A Jesus Centered, Theologically Diverse & Spiritually Vital Christian Community

St. John United Methodist Church’s mission is to grow disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world and to be a welcoming family, joyfully sharing God’s light.

We believe that you belong to God. We strive to be a welcoming family, and celebrate the diversity each person brings. No matter your doubts and questions, your race or ethnicity, your age, economic status, physical or mental abilities, your sexual orientation, your gender identity, no matter whom you call family, we hope to welcome you into the St. John family. We invite you to come as you are, for you are loved by God.

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Did you miss worship on Sunday?

Summer time and Alaskan sunshine doesn’t mean you can’t catch up on Sunday’s sermons during the week… Join us for Wednesday Rewind at 5:55pm every week!

The Fall Outreach Mission is getting into gear! This year we will conduct four campaigns simultaneously! You can participate in the traditional Backpack/Clothing Drive, the College Kick-Start Package (for foster youth attending UAA), a new Tennis Shoe Drive and Project Dignity - a socks & undies campaign! With more options, there’s a way to participate that will fit any budget - and we’ll help more kids in the process! Look for a bulletin insert next week and the Mission Moment to follow on July 14. Got questions now? Want to help the coordinators? Contact Rick & Natalie Meidel at meidy@me.com or 832-418-9200. Thank you in advance for your support!



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A Thank you to the VBS volunteers: We had over 50 volunteers this year that helped make this Vacation Bible School a BLAST. THANK YOU! We would not have been able to do it without you. Your help made it possible to provide this amazing opportunity to St. John and the surrounding community. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU!

Keep an eye out for St. John Youth Group summer activities.  If you have a youth that is going into 7th –12th grade this is a fun time for them to join in on Youth group activities and get to know the leaders and build new friendships.  For more info contact Robbie at youth.sjumc@gmail.com.

Beginning Sunday, May 26th, we will be implementing our summer PRAYground at the 11:30 a.m. service! PRAYgrounds are worship spaces in the sanctuary, for children to worship together with their families! 

It’s softball time! Join St. John’s softball team. Play begins the first week of May in the evenings.  Check out the schedule. We still need a few more players! Fee is $90. You can register via this link: 
https://www.anchoragesports.com/slowpitch. Talk to Pastor Emily for more information.

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We will be offering summer preschool/children's worship for children ages 3 years old through entering 1st grade beginning SundayMay 26th at 9:15. We are looking for volunteers who'd like to commit to 1-2 Sundays a month for the summer children’s worship. This would be a perfect opportunity for college students or teachers home for the summer! Please let Ms. Erynne know (children.sjumc@gmail.com)

Looking for something to do after the 11:30 a.m. service?  Come to lunch with ‘The Lunch Bunch.’  Some of the St. John folk gather after church to go out to lunch. Where do we eat? Don’t worry, the spot to eat is chosen by mutual consent. ALL ARE WELCOME! Contact Lyn Barela for more info.

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The Faith Community Nurse Resource Center at Providence is presenting a Faith Community Nursing Course during October & September. The course will include live class time and a series of online learning modules to accommodate a variety of schedules. Continuing education hours will be awarded for registered nurses. There is a fee for the class, but we do not want this to be a barrier, if it is an obstacle please contact them directly.
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