Ministries at St. John's


Mary and baby Jesus

"A Mother’s Love"
LWML Atlantic District Triune Zone Divine Service
May 4, 2024


The League Pledge
In fervent gratitude for the Savior's dying love and His blood-bought gift of redemption we dedicate ourselves to Him with all that we are and have; and in obedience to His call for workers in the harvest fields, we pledge Him our willing service wherever and whenever He has need of us. We consecrate to our Savior our hands to work for Him, our feet to go on His errands, our voice to sing His praises, our lips to proclaim His redeeming love, our silver and our gold to extend His Kingdom, our will to do His will, and every power of our life to the great task of bringing the lost and the erring into eternal fellowship with Him. Amen.

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Good evening sisters,
It was indeed wonderful to see all of you at St. John's on Saturday.
A heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the entire team at St. John's for hosting the Triune zone event.  We appreciate every moment from the time we enter through the doors.  I was so touched by all that was provided for the entire event.  Nothing has gone unnoticed.  So, thankful for your loving hospitality, and kindness with all the handcrafted gifts.  So thoughtful and sweet.  Oh, and the food was soooo.... delicious.  What a spread!!!  And Pastor Bagnall cooked too. Wow!!!
It was a welcoming sight to have Alexandria and Yvonne at the registration desk. So happy to have the young women involved.
We were blessed and enriched from the opening worship service, as we contemplated on Pastor Bagnall's sermon on a mother's love and Jesus' unconditional love for us.  
The music played by your organist, Thomas, was so soothing.  We keep Thomas in prayers during this time of his treatment.  May almighty God strengthen him, as he blesses us all through his musical gift. Amen.
We are also thankful for Arlene Rutuelo for her presentation to us on all that the Pregnancy Care Center provides for young women in the community.  It is so good to know that young women have somewhere and someone to turn to when the need arises, and especially to know that they are not alone.


Once again, thank you all very much.


To God be the Glory!
In His service,


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Ladies Guild, who are they?

Please click onto the below attachment to find out what these incredible women do.

Ladies Guild Info Sheet.docx

2023 Easter Breakfast

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 2023 LWML Mission Festival

LWML Mission Grants



2022 Christmas Fair and Community Food Boxes

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2023 Shrove Tuesday

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2023 Spaghetti Dinner

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Gabi and Emily

20117 Church Musicians


2017 Christmas Morning

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2018 BillBill and his Trumpet

2018 Richard

Richard and his Sax and Alto Horn.


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Johannus Organ
Ede, The Netherlands (2006)
Digital tone generation
3 manuals, 62 stops (Rembrandt Model)

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Organ Pedals

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Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth; sing the glory of his name; give to him glorious praise! Psalm 66:1-2. Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the lands! Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Psalm 100:1-2. Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. (Martin Luther) These words recorded in the Psalms and spoken by Martin Luther, still hold true today. St. John’s has had a long history of choirs and we continue in our Music Ministry to welcome new members to all our choirs.



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Hand-Bell Choir

The hand-bell choir presently consists of youth from high school. The choir enhances worship with hand-bell and hand-chimes. They rehearse at 11:40 a.m. every Sunday and are in session from September - Easter Sumday. They play each month and highlight our Easter and Christmas Eve service.




The adult choir meets every Tuesday night at the church from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  The adult choir sings at worship two to three times a month. Currently we have a SATB choir, and are always searching for more members. Once again, reading music is not required. Our adult choir has sung many years together and harmonize beautifully. Along with all the feast days during the church year, the adult choir adds glorious music to special services such as Christ the King Sunday and to those receiving First Holy Communion and Confirmation. It wouldn’t be a holiday if our choir didn’t perform one of their Choir Anthems. All our choirs are very dedicated and committed. For some people it is difficult if not impossible to make a full time commitment due to various reasons. That’s okay too, you can make a partial commitment to our choirs, or you may just choose to rehearse with us during special holidays. The adult choir is like a family to one another and each year we gather together for a celebration during the Christmas season and at the end of the choir year. 

Let us remember Ephesians 5:19-20 which tells us to, address one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with all your heart, always and for everything giving thanks in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God the Father. 


In Christ, 

Thomas Sax
Organist, Music Director


Updated Adult Choir


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