Welcome to St. John's Lutheran Church and School.
We are located in the village of Wauwatosa, and are part of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Started in the year 1882, 2012 marked our 130th anniversary at the present location! Take a few minutes to learn more about God's Word, our church, and school, by visiting the many informative pages on our website.
St. John's worship services are now available to view online. To view a service live on Sunday at 8:00 AM or 10:30 AM CDT, or to view a pervious week's service anytime, please click here.
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Text: 1 Kings 18:7-20
Theme: The Lord Makes Me Bold to Speak
The Holy Spirit comes to us to bless us.
THE FIRST LESSON: Genesis 11:1-9
Manís sinful pride moves God to cause confusion by scattering mankind throughout the world and giving them different languages.
THE PSALM OF THE DAY: Psalm 51b
We continue to pray that the Holy Spirit come to us to strengthen our faith and guide us in holy living.
THE SECOND LESSON: Acts 2:1-21
On Pentecost, the confusion at Babel is reversed as God enables the disciples to share the Gospel with people from all nations in their own language.
THE GOSPEL LESSON: John 17:20-26
The Holy Spirit, who comes to us, proceeds from the Father and the Son. He testifies to the work of Jesus and brings us to faith.
(numbered hymns are from "Christian Worship" unless otherwise noted)
186 - O Spirit of Life, O Spirit of God
455 - Rise! To Arms! With Prayer Employ You
183 - Holy Spirit, Light Divine
185 - Oh Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace
280 - Thy Strong Word
(Sat. & 8:00) 185 - Go, My Children, With My Blessing
(10:30: students) Lord, Be My Rock
Readings for the Week of Pentecost
M Isaiah 44:1-8
T Acts 2:42-47
W Acts 3:1-10
TH Acts 4:5-22
F Ephesians 2:17-22
S Acts 8:14-25
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