Altar Guild

Serves Before and After Worship Services

Rotational Schedule

altarguildWomen of this group dedicate their time and talent to providing a reverent worship space that demonstrates love and respect for God and His people gathered in His name.  Functions performed by them include: displaying, cleaning, and storing paraments and linens appropriately; caring for sacramental vessels and vestments; preparing for and cleaning up after worship; ordering supplies and flowers; and decorating the sanctuary for seasonal and special events.


Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML)

Meets as Needed September to May

Second Thursday of the Month

7:00 p.m.LWML PrimaryMark

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML), also known as Lutheran Women in Mission, is the official women’s auxiliary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. Since 1942, the LWML has focused on affirming each woman’s relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world. Lutheran Women in Mission encourage all sisters in Christ to be grounded in God’s Word and to live out their lives in mission service and to financially support mission grants through the use of mite boxes. Our Lutheran Women in Mission sponsor many congregational events such as a Souper Bowl Door Collection for St. Matthew’s El Comedor Popular Soup Kitchen, an annual Mission-Prayer Breakfast, and Gifts from the Heart gatherings for human care agencies. Members of the LWML attend events at the zone, district, and national levels. The LWML also places St. John subscription order for The Lutheran Woman’s Quarterly.


Moms Connect

Meets Weekly


9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

momsconnectCalling all moms to connect with us and the Lord on Fridays in this Bible Study Group. It will be facilitated by Deaconess Phaedra Serbus, a wife, mother and Youth Director. This is the perfect opportunity for you to network with local moms while gaining support, encouragement and equipping from God’s Word for your vocation as parent. It will be time well-spent in nurturing yourself so you can better nurture a healthy family.  You are free to join the group at any time by registering online. It is open to community moms as well as those associated with our church and preschool


Sew What Group

Meets Weekly Year Round


9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

sewwhat3The Sew What Group spends the vast majority of their time making quilts which are donated to human care agencies such as Lutheran World Relief who distribute them to individuals living amidst poverty, disaster, and war. They also make eyeglass cases for MOST Ministries and wheelchair/walker bags. Sewing is not a prerequisite for joining the group. Some ladies serve by cutting quilt squares and tying the quilts. Others use their knitting or crocheting skills to make lap blankets for Phil’s Friends to distribute to cancer patients.   The ladies also take time each week to enjoy fellowship over a brown bag lunch. You need not stay for the whole day; come for as long as you wish. Moms, feel free to bring your preschool children.


Women’s Book Club

Meets Monthly

Fourth Tuesday

9:30 a.m.

bookclub3Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Then this group is for you. Each month a readily accessible book from area libraries is chosen to read. Selections are varied and include Christian fiction of all genres to inspirational non-fiction books. Each session is opened with prayer followed by light refreshments. A lively discussion about the book read, including how it relates to faith, follows based on author’s or reviewer’s questions. The group then chooses a new book to read.




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