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Small Group Bible Studies with Pastor Nick Tuesday afternoons, 2:00pm-3:30pm. Starting September 17th. Come and Try Something New!

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Each week will focus on a Lectionary reading that will be the focus of the Sunday Sermon. Some of the passages may seem strange and uncomfortable, but don’t be worried. No requirement to come every week, and you won’t fall behind. You’ll be prepared to participate more fully in worship each week. Come, drop in, and bring a friend.

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The Time Capsule Tradition Continues on October 13!

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On September 8th we opened a Time Capsule, prepared in 1994, to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of St. John’s. The tradition continues on October 13th, 2019, as we continue the celebration of our 150th Anniversary. We will place small items, photos and letters from members of the congregation into the capsule to express our hopes and dreams for the future of St. John’s, and to tell about what life was like in 2019. The next opening will be 25 years later, in 2044 –the 175th Anniversary of...

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Adult Sunday School Begins September 8th. 11:00 a.m. in the Library. All are welcome!

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Adult Sunday School Begins September 8th. 11:00 a.m. in the Library. All are welcome! The Struggle is Real. Getting Better at Life, Stronger in Faith, and Free from the Stuff Keeping You Stuck. A short DVD presentation followed by open discussion. The Struggle is Real, by Nicole Unice. Life often feels harder than we think it should. We think we’re doing it wrong, that we’ll be stuck in this place forever, that God doesn’t love us. We struggle to practice gratitude, to make godly choices and to live with confidence and...

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Meet & Greet The New Pastor This Sunday, July 28th, 8:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

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Come and say hello to our new Pastor, Rev. Dr. Nick Bufano! Coffee Cake, Bagles & Cream Cheese, and beverages will be served in the Fellowship Hall before the regular 9:30 a.m. Worship Service.

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HELLO TO OUR NEW PASTOR! We warmly welcome our new pastor of the St. John’s-Idlewylde Cooperative Parish, Reverend Dr. Nick Bufano. Before his appointment with us, he served as the pastor of the Jarrettsville-Ayres Chapel Cooperative Parish since 2009.

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HELLO TO OUR NEW PASTOR! We warmly welcome our new pastor of the St. John’s-Idlewylde Cooperative Parish, Reverend Dr. Nick Bufano. Before his appointment with us, he served as the pastor of the Jarrettsville-Ayres Chapel Cooperative Parish since 2009. We also welcome his wife Joy, daughters Alison and Gabriela, and son Joshua.  Pastor Nick graduated from Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry degree and completed his Masters of Divinity at Lancaster, with a concentration in Spiritual Direction. He was ordained a Full...

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30th Annual Strawberry Festival, Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9 AM – 1 PM

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Find a bargain and say hello to friends and neighbors! Enjoy a strawberry shortcake while you’re here! All proceeds benefit worthy mission causes supported by the United Methodist Women.

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We’re So Excited WJZ News Covered Our 150th Anniversary Celebration!

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Huge thanks to reporter, Devin Bartolotta! Here’ the link to the story: Lutherville Church Celebrates 150 Years Of Sunday Services

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Thank You Towson University Swim Club For Choosing Our Church For The Big Event!!

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Thank you to Towson University Swim Club members who participated in the Big Event in the Community on April 13, 2019. Olivia, Anna, Connor, Erin, Nate, Leah and Dom planted a flower garden in our front church bed, weeded, mulched and raked leaves for St. John’s United Methodist Church in Lutherville.

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Living Tenebrae. Good Friday Service, 7pm April 19

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You are invited to attend our Good Friday Worship Service. Members of St. John’s and our sister church, Idlewylde UMC, will be the “Living Tenebrae”. The word “tenebrae” comes from the Latin meaning “darkness.” The Tenebrae is an ancient Christian Good Friday service that makes use of gradually diminishing light through the extinguishing of candles to symbolize the events of that week from the triumphant Palm Sunday entry through Jesus’ burial. This increasing darkness symbolizes the approaching...

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