Education happens in a variety of ways. The first step is regular worship attendance. Services at St. John’s are grounded in scripture and story. Hearing God’s word from the Bible is a central to worship. Sermons challenge the community gathered to hear the word in its historic context while finding ways to connect it to God’s story unfolding today.
In addition to worship there are opportunities for regular Bible study, adult learning and classes for children & youth. Please check the calendar for up to date information about the classes and special programs offered.
"How much better to get wisdom than gold, to get insight rather than silver!" ~ Proverbs 16:16
The stories of the people of God point to a God who generously gives… and gives… and keeps on giving. From the very beginning of creation, God gives light, order, living creatures, and human life. Martin Luther gave us a list of the gifts of God we receive as “our daily bread”: among these gifts are food, drink, property, family, good leaders, good weather, health, peace, and much, much more.
God entrusts these gifts to our care-taking while we have life. The word we use for this care-taking is “stewardship”. Our stewardship includes our support of the mission God has given us, as together we work to pray, grow and serve. We support not only the ministries of our own congregation, but also the work of local partners like Lutheran Congregational Services and the Lehigh County Conference of Churches, as well as ministries of the regional, national and global Lutheran Church.
"Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put in your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you." ~ Luke 6:38