St. John's Lutheran Church (Parkville, Maryland)


St. John's Lutheran Church (Parkville, Maryland)

Infobox Organization
name = St. John's Lutheran Church


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type = Lutheran, Protestant
headquarters = ELCA
location = Parkville, Maryland, USA
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leader_title = Pastors
leader_name = Dan Hammons
Maria Hammons
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website = [http://www.stjohnsparkville.homestead.com/ St. John's Homepage]

St. John's Lutheran Church is a large Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregation in Parkville, Maryland.

Location

Parkville straddles the Baltimore City/Baltimore County line. St. John's is located in central Parkville. Parkville's population grew rapidly after World War II and the opening of the Baltimore Beltway, Interstate 695, in 1962. The population of Parkville has settled at about 35,000 people.

Congregation

About 50% of the members of the congregation are over 65 years old and moved to Parkville from Baltimore City after World War II. The other 50% of St. John's members have settled recently in the community. [http://www.stjohnsparkville.homestead.com/AboutUs.html St. John's History]

Ministry

St. John's Lutheran Church has Bible studies, women's ministries, social and fellowship ministries for elders, a singles ministry, and young families ministry. Sunday classes are held for students in grades two through twelve. St. John's Lutheran Church supports helping and social ministries of all kinds, including support for homeless shelters, shelters for abused women with families, resettling refugee families, and relating to the Lutheran Churches in the third world.

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