St John Lutheran Church Dickinson, ND

             
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What is "Stewardship"?

 

Stewardship is everything we do after we say “I believe”. It is the way we use the resources God has entrusted to our care- our time, our talents and our money - so that we can love God and our neighbor.

  

What is "Stewardship"?

 

Stewardship is everything we do after we say “I believe”. It is the way we use the resources God has entrusted to our care- our time, our talents and our money - so that we can love God and our neighbor.

  

Our Time & Gifts

 God has entrusted each of us with special gifts. It is up to us to discover these gifts and use them for the glory of God.  What is your "passion"? What gifts have been given to you?

 

There are many areas within St. John to share your gifts!

For people who enjoy visiting and being with others - there is a visitation team.

For people who enjoy reaching out and finding ways to help others - there is a Faith in Action team.

For people who want to help others in difficult life situations - there is the Stephen Ministry.

For people who enjoy sewing and conversation - there is a quilters group.

For people who like music - there is a choir and a handbell choir.

For people who love kids - there are Church School Leaders and Mentor Leaders.

And the list goes on!  

 

To learn more about how you can share your gifts with others, visit the Serve page and the Caring Ministries page.  You can also talk with Amy Graves, Director of Hospitality & Stewardship about opportunities to share in the St. John community.

 

Our Money

 Money is a sensitive subject, as it "binds us" and leaves us feeling that we "never have enough". But it doesn't need to be this way - money can be "freeing"!  It is all in the lifestyle that we choose to live in.

 

By living "above our means", we spend more money than we have which leads to more stress and higher debt. This leaves us feeling that "we never have enough" and cannot be free from the financial strain.

 

By living "within our means", we are free from the bondage of personal debt and financial worries and enjoy a life of balance.

 

By living "beneath our means", we are not only free from the bondage of financial worries, but we are given to opportunity to "give freely". Living in this abundance means that we realize what we need and what we can do without, and sharing our money where it is needed. It is understanding that we do not own our money or possessions, but are stewards of what God provides for us to share with others.

 

"... and we encourage a culture of genrosity so that we can advance the mission of the church both locally and globally." (from the St. John mission statement)

 

St. John shares financial resources with many programs - both locally and globally. For more information on how contributions are received and shared, visit the "Give/Pledge Online" page and the Trust Fund page

 

40 Days of Giving

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           Health and Wellness

                            from Dickinson to Malawi

 

 

 

Thank you to everyone who sent in their walking miles - we made it  5,575miles!  It's not all the way to Malawi, Africa (which was approximately 9,000 miles) but we made a great start!  We hope that you will continue your path to health and wellness - physically, mentally and spiritually!

                       


WORSHIP TIMES
September - May
Sundays 8:00 & 10:30 am
Wednesdays 6:30 pm (Camp-style service)
Thursdays 7:00 pm

June - August
Sundays 8:00 am & 9:30 am
Thursdays 7:00 pm
CONTACT INFO
St John Lutheran Church
146 6th AVE W
Dickinson, ND 58601

Phone: (701) 225-6747
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