We invite you to join us each week as we worship together, learn together, serve together for the sake of our Lord and His eternal glory.

Worship Times:  

7:45 am Traditional
9:00 am Sunday School & Adult Bible Study
10:15 am Traditional & NewSong Contemporary


October 2014 Calendar


A Fort Wayne Response to Ebola

Fort Wayne area residents have long maintained a reputation for being a community of helping hands. St. John’s Lutheran church is striving to EVOKE A RESPONSE from the Fort Wayne area to help provide these most needed protective materials to Western Africa. Our church has already dedicated $1,500 and will take up a special offering soon.

Please make a donation through this link to Direct Relief International: or better yet spread the word to our school, business, church, or other organization. Please join us being Fort Wayne’s Response to Ebola.


We Have A New Pastor!fireworks_8362c

Welcome to our new pastor Christopher Byars and his family!

Pr. Byars began leading worship on September 7, 2014  so come and meet him and his family.

Installation service will be held on Sunday September 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. with a potluck to follow the service.



School Supplies school supplies_11687c  School Supply Collection

We are collecting supplies to make school kits for Lutheran World Relief. We will collect supplies now all the way through October 1. Think how much we could help if every member just donated the supplies for one kit. Items can be purchased then tied closed in a grocery sack and placed in the basket in the narthex, we will box them up and ship them. While prices are at the lowest you will find them all year long, you can be a blessing to someone in need by purchasing school supplies at a low cost. Please pick up a flier from the table in the narthex with a list of supplies and details of how you can help.


September Youth/Young Adult Events


September Youth/Young Adult Events

GROUP September 10, & 17 6:30-8:00 pm

  • GROUP for Middle School and High School youth


  • LINK, September 7, 12:00 n
  • Lunch in the park (Shoaff Park)TCC & MYFROG, Fields of Faith, September 24


    • Young Adult Bible Study September 16, 7:00-8:30 pm
  • At Parkview Field, leave church at 6:00 return at 8:30





Now is the Time to Join Homebuilders Marriage Group

home builders_6668c1_webHave you been thinking your marriage could use some new life? Is it not the best you think it could be, but not sure how to improve it? Consider joining our Homebuilders group. This group is open to all married couples, all ages, with or without children.

Our next gathering we will begin a new study “The Art of Marriage” at the home of Jeff and Susan Groeling on Saturday, September 20 at 6:30 p.m., please bring a dessert to share.





Young Adult Bible Study

Our Young Adult Bible Study will meet on Tuesday, September 16, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the church.


college addresses_1943cCollege Students

Don’t forget to call or email the church office with your college address. The church telephone is 489-5031 and the email address is We want to get you on the mailing list so that we can keep in touch with you.

Member Support Coordinator

Outreach Committee is looking for a volunteer to be St. John’s Member Support Coordinator.  This person would gather a list of individuals who sign up to be part of an “on-call” list that would be willing to provide help to members of the St. John’s congregation should a need arise. A congregation member in need would be able to contact the Member Support Coordinator and arrange help for needs such as: a ride to/from church, an appointment or the grocery store, lawn care/snow removal if they are unable to do it themselves, or if a family is in need of meal support due to a birth, death, or hospitalization.  If you are willing or interested in being the contact person for this new ministry please contact Anna Van Westen 437-9643,  Thank you!

New Testament Bibles

In the back of the sanctuary, fellowship hall and in the narthex are paperback editions of the New Testament. Please take one and keep it if you need it, or give it to someone you think may want it – a neighbor, friend, co-worker, or even a stranger. This would be an easy way to share Christ’s message, love, and redeeming grace.

2014 Flower Chart

The 2014 flower chart is now in the binder in the library.  Two or more families can sign up per Sunday.  The cost of the flowers is $15.00 per family.  You can place your donation for the flowers in the offering plate on Sunday.  If you do so, please be sure to designate that in the appropriate box on your offering envelope.

 7914 West Cook Road, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818
260-489-5031 |