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St. John United Church of Christ

Our congregation began in 1879 as the German Evangelical Lutheran, St. John Church of Reading, Ohio and our recently adopted mission statement points out our reason for being: As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are called by God and empowered by the Holy Spirit to worship, to serve our community in Christian love, and to nurture our members along their spiritual journeys.

We seek to serve our congregation's needs as well as those of the community through:
bulletWorship Service on Sunday morning at 10:00 am-Sunday School classes for all ages @ 9:00a.
bulletMid-week Bible study: Tuesdays at 1:00p 
bulletFree Meal every Thursday from Our Community Kitchen, 5-6 P.M. EVERYONE WELCOME!
bulletHoly Communion  available the first Sunday of the month (and every Sunday during Advent and Lent).
bulletMission trips.
bulletCraft Night monthly
bulletLunch Bunch - once a month after worship.
bulletGerman Heritage Dinner.
bulletRummage Sale.
bulletInter-church Chili Cook-off
On-site food pantry.
bulletThe ownership of a van to enhance our total ministry.
bulletMidwinter Family Retreat.
bulletMissionary Sewing Circle.
bullet Women's retreat.
bulletCaring & Sharing Health Ministry.


We are constantly adding to and revising our programs and outreach as we seek to be faithful to God's call to us through Jesus, the Christ.


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