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General Conference Discussion


On Wednesday, May 4th, from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in Rooms 149/151, you are invited to a special live discussion about the General Conference, led by Rev. Carl Schenck.


The General Conference begins on May 10th. This is an opportunity to learn about this important church event. Many of us are not aware of the many positive things that our church is doing in the world. We hope to share and answer your questions about this important part of United Methodist Church Live.

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UMW May Meeting

Ladies – we’re excited that our own Trisha O’Keefe, Contemporary Worship Leader, will provide our program for the United Methodist Women on Thursday, May 5th, at 10:00 AM, in the Family Life Center.

Trisha will tell us a little about her background and her interests in performing and composing music. It’ll be a delightful program, and we’re throwing the door wide open to all ladies of the church, as well as spouses and guests. So join us, won’t you?

(Note: The UMW Executive Committee will meet at 9:00 AM in the Library.)

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Wednesday Night Live


Wednesday Night Live Dinners continue this Wednesday in the Family Life Center from 4:45 PM—6:20 PM. The main course will be Menu du Jour: Something for Everyone! Please join us for another great meal!


The meal is open to everyone, whether you are partaking of one of the great classes (for both children & adults) or not. See you and your family there!


Visit the Wednesday Night Live Page for more info.

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Family Promise Hosting Week

St. John’s will host 4 Family Promise families from May 1-8 as part of the Family Promise Program. Volunteers can sign up at the Hospitality Center OR at the 9:30 AM Worship Service in the Family Life Center.

Many faithful St. John’s volunteers host the families for evening meals, evening activities, Saturday activities, driving the van, and spending the night on air beds. More are needed to partner with current volunteers and to fill in for those who are not available in May.

Please sign up to help us with this important ministry to Albuquerque’s homeless! See the bulletin board across from the Hospitality Center for more information.

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Memory Cafe


Memory Café Albuquerque will meet on May 14th in the SonShine Café from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM for the “Merry Month of May” activities and games. Our café is an interactive time for those affected with dementia AND their caring family members.


Visit the Memory Cafe Page or call Lynn (271-0746) for more info. The café is open to all in Albuquerque, so if you know someone with Alzheimer’s, this is the caring place to have them visit.

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Jazz Vespers


The next Jazz Vespers will be held on Saturday, May 14th, at 5:00 PM in the sanctuary. Jazz Vespers is a unique, meditative worship service that features some of New Mexico’s best professional jazz musicians.


This service is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month. Free childcare is available. Everyone is invited; come as you are!

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VBS 2016 - Cave Quest

For VBS this year, St. John’s United Methodist Church will be hosting a Faith Quest full of fun for children ages 3 through rising 6th grade! Cave Quest will be held June 12-17, from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM.

Each day, kids will get to dive into their bibles and learn how to trust in God, be humble leaders, and help others! We will sing, create, craft, and play while learning how to have a closer relationship with Jesus!

Cave Quest is free! And lunch is included each day. Enrollment is limited and fills up quickly – especially for 3 and 4 year-olds. Register online here.

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Get S.M.A.R.T.

Our annual Summer Music, Art, Rhythm, and Theater (SMART) Camp is July 18-22. The camp is for rising 1st—6th Graders, and is open to the community.

The camp will run from 9:00 AM—1:00 PM (aftercare is available for a small additional fee; pre-registration is required). During the day, the children will follow a rotating schedule of sessions in various musical activities, including vocal, instrumental, creative movement, drama, and art.

Register early—reduced rates end June 20th! Enrollment is limited and camp fills up quickly. Register online at www.newsoundchoirs.org or use one of the screaming orange registration forms found in the Hospitality Centers.

Typical Sunday Worship Services:

*Please check the Events Page, the above slide show, and/or the calendar for special services/schedules

Communion Worship – 8:15 AM
Contemporary Worship – 9:30 AM
Illuminate Worship – 9:30 AM
Traditional Worship – 11:00 AM

Welcome To St John’s United Methodist Church

SantWorship1St. John’s United Methodist Church is dedicated to helping you take the next step in growing your relationship with God. Living life as a Christian is an ongoing journey, not a destination.

If you are exploring a relationship with God for the first time, or have already made the commitment, St. John’s invites you to be a part of this journey with us. We offer a variety of opportunities for you to connect with God, self, and others.

Wherever you are in life, you are welcome at any of our three weekend experiences. At 8:15 AM and 11:00 AM on Sundays, we hold our organ and choir traditional services in the Sanctuary. Also on Sunday, at 9:30 AM in the Family Life Center, we have our Contemporary Abide Worship Service, which also steams live each week atwww.ustream.tv/channel/abideabq.

You can also listen to a number our sermons online. If you are interested in hearing them, just Click Here.

St. John’s also offers an e-mail Bible study. Visit the archive of study tips at Daily Bible Study Tips, or sign-up for the e-mail Bible Study tips here.

Our Ministries

Adult Ministries
St. John's offers a large number of opportunities for Adults to get involved with the church.
Youth Ministries
The youth ministry programs at St. John's are tailored specifically for both Senior High and Mid-High School students. Our goal for all of these programs is to encourage and guide our youth to become faithful diciples of Jesus.
Child & Family Ministries
St. John's United Methodist Church has an oustanding and full children's program. In addition to Sunday School, St. John's offers a variety of music, sports, scouting, and other group activities for children in a nurturing, encouraging, and caring Christian envirionment.

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