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The Congregational Council coordinates activities of the church and sets policy in areas not delegated to other committees. It has general oversight of the life and activities of the St. John's congregation, and in particular its worship life, to the end that everything be done in accordance with the Word of God and the faith and practice of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

Council responsibilities include:

  1. Leading the congregation in stating its mission, doing long range planning, setting goals and priorities, and evaluating activities in light of its mission and goals
  2. Seeking to involve all members of the congregation in worship, learning, witness, service and support
  3. Financial and property matters of the congregation
  4. Submitting a comprehensive report to the congregation at the annual meeting.

The Council normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8pm. It consists of Pastor Alex Kennedy and up to fifteen members of St. John's congregation. Council Members for 2015 are: Dorothy Criscuolo(President), Daniel Lenz(Vice President), Kim Carlstrom (Secretary), Bruce Feltkamp (Treasurer), Joan Pirrone(Financial Recording Secretary and Financial Secretary), Pauline Feltkamp, Charlene Comastri, Cora Sarver, Ursula Lipitz, Doug Palmer, Bill Lindman,Susan Masciello and Andrew Dunn.

Bible Verse

"Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. Until I arrive, give attention to the public reading of scripture, to exhorting, to teaching. Do not neglect the gift that is in you, which was given to you through prophecy with the laying on of hands by the council of elders. Put these things into practice, devote yourself to them, so that all may see your progress."

1 Timothy 4:12-15

St. John's Memorial Fund

Donations to the Memorial Fund can be sent directly to:

The St John's Memorial Fund
St John's Lutheran Church
13 Blake Avenue,
Lynbrook, NY 11563

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