- St. John's Lutheran Church (Parkville, Maryland)
name = St. John's Lutheran Church
type = Lutheran, Protestant
headquarters = ELCA
Parkville, Maryland, USA
leader_name = Dan Hammons
website = [http://www.stjohnsparkville.homestead.com/ St. John's Homepage]
St. John's Lutheran Church is a large
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Americacongregation in Parkville, Maryland.
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.
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]
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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