“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die…” Ecclesiastes 3:1-2a
Funerals are typically arranged with the assistance of a funeral home in conjunction with church staff. To begin the process of planning a Funeral, please call the church office at 319-848-4510. Below are some general guidelines for funerals at St John Lutheran Church.
Funerals may be celebrated on any day of the week except for Sundays and other special liturgical days in the Church calendar and are normally celebrated at 11:00 AM on weekdays, and 11:30 AM on Saturdays with an optional hour of visitation in the church before the service. Details and times can be arranged through the church office.
“And he [Jesus] opened his mouth and taught them…”Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” - Matthew 5:2,5