Upcoming Events: Mark your calendar!

Wednesday, March 6 Ash Wednesday Service

7:00 p.m. Imposition of ashes

Lenten Soup and Scripture - to be announced Next 4 Wednesday evenings

The Lutheran Church of St. John in the Heights will hold a POT OF GOLD BINGO fundraiser on St. Patrick's Day, Sunday, March 17, 2019.

 Prizes will be many and varied featuring gift cards, restaurant gift cards, gas and groceries, and fun filled prizes for all ages.

Jackpot coverall will feature a gaming system!

There will also be a Chinese Auction and 50/50 raffle.

The Legendary Lunch will be served featuring delicious menu items for just


All proceeds raised will be put on Angelica's Memorial Prayer Garden for maintenance and upkeep! 

LOCATION-319 South Avenue, Jim Thorpe

TIME-Doors open at 12 noon, games begin at 2 PM

Feeling lucky?  Come on out and enjoy the FUN and FELLOWSHIP for a good cause and may the luck of the Irish be with you!

Lenten Soup and Scripture 

Wednesdays, March 13, March 20, March 27 and April 3.

Supper will be served at 6 p.m. followed by a Bible study led by Rev. F. Peter Muhr and Rev. Bill Thompson.

This year's theme is a view of the Passion of Jesus from a brand new publication by the Jewish New Testament scholar, Amy-Jill Levine.


Holy Week:

Palm Sunday Service, April 14  Distribution of palm fonds and crosses  (Saturday evening service as well- 6 p.m.)


Ash Wednesday April 17

12 noon - 10 minute service of Imposition of Ashes (in addition to the evening service)

Maundy Thursday, April 18

There will be a presentation on the Shroud of Turin, the linen our Lord was wrapped in following the crucifixion.  The emphasis being on the Passion.  Presenter will be Mr. Bill Wingard of Baltimore, MD.  He has given talks on the Shroud all over the country as far west as Texas and Washington State. 

There will be a public viewing of the replica of the Shroud in the sanctuary from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. followed by the Maundy evening worship service (5 p.m.) with our presenter Mr. Wingard providing an explanation of its details.  There will be Eucharist and the Stripping of the Altar.


Immediately after the service a dinner will be held in the fellowship hall.  You must have a reservation to attend the dinner.  Please sign up at the church or leave a message on the church office phone 570-325-4255.  There will be a $5 per person charge for the meal. Children 12 and under are free.  Dinner reservation deadline is Sunday, April 14th.  Seating is limited. 


Good Friday Service, April 19

2 p.m. - more information to follow

Worship Services

6 p.m. Saturday evening spoken communion service

10:30 a.m. Sunday morning-festive choral communion


Angelica's Memorial Prayer Garden

Please visit our beautiful memorial prayer garden in the rear of the church for quiet meditation and prayer.  Spring has sprung and the garden is lovely!