Holy Week and Easter Services

Holy Week Services
 Maundy Thursday, April 17, 7:30 p.m.

Good Friday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.

Easter Sunrise Service with Communion, April 20, 6:00 a.m.

Easter Service with Communion, April 20, 10:15 a.m.



Rummage, Soup & Bake Sale

Our Annual Spring Rummage, Soup & Bake Sale

will be held Thursday and Friday,

April 24 & 25, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

and on Saturday, April 26

8 a.m.-Noon.

Come check out our “treasures” and goodies.

Soup Orders Being Taken

Soup orders are being taken for quarts of chicken corn, vegetable beef, and ham and bean soup.

Cost is $5.00 per quart.

Pre-order by calling the Church Office at 570-473-3770.

Pick up is April 24 and 25 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

and April 26 from 8 a.m.-Noon

Extra will be available while supplies last.


His Lighthouse Cafe

Fourth Thursday of Every Month
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

St. John’s Lutheran Church
300 Queen Street

Free meal for those that are need of a warm meal and fellowship.    Donations gladly accepted.

Italian Dinner Scheduled

Vieni a mangiare!  Godere!
(Come and eat! Enjoy!)
Sunday, March 2nd
11:30-1:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall
$7.00 for adult; $5.00 children 5-12
Children under 5 eat free
Menu includes:
Tossed salad with assorted dressings
Spaghetti with or without meat sauce
Pasta alfredo with veggies
Breaded eggplant
Roll and butter
Drinks and desserts
Sponsored by the Youth Group
Proceeds benefit the 2015 ELCA Youth Gathering Trip
RSVP  by calling the Church Office.  Forms are also available in the rear of the sanctuary.


2013 Vacation Bible School Scheduled

Go Tell It On The Mountain

Monday, June 10-Thursday, June 13

6:00-8:00 PM


Friday, June 14

5:30 -8:30 PM


We hope that you will come climb the mountain with us at this year’s Vacation Bible School.   The Mission Project from offering collected throughout the week will be designated to Kathryn’s Kloset, an outreach ministry, held the third Saturday of every month here at St. John’s.     Forms are available in the Church Office.

Ice Cream Social & 50 Year Confirmation Recognition

Join us on Sunday, June 2 at noon for the Annual Ice Cream Social and 50 Year Confirmation Recognition.   Please RSVP to the Church Office by May 26th.


Thursday and Friday
April 25 and 26
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
April 27
8:00 AM – Noon
Come check out our
 “treasures” and goodies.  
Soup will be available while supplies last.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE March 24-31, 2013

Sunday, March 24th
8:00 a.m. and 10:15 a.m.
Palm Sunday Service with Communion
Thursday, March 28th
7:30 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Service
with Holy Communion
Friday, March 29th
7:30 p.m.
Good Friday Tenebrae Service
Sunday, March 30th
6:00 a.m.
                                                                                                            Easter Sunrise Service with Communion
10:15 a.m.
Easter Service with Communion


Chicken Corn, Vegetable Beef, and Ham & Bean
$5.00 per quart
Please place your order by
April 12, 2013
To place an order, call the church office or
use the order form found in the rear of the sanctuary or
found in the March 6th Messenger
Soup can be picked up
April 25, 26, 27 during the Rummage Sale