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Special Events and Fellowship at St. John's Lutheran Church

St John's members enjoying a meal
St. John's Lutheran Church holds bi-monthly fellowship meals and Bible study on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday nights of each month. Dinner begins at 5:30 PM - Program from 6:15 PM to 7:00 PM. Meals are held weekly during Advent and Lent.

Periodically, especially during church seasons, St. John's Lutheran has special events and/or hosts or works with other church congregations or community organizations to bring special events or activities to the area.

Upcoming event details are posted here, on the scrolling news section of home page, and on other pages as needed. They are also listed in the Sunday service weekly insert, and in the St. John's newsletter.

Upcoming Special Events

Volunteers needed for the Welcome Table on Sunday mornings, and Wednesday Night Together meals.
Please sign up in the narthex, or contact Gloria Bockelman at the church office 843-524-3461, or by email - if you are willing to assist in this ministry.

Reformation 500 Sunday Series - Sundays, October 15, 2017 thru November 26, 2017.
8:15 & 10:30 am worship services - 9:30 am Sunday School
See St. John's Christian Education page for details.

Lowcountry Chorale Concert - Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00 PM and Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 3:00 PM.
FREE and open to the public. See Lowcountry Chorale web site for details.

TWO MEETINGS - Congregational Meeting (& Meal) - November 19, 2017 - 11:45 AM, following 10:30 am service
The annual congregational meeting will congregation council members for 2018 - 2019 terms will be held Nov 19.

Immediately following, a special called meeting will be held to consider a motion to refinance our church mortgage. Additional items cannot be added to the first meeting, which is why we will hold two consecutive meetings. All members are urged to attend these important meetings.

Everyone is invited to stay for a potluck lunch following the meeting. Turkey will be provided by our official fryer, Jim Palmer. Please bring a dish or two to share, if you are able!
View details of proposed Plan For Mission 2018
View Congregation Council Nominees Bios

Youth Gathering Get Together - Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm
See for details.

Youth Nights in November - Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 pm
See for details.

Wednesday Nights Together - NOTE: no WNT on November 22, 2017 - because of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Inquirerís Class - Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 9:30 am - Mission Building
a luncheon will be held for all who want to learn more about joining St. Johnís. Pastor Shannon will be happy to schedule meetings with any who cannot attend the luncheon.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - Hanging of the Greens - Dinner - 5:30 pm and Decorating - 6:15pm.
This gathering to prepare for Advent is a meaningful way to begin the season of Waiting and Hope! You are invited to attend to help decorate the sanctuary for the season - hanging wreaths, placing greenery, and trimming the tree, accompanied by joyful music.

Christmas Float Stuffing - TWO Nights! - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7 pm (following Hanging of the Greens) - AND Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 6 pm
All members are invited to gather at the church to help build and stuff the parade float either or both nights. Donít miss the fellowship and fun. Dinner will be served Thursday while we work. Children encouraged to come!

Reception of New Members - Sunday, December 3, 2017 - Both services

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - Deadline for Lutheran Services Carolinas Angel Tree Christmas Gifts for Foster Children.
Click here for details.

Beaufort Christmas Parade - Sunday December 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm - ALL St. Johnís Members invited to Participate!
(We meet at 1:45 pm, Sunday in downtown Beaufort - exact location will not be given to us by parade directors until the day before). St. Johnís and Grace Chapel AME are going to have a float in the downtown Christmas Parade! All members are invited to participate by caroling on the float or walking along the parade route, handing out candy and invitations to Christmas Eve services. All members are also asked to purchase individually wrapped Christmas candies and bring them to the church to hand out in the parade! A parade sign up sheet will be in the narthex.

Lutheran Men In Mission - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 7:00 PM. See St. John's Lutheran Men's page for details.

Reception of New Members - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - Both services

Lutheran Women Circles Meet - Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM. See St John's Lutheran Women's Page for details.

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