Theme for the year: “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.”  John 15:5

St. John’s Lutheran Church has served the south suburbs of Chicago since 1849. In the beginning the church served a rural population, primarily comprised of German farmers. The primary language spoken at the church for the first 100 years was German. With the rapid change from rural to suburban life, the church has changed dramatically in recent years. And it continues to change as the people change. We are a church in transition serving multiple generations from various cultural backgrounds with the love of Jesus Christ.

Celebrate with us! We will be celebrating our 175th Anniversary in July of 2024. Special upcoming activities and services will be happening throughout the year. 

The Worship time is every Sunday morning in church at 11:00 AM. There is also Bible Class at 9:45 AM on Sunday mornings (Classroom #5) and on Thursday mornings at 9:00 AM in Classroom #5 in the school. (Entrance by back parking lot.)

We would love for you to come and worship the Lord with us.


500th Anniversary of the Reformation

The Christian Church is always undergoing reformation. This is necessary because the church often gets off track. But the historical reformation of the church began on October 31, 1517, as Martin Luther posted 95 Theses for debate in which he protested the abuses of the Medieval church.

The Reformation is still important for us today because we need to always remember what the church is about and continually examine ourselves to make sure we are not off track. The principles of the reformation are summed up in a few phrases: Christ alone, Grace alone, Faith alone, and Scripture alone.