St. John Lutheran Church is a church that believes in God and loves ALL people.
Jesus Said: I am the Vine, You are the Branches
Welcome to St. John Lutheran Church
St. John Lutheran Church, is a community of faithful believers of Jesus Christ, proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ in Abingdon and Southwest Va. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We now have the capability of receiving donations by Credit Card. You will find the button above, just click. We thank you for your continuing financial support of the ministries of St. John.
Thank you to all who came out on Saturday May 1st for Church Work Day--we appreciate all the hard work in sprucing up St. John inside and out for the coming months.
May 9th-- Sunday Worship 10:00AM on St. John FB page. In person Worship at 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary, Social distancing and you need to wear a mask.
You will need your own wine/grape juice and bread for Communion at home.
Social Justice Study Group on Zoom--
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7:00PM. We will be discussing Social Justice issues and starting the process of deciding how St. John is going to promote Social Justice. It is our fervent wish that you will consider this invitation as a journey to greater understanding of social justice and racial equality. We are discussing a new book: The Hidden Wound, by Wendel Berry.
Zoom link for all meetings:
Meeting ID: 870 9117 2037 Passcode: 965418
Put May 23rd, Pentecost Sunday, on your calendar. We will worship at 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary and on Livestream. Following Worship there will be lunch on the grounds, Covid guidelines will be observed. The lunch will be catered.
Sunday Afternoon Book Group meets June 13th at 3PM on Zoom. We are reading The Book of Longings, by Sue Monk Kidd. Zoom link will be posted soon.
Sharon Meacham, recuperating from shoulder surgery.
Cindy Honeycutt, wife of former pastor of St. John Frank Honeycutt, who suffered a stroke, but is improving daily.
Prayers for little Gideon Farmer, grandson of Tracy and Brad Farmer. He was born prematurely and is in the NICU. Brad is the director of Faith in Action.
Linda Flynn who is home and recuperating from a successful knee replacement.
Debbie Long, sister of Tammie Kroll, recuperating from a severe burn.
Christopher King, Nancy King's son.
John Carlisle, Nancy King's grandson.
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;
Beth Roberts, at BRMC;
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:
Homebound: Marty Dunn, Vickianne Dotten, 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.
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.
"The stone cross on the hill" photo © 2008 "Tambako the Jaguar," used under a Creative Commons license from flickr.com.