Community Outreach

Coachella Valley Rescue Mission – Thanksgiving Food Drive

thru this Sunday, Nov 18

St. John’s is collecting food to serve at a Thanksgiving meal for those in need. Please being in non-perishable food items and cooking supplies – canned veggies, stuffing mix, rolls, turkey basters, etc. A donation box is in the narthax; you can also bring donations to the office during regular office hours.

You can also contribute to the purchase of turkeys for the Thanksgiving meal by making a check out to St. John’s and noting “CVRM Turkeys” in the memo line. Thank you!

Narrow Door Christmas Store

Christmas Shopping Early?

Please pickup a toy to donate to The Narrow Door’s “C.V. Christmas Store.” A donation box will be in the Sanctuary beginning Sun, Nov 18. All new, unwrapped toys for kids ages 0 to 18 will go to needy children in the east valley.


“I was hungry and you gave me food…”

Distribution takes place on the 4th Tuesday of every month beginning at 9 am. 

Feeding people, both spiritually and physically, is at the very heart of the Christian faith and our church’s life. St. John’s has been a distribution site for the Food in Need of Distribution (FIND) program serving those in need of food assistance in our community since 1995. The program is funded solely by members and friends of St. John’s Lutheran.

First time recipients need proof of residency (gas or electric bills, drivers license, etc.) Anyone from other area of the Coachella Valley will be served on their first visit and then given a directory for distribution sites in their area.

If you would like more information, or to volunteer, please contact the church office.

For more information on how you can volunteer with St. John’s, please contact our church office.












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42-575 Washington Street,
Palm Desert, CA 92211

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