"A Country Church with a Worldwide Mission "          

established 1881 


Palm/Passion Sunday April 13 Sunday School 8:50

10:00 Worship (no Communion)

Maundy Thursday April 17 7:30 Holy Communion

Good Friday April 18 10:00 am Holy Communion


Easter Sunday Morning  April 20

7:00 Sonrise Worship (led by Youth Group)

Breakfast follows

NO Sunday School

10:00 Holy Communion




April Chatterbox

members may email church office for username and password

Vacation Bible School
June 23-27, 2014
Children's Day June 29, 2014
VBS Registration Form

Weather Underground for Columbus
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History and 125th Anniversary

weather in our backyard


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 Sunday School during the school year

Age 4 through High School

8:50 am Sunday

Worship services

Saturday Worship most Saturdays at 6:30

  Holy Communion is celebrated on the Saturdays before Sunday Communions

Sunday 10:00 a.m.

First Sunday is the Bread of Life setting

Third Sunday is Celebration Worship

Holy Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month

and on festival Sundays.

Pastor Peter Jark-Swain

click name to email Pastor

10785 280th ST

Columbus, Nebraska 68601-8745

Church Phone (402) 564-8707

Pastor's Cell Phone (402) 910-0821

Pastor Peter Jark-Swain is an ordained minister in the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ( ELCA).The ELCA is the fourth largest protestant denomination in the nation.

Pastor Jark-Swain is committed to meeting you wherever you are on your journey of faith through life.  He is willing to be with you in your sadness and joy.  As the pastor of St. John's, he is open to all of God's children in the many expressions of family life today.

  St. John's is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, serving the people at Columbus and surrounding area.

   Celebration Worship team, Youth Choir, Wee Singers and Rejoice Choir 

  First communion ministry for sixth graders and parents

  Confirmation ministry for junior high school students

  Active senior high school youth program

  Women's groups

  Men's Bible Study

  Adult fellowship groups and activities

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