Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Join Us for Worship this Advent Season-December 4, 2022


Please join us this Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2022, at 9:30 am.
"Jesus Came with a Purpose"
Pastor Otto's Message will be from Isaiah 11 & Matthew 3.
Adult and Teen Bible Study follow worship. 

Sunday, November 27, 2022


On Saturday, December 17 from 1 to 3 p.m., we will be opening our doors to the community to enjoy hot cocoa, games, cookie decorating, and a winter coat if they need one. Volunteers are needed to help welcome visitors, decorate cookies with the children, serve drinks, or just be a friendly face. Also, we will need UNDECORATED Christmas cutout cookies (think gingerbread men, trees, bells, and stars) for children to decorate. If you are willing to volunteer or bake cookies, please contact Jim Julian (651-453-1545 or


Friday, November 25, 2022

Join Us for Worship-November 27, 2022


Please join us for Worship, this Sunday, November 27, 2022, 
at 9:30 am, the First Sunday of Advent.  
"Let's Get Ready! Jesus is coming!
Pastor Otto's message will be from Roman's 13.
There is an Adult and Teen Bible Study that follows. 

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Please Join Us for Worship , Thanksgiving Eve-November 23, 2022


"Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving"        
Please join us for Worship, on Thanksgiving Eve, 
Wednesday, November 23, at 6:30 pm.
Pastor Otto's message will be from Philippians 4,
"I can do everything through Him who gives me strength!"

Sunday, November 20, 2022

SCLA Job Opening - Custodian/Maintenance (Days, Full-time)

St. Croix Lutheran Academy has an immediate opening to fill a full-time maintenance position. The anticipated schedule is Monday through Friday between 6:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Competitive wages and benefits based upon qualifications and experience. Learn more at or send a letter of interest and/or a resume to Lori Kowitz @

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Join Us for Worship-November 20, 2022

 Please join us for Worship Sunday, November 20th, at 9:30 am.
We welcome Pastor Dave Huebner, who joins Pastor Otto in
sharing the message of Christ the King.
Adult and Teen Bible Study follow worship. 

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Come help decorate St. John/Immanuel Hmong for the Christmas season!


 Who?  All St. John and Immanuel Hmong.
                         When?  Saturday, November 26th beginning at 2:00 p.m.
       What to Bring?  Yourself, family, and friends - 
                              all decorations are provided.
                         Pizza, beverages, and fellowship to follow the decorating!

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Support SCLA-Give to the Max!


As Thanksgiving approaches, Give to the Max provides a unique opportunity to send a special gift to support the next generation of Christian leaders and St. Croix Lutheran Academy programs!

Give to the Max Day is Thursday, November 17. Please consider a gift to the new football/soccer/track scoreboard, campus security enhancements, or tuition assistance. With your generosity, the scoreboard, electric gate, and license plate reader projects will be completed during the summer of 2023.

All gifts made now through November 17- up to $10,000 - will be matched by a generous donor! Contributions from friends like you help students attend SCLA, improve our facilities, and truly make a difference in the lives of students. Your gifts and continued support ensure a solid foundation that is needed now more than ever.

SCLA - Festival of Seasons Craft Sale & Fundraiser

 Festival of Seasons Craft Sale & Fundraiser
Saturday, November 12th, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free Admission and Parking
1200 Oakdale Ave., West St Paul

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Join Us For Worship-November 13, 2022


Please join us for Worship, Sunday, November 13, at 9:30 am.
We welcome Professor Aaron Robinson, who will join Pastor Otto in sharing God's Word.
The sermon message is taken from 2 Thessalonians 5.
"Judgment Day Will Be a Day of Rejoicing!"
Adult and Teen Bible Studies follow at 10:45 am. 

Monday, November 7, 2022

Join Us for Thanksgiving Worship Service


Join us at St. John for a Thanksgiving Worship Service,
Wednesday, November 23rd, at 6:30 pm.

Friday, November 4, 2022

SCLA Mattress Fundraiser


Promo Video

 SCLA Fundraiser

The Mattress Sale Fundraiser is coming up soon!
Could you help spread the word?

On Saturday, November 12, 2022, SCLA is pleased to host a one-of-a-kind fundraising event from 10:00-5:00. Proceeds will go toward updated lockers for hallways 1 and 2.

  • Mattresses are brand name
  • Mattresses priced up to 50% less than retail
  • If students refer a sale, they get a gift card
  • Putting on this sale costs SCLA nothing, but can raise thousands!

Even if you don't need a mattress,
could you help spread the word?

Winter Coat Drive at St. John

Throughout the month of November, there will be a winter coat drive at St. John. If you would like to donate a new or gently used coat, please bring it to church and there will be a drop box for you to place it. Both adult and children sizes would be welcomed. Also, new mittens or gloves will be accepted as well. Our hope is to distribute the coats to our neighbors in need through CLUES or New Day. Thank you.



Thursday, November 3, 2022

Daylight Saving Time Ends

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6th.
Be sure to set your clocks back 1 hour!


Join Us for Worship-November 6, 2022

 Please join us at St. John for Worship this Sunday, November 6th, at 9:30 am.
Pastor Otto's message is from Isaiah 65.
"I can't wait to get there!"
There will be an Adult and a Teen Bible Study at 10:45 am.