Saint John's Lutheran Church

“A Family of Disciples, Faithfully Making Christ Known”

Sunday Worship : 10:30 a.m.
Holy Communion : First and Third Sundays
Sunday School : 9:00 a.m.

106 Scheid Road
Sandusky, Ohio

· The Year of Prayer Memory Verse ·

Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. Philippians 4:6

The Season of Crucifixion


March 25th

10:30 a.m.

“Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord — the King of Israel!”

Isaiah 50:4-9a • Psalm 31:9-16 • Philippians 2:5-11 • John 12:12-16

Faith Active Through Love
With Grace Unbounded

Today is Saturday, March 24th



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Wednesday Evenings

You are invited to dinner church. We begin with soup and sandwich dinner at 6 p.m followed by a kid-friendly, meditative worship service around the dinner table at 7 p.m.

Join us for these times that feed both the body and the soul.

Sunday, March 11th

Our Young People

  • Generic placeholder image We will be learning about the gift of Holy Communion and baking Communion bread on March 11th during Sunday School at 9 am. Everyone is invited.


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Sunday, March 18th

Sunday School and Worship

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Pastor Todd Mills will be joining us for Sunday School and Worship on March 18th. During the Sunday School hour (9-10 am), he will present information about the changes at Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University. At 10:30 Worship he will preach the gospel. You are invited to experience all of this special Sunday!

A free will offering will be collected during worship. If you would like to write a check, please be sure to designate on the envelope and also the memo line of the check "For Trinity Seminary."

March 18th is also the last day to order a lily for Easter. Please place order form with payment in the offering plate.

Friday, March 23rd

Young family and Young adult event!

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We will enjoy a movie night at St. John's on Friday, March 23rd. We gather in the sanctuary at 6:30 p.m. for the Disney movie "Moana" with popcorn provided. All young adults and young families are invited.

Sunday, March 25th

The Week That Changed the World

Palm Sunday :
  • March 25th at 10:30 a.m.
  • Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord.
Maundy Thursday :
  • March 29th at 7 p.m.
  • Holy Communion.
Good Friday :
  • March 30th from 12 noon to 3 p.m. at Zion Sandusky we gather for "Open Worship". There will be many activities and worship elements to share. This time will include choirs, prayer stations, a Cross Walk. READ MORE ...
  • Service of Tenebrae worship at St. John’s at 7 p.m.

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Sunday, April 1st

Easter Worship

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Christ is Risen! What joy we have to honor Jesus’ Resurrection. When we were baptized in His name, we shared in the fruits of Jesus’ Passion, Death and Resurrection.

Easter Worship : We gather in this joy on April 1st at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Each service is a celebration of Holy Communion.

Easter Breakfast : Generic placeholder image Easter Sunday breakfast has become a tradition at St. John's. It is held in the fellowship hall, between the early and later worship service beginning at 9 a.m.. This fellowship meal is served by the men of the church. We hope you and your guests will join us for Easter Breakfast.

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Easter Egg Hunt
: Enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 9 a.m. From a Christian perspective, Easter eggs broken open represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb. The tradition of decorating eggs for Easter dates back to the 13th century when the eggs were used to tells the Resurrection story. And they're fun too. Join us.

Sunday, April 8th

Special Offering

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St. John's will take part in a special offering! On Sunday, April 8th a offering will be gathered in support of Erie County’s Serving Our Seniors “Meals on Wheels” program. If writing a check, please make the check payable to St. John’s Lutheran Church with “Meals on Wheels ” noted in the memo line of your check.

Wednesday, April 11th

Small Group Gatherings

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Every second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 to 7 p.m. you are invited to be a part of a small group. We gather for prayer, Scripture reading, fellowship, food and games.

Would you like to participate? Currently, we have two groups:

  1. One group is for people of any age and meets in various homes. Call the church office at 419-625-2192 for the location. At this gathering, appetizers are provided and you are invited to bring a dessert to share.
  2. The other group, for young families, meets at the parsonage where kid-friendly dinners are provided.

Please sign up on the welcome table.

Sunday, April 15th

Diaper Shower

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Please join the Faith Life Team in celebrating with the Luman family their newest birth by showering them with diapers or wipes after church on April 15th. Any diaper brand in size 3 or 4 or Pampers Sensitive Baby Wipes would be appreciated. Thanks for caring and sharing in this event.

Sunday, April 15th

Sandusky Choral Society

The Sandusky Choral Society, under the direction of Heather L. Carman, will present their annual Spring concerts on April 13 and April 15, 2018. Accompanist for the group is Dennis Stoneham.

The Friday evening concert will take place at Trinity United Methodist Church, 135 Adams Ave., Port Clinton. Concert time is : 7:30 p.m.

The Sunday afternoon concert will take place at Grace Episcopal Church, 315 Wayne St., Sandusky. Concert time is : 3:00 p.m.

A reception will follow each concert in the church fellowship hall.

Tickets are $6.00 and may be purchased from any chorus member or at the door the day of the concer

This Summer

Youth News and Events

Can you help?

Anyone interested in helping plan Day Camp for this summer is invited to a meeting. We gather at Zion, Huron on Monday March 5th at 12:30 p.m.

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It's time to sign your child up for LOMO Outreach Day Camp which will be held on June 18th-22nd at Zion, Huron. We will again host this camp with Zion. Day campers in grades kindergarten through sixth will participate all week. There will also be a special camp for kids aged 3-5 years. Registration forms are already available, so register before the space is filled!

Lutheran Outdoor Ministries in Ohio Outreach Camp combines outdoor ministries and congregational ministries to bring day camp to our churches. Lead by LOMO camp counselors, our children create crafts and sing songs of praise to God. They laugh and play group games outside. Everyone enjoys time in Bible study and team building activities. This is an excellent faithbuilding experience for our congregations, as well as an effective outreach program to our neighborhood.

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June 29-July 1: Families of all ages (even individuals) are invited to Camp Mowana in Mansfield for family camp, which St. John’s will participate in with other congregations. Camp is led by Mowana camp counselors and we worship, have Bible study, sing, hike, pray, and have lots of fellowship. All activities are optional. You can stay in a cabin, camp in a tent, or stay in the air-conditioned retreat center, depending on preference. Registration information is available at Scholarships and fundraising opportunities are also available. Please let Pastor Stacy know if you plan on attending.

Generic placeholder image July 22nd: Elementary, middle school, and high school kids will attend Camp Mowana on an individual basis. All youth will go the same week, but may not be in the same cabin as others from church. Structured activities led by camp counselors will be offered. Registration information is available at Scholarships and fundraising opportunities are also available. Please let Pastor Stacy know if you plan on attending.

Generic placeholder image Stock: We now have a very special opportunity to purchase stock in our amazing youth as they grow in their faith! Stocks can be purchased for $5 a share from our youth who are attending camp and the National Youth Gathering. As a stockholder, you will receive an update from one of our youth while they are at the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston or at Camp Mowana. At the end of summer, you will be invited to a special stockholder dinner to hear about camp and the youth gathering. The meal will be provided by our youth and their families. Thank you for your care of these youth as they grow, learn, and serve.



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153 Years  :  Rejoice, Renew, Reach Out  :  1865-2018

Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Union Corners
106 Scheid Road, Sandusky Ohio 44870 : 419-625-2192
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