Ways to Get Involved

There is a class for everyone at St. John’s. All classes enthusiastically welcome guests and new members.

Aldersgate (Room 122) offers a discussion format, using a variety of resources including video series and book studies to gain new insights into spiritual growth, theology, current Biblical scholarship and Bible studies, and contemporary social issues which may be controversial. Outreach projects include the Heifer Project, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Family Promise, Shared Giving (apportionments), and Vacation Bible School. Participants of any age who like open discussion on interesting and challenging topics are welcome. This class is currently meeting in-person. Please contact the church office to get involved.

Animus – Koinonia (Room 227) members gather to gain a better understanding of spiritual teachings and how to incorporate those lessons into everyday life. This class usually does book studies covering a variety of topics, with a focus on contemporary issues. It is a safe place for members to share, learn, laugh and support one another. Each member is encouraged to join in the rotation of teaching duties and class leadership. Class membership includes singles and couples, with and without children. Adults of all ages are invited, and this class welcomes babies to attend with their parents. The class is currently meeting in-person in the backyard at St. John’s.

Shepherd (Room 116) is a group of all ages and backgrounds whose basic text is the Bible, whose primary rules are openness and respect, whose process is listening to one another, whose principle is to welcome all persons and ideas, whose learning approach is conversational, and whose final minutes invite input by all class members. This class is currently meeting in-person Sunday mornings.

Sine Nomine (Room 112) enjoys Bible study on a variety of current and historical issues. This group of 30-somethings to 70-somethings includes an assortment of inquisitive individuals willing to share their diverse opinions relating to difficult questions facing Christians today. This class is currently meeting online. Please contact the church office to get involved.

– Volunteer for events within the church. Inquire about current needs by contacting the church office. We’re always needing more volunteers!

– Check out a group! From United Methodist Women to quilting to singing, there’s something for everyone.

The choir leads the congregation in worship during the 10:30 a.m. service each Sunday in addition to presenting a number of special programs throughout the academic year. Interested in joining our choir? Contact our Director of Music Ministries at a.zabriskie@stjohnslubbock.org

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Church members prepare and deliver twelve gift bags to the homebound members of the church.

St. John’s United Methodist Women’s mission is to turn faith, hope, and love into action through fostering spiritual growth, developing leaders, and advocating for justice on behalf of women, children and youth around the world.

Knitters and crocheters make shawls, scarves, and other items to give to those needing comfort, to recognize important life events, to provide warmth for those in need, and to raise money for St. John’s benevolences.

This group quilts for pleasure, fellowship, and support of the benevolence fund at St. John’s.

The group meets to bead beautiful new Chrismons for St. John’s Christmas tree. No experience is necessary.

Starting in the 1980’s, St. John’s has hosted one of the nation’s longest continuous monthly dialogues for people from multiple faith perspectives. Lubbock Interfaith Dialogue meets for a brown-bag lunch during which participants hear presentations and dialogue on topics which the group has chosen to consider.

St. John’s offers specialized studies based on the scriptures and themes of the Advent and Lenten seasons. Classes are offered as options for adults during the Sunday School hour for the number of weeks of each season.

2021 Lay Leadership

Serve the church by joining a committee or ministry team. Contact the chair or a pastor to learn more and get involved.

Marie Cox, Kevin Young, Ann Akin, Sarah Nuckolls, Lindsey Sobehrad, Nick Robinson, Sarah Sabin
Chair:
Marie Cox – mariemcox22@gmail.com