Will I have to sign anything or stand up when I visit the first time?
No. Please visit, relax, enjoy, mingle. Visit our Welcome Center (opposite the main doors) before or after worship services to request information or to speak to someone about St. John's. You can also request more information by contacting the church office at your convenience. We promise that you will not be embarrassed or put on the spot when you visit St. John's.
Where is St. John's theologically?
St. John's Lutheran Church holds that the Bible is the true Word of God, and is founded upon the Bible as the source and norm of all doctrine and practice. It is a Gospel-focused, Christ-centered church that adheres to the basic tenets of traditional Christianity. The congregation is a member of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and supports the doctrinal teachings of our denomination. Visit our "What We Believe" page for additional information.
Can I receive communion at St. John's?
Communion is offered at all services. You are encouraged to speak with the pastor if you have any questions about our communion practice.
How do I become a member of St. John's?
If you are interested in membership, please contact Pastor Aaron Schellhas by phone at 815-338-5159 or by email.