St. John Lutheran Church

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Worship Services held Sunday mornings –10:30 a.m.

Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday each month

Christian Education—Sunday morings at 9:15 a.m.

  Confiramtion Classes held each Wednesday evening during the School year.

  St. John Quilting Group - 9:00 a.m. the second Thursday of each month during the school year

 


The first St. John church was dedicated in the fall of 1898. The  three acres of ground north of Ellis had been purchased from the Union Pacific Railorad Co. for $59.00. In 1911 the parsonage was constructed and was followed by the construction of the school house in 1915. From that time many changes, improvements and updates have been realized including a new church building,  the addition of bathrooms, a church office, and recently the addtion of an elevator. 


Throughtout their history there have been droughts, hail storms. fires, depressions, wars, sand and dirt storms. However, through it all their church building has stood proudly as a symbol of strength and a landmark for the many poeple who travel past it every day. A building where many people have spent some of the most significant moments of their lives: marriages, funerals, baptisms, confirmations and many hours worshiping the God whose love through time has sustained, comforted, blessed, motivated and uplifted five generations of people.

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