com if you have questions or to enroll.

Carrie Hess, Sunday School Superintendent


St. John’s Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Due to Covid concerns, the meeting will be held by Zoom only. Although we will not be meeting in person, your attendance is no less important. Please join us online at
https://umcom.zoom.us/j/95775176785?pwd=aHVJSmkwVFV4WUJTa0tsai91NVp1QT09 or by phone at 1-312-626-6799


St. John’s UCC Mixed Choir

There will not be a choir this year (Fall 2020 – Spring 2021) due to Covid-19.


Upcoming Events:
Big Woods Race 2020: Cancelled

The Big Woods Race has been cancelled for this year due to the concerns with Covid-19. The safety of our many volunteers and runners was the top priority in this decision. We are thankful for all our wonderful community members who made this event a success in the past. It is our hope we will once again be together in 2021.

-The Big Woods Race Committee


Bible Study

Current Bible studies have finished. Watch for a new Bible study in the future.


Second Saturday Quilters

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 nccabdeb@gmail.com for more information or if you have questions.


Quilting Day

We will not be holding a quilting day at St. John’s UCC this spring. If you are interested in helping plan a 2021 quilting event, please contact Pauline Wiegrefe. Let’s give a big thank you to Kim Keller and Deb Wille for being part of the committee for this event. Many people have benefited from this act of love within our community.


People-Pray-Praise (P-P-P)

Set aside time to pray at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 12. Keep setting aside time for pausing and praying for our communities and praising God for all that God gives us. If you know of a prayer concern or joy, please let me know and I will add to my prayer journal.


National Eagle Center Program

Mark your calendars! The National Eagle Center Program has been rescheduled from July 2020 to July 21, 2021 at 7 PM at St. John’s United Church of Christ. All are welcome to attend.


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!