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Romans 13:8 - “[Fulfilling the Law Through Love] Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.”






Growing Together in Christ by Sharing the Gospel with All People

 Welcome to St. John's Lutheran!


St. John’s is a congregation dedicated to Bible-based preaching and teaching of the Good News of Jesus Christ. We value family life and caring for people of all ages with the love of Jesus.
If you are looking for a church home, we invite you to join us for worship and church activities. If St. John’s is where God is leading you for membership, please contact one of the pastors.
If you are visiting the Yankton area, you are welcome to join us for worship and Bible study.
Please browse our website to learn more about St. John’s and our ministries.
 Thank you and God Bless!

Couldn't join us on Sunday morning?

Listen to us on 1450 AM KYNT Sunday mornings at 9:30 AM


Watch us on channel 98 (for Knology users) or

channel 3 (for Midcontinent users) Monday evenings at 6:30 PM
St Johns Preschool Applications
St. John’s Preschool is now accepting applications for the 2014 school year. St. John's Preschool is located at 1009 Jackson Street.
Classes offered are: Pre-K (Monday-Friday 12:15-3:00), M/W/F - 4 yr. olds (AM 830-11:15), T/TH 3 yr. olds (AM 8:30-11:15).
Applications are available to download at under the “Info Center” tab or you can contact the church at 665-7337.


The names of the 2011 Department of Defense Freedom Award recipients have been announced and St. John’s Lutheran Church of Yankton, South Dakota is one of 15 recipients of this year’s award! The Freedom Award is the DoD’s highest recognition given to employers for exceptional support of their employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. St. John’s Lutheran Church stood out among a field of 4,049 nominations submitted by Guard and Reserve service members or their families.
This is a great honor for St. John’s Lutheran Church.  The 2011 honorees were recognized in Washington, D.C. at the 16th annual Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award Ceremony on September 22, 2011. Since 1996, only 145 employers have been presented with the Freedom Award. Recipients met privately with Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta prior to the ceremony.  


Palm Sunday - April 13th at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with communion
Maundy Thursday - April 17th - a Worship Service with communion at 10:30 a.m. and The Living Last Supper with communion at 7 p.m.
Good Friday - April 18th - A Worship Service at 12 noon and the Good Friday Tennebrae (service of Darkness) service at 7 p.m.
Easter Sunrise Service - April 20th at 6:30 a.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery
Easter Festival Services - April 20th at 8 & 10:30 a.m. with communion at St. John's Lutheran Church
He is Risen! Easter Breakfast - The tradition continues as the high school youth invite St. John’s family and friends to join them for Easter breakfast on April 20th in the Fellowship Hall 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Easter morning. We hope to see you there! We will gladly accept your free will donation towards our future events.
LILIES FOR EASTER - As has been the custom at St. John's we will once again adorn our chancel area with Easter lilies for Easter. If you would like to bring one in honor or in memory of someone or something, please notify the church office by Wednesday, April 16th at noon.


Contact Us  
St. Johns Lutheran Church
1009 Jackson St
Yankton, South Dakota 57078
Telephone: 605-665-7337
Regular Schedule  

Palm Sunday April 13th 8 and 10:30 a.m. with communion

Maundy Thursday April 17th. Worship at 10:30 a.m. with communion and the Livign Last Supper at 7 p.m. with communion

Good Friday April 18th. Worship at 12 noon and the Good Friday Tennebrae (service of darkness) service at 7 p.m.

Easter Sunrise April 20th at 6:30 a.m. at the Garden of Memories Cemetery

Easter Festival Services April 20th at 8 & 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Church with communion


We have a new page under our Info Center. It includes the Church Guidelines for weddings, baptisms and funerals.

One note, if you or someone you know is planning on getting married at St. John's, the wedding date must be set with the church office and the Pastors at least 6 months before the wedding.

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