Service Ministries


ALTAR GUILD
This organization rarely has a meeting but is a very vital part of St. John.  Members are responsible for cleaning the chancel area; preparing for communion; washing communion ware; laundering the altar linens; watering plants throughout the church; and laundering the robes for assistant ministers and acolytes.  Contact the church office, 402-643-2983.

HAND-QUILTING GROUP
Meets Mondays at 9:30am and 6:30pm at the Child Development Center – corner of Main Street and Columbia.  They hand-quilt for others with funds given to missions.  Contact Norma Brott, 402-643-3993.

COMFORTERS
This group meets for Bible study at 10:00am on the first and third Wednesdays; from 11:30am – 1:30pm they gather to put quilt tops with a filling and a backer; and then prep them for tying and sewing.  They are always looking for fabric and old sheets plus light weight blankets to use.  The quilts are taken to Orphan Grain Train for distribution worldwide. Call Judy Dynneson, 402-643-4486.

AUDIO TAPE MINISTRY and DVD MINISTRY
Audio tapes are made of our Sunday traditional service and, upon request, delivered to those unable to attend services; DVDs are also made of services and available upon request; call the church office, 402-643-2983.

COMMUNION FOR SHUT-INS AND HOSPITALIZED
Our Pastor for Visitation and Pastoral Care serves communion at the Ridgewood Care Center, Greene Place, Emeritus/Brookdale, Memorial Hospital/other area hospitals, and Seward Manor on a monthly basis and at the homes of shut-ins (call church office to request communion).

PARISH HEALTH MINISTRY
This ministry provides free blood pressure screenings on the first Sunday of the month in the church library 9:45 – 10:45am.  They set up transportation to medical appointments upon request and provide many healthful tips/projects assisting members of the congregation to be good stewards of the body God has given them.