Our Mission

St. John is called by Christ to be a Sanctuary that Welcomes and Serves All.

Our Vision


We fulfill our mission through the various ministries mentioned below:

  • Worship and Music

  • Spiritual Development

  • Community Outreach

  • Mission Advancement

  • Member Care

  • Young Families and Children

  • Stewardship of Resources

  • Facilities Needs

  • Communications

Learn more about our mission and ministries here.

What We Believe


  • St. John Lutheran Church is a community of faith that believes in a loving God evidenced by Jesus Christ - historical and living.

  • We see science and faith as valued partners in helping us understand life’s meaning.

  • We know that every person is a child of God with unique strengths that can become powerful expressions of God’s love!

  • Through worship, service and fellowship our community of compassion invites you to come and see who and what we are.

  • Finally, please know that we welcome all people! We believe that every person who touches our community adds profound value to the mystery of faith!

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St. John is a Member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

St. John Lutheran is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). ELCA congregations are centers for evangelical mission, where people of faith celebrate, learn and connect with one another and others around the world through service and weekly worship. We are a church that belongs to Christ. We comprise 8,900 congregations across the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God’s grace. For us as the ELCA, this faith comes through the good news of Jesus Christ and gives us the freedom and the courage to wonder, discover and boldly participate in what God is up to in the world. We welcome you to experience this church right here in Farmington Hills. You can learn more at ELCA.org.