St. John Lutheran Church

We Welcome You!


About St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church in Grafton, Wisconsin, an ELCA Lutheran Church, is a welcoming, community-minded group of people, passionate about Mission in service to Jesus Christ; who worship in a traditional and meaningful setting that instills peace and hope through God's Word while providing the opportunity to make lifelong friendships.

Our Mission

It is our mission as people called by God into the congregation of St. John Lutheran Church to:

  1. Proclaim the Gospel in worship and daily life
  2. Study and teach God's Word
  3. Fellowship among people of this congregation
  4. Serve people in our surrounding community

This is the MISSION and MINISTRY that we accept as fellow Christians at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church of Lakefield.

Meet Our Team

Jim O'Reilly-Christensen


Pr. Jim was Called to serve as Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in late April of 2009. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee with a bachelor degree in American history...

Robin Fatla

Office Manager

Robin has been the office manager at St. John since 2001. She is generally in the office every day from 9:00 to 1:00. In addition to her clerical duties, she keeps watch over the building and...


Church Council President

How to Join

We encourage you to join us for worship one Sunday to experience St. John Grafton! We welcome your questions before or after visiting. We are also happy to arrange a private visit/tour of our church building to get familiar with our space and ask questions. Feel free to contact us at or 262.377.0410 with questions, to request a follow-up via email or phone, or to set up an appointment with Pr. Jim.

Worship | Sunday mornings at 9:30am

St. John is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and practices a traditional style of worship, using the services from the Evangelical Lutheran Worship Book the first, second and fourth Sundays of each month and the With One Voice worship service on the third and fifth Sundays of the month. Holy Communion is offered each Sunday to any person who accepts Jesus Christ as the world's Savior. Music is an important part of worship at St. John with an adult choir and bell choir, a children's bell choir and flute accompaniment to enhance worship.


Please Join Us for Our Latest Online Worship Service

Online Worship Service from June 5, 2022

Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you, be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand. 

Romans 12:21

Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. 

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives, do I give it to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid. 


Keep up with our latest news and events. 

Worship Service 6/5/2022

Worship Service on June 5, 2022

Worship Service 5/29/2022

Worship Service on May 29, 2022

Worship Service 5/22/2022

Worship Service on May 22, 2022