Worship will be live streamed on Facebook at 10:00 AM Sunday morning. If you want to connect, become a Friend to the St. John Facebook Page and live streaming should begin at 10:00 AM. Please go to the St. John Website to see announcements and changes, www.stjohnabingdon.org. We now have the capability of receiving donations by Credit Card. You will find the button above, just click.
Please know that you are in my Prayers and in my thoughts. This is a serious situation and should not be taken lightly, however we should not allow fear and panic to take over. The words of Jesus ring out: Come to me all who are weary and carrying heavy burdens. Jesus is walking with us and we are walking with Jesus.
Please check the website frequently for continuing updates
Sundays: Worship will be live-streamed @10AM on Facebook
(also available on YouTube later in the day)
Tuesdays: Bible Study on Zoom 1:30PM (link for upcoming Bible Study meetings was sent by email on
Prayer chain: Marty Dunn, who is in rehab at Smyth County Hospital in Marion..
Lisa Roberts, who will be having surgery on June 8th to remove cancerous lymph nodes in her neck.
James "Randy" Sheets, Lisa Depew's brother, in need of a kidney transplant.
Prayers of Joy for Steve Kluttz and Laurie Mirlas, who were married on Saturday, May 30th at St. John.
We pray for all on the front lines: doctors, nurses, medical personnel. We especially pray for:
Kelly Read, who is with Mt. Rogers District Health Department;
Alex Depew, who works at a hospital in Richmond;
Kayla Nobles Abrego, Sue Croghan's granddaughter, who is a nurse in Littleton, Colorado.
Continuing prayers for: Buddy Honaker, Jerry French, Sara Kluttz, Vicky French, Elaine Counts, John Norman, Gabe Cross
Homebound: Vickianne Dotten, Frances Grim, Ann Godsey, Barbara Wright, Nancy King
If you have names to add (or ones to be taken off) the prayer chain, please email Joan at the church office.
During this time of in-person worship being cancelled, we will be making contact by email and online, with Worship on St. John's Facebook page and also on You Tube, and meetings on Zoom.
St. John has a subscription to Zoom. If anyone in the congregation has a need to get in touch with family, please contact Pastor Scott if you would like to set up a meeting through this option.
We thank you for your continuing financial support of the ministries of St. John. You may use the "donate using credit card" button above to contribute online, or mail your contributions to the church.
St. John is following guidelines set by the ELCA, the VA Synod of the ELCA, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the Washington County Health Department to determine when we may worship in person again. At this time we encourage people to continue to worship with us on St. John's Facebook page and on YouTube. Please be assured that as soon as it is safe to return to in-person worship we will do so.
St. John Lutheran Church
807 East Main Street
Abingdon, Virginia 24210
Welcome to St. John Lutheran Church in Abingdon, VA!
St. John Lutheran Church, Abingdon is a community of faithful believers of Jesus Christ, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ in the highlands of southwest Virginia. St. John is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Virginia Synod. Take a few minutes to browse the pages of this Website for more information about the ministries of this place. If you have any questions or would like more information please contact Pastor G. Scott Homesley at email@example.com.
"The stone cross on the hill" photo © 2008 "Tambako the Jaguar," used under a Creative Commons license from flickr.com.