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You are invited to join us for Sunday Eucharist worship at 10 am followed by light refreshments.

We thank you for visiting our website, and welcome you to a glimpse of the ministry going on in the name of Jesus Christ for the sake of our local community and beyond. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. God's blessings to all of you!

Guidelines for In-Person Worship

All are welcome to Sunday morning worship at St. John's! Please note that as of February 27, 2022, masks are optional while inside the building. A sharp decline in the number of covid cases in Berrien County has led to this decision. Thank you for your understanding!

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Readings for October 1, 2023
Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost

First Reading: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32

Psalm: Psalm 25:1-9

Second Reading: Philippians 2:1-13

Gospel: Matthew 21:23-32


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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a non-profit program that works to encourage the development of self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls.

St. John's Lutheran Church is thankful for the opportunity to provide office space and a venue for the distribution of materials to school coaches.

Please review their Southwest Michigan ar ea website for a complete overview of this important community service program. "Our Year So Far" is a review from the local Executive Director, Tess Carragher.

So Where Does My Offering Go?

Click HERE to learn about the churchwide ministries of the ELCA supported by your offerings.


St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Mail Address:
P.O. Box 67
Baroda, MI 49101

Physical Address:
9193 Cleveland Avenue
Baroda, MI 49101

Office: 269-422-1449

Rev. Kenneth Babcock, Pastor

Office: Mon - Thu: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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We are a proud congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), including the North/West Lower Michigan Synod.

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