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Service Time

Sundays at:

Traditional Service:  7:45 a.m.

JAM (Jesus And Me) Sunday School:  9:00 a. m.

Celebration Service:  10:15 a.m.

Services officiated by:   Interim Pastor – Reverend Jerald Rayl




This is a true FAVORITE event at First St. John Lutheran Church !!!!!! The 39th Annual Chicken and Ham Dinner! If you want some of the most TENDER chicken EVER this is the event for you! If you’re a ham person, the Ham is so FLAVORFUL!  Then there’s the HOMEMADE MASHED POTATOES! Then there’s the BACON in the green beans – and the DESSERTS – Oh my goodness – do you see why this is a true FAVORITE!!!!?????




L.E.A.F Festival – THANK YOU!






THANK YOU to all who participated in our ANNUAL Trunk or Treat!  With over 20 “trunks” and over 100 kids – this year’s Trunk or Treat was another success!  Thank you to Nelson’s Pumpkin Farm for over 70 beautiful pumpkins that were handed out!!


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A BIG THANK YOU to all the home sewers and cutters and those that came to Church January through March to assemble, sew and tie our quilts.  We have been very BLESSED to have gotten some beautiful fabric donated that made some BEAUTIFUL quilts!

There were 206 Completed quilts!




What a GREAT time we had a our Rally Day 2014!  A BIG THANK YOU to Basketball Jim Jones who provided our entertainment for this event!










Past Sermons can be found under the “Christian Education” tab or click here for a direct link:    Past Sermons link



By Design


Join our mom’s group and share in breakfast, adult interaction, fun and laughter! by design is for moms with children from newborn to age 12.  (Childcare provided)

 What:  Sometimes us moms need a little bit of “me” time.  At by design, you can have that.  Enjoy breakfast, a short devotion and an opportunity to connect with other moms.

 Where:  First St. John Lutheran Church and Dayschool 2471 Seaman St., Toledo, Ohio 43605

When:  1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month      9:30 a.m.—11:30 a.m.




Kroger’s Community Rewards

As of April 1st, you will need to re-enroll your Kroger Plus Card in the Community Rewards Program.  Last quarter we earned just over $145 from this program.

Re-enrolling in Kroger Community Rewards is quick and easy.  Visit www.krogercommunityrewards.com to re-enroll.  Click on “OHIO” and click on “Enroll.”

If you have never enrolled in the program, we encourage you to support our church by linking your Kroger Plus Card to First St. John Lutheran Church.

The program costs you nothing to join and our church benefits from your regular purchases.



VANCO Services

Enjoy the convenience of electronic giving!

First St. John is pleased to announce that we have now expanded our electronic giving options to include an on-line method of giving.  This is a way to enhance and automate your regular offering. Electronic giving is now even more convenient for you and provides much-needed donation consistency for our congregation.

To set up an electronic giving schedule you can either complete a paper authorization form or look for the donation link below.

As you contemplate future contributions, please consider electronic giving. Look for the authorization form in the weekly bulletin or at the church office. Thank you!

To donate to our church using VANCO please click:


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