St. John has resumed in-person worship on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Reservations will NOT be required. Masks & distancing will be required. On entering a Deacon will sign you in for attendance & contact tracing purposes. In Person Worship…

Also, St. John boards and committees can meet in person at the church. Boards may meet one per day and are required to wear masks and social distance. For members who are not comfortable meeting in person, each board needs to make arrangements such as Zoom so absent members can participate.

Click the above image to go to the YouTube service this Sunday,

To get the bulletin and Taking Faith Home information click on the St. John banner at the very top of the e-Skinny.

Lenten Wednesday Devotional Service
Back to the Psalms”
A brief devotional service featuring a different Psalm each week.
March 3- Psalm 27
In-person worship will be at 5:30 p.m. with NO pre-registration. It will be pre-recorded and posted on our YouTube channel; Facebook & audio podcast will be available through the website.

There are still some "Lent in a Bag" bags (1 per household) to pick up if you would like to participate. Be watching the St. John Facebook page each Sunday during Lent as we talk about the symbol for that week.

To keep up with your offerings: they can be mailed to St. John at 200 S. Main St, Charles City, IA 50616 Envelopes can still be picked up at the office.
or to sign up for Simply Giving, click on this link for a printable form:

On the St. John Website is a Digital Simply Giving tab which will allow you to manage your electronic giving from home! You can decide how much you would like to give, the frequency and which fund you would like your donation to go to.


St. John Sesquicentennial 2022. The church we know today as St. John started forming 150 years ago. If you would like to be on a committee and help plan and organize activities for the St. John sesquicentennial, please contact the church office.

REMINDER: Those students attending a Lutheran college who would like to receive an EPIC grant must notify the church by May 1st.
St. John scholarship applications for non-Lutheran colleges can be emailed to you
and should be emailed to the office by May1st.
Altar Flower & Radio Sign-up: If you would like to sign up to sponsor the Altar flowers &/or the radio broadcast contact Kathy in the office at 641-228-3397! We will continue to have flowers as they are on the online service & the radio broadcast reaches many of our at home congregation! There are still quite a few opportunities to sponsor these items. Kathy can tell you the dates that are open.

If you would like to donate toward Easter Lilies for St. John
Call the office at 641-228-3397

“Drive Through Communion”
On March 7th between 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. we will have “Drive Through Communion. We will ask that you enter the parking lot at the top. You will proceed down to the canopy where you will be handed a disposable communion cup with wafer. Next you will proceed to the pastor to partake of communion. Gluten free cups will be available.

Cookies & Cocoa!
The St. John Youth board
will be offering homemade cookies & cocoa.
March 7th during the Drive through Communion
to those who would like to have a treat! 
Worship & Communion
March 7th
During in-person worship we will be celebrating communion. For those watching online the all-in-one communion cups St. John uses can be picked up to use at home. Your own bread & wine/juice can also be used.
To get to the church website, click at the top of this page on the St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church logo. will get you to the Facebook page

An email address you can use to get a message to the church
Other emails are available on the website.

To call the church (641)228-3397

Click on the podcast icon to be connected to the church podcast.