St. Tim’s Welcomes Friend and Pastor Wayne Miller

Rev. Wayne Miller

We are happy to Welcome Pastor Wayne Miller as our Supply Pastor!

He will be helping out around church and during worship for the next few months while we continue our search for our new Associate Pastor. Pr. Wayne served churches in Naperville and Aurora before serving as our Synod’s Bishop for 12 years. He will be leading worship and preaching this coming weekend, October 16 and 17, so come out and support him.  Please give him a warm welcome!

Beginning June 6 – Big Changes coming with Summer Worship Schedule

Beginning June 6 – Big Changes coming with Summer Worship Schedule

Stepping forward, rising together

(From Tidings Newsletter – June July Issue)
Major changes in our worship practices and schedule are coming in June, as we rise together out of pandemic shut-downs. We increased our indoor capacity to 100 worshipers on Sunday, May 23, even as we look forward to additional improvements as infection rates decline and vaccination ratios rise.

Here is what to expect in the coming weeks.
Outdoor Worship 8:00 a.m. Begins Sunday, in the back yard of the church. We will sing together, as Katie Andrade and musicians from a variety of St. Timothy’s ensembles lead music. Outdoor services will continue through September 5.

Indoor Worship9:30 a.m. Beginning June 6, Sunday worship in the sanctuary. The pews will also be returned to the sanctuary.

Saturday Worship—Continues at 5:00 p.m., in the sanctuary.

Communion Distribution—Communion practices will also change at all services starting the weekend of June 5-6. One pastor, wearing plastic gloves, will distribute communion wafers to worshipers as they file forward. Individual communion cups will be placed in trays to the right and left of the pastor for communicants to pick up once they have received the bread.

Online Worship — Sunday worship will continue to be available each week after 6 a.m.

NOTE – St. Timothy has Updated their Facemask Protocol – Read Here

Summer Worship Schedule Starting Soon!

Summer Worship Schedule Starting Soon!

Starting Soon on June 6th!

Starting June 6th St. Tim’s will move to our summer worship schedule.  We will continue to offer online worship each Sunday starting at 6:00 a.m.  In addition to online worship, take a look at the details for Saturday Evening, Sunday Indoor and Sunday Backyard services at our Events page:

https://www.sttimothylutheran.com/events

NOTE – St. Timothy has Updated their Facemask Protocol – Read Here

New Worship Opportunities

New Worship Opportunities

Starting October 4, we will offer 3 worship opportunities….

INDOOR WORSHIP EACH SUNDAY AT 9:00 A.M.

Our indoor service will be held in the sanctuary, where we have removed the pews and set up chairs that are both easier to clean and rearrange to accommodate the number of people worshipping. Ushers will greet you and help everyone safely enter with a temperature check and help you find a seat.
A mask is required as well as appropriate social distancing.

The indoor service itself will be a little different, with no childcare for the time being and with necessary changes to vocal music and communal speaking, but it will still feel like home with worshipful music, communion, and the preaching of the gospel.

We have enough space, given the state guidelines, to seat 70-80 individuals.  It will be first come first serve, but if you find yourself without a seat please consider attending one of the other worship opportunities.  Additional indoor worship services will be added as the weather changes and outdoor services are no long possible. 

OUTDOOR WORSHIP ON SUNDAYS AT 10:00 A.M.

As long as the weather permits, we will continue to offer an outdoor worship in our very own backyard space in the grassy area behind the parking lot. Please check in at the Ushers’ table. They will greet everyone and check temperatures before worship.  Please remember to wear your face mask and to socially distance from other families. Remember, if it rains, the service will be cancelled. 

ONLINE WORSHIP ON SUNDAYS AVAILABLE AFTER 9:00 A.M.

We will continue to post worship service online each Sunday after 9:00 a.m. for those who can’t or who don’t feel comfortable worshipping in person. 

Backyard Worship – Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Backyard Worship – Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Summer Backyard Worship

SUNDAYS AT 9:00 a.m.

This Sunday, July 12 and going forward we will have outdoor worship in the grassy area behind the St. Timothy parking lot. There will be ONLY ONE service 9:00 am.

Check in at the usher table when you arrive to be seated, bring a chair/blanket, umbrella for shade, water and sunscreen.

Don’t forget to wear a mask for the health of those around you.

Remember, if is should rain the service will be cancelled and you can watch the video service online instead.

Online Offering Options

One way to make a regular reoccurring offering to St. Timothy is to sign up for our Simply Giving Program, which is on our website, https://sttimothylutheran.com/giving/.
 
 
Or you can make a one time offering by visiting
and clicking on the PayPal option.
 
If you are used to giving to church in person these are good options to consider.