Welcome! We’re glad you’re visiting us.

Let us show you how we can minister to you and be in ministry with you. Join us for worship Sunday mornings at 8:30 or 11 a.m.

Guests at our Sunday morning worship services are welcomed by volunteer Hosts. Hosts are available before and after services to answer questions and direct guests to coffee time. First-time guests will receive a welcome bag with more information about St. John’s.

Welcome from Pastor Lane and Pastor Deirdre

On behalf of the St. John’s staff and congregation, we welcome you! Come discover the ways in which we can learn and grow as together we seek to glorify God, feed people and make disciples. We look forward to our journey together!

In Christ’s Name,
Rev. Lane Cotton Winn and Rev. Deirdré Halliburton
St. John’s UMC Pastors

Children and Youth at St. John's

Nursery
Our nursery, in rooms 108 and 110 of the admin building, is open during all Sunday morning activities and during other events as announced. Learn more about how we love our littlest members.
Children's Ministries
Children at St. John's have a vibrant Sunday school program with dedicated teachers. There are also activities throughout the year including Easter Eggstravaganza, Vacation Bible School and Fall Fest, which are geared toward children and families.
Youth Ministries
Middle school and high school students at St. John's meet weekly for fellowship and devotions, and they are involved in mission trips and more.

Adults at St. John's

Adult Sunday School Classes
We have an extensive Sunday School program. Visitors and new members are welcome in all of our classes. A variety of adult Sunday School classes meet Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. We hope you find one to your liking, and feel free to visit them all.
Prime Timers
This group promotes a loving, caring, creative fellowship among the members of the church who are over 50 years of age. They reach out to our community of friends so that we are able to enjoy each other’s company and support while dining, traveling, attending events or simply engaging in lively conversation.
Christian Formation
We are called to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Christian Formation is an important task at St. John's, and we do that in a variety of ways.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What times are the services?
    St. John's worships together on Sunday mornings at 8:30 and 11 a.m. We offer coffee time at 9:30 in the Family Life Center and Sunday school for children, youth and adults at 9:45.
  • Where do I park?
    We have guest parking in the lot nearest to our administration building. There is limited mobility parking in the lot closest to the sanctuary. We have plenty of parking near the Family Life Center, and on Sundays some people park along Renee Drive.
  • What should I wear?
    Where what makes you comfortable. Congregants' attire varies from "Sunday best" to shorts and T-shirts and everything in between.
  • What should I bring?
    Bring an open heart! We have Bibles in the pews, although of course you are welcome to bring your personal Bible. We also have pens, and our weekly bulletins offer plenty of white space for note taking.
  • Where do I take my kids?
    Children are welcome at all our worship services and we love the sounds they contribute to our worship experience. We offer a nursery for ages 0-4 every Sunday, located in the middle Administration building, and our services' audio can be heard from the Narthex just outside the sanctuary. Children's bulletins and sermon sacks are available from an usher. For the Sunday school hour our ushers or hosts will be happy to help you find the correct classroom.

Still have questions?

We look forward to answering them and getting to know you better. Email office@stjohnsbr.org to keep the conversation going.

Welcoming Ministry

Guests at our Sunday morning worship services are welcomed by volunteer Hosts. Hosts are available before and after services to answer questions and direct guests to coffee time. First-time guests will receive a bag with more information about St. John’s.

Newcomer Gatherings

Recent guests and new members are invited to join church staff and other St. John’s members for an informal Newcomer Gathering. The purpose is to get to know each other better and share information about St. John’s. These events are scheduled throughout the year.

Pastors’ Class

  • Want to connect with our church at a deeper level?
  • Not currently participating in a Sunday school class?
  • Have we got an opportunity for you!

This class functions as a connecting point for newcomers and new members to learn more about Wesleyan theology and social justice issues. The class will rotate every 12 weeks to offer newcomers an opportunity to join in existing Sunday school classes or begin a new small group for fellowship and discipleship. For more information contact the church office.

St. John’s 101

This three-week course is designed for those are considering making St. John’s their church home or have recently become members of our congregation. During the class, participants will learn more about The United Methodist Church and this congregation, get to know the pastors and church members, and experience a relaxed environment for learning and asking questions. Discussion will center on the Christian Faith, our United Methodist heritage and theological beliefs, and the history and ministry of St. John’s UMC. Participants will encounter a comfortable space for questions and learn about the many ways to participate in the life of St. John’s.

If you are interested in joining the next 101 group, please contact the church office.