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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





You can print out the RSVP form and turn it into the Church Office:  Bowling and Easter Egg Hunt


RSVP Online:   Online Event Registration









Together WE DID make a difference.  We collected 517 canned goods to be donated to Lutheran Social Services.  THANK YOU to all who participated. 




Listen to last week’ s Sermon:






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




MOM 2 Mom Sale!

Many thanks to the following for their kind donations to the Mom 2 Mom Raffle.
The raffle was a huge success and we are now well on our way to creating a new outdoor play
space and increasing resources for By Design, our young women’s group

Thank you once again for your generosity.


Nick Paul – Bauman Group
Lee Williams House of Meats
H & M Massage
Stephanie Thornton – Jamberry Nails
Nicole Slovak – Captured by Nicole
Jennifer Cromly
Maumee Bay State Park
Free Way Restaurant
Future Wave Salon
Soap City
First St. John Dayschool Families
First St. John Dayschool Teachers
First St. John Dayschool Board of Education
First St. John Lutheran Church Board of Education

Many thanks also to those of you who gave your time on Saturday to make the Mom 2 Mom Sale run smoothly! Can’t say enough great things about you all! Hope you will join in the fun again next year : )


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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