St. John's Christian Church

The Church on the Corner Whose Cornerstone is Christ

Welcome to

St. John's Christian Church

Thank you for taking the time to visit us today!  Please feel free to explore around our website.  We are excited you stopped in, and by all means feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.  Again, thank you, and welcome!

Service Times

Sunday 8AM and 10:30AM Worship

9:15AM  Sunday School Hour


700 S. Defiance Street

Archbold, Ohio 43502


Looking for upcoming events?  Check out our calendar of events here!

Contact Us

Have any questions or concerns? Give us a shout, we'd love to hear from you.

This Week's Congregational Prayer:
Father God, may we rejoice in your surpassing wisdom and your amazing love.  Continue to conform our minds and hearts to Yours, and our lives to the example of Jesus Christ.  Amen.

St. John's Christian Church



This church acknowledges as its sole Head, Jesus Christ, the Son of God and the Savior of all people.  It acknowledges as brothers and sisters in Christ all who share in this confesssion.


Our congregation has grown from 25 original members in 1852 to over 600 members at one point, with a current membership of 477.  St. John's possesses a strong sense of calling to ministries of mission and service. 


Members can access the digital format of our Church Directory by selecting the link below::

St. John's CC Online Church Directory

You can also download a free app for your Android and iPhone devices - just search for Instant Church Directory in the app store.


For people interested in becoming a member of our local, independent congregation, you are encouraged to speak with one of our pastors.

Expectations of Church Membership:

We have a very busy schedule coming up soon! We want to make sure we keep you posted on all the current events.  These include our annual Chicken BBQ and SJCC's Got Talent Night.

St. John's Christian Church

 “Are you ready to be rescued by Jesus?
Shipwrecked VBS is coming June 17-21st from 6:00-8:30pm!  Mark your calendars!  Online registration begins today! We would love for you to join in on the "God rescuing FUN!” Please be in prayer about helping out with VBS this year. A sign up sheet is posted outside of the Chapel. We need you! It takes a village to make a VBS strong and powerful! Please see Sarah Nafziger, Amy Baden, Mindy Gruenhagen or Carrie Nofziger, if interested.

Employment: Church Pianist Needed – Provide accompaniment for 8am and/or 10:30am Sunday morning services, sharing duties with one or two other pianists.  Play the baby grand piano for hymns, prelude, offertory and possibly help with worship praise band.  Compensation starts at $45 per service played.  Send resume to St. John’s Christian Church, 700 South Defiance Street, Archbold, Ohio, 43502, or email it to

St. John's Christian Church

Preschool Online Registration:

On Tuesday, January 16th at 8AM EST, we will begin taking online registrations for the 2018-2019 school year.  Please select HERE to be directed to our preschool page which contains the link for online registration.  Thank you.



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