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Worship

Come as you are. Come to God in praise! Traditional and contemporary worship services to meet your schedule and needs.
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Discipleship

As students of the Word, we grow together through fellowship, Bible study and participation. Find a place to contribute!
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Outreach

Change lives and be changed. Join our local, regional, and international efforts to extend Christ into the world.
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For God So Loved the World He Gave His Only Son...

THE GOSPEL OF JOHN, CHAPTER 3, VERSE 16

Pastors

Dan Wegrzyn
Senior Pastor

Dan Wegrzyn has been Senior Pastor at St. John’s since 2003. Pastor Dan grew up in Lombard and attended St. John’s during his childhood. He received his Bachelor’s of Education from Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois and Master’s of Divinity from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri.

Pete Imlah
Associate Pastor

Associate Pastor Pete Imlah has served at St. John’s since 2011. Prior to his ordination on June 8, 2014, he served as an SMP (Specific Ministry Pastor – Family Life Ministry) Vicar. He was born and raised in Des Plaines, Illinois. He graduated from Concordia College in River Forest, Illinois and completed his seminary program at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

For the Word of God is active and alive.

THE BOOK OF HEBREWS, CHAPTER 4, VERSE 12

Recent Sermons

Terror in the Church

Posted on 09 Oct 2014, Pastor: Dan Wegrzyn
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What Image Do You Convey

Posted on 19 Oct 2014, Pastor: Pete Imlah
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From Pastor Dan’s and The Worship Blog

Why Do We Observe Lent?

Is there spiritual value in observing these 40 days purposefully? Some Lenten “soundbites” might help you decide: Value in rituals?  Rituals can enrich our lives if we understand what is behind them.  History…Lent can be traced back to the early church when new...
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What Is the Kingdom of God, Really?

A few weeks ago we sang about it:  “Hark, the herald angels sing, ‘Glory to the newborn King…’”  We ask for it each week in church:  “Thy kingdom come.”  What are we talking about?  What does it have to do with me?  It’s an Epiphany question. What do you think of when you hear...
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This One is Worth Reading

I came across this article recently and as I read it I knew we would all benefit by gaining a better understanding of what is meant by contemporary worship. Peace! – Jim By the Rev. Edwin Womack* We talk about “contemporary worship,” but in many churches there is confusion...
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Emergency Heart Surgery

“And I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender, responsive heart.” Ezekiel 36:26. Christ saved us once from the penalty of sin and saves us continually from the power of sin. He...
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