Sunday, June 3, 2018 – 12:15 p.m. - Youth Sunday dress rehearsal at St. John’s after worship (lunch will be provided).
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 – 6:30 p.m. - Christian Education team meeting at St. John’s
Friday, June 8, 2018 – Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Synod Assembly at Roanoke College
Sunday, June 10, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship
Sunday, June 10, 2018 – 12:15 p.m. – St. John’s Council meeting after worship
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. - Joint Stewardship Team meeting at St. John’s
Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. - Council meeting at St. John’s
Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 3:00 p.m. - Youth Game Day at St. John’s (See announcement below for more information).
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. - Mocha and a Message - The apostle Paul writes… “I beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called.” Come and hear more about our vocations at Mocha and a Message. “Here I am Lord, send me!” Come and worship and learn more about being Lutheran! Bingo to follow.
Sunday, June 17, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship/Youth Sunday at St. John’s
Sunday, June 24, 2018 – 11:00 a.m. - Worship with Holy Communion
June 16, 2018 – 3:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Slim Scavenger Hunt
Beach Ball Roll
Pool Noodle Swap
Hoop Hop Relay
Popcorn and Drinks Provided
Hope to see you there!
A couple of these are water games so you might want to bring a towel!
Synod Assembly 2018
"Only By Grace Can We Stand"
Synod Assembly 2018 isJune 8-10! If you can't make it and want to follow along online Watch our live stream on YouTube and stay up to date.
All live stream videos are saved to the Virginia Synod YouTube channel and are available after their live streaming time concludes, making it easy to go back and see what's happened.
Watch the 2018 Synod Assembly Live Stream
If you are viewing the Synod Assembly from a distance, you may want to download the ELCA Organizations and Events App, currently live for smart phones, tablets, and computers. It puts all the information about Synod Assembly at the tip of your fingers!
On the ELCA Organizations and Events App app you can:
- View the current agenda
- Read and follow along with the Bulletin of Reports, Constitutional and Parliamentary Notes, and Worship Services
- Access Virginia Synod communications including our Twitter feed, Facebook page, and YouTube Channel
Click on either of the links below to download the Virginia Synod Assembly app for your preferred Android or iOS device.
Click here to download the Apple iOS app
Once the app is downloaded to your device, open it and search for"VIRGINIA SYNOD ASSEMBLY 2018" and download this guide to your app!
You can also access a web browser version at
More InformationFor additional information on the 2018 Synod Assembly, as well as the 2018 Youth Assembly, visit www.vasynod.org/synod-assembly-2018
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June 2018 – Outreach Project
We are collecting diapers and wipes for the Red Wagon Ministry for our community outreach project in June. The mission of the Red Wagon Ministry is to share the love of Christ with others by providing disposable diapers and wipes to low-income families. For those of you that would like to print the list for shopping purposes, please click here. Please contact Amy Maphis with any questions.
Diapers in all sizes (size 5 preferred)
Gently used baby and toddler books
Bibs, burp cloths and pacifiers
The Red Wagon Ministry can also use volunteers. Anyone who is willing and able to help, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.