|Church Council Meeting||-||Monday, January 24, 6:30p|
|Quarterly Voter's Meeting||-||Sunday, January 30, 10:30a|
|Board of Elder's||-||Tuesday, January 11, 6:30p|
|Board of Evangelism||-||Monday, January 10, 1:30p|
|Board of Trustee's||-||January - TBD|
|Board of Education||-||January - TBD|
|Const/Bylaws Committee||-||January - TBD|
|Safety Committee||-||December - TBD|
|Ladies Aid||-||Wednesday, January 26, 2:00p|
|LWML||-||Tuesday, January 18, 7:00p|
|Ladies Bible Study||-||February - TBD|
|Quilting Group||-||Tuesday, January 11, 9:30a|
January 16, 2022 - The LYF Valentine's Dinner will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2022 following Sunday School and Bible Class. The Dinner this year will include a salad, entree, dessert, and a drink. Entree choices are either chicken or lasagna. The cost per dinner is $12.50. The last day to sing up will be Sunday, February 6th. Please consider joining us for a delicious dinner, or offering support toward this event! (More LYF...)
January 1, 2022 - Thanks to everyone who donates to the Orphan Grain Train and People City Mission Toss Box—-the clothing and bedding items are always in need. The OGT appreciates gently used items (if new, please remember to take price tags off) and PCM is happy to receive anything! We are blessed to give!
December 1, 2021 - There are plans to update our membership system & contact information. In 2019, a St John Membership Directory was completed. In light of changing times, we plan to put together a new directory (minus the pictures) in January 2022. Emergency notifications, such as cancellation of services, requires updated church membership information to be effective. Many families have cancelled their land lines in favor of cell phones, have a new email address, or have moved to a new address. Members are asked to forward to Chris at email@example.com and updates associated with your family since the last directory. Please complete the form found on the table in the Narthex and put in the manila envelope. Thank you for your assistance.
January 1, 2022 - The time is getting close for submitting recipes for the new cookbook to be published in celebration of the 100th anniversary of St. John.
To get the process started, you may choose any of the following options for submitting your recipes:
Watch for the February newsletter for more on this project!
December 1, 2021 - In helpful connection to an upcoming Bylaws Review Committee's recommendation on proposed changes to the Bylaws of St. John, the committee wishes to point members to a posted update to those discussions/changes as found here on this section of the website. Simply open up the Committee's section for an up-to-date PDF of ongoing conversations.
October 1, 2021 - PLAN TO JOIN US at church for Ladies’ Morning Bible Study! Please see the church calendar for dates and times. The plan is to continue with the study guide “Golden Fruit” based on the Fruit of the Spirit, Galatians 5:22-23. If you don’t have the study guide, or have lost track of your copy, not to worry—there are extra copies! (Interesting note: the “Fruit” that we’ll begin with in this study is Patience!) Should make for some interesting sharing as we look back at the year we’ve just experienced.
A scholarship is available for any St. John member/student who will be attending a Synodical college and plans to enter fulltime church work find that new funds are available. A Scholarship application with relative information is available from the church office. Those wanting additional information are directed to Pastor Toensing.
There remains a variety of ways in which members of the St. John congregation can join with other local community members to assist those who are struggling with basic necessities and provide God's comforting Word along with those creature comforts that are often lived without. Here are but a few ongoing efforts you may wish to be involved: