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St. John's Lutheran Church & School, LCMS, Columbus, NE

St. John's Lutheran Church
39452 - 205th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601

St. John's Lutheran School
39346 - 205th Avenue, Columbus, NE 68601
"But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
To him be glory both now and forever! Amen." 2 Peter 3:18
Pastor Brad Birtell

Pastor Birtell has been faithfully serving our Lord and the members of St. John's and the surrounding community for almost 20 years.
This summer he celebrated his 23rd anniversary in the ministry. Pastor and his wife, Christie, have three grown children, Porter, Britney, and Sawyer.
Rev. Brad Evan Birtell, Pastor
Pastor's Office Phone 402-285-0498 School Phone 402-285-0335
Day Care House 402-285-0431
Church established 1879 School established 1888

Hallelujah! He is Risen!

Thanksgiving Eve Worship with Holy Communion begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25th.

Children will begin practicing for the Christmas Eve Worship Service, led by the children, each Sunday morning (Nov. 29 through Dec. 20) from 8:30 am until 9:45 am. Another practice will be held on December 22 or 23, to be announced.

If you would like information about our School, our Preschool or our Daycare, please call our Principal,
Mrs. Sonntag at 402-285-9100 or school at 402-285-0335.
Our Daycare phone number is 402-285-0431.
We'd love to share information about our programs with you.

Regular Weekly Worship Schedule at St. John's
9:00 am Sunday School classes meet in the school
9:10 am Combined Bible Study in the church basement
10:00 am Worship Service (Holy Communion on the 2nd and 4th Sundays)

If you currently do not have a church home where you and your family can regularly come and hear the message of God's love in Jesus,
we encourage you to make St. John's your worship home.
If you do not have a permanent place to worship and want to know more about St. John's,
please feel free to contact Pastor Birtell (office phone 402-285-0498)
or sign our guest book when you come to worship with us on a Sunday morning.

How to reach us:
For directions to St. John's, please click on the link below
St. John's Church Phone 402/285-0431
Pastor Birtell's Office Phone 402/285-0498
St. John's School Phone 402/285-0335
St. John's School Fax 402/285-0335
Day Care House 402/285-0431
Church email:
School email:
Church Secretary:
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November 27, 2015
11/29  8:30a    Children's rehearsal for Christmas Eve service
We will meet for four Sundays from 8:30 am until 9:45 am to practice our songs and parts for our Christmas Eve Worship Service, ...
  9:00a    9:10 am Bible Study
Bible Study will begin at 9:10 am in the church basement.
 10:00a    Worship Service
  6:00p    High School Youth Bible Study
We meet on Sunday evenings in the youth room in the church basement. We usually begin at 6:00 pm but watch the bulletin for any ...
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