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. “Investing In The Future” St. John’s UCC is located in Lansdale, Pennsylvania in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia. 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, you are welcome here” Click here for St. John’s UCC First Time Visitors Information. CLICK TO DONATE TO ST. JOHN’S Join us for our Sunday worship service at 10:15 am. The service audio is recorded & available later on Sundays on our website, Facebook & YouTube pages. We also worship Wednesday evenings at 5:30 pm as part of our Wednesday Night Live gathering starting at 5 pm.
Wednesday, December 6: Family informal Advent worship service with communion at 5:30 pm as part of our “Wednesday Night Live” gathering. Meet in the Fireside Room.
Sunday, December 10: Worship service at 10:15 am. Second Sunday in Advent. Advent Worship Theme: God Incarnate Taking Place. Focus Scripture: Luke 1:39-55 4 pm: Artist Series concert: “In the Stillness – The 2023 Christmas Festival, with the St. John’s Chancel Choir & Friends, the North Penn Chamber Singers, the North Penn Brass Ensemble, followed by a festive reception.
Wednesday, December 13: Family informal Advent worship service with communion at 5:30 pm as part of our “Wednesday Night Live” gathering. Meet in the Fireside Room.
Sunday, December 17: Worship service at 10:15 am. Third Sunday in Advent. Advent Worship Theme: God Incarnate Taking Place. Music by the St. John’s Brass Ensemble.
Wednesday, December 20: 7 pm special Service of Longest Night led by the Chancel Choir. (After dinner 5 – 7 pm. No 5:30 pm service tonight.)
Sunday, December 24: Celebrating Christmas Eve with morning worship service at 10:15 am & evening worship service at 10:15 pm – note this special time. Special music at both services!
(Wednesday, December 27: NO Wednesday Night Live tonight.)
Announcements for Upcoming Events & Projects
Our complete December 2023 worship schedule can be found here on our website under “Our History”, “Advent and Christmas at St. John’s”.
Read about our mid-week gathering for dinner, worship, adult education & choir rehearsals on our ‘Wednesday Night Live’ webpage: click below:
All children invited to join our weekly in-house Sunday School program for Children up to grade 6 in an hour named Connect³ from 9 am to 10 am. Click here to go to our Connect³ webpage: https://st-johns-ucc.org/sunday-school/
Our St. John’s Praying Hands Stitchers meet the first Sunday of each month. Next gathering in the library at 9:00 am January 7.
There will be a volunteer opportunity on December 14 to help the ‘Wrapping Presence’ organization in Lansdale. Details on our ‘Outreach Team” webpage. https://st-johns-ucc.org/mission/
Our ‘Blessing of the Animals‘, rained out on Sept. 24, 2023 will be rescheduled for Spring, 2024.
St. John’s supports humanitarian work being done in Ukraine & neighboring countries as refugees seek safety. For information, click this link: https://st-johns-ucc.org/mission/ Helping Hands Ministry needs drivers to take members to medical appointments. To volunteer, please call Lisa in the Church Office, 215-855-5489. The Hospitality Teams, who act as greeters & ushers each week, are looking for new members. Each team serves once every four weeks. Call the church office if you are interested. Note: 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, click here: https://montcopa.org/3349/LGBTQ-Health-and-Support
There is a nationwide phone number, 988 (then press 1), 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: firstname.lastname@example.org