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Palm Sunday April 2, 10 AM Procession with Palm Branches and the telling of the Palm Sunday story


Maundy Thursday April 6, 5 PM We will remember Jesus’ last night with his friends as we come together for prayer, foot-washing and sharing in communion

Good Friday April 7, 5 PM Service of Shadows and stripping of the altar in the tradition of Tenebrae

Easter April 9, 6 AM April 9, 10 AM Sunrise Service (location TBA) Festival Service with Communion

St. John’s United Church of Christ is the spiritual home for all who call Madeline Island home, whether year-round or for only a few days or weeks a year. Together, we enrich faith and create new opportunities to discover how the spirit is alive in all of us. We are a SMALL CHURCH THAT DOES BIG THINGS!

Welcome from Pastor Drew

I am Rev. Drew Filkins. I am honored and humbled to be your interim Pastor for this season. I have been a pastor for nearly 20 years. I went to Great Lakes Christian College in Lansing, MI, where I received my Bachelor of Religious Education in theology and ministry. After a year in ministry, I started my Master of Pastoral Arts at Huntington University in Huntington, IN. Finally, I am currently pursuing my Doctorate of Ministry in Public Theology at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Throughout my career, I have worked with small rural churches and larger urban churches. I love to see the churches use their creative energies to engage with the world and share love and justice.

Grace and Peace,
Pastor Drew


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1 John 4:12

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