Click here to listen to recent services on our Youtube channel WELCOME TO ST. JOHN’S UCC, LANSDALE, PA, an Open & Affirming Congregation of the United Church Of Christ! Please join us for Sunday worship in person or here online. “With Faith, We Move Forward” St. John’s UCC is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia. Come learn about St. John’s UCC, the church, the people, and the activities, by clicking on the subject tabs. “No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, our deep desire is to meet you where you are and share God’s love with you.” Click here for St. John’s UCC First Time Visitors Information. CLICK TO DONATE TO ST. JOHN’S We have two Sunday worship services at 8:00 am & 10:15 am. The 10:15 am service audio is recorded & available later in the day Sunday here on our website, Facebook & YouTube pages.
Sunday, October 9 – Two worship services at 8:00 am & 10:15 am. Theme: “Planting Life” Sermon: “The Journey Beyond” Rev. Dale Davis Scripture: Luke 17:11-19 Jeremiah 29:1,4-7
Music: Sounds of Joy, Barbara B. Kinyon, United Ringers
I Shall See, Michael John Trotta, Chancel Choir
Sunday, October 16 – Two worship services at 8:00 am & 10:15 am.
Announcements for Upcoming Events & Projects
Artist Series Announcement: Due to international travel issues, the Svyati Duo concert originally scheduled for October 2nd, has been rescheduled for 7pm on Wednesday February 1st, 2023. The concert will feature Svyati Duo Rebecca Hepplewhite, cello, Julian Collings, organ. We look forward to seeing you in February!
Visit our church library to see the 42 new books that are all “Rev. Sue Favorites!” Each month three books will be highlighted in The Enlightener. These special books are available for adults & children to borrow for a week. Please use the purple notebook to “check out” your book; help us take good care of these special books, purchased in honor of Rev. Sue. A reminder there are more excellent children’s books downstairs in our Children’s Library, also available for borrowing!
Rev. Dale Davis, St. John’s new Interim Senior Pastor, will join
the Women’s Retreat on Saturday, October 8, at 9:30 am in the Library. Come for some lively conversation & delicious food.
Rev. Dale Davis, our Interim Senior Pastor, introduces “The Monthly Journey”. For details, click this link:
Introducing a new feature on our YouTube page & website: Music Ministry Minute is a weekly video series in which Andrew Paulson (Minister of Music at St. John’s) discusses an aspect of music ministry. A new video premieres each Friday at 12 noon! To watch, go to our YouTube page or follow this link on our website:
Information posted in memory of Rev. Dr. Sue Bertolette is now located on a special memorial page. Select the ‘About Us’ tab, then select ‘In Memory of Rev. Dr. Sue Bertolette’.
You can learn more about our Interim Senior Pastor Rev. Dale Davis on our website: Select the ‘Leaders and Staff’ tab, then select ‘St. John’s Interim Pastor 2022-2023.’
The ‘Blessing of the Animals’ is rescheduled for Sunday, November 6 at 12:15 pm in the Meditation Garden/Labyrinth area.
Our St. John’s Artist Series now has it’s own website! To see the schedule for our 35th season and to become a patron of the series, click here: https://www.stjohnsartistseries.org/ Also, the Artist Series now has it’s own Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stjohnsartistseries/
National Giving Alliance (NGA) is holding their Fall Ingathering. We collect NEW clothing for infants, children, teens, women and men, toiletries, diapers, sheets, towels & household items. If you’d like to contribute, please bring donations to the church office or give to Sally Atkiss or Suzanne Franks by Oct. 30. To make a monetary donation, checks must be made payable to NGA (initials only).St. John’s is supporting humanitarian work being done in Ukraine & neighboring countries as refugees seek safety. For information, go to our “Outreach Team” webpage under the “Mission and Justice” tab, or click this link: https://st-johns-ucc.org/mission/ Helping Hands Ministry seeks drivers to take members to medical appointments. To volunteer, please call Lisa in the Church Office, 215-855-5489. Also, we always need donations of Giant gift cards for our neighbors in need. Donations can be left in the office or the collection plates on Sundays. Thank you! Important Note: We have updated the pages of this website as best as we can post-pandemic with special notes to show the current schedules & events for 2022. If you have any questions about the status of any activity listed on this website, contact the church office. Click to go to St. John’s public Facebook page
Help is available locally for persons with depression & other mental health disorders. NAMI, The National Alliance on Mental Illness, has a 24-hour helpline: 800-950-6264; the LOCAL number for NAMI Montgomery County Lansdale: 215-361-7784. For LGBTQ+ official Health & Support resources in Montgomery County, go to this website: https://montcopa.org/3349/LGBTQ-Health-and-Support
Now there is a nationwide phone number, 988, for direct connection to care & support for anyone experiencing mental health-related distress, including thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance abuse crises, or any other emotional distress. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.
Our St. John’s office hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Call 215-855-5489 during business hours. Check our publications for holiday closures. Questions about St. John’s UCC Lansdale? Send an email to our church office: email@example.com