St. John's is a caring place where everyone can live, learn and grow together in Christ.

Worship With Us


5:00 pm Worship



9:30 am Worship



Special services include:

Handicapped Accessible Lift

Handicapped Accessible Washroom

Hearing Loop Equipped

Large Print Bulletins

Nursery available for Sunday worship




Contact Information

1235 Wilmette Avenue
Wilmette, IL 60091 (Map)
(847) 251-1730

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Letter from our Missionary Family in Liberia









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A short video describing St. John's






Advent Devotions

Hear some words of hope in this time of waiting and preparation as we reflect on the birth of our Savior.  These weekly advent devotions have been prepared by the leaders of several church denominations through the ELCA. 

Advent Week 1

Advent Week 2

Advent Week 3

Advent Week 4




Christmas Service Times

We are gathering to worship this Christmas at the  following times:

12/24 - 5 PM and 11 PM

12/25 - 9:30 AM 



Upcoming Events

Advent Vespers Service

12/11 at 7:30 PM

The community is invited to join us for an Advent Vespers service featuring J.S. Bach's Cantata No. 132, Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn.  We have an ensemble of four vocal soloists, chamber orchestra, and St. John's grand Bradford organ.  Click here for more details.


Chili Potluck and Christmas Sing

12/17 at 5:00 PM

Join us for a potluck chili supper and Christmas sing.  Come prepared to hear and sing carols and other holiday favorites. Hear the reading of the Christmas story.  Everyone is invited and no reservations required.


Children's Christmas Pageant

12/18 at 9:30 AM

Our children proclaim the Christmas story in word and song during the worship service.  Come hear the Christmas story told through the voices of our youth.  Come sing some of our favorite Christmas songs.



12/18 at 4:00 PM

A caroling event for all ages and everyone is welcome.  Come bundle up and join us as we walk to a nearby health care facility and sing some Christmas songs with the residents.  Then we'll head back to the church for some hot chocolate, snacks, and fellowship.


Christmas Eve Services

12/24 at 5 PM and 11 PM 

Come celebrate the birth of our Lord and share in Holy Communion.  Pre-service music for the 11 pm service will start at 10:45. 


Christmas Day Service

12/25 at 9:30 AM

Come join us for a service of lessons and carols.  We'll sing all of our favorite Christmas hymns, then we'll celebrate Holy Communion together. There will be no Sunday School today, children will worship with their families.


New Year's Eve Service

12/31 at 5 PM

With God’s word of forgiveness and absolution ringing anew in our ears, we look forward to the year ahead with new hope and confidence.


New Year's Day Service

1/1 at 9:30

As we begin the New Year, enter God's house with Thanksgiving, and the sanctuary with praise.  There will be no Sunday School today, children will worship with their families.



There are many exciting Christmas events planned.  For more details on any of the events and services click here for more details (if available).