"A Country Church with a Worldwide Mission "          

established 1881 



St. John's ELCA 



May Chatterbox PDF

members may email church office for username and password

VBS Registration form
June 22-26, 2015
Children's Day June 28, 2015

email to St. John's





History and 125th Anniversary

weather in our backyard



Weather Underground for Columbus
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April Chatterbox PDF


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 Sunday School

during the school year

Age 4 through High School

8:50 am Sunday

Worship services

Saturday Worship most Saturdays at 6:30

  Holy Communion is celebrated on the Saturdays before Sunday Communions

Sunday 10:00 a.m.

First Sunday is the Bread of Life setting

Third Sunday is Celebration Worship

Holy Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month

and on festival Sundays.

Pastor Peter Jark-Swain

click name to email Pastor

10785 280th ST

Columbus, Nebraska 68601-8745

Church Phone (402) 564-8707

Pastor's Cell Phone (402) 910-0821

Pastor Peter Jark-Swain is an ordained minister in the Nebraska Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America ( ELCA).The ELCA is the fourth largest protestant denomination in the nation.

Pastor Jark-Swain is committed to meeting you wherever you are on your journey of faith through life.  He is willing to be with you in your sadness and joy. 

 St. John's is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, serving the people at Columbus and surrounding area.

   Celebration Worship team, Youth Choir, Wee Singers and Rejoice Choir 

  First communion ministry for sixth graders and parents

  Confirmation ministry for seventh and eighth grade students

  Senior high school youth program

  Women's groups

  Men's Bible Study

  Adult fellowship groups and activities

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