St John's Lutheran Church & School Blog

Mission Day One in Nicaragua

Editor's note: Our mission team has arrived in Nicaragua! We are excited to share their stories via St. John's member Diane Butikofer, who is blogging from the mission trip. To see more of the blog, visit  To ... read more →

A Walk With Eve

[caption id="attachment_4087" align="alignright" width="225"] Here I am practicing "with me" with another Comfort Dog, Sasha.[/caption] It was the first command we learned on day one of our training—“with me.”  “With me” means our comfor... read more →


Deployment: Is it a military term?  A vocational term?  Or, might it describe an ordinary day? Recently, I was part of a team who trained (with Lutheran Church Charities) for handling comfort dogs.  We, and our dog, Eve, were learning to be a brid... read more →

It’s a Comfort Dog Gift Shower!

The big day is drawing near: Our Comfort Dog is almost here! You're invited to help us welcome the furriest member of the St. John's family by donating to our Comfort Dog gift shower! Who: YOU What: Help supply our new Comfort Dog with needed supplie... read more →

Get Ready for MobilePack!

St. John's and Peace Lutheran Church are bringing Feed My Starving Children MobilePack to Lombard on October 30-31, and we need you! Your family will love this hands-on helping opportunity. Watch the video to get a taste of what MobilePack is all abo... read more →