Our History

Our Congregation – Immigrants began arriving from Finland in 1893.  The closest Lutheran congregations were on Cape Ann.  St John was organized in 1904.  Our Congregation

Our Pastors – Before our current pastor, our last pastor was Dr. Raymond Phyles who began serving in 1977.  Services were conducted in Finnish until 1972.  English services were begun in 1955.  Our Previous Pastors

Our Church Building – Construction was begun in 1914 and our building was dedicated in 1915.  Our Church Building