St. John’s Church Monthly Newsletter

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The St. John’s newsletter is published monthly for members and friends. News items to be included should be emailed to at editor@stjohnsalgonquin.org by the 20th of the preceding month. To receive the newsletter via email, please contact the church office with your email address at churchoffice@stjohnsalgonquin.org.

January 31, 2017 / Newsletter

“THE TRIP HOME—FINAL DISCOVERIES IN THE NEW HYMNAL” Final Part Written by Harvey Hahn

After the tour group met at the front door of the Center for Worship, they boarded their bus for the...
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January 12, 2017 / Newsletter

“Word and Sacrament” Part 9 Written by Harvey Hahn

Mr. Nhah continued his presentation:   “By the way, the liturgy (or order of service) that we will be analyzing...
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November 28, 2016 / Newsletter

“The People’s Work” Part 8 Written by Harvey Hahn

The group gathered after the break and followed the tour guide to their next stop, a room with the word...
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October 3, 2016 / Newsletter

“What’s the big deal with all this Reformation stuff I keep hearing about?”

“What’s the big deal with all this Reformation stuff I keep hearing about?”   That’s the kind of question we...
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September 27, 2016 / Newsletter

“WHY DO WE DO THAT?—WORSHIP CUSTOMS AND THE ARTS IN WORSHIP” Part 7 Written By Harvey Hahn

[Author’s note: Customs have developed over the past 2,000 years in our Christian worship.  Most of them developed for specific...
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September 6, 2016 / Newsletter

HOW MEN PRAY- BIBLE BROTHERS AND BREWS

How Men Pray Do you have a wife? Pray with & for her Pray for one. Do you have a...
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September 6, 2016 / Newsletter

Undie Sunday

“Undie Sunday” Yep, that’s what it was called … and that’s what was collected and delivered to Westfield, Wisconsin for...
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September 6, 2016 / Newsletter

“Worthship?” PART 6 WRITTEN BY HARVEY HAHN

After the tour group had boarded the bus the next morning, the guide said, “Our ride to the state of...
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August 8, 2016 / Newsletter

“THE PSALMS—THE OLD TESTAMENT HYMNAL” PART 5 WRITTEN BY HARVEY HAHN

As the tour group approached the next exhibit in the Center for Church Music, one of the group asked, “I...
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May 31, 2016 / Newsletter

“NAME THAT TUNE!” Part 3 Written By Harvey Hahn

As our tour bus crossed the border from Text county into Tune county, our tour guide turned our attention from...
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