Three Worship Experiences

TRADITIONAL

Traditional liturgy from the Lutheran Service Book. Hymns and songs are accompanied by an organ in a formal environment. Service elements are printed in a bulletin.

Saturday 6:00 PMCommunion 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays

Meeting  in the Church

LITURGICAL

The service, hymns and songs are led by both the organ (balcony) and a piano (front of the sanctuary). The service elements are printed in a bulletin and projected on a computer screen.

Sunday 8:00 AMCommunion 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays (and festivals)

Meeting in the sanctuary

CONNECT

Worship in a casual environment following Lutheran liturgy.  Everything is projected on a screen.  The songs and hymns are accompanied by a keyboard and/or guitar.

Sunday 9:30 AMCommunion 2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays

Meeting in the school cafeteria

TRADITIONAL

Traditional liturgy from the Lutheran Service Book.Hymns and songs are accompanied by an organ in a formal environment.
Saturdays, 6:00 PMCommunion 1st and 3rd SaturdaysMeeting in the Church

LITURGICAL

The service, hymns and songs are led by both the organ (balcony) and a piano (front of the sanctuary).The service elements are printed in a bulletin and projected on a computer screen.

Sunday 8:00 AMCommunion 1st, 3rd and 5th SundaysMeeting in the school cafeteria

CONNECT

Worship in a casual environment following Lutheran liturgy.Everything is projected on a screen.The songs and hymns are accompanied by a modern ensemble or music videos.

Sundays, 9:00 AMCommunion 2nd and 4th SundaysMeeting in the school cafeteria
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Meet Our Pastor

Pastor Schaeffer

REV. DR. KENDALL SCHAEFFER

Reverend Schaeffer has served St. John's since 2017.  Before becoming a pastor, he was a Director of Christian Education.  While at DCE, he served on the Youth Boards in the Northern Illinois District and Iowa District West. Pastor Schaeffer earned the Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne. He has served churches in Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan and has also served as Circuit Visitor. In November 2016, he earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Biblical Counseling from Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Seminary in Newburg, IN.

Meet Our Pastor

Pastor Schaeffer

REV. DR. KENDALL SCHAEFFER

Reverend Schaeffer has served St. John's since 2017.  Before becoming a pastor, he was a Director of Christian Education.  While at DCE, he served on the Youth Boards in the Northern Illinois District and Iowa District West. Pastor Schaeffer earned the Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne. He has served churches in Illinois, Iowa, and Michigan and has also served as Circuit Visitor. In November 2016, he earned a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Biblical Counseling from Trinity College of the Bible and Trinity Seminary in Newburg, IN.

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In addition to the monthly newsletter, please check whether you would like to receive church notifications (such as church worship or event cancellations due to weather) or if you are interested in receiving additional informational or devotional materials that compliment the worship season (such as the scripture readings). For additional information or questions please contact the church office at (219) 362-3726.

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St. John's Thrift Shop

Recycling God’s Gifts, Helping Our Neighbor

303 A Street, La Porte, IN

(219) 324-0996

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St. John's Thrift Shop

Recycling God’s Gifts, Helping Our Neighbor

303 A Street, La Porte, IN

(219) 324-0996
Visit our Thrift Shop Facebook Page for promotional deals and updates.
See Our Current Promotions